Education Events, Presentations & Awards

Education Events & Presentations

04/29/2014 – Presenter, “Facilitated Nevada Health Link Enrollment for Asians & Pacific Islanders,” @ Amerigroup Offices in Las Vegas

03/26/2014 – Speaker, “Hepatitis B Data Collection and Management Webinar”  sponsored by Hep B United

07/28/2013 – Organizer, “Viral Hepatitis,” Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth presenting to attendees of Family Day @ Tzu Chi Buddhist Service Center Las Vegas

04/11/2013 – Panelist, UNLV Office of Diversity Initiatives, Diversity Leadership Forum event, “Health & Healthcare Issues Facing Asians & Pacific Islanders in Southern Nevada” @ UNLV Greenspun Hall

01/22/2013 – Organizer, “Management Considerations for Patients with Chronic HBV Infection Who are Coinfected with HCV or HIV” and “HCV Screening and Linkage to Care: The First Step to a Cure” both Simply Speaking Hepatitis lectures with CME credits, Dr. Aijaz Ahmed presenting to health professionals from Volunteers in Medicine Southern Nevada, Southern Nevada Health District and Nevada State Health Department @ McCormick Schmidt’s Restaurant

10/05/2012 – Presenter, “Hi Tech. Hi Touch. A Social Enterprise Model for a Hepatitis B Screening, Vaccination and Linkage to Care Program” at the Nevada Public Health Association 2012 Annual Conference, “Blazing New Trails in Nevada Public Health” @ UNLV Cox Pavillion

05/23/2012 – Presenter, “HepBFreeLasVegas: Who we are & What we do” at the Hepatitis B Forum sponsored by the Southern Nevada Health District @ United Health Care Auditorium

04/29/2012 – Organizer, “Hepatitis B: A Silent Killer” an in-language presentation to the API community by Dr. Nora Tee courtesy of Gilead Science Community Service Program @ Tzu Chi Buddhist Service Center

02/02/2012 – Presenter, “Who we are & What we do” at the Southern Nevada Immunization Council General Meting @ Health Insights Conference Room

01/21/2012 – Organizer, “Hepatitis B: A Silent Killer” presentation to the Philippine Nurses and Philippine Medical Associations of Nevada by Mimi Chang, MSN, FNP, Asian Pacific American Liver Center at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Los Angeles courtesy of Gilead Science Community Service program @ Salo Salo Grill

01/20/2012 – Organizer, “Hepatitis B: A Silent Killer” presentation to the API community by Mimi Chang, MSN, FNP, Asian Pacific American Liver Center at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Los Angeles courtesy of Gilead Science Community Service program @ Tzu Chi Buddhist Service Center

11/05/2011 – Organizer, “HBV Guidelines Review” a Simply Speaking Hepatitis lecture with CME credits, Dr. Truong Sinh Leduc presenting to the alumni association of University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center Batch ’87 @ Suncoast Hotel & Casino

09/23/2011 – Presenter, “National Viral Hepatitis Task Force Webinar on Three Models for a Hepatitis B Screening, Vaccination and Linkage to Care Program

07/07/2011 – Presenter, “Hepatitis B: A Silent Killer” at the Asian Chamber of Commerce Foundation health advocacy training for API community leaders @ ACCF Conference Room

06/25/2011 – Organizer, “General Medicine Practices for Hepatitis B” a Simply Speaking Hepatitis lecture with CME credits, Dr. Truong Sinh Leduc presenting to the Philippine Medical Association @ Suncoast Hotel & Casino

05/09/2011 – Organizer, “HBV Screening and Linkage to Care” a Simply Speaking Hepatitis lecture with CME credits, Dr. Fernando Ona presenting to the Philippine Medical Association @ Salo Salo Grill


Community Awards

We believe that service is its own reward and that in serving one is served. We accepted the awards below with gratitude for the awareness and visibility they brought to a serious health disparity facing APIs.

2013 National Hep B United Champion Award from Hep B United

2012 Community Service Award from Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada

2012 Community Service Award from Asian American Group

2011 Public Hero Award from Southern Nevada Health District