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By Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Nadia Shilpi Islam, Mariano Jose Rey

This ground-breaking textbook examines Asian American health and wellbeing from a public well-being viewpoint. It offers an outline of the social, political, monetary, and cultural forces that impact the distribution of sickness and sickness in Asian American groups. The ebook explores the range in the Asian neighborhood with recognize to healthiness looking habit and data, socioeconomic prestige, academic point, cultural traditions, and particular future health care wishes and matters. by way of analyzing the contextual components that effect health and wellbeing, the e-book seeks to facilitate a significant discussion and determine artistic suggestions for healthiness disparities confronted via racial and ethnic minority groups.

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VYAS, PhD, is a public health scientist whose primary research focuses on adolescent reproductive health. She received both her master’s in demography and a doctorate in population and family health from Johns Hopkins University, where she earned the Kann-Trowbridge award for outstanding academic achievement and scholarship. At George Washington University, she teaches courses in reproductive health, adolescent health, social and behavioral aspects of health, and management approaches to public health.

Thank you to Mona, Kathleen, Michael, and Christine. This book would not have been possible without their inspiration, encouragement, and love. This publication was made possible by grants P60 MD000538 (NCMHD), R24001786 (NCMHD), and U58DP001022 (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NCMHD and the CDC. The New York City Office of the City Council grant for the Asian American Hepatitis B Program also supported the development and dissemination of this book.

The CDC and the city council grants provided valuable support, which allowed each of the editors to dedicate substantial time and effort to developing and editing this book as part of research dissemination, education, and training efforts. We are especially grateful for the generous textbook grant provided by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) to support the development and dissemination of this book. The funding enabled us to ensure timely completion of the book and provided us an opportunity to engage scholars at many different levels in reviewing sections of this book.

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