NIMHD DSS: Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH

June 24, 2021

Dr. Chau Trinh-Shevrin headshot.
Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH

Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH
Professor, Department of Population Health
Professor, Department of Medicine
New York University Grossman School of Medicine

Thursday, June 24, 2021
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Achieving Health Equity for Asian Americans: Research, Policy, and Action

Virtual NIH Videocast

* Seminars are currently held virtually

Presentation Objectives:

  • Understand drivers of health and health disparities for the Asian American population
  • Describe effective, multi-level strategies to reduce health disparities among Asian American communities
  • Describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of Asian American communities
  • Discuss research gaps and opportunities to advance health equity for Asian American communities

Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH, is Professor of Population Health and Medicine at New York University (NYU) Grossman School of Medicine. She serves as Vice Chair for Research and heads the Section for Health Equity in the Department of Population Health. For more than 20 years, her research has been centered on the rigorous development and evaluation of multi-level strategies to reduce health disparities and advance health equity among Asian American populations.

Currently, Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is a multiple principal investigator of an NIH/NIMHD Specialized Center of Excellence—the NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health—and a National Institute on Aging R24 Engagement in Longevity and Medicine (ELM) Research Collaborative. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is Associate Director of Community Outreach and Engagement for the Perlmutter Cancer Center and PI of a CDC-funded Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network Center. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin also leads an NIH Community Engagement Alliance to End COVID-19 Disparities (CEAL) in New York. Go to Dr. Trinh-Shevrin’s full bio.

Additional Information

  • The seminar will be videocast and available in the NIH Video archives and on the NIMHD website after the presentation.
  • Sign language interpreters will be provided upon request.
  • Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Edgar Dews (phone: 301-402-1366) or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339 at least one week in advance.

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