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Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

The Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health (Est. 1974) represents the unique health issues and needs of the multi-lingual, multi-ethnic Asian and Pacific Islander populations. Our mission is to advance the health and health equity of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States, associated jurisdictions and the diaspora, in affiliation with the American Public Health Association. The Caucus has been instrumental in addressing various health equity and social justice issues affecting Asian and Pacific Islander communities, such as improving access to health care, recognizing Asian Americans as under-represented minorities in health research, advocating for immigration reforms and increasing recognition of complementary and alternative medicine among North American physicians, among several other efforts.

Chair: Jing Wu

Immediate Past Chair: John Kaleekal

Program Director: Reener Balingit

Program Director-Elect: Alexa Louis Rabino

Caucus Collaborative Representative: Anh Thu Thai

Governing Council Representative: Nelson Lin & Princess Mae Visconde

Membership Director: Jay Mantuhac

Treasurer: Josephine Tang

Communications Director: Ainna Flaminia

Student & Young Professionals Representatives: Angela Davis & Bailey Martin-Giacalone

Policy Director: Louis Lin

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