DOCTOR | RESEARCHER | COLLABORATOR
SKEPTIC TURNED CURIOUS HUMAN BEING
Throughout my life, I’ve approached every challenge with curiosity and a profound desire to utilize the moment as a catalyst for change. This passion and drive have paved the way to countless opportunities, unique experiences and exceptional relationships both personally and professionally. If you’re interested in learning more about me,
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POPULATION HEALTH EQUITY
Recipient of the COVID-19 Population Health Equity to support an online interactive feasibility study for Black and Asian Americans,
SENIOR FELLOW TRAINEE
Recipient of the post-doctorate NIH T90 Building Research across Inter-Disciplinary Gaps (BRIDG) fellowship.
Post-doctorate scholar at one of the leading research universities in the nation. Currently based in the Department of Nursing.
Research fellow investigating secondary analysis on NIH funded Complementary and Integrative Health studies.
Research fellow investigating mental health in children and young adults and the impact of technology.
2017 scholarship recipient. TEDMed is the health and medicine edition of the TED conference.
Grant awarded recipient to further Mind-Body Medicine training and offer 8-week experiential and didactic course to an underserved population.
Board of Trustees scholarship recipient. OCOM is the prestigious East Asian Medicine school in the US supporting evidence-informed medicine.
Mobilizing the next wave of healthcare leaders around the world
RESEARCH | EDUCATION | CONSULTATION
A grassroots community effort committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in global healthcare. By leveraging digital media, we educate on health justice, conduct community-based participatory research and offer intercultural training to companies and academic institutions.
WELL + GOOD
THE STRENGTH OF TCM PODCAST
THE ART SOB PODCAST
Dynamic and Experiential
DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
Health Justice and Digital Media
I offer customized online diversity, equity and inclusion training for academic institutions, brands and companies. Each workshop is a didactic and experiential experience with facilitated group work. The training is geared towards healthcare professionals and integrative wellness influencers committed to implementing health and social justice in their work both online and offline.
One-on-one coaching on social media content and digital public relations is also available.
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
A conscientious integration of patient values, clinical experience and scientific evidence
TAI CHI FOR CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN IN OLDER ADULTS: A FEASIBILITY TRIAL
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2019
Be the Catalyst
I am passionate about inspiring students and clinicians to creatively explore professional opportunities to become innovative leaders in the
Complementary and Integrative Health field. My lectures are a didactic and experiential experience aimed to enhance career development skills and to teach useful research skills to clinicians and students interested in being active members of the scientific community.
Contact me directly to speak at your school.
EMPOWERING THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
THE SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS OF THE HUMAN STORY
Professional Career Development
Learn about the opportunities in research as a Complementary and Integrative Health professionals from furthering your career in a fully funded postdoctoral fellowship to conducting your own research as a principal investigator.
Population Health Equity
Gain a through understanding of health justice within public health and the Complementary and Integrative Health field in the Digital Age. This is also available as a semester/quarter class.
A didactic and experiential lecture for acupuncture doctorate candidates to learn about and gain skills in community-based participatory research, observational studies, mixed-method design, qualitative data analysis and digital media recruitment.
A feasibility study on an interactive online webinar series for Black and Asian American adults.
University of Washington
An observational study to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the acupuncture profession.
University of Washington | NCCIH
Investigating the mental health of caretakers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Seattle Children's Hospital
A qualitative study on the experimental use of psilocybin.
National University of Natural Medicine
Community-based Participatory Research
I am always looking to expand my skills with leading interdisciplinary scientists to build a strong foundation in mixed-method design and translational and implementation science. Below are a few areas of interest I am aiming to develop expertise in and contribute to the scientific field.
My aim is to contribute relevant work to help us gain a better understanding of human resiliency. I have a particular interest in non-combative PTSD, suicide prevention and trauma-informed care in BIPOC communities.
I am interested in understanding the impact of technology as a virtual community and developing and testing mobile health devices to improve mental health.
Health equity, diversity and inclusion are important as a clinician and researcher. I aim to contribute valuable science to increase awareness and to expand interventions that are culturally specific.
I offer health diversity, equity and inclusion training to small companies, academic institutions and health + wellness brands focused on East Asian medicine.