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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Consortium Members

AANCART has been housed at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2002 under the leadership of the cancer center’s Associate Director for Cancer Control, Moon S. Chen, Jr., PhD, MPH.  The Center functions as a consortium of organizations, including the Chinese Community Health Resource Center in San Francisco, Hmong Women's Heritage Association in Sacramento, the UC Davis Cancer Center, UC Los Angeles, UC San Francisco, University of Hawaii, Manoa and the University of Washington, Seattle. 

Chinese Community HealthThe private, non-profit Chinese Community Health Resource Center (CCHRC) started in 1989 as a joint venture between the Chinese Community Health Care Association, Chinese Community Health Plan, and Chinese Hospital. The CCHRC aims to develop a healthy community by promoting culturally and linguistically competent preventive health, disease management, and research programs. The CCHRC has long been a recognized community leader in the San Francisco Bay Area and has developed numerous culturally appropriate health education programs. Visit websitearrow

Hmong Women's Heritage AssociationHmong Women's Heritage Association was founded in 1993 to meet the unique needs of the families that were resettling to the Greater Sacramento Area from Thailand. For more than 23 years, HWHA has worked tirelessly to provide services in areas of citizenship assistance, benefits acquisition, senior supportive services, youth development, and research. Visit websitearrow

University of Hawii (SEED)The Office of Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity mission focuses on promoting and supporting underrepresented groups in higher education, including Native Hawaiians, under prepared students, and working students. SEED develops programs for student recruitment and retention. In addition, SEED provides support to other organizations committed to addressing the diversity issue. Visit website arrow

UC DavisUC Davis Medical Center is a comprehensive academic medical center where clinical practice, teaching and research converge to advance human health. Centers of excellence include the National Cancer Institute-designated UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center; the region's only level I pediatric and adult trauma centers; the UC Davis MIND Institute, devoted to finding treatments and cures for neurodevelopmental disorders; and the UC Davis Children's Hospital. The medical center serves a 33-county, 65,000-square-mile area that stretches north to the Oregon border and east to Nevada. It further extends its reach through the award-winning telemedicine program, which gives remote, medically underserved communities throughout California unprecedented access to specialty and subspecialty care. Visit website

UCLAUniversity of California, Los Angeles AANCART is one of the sister branches of the University of California, Davis AANCART. It aims to reduce the cancer disparities in Asian Americans in the Los Angeles and Orange Counties through partnership with community-based organizations. Currently, UCLA AANCART focuses on increasing colorectal cancer screening in Korean immigrants. It strives to achieve its goals through the development of educational materials, the training Asian American health workers in community cancer prevention, and the conduction intervention research projects. Visit website

UCSFThe Vietnamese Community Health Project, better known as Suc Khoe La Vang! (Health is Gold!), began in 1986 at the University of California, San Francisco campus by Stephen J. McPhee, MD, and Chirstopher N.H. Jenkins, MA, MPH. Since its inception, it has expanded to include many academic and community leaders and has published over 80 research articles. VCHPP is the recipient of over 50 grants, totaling close to$36 million dollars in grants. VCHPP aims to reduce health disparities by using community-based intervention research projects. In the past, they have targeted tobacco prevention, Hepatitis B immunization, and cervical, breast, and colorectal screening. VCHPP has community partners across the state of California, Washington, D.C., Texas, and Vietnam. Visit website