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Wei-Ti Chen Receives the UW Institute for Ethnic Studies in the United States (IESUS) Grant

Wei-Ti Chen

Wei-Ti Chen, RN, CNM, DNSc, Research Assistant Professor, was selected to receive the UW Institute for Ethnic Studies in the United States (IESUS) grant. IESUS was established in the UW Graduate School in 1981 to encourage multi-ethnic, and ethnic-specific multi-disciplinary research on problems or issues pertaining to members of ethnic minority groups, particularly those living in the Pacific Northwest. Wei-Ti will be working to analyze data regarding behavior and English speaking ability related to female cancer prevention in Chinese immigrants and to publish an article from the analysis. This article will be the foundation of a future NIH-R03 research proposal. The IESUS grant will go from September 2010 to July 2011.