Meet the Organizers

About the Center for the Study of Asian American Health

CSAAH is a National Institute of Health (NIH) National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) funded National Research Center of Excellence based in the Section for Health Equity within the Department of Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine. Established in 2003 through an NIH NCMHD Project EXPORT (Excellence in Partnership, Outreach, Research, and Training) Center grant, CSAAH is the only Center of its kind in the country that is solely dedicated to research and evaluation on Asian American health and health disparities. Through research, dissemination, and training activities and partnerships with more than 55 community and governmental partners, CSAAH seeks to eliminate health disparities facing the Asian American population. To learn more about the Center for the Study of Asian American Health’s prevention and wellness projects, visit, and interact with us on Facebook and @NYU_CSAAH on Twitter.

About AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into ‘Real Possibilities’ by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. To learn more, visit or follow @aarp @aarpaapi @aarpny and our CEO @JoAnn_Jenkins on Twitter.