Conference Presentations

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Raising the Issue: Prioritizing Meaningful Data for AA & NHPI Older Adults

Chris Haffer, PhD, MPS, Director for Data and Policy Analytics Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of Minority Health
Additional Resources: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Information for Health Disparities ResearchersMedicare Health Outcomes Survey Data Brief: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Winston Wong, MD, MS, FAAFP, Medical Director of Community Benefit & Director of Disparities and Quality Initiatives at Kaiser Permanente
Angela Houghton, MBA, Senior Research Advisor, AARP Research

Social Isolation in AA and NHPI Communities

Jeffrey Hattori, CEO, Keiro Northwest
Nidhi Khosla, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, California State University, East Bay
Additional Resources from New York Academy of Medicine: Aging: Health Challenges and the Role of Social Connections; Immigrant Communities: Bridging Cultures for Better HealthResilient Communities: Empowering Older Adults in Disasters & Daily Life

Culture-Centered Approaches to Dementia

Gwen W. Yeo, PhD, AGSF, Director Emerita of Stanford Geriatric Education Center & Senior Research & Scholar Emerita at Stanford University School of Medicine
Hae-Ra Han, PhD, MSN, Associate Professor, Department of Community-Public Health, John Hopkins School of  Nursing
Kimiko Kelly, MPP, Asian Pacific Islander Services Manager, Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles

Caregiving in the AA and NHPI Communities

Mary Mittelman, DrPH, Research  Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Rehabilitative Medicine & Director of the NYU Family Support Program, NYU School of Medicine
Beverly Gor, EdD, RD, LD, Staff Analyst, Houston Health Department

Improving Health at the Community Level: Community-Based Innovative Approaches and Promising Practices

Im Ja P. Choi, Founder and Executive Director, Penn Asian Senior Services
Meera Venugopal, MFA, MA, Communications and Development Manager, India Home Inc.

The History of On Lok and the Creation of an Innovative Approach to Caring for Frail Seniors

Grace Li, MHA, Chief Executive Officer, On Lok Lifeways
Janice Fujii, MS, Director of Program Management, On Lok Lifeways

Making our Voices Heard: Perspectives from Funders and Advocates

Dorothy Castille, PhD, Program Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Redefining the Healthy Aging Agenda: Fostering Innovation and Partnerships to Disrupt Aging

Kenneth Shinozuka, Founder and CEO, SensaRx
Fahina Tavake-Pasi, MS, Executive Director, National Tongan American Society
Michelle Alcedo, Director of Programs, Openhouse

Closing Keynote

Charlotte Yeh, MD, Chief Medical Officer, AARP Services, Inc.