Research Team

CAH research team consists of experienced multidisciplinary and multilingual health professionals who have expertise in health disparities research.

They represent, among others:

  • Multilingual community health educators
  • Public health researchers
  • Behavioral health scientists
  • Epidemiologists and biostatisticians
  • Substance abuse prevention and intervention specialists
  • Medical Professionals and Specialists (e.g., oncologists, hepatologists)
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Medical anthropologists
  • Health policy analysts
  • Tobacco control specialists
  • Asian community advocates
  • Cancer survivors

 

Grace X. Ma, Ph.D.
Director of Center for Asian Health
Professor of Public Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Yin Tan, M.D., MPH, MSOH
Senior Research Project Manager
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Wanzhen Gao, Ph.D.
Research Associate III
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Joanne Rhee, MS(c)
Korean Community Coordinator and Health Educator
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Jamil I. Toubbeh, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher
Center for Asian Health
Adjunct Professor of Public Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Steve E. Shive, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Center for Asian Health, Temple University
Associate Professor of Health Studies
East Stroudsburg University

Carolyn Fang, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator of Center for Asian Health
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University
Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Brenda Seals, MPH, Ph.D.
Senior research consultant
Center for Asian Health
Temple University

Philip Siu, M.D.
Medical Co-Investigator
Center for Asian Health, Temple University
Director, Chinatown Medical Services
Attending Physician, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Director, Chinese Health Information Center

Min Qi Wang, Ph. D.
Co-Investigator
Center for Asian Health, Temple University
Professor of Department of Public and Community Health
University of Maryland

Xiao Li Ma, M.D.
Medical Co-Investigator
Center for Asian Health, Temple University
GI/Hepatology
Temple University Hospital

Ning Zhao, Ph.D.
Senior Statistician
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Shumenghui Zhai, MPH
Research Associate III
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Amy Liu, M.S.
Bilingual community health educator
Center for Asian Health
Temple University

Hao Troung
Bilingual community health educator
Center for Asian Health
Temple University

Peng Hu, Ph.D. (c)
Research Assistant
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Jianwei Li, BS
Program Assistant and Health Educator
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Mei Zhao, BS
Administrative Coordinator
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Dunli Wu, M.D. (CAH New York City Site)
Co-Investigator
Center for Asian Health, Temple University
Senior Research Associate, School of Medicine
Cornell University

Kathy Zhou, BA (CAH New York City Site)
Chinese Community Coordinator and Health Educator
Center for Asian Health
Department of Public Health
College of Health Professions
Temple University

Yajia Lan, Ph.D., M.D.
Co-Investigator
Center for Asian Health (international project, China site)
School of Public Health
Sichuan University, China

Lihong Yin, Ph.D., M.D.
Co-Investigator
Center for Asian Health (international project, China site)
School of Public Health
Southeast University, China.

Chengkai Zhai, M.D.
Co-Investigator
Center for Asian Health (international project, China site)
School of Public Health
Southeast University, China.