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10 November 2016
The Swetland Center Reaches out to Cleveland's Asian Community

Margaret Wong and Associates and the Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health joined together for an evening reception to promote health, education, and awareness to the Asian community. The evening featured a talk by Dr. Li Li, Mary Ann Swetland Professor and Director who discussed “Acculturation and Health Disparities in Asian Population .” Participants learned that the Asian community has unique a unique culture and health Issues. For example, Asian Americans are the first racial/ethnic group to experience cancer as the leading cause of death. In addition, Pearl of the Orient's Rose Wong Presented a demonstration on healthy Asian cooking.