As a member of the inaugural class of Bay Area Schweitzer Fellows in 2007-8, Steven Lin—then a student at Stanford University School of Medicine—created a trailblazing and comprehensive Hepatitis B initiative at the Pacific Free Clinic in East San Jose in partnership with the Asian Liver Center at Stanford. Lin’s motivation for addressing Hepatitis B and its corollary, liver cancer—which … [Read more...] about For Asian American Immigrants in San Jose, Providing Lifesaving Hep B Care: Five Questions for a Fellow with Steven Lin
Here at ASF, we’re ringing in July by relaunching “Five Questions for a Fellow” – an interview series with Schweitzer Fellows across the country and in Gabon, Africa who are leading the movement to eliminate health disparities. For an archive of previous “Five Questions for a Fellow” interviews, click here. With the Fourth of July weekend on the horizon, people all across the U.S. are … [Read more...] about Five Questions for a Fellow: Busayo Obayan on Skin Cancer Prevention in Communities of Color
The three Schweitzer Fellows who took the stage at Pri-Med West in Anaheim last Friday took very different paths to get there. First, there was Kimberly DeQuattro -- who earned her Master's in Opera before entering med school and becoming a Schweitzer Fellow. ("There’s some great pathology in opera -- Mimi and Violetta had TB, Jo had scarlet fever, and every other soprano lead character has an … [Read more...] about Pri-Med West in Anaheim: A Schweitzer Success!