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Dr. Kwon receives MN Department of Health grant

National Asian Pacific American Women's ForumDr. Melissa Kwon, a research associate with CAREI, recently received funding to work with the Minnesota Young Women's Collaborative on Asian American community health issues and research. The grant was designed in collaboration with the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF). The funded project will include the course "Asian American Health and Research," in which University of Minnesota students will gain experience in community based research, advocacy, and leadership development. Kwon will be evaluating the effects of the project on students' learning of social science research methods, advocacy skills, and leadership skills. The grant is funded by the Minnesota Department of Health's Eliminating Health Disparities Initiatives.

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