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Description

The Harvard College Chapter of Team HBV strives to promote general awareness about hepatitis B and liver cancer. In tandem with regular health education workshops around the Greater Boston area, we conduct grassroots outreach at various cultural events, facilitate screenings/vaccinations, and actively challenge the student body to get involved with the Jade Ribbon Campaign.

The following members comprise the Executive Board for 2009-2010:
President: Francis Deng
Vice President: Ada Lio
Secretary/Treasurer: Jenny X. Chen
Educational/Political Chair: Yue "Janie" Zhang
Community Outreach Chair: Darius Li
Campus Outreach Chairs: Daniel Kim and Hurnan Vongsachang

Project Date/Time

9/2/2009 12:00 AM to 5/15/2010 11:59 PM

Host

Asian Liver Center at Stanford Univeristy

Location

Harvard College
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Focus

Health and Medicine, Politics, Race and Ethnicity
Opportunities to Help Us

625 views - 2 comments - created 4 year(s) ago
This is an opportunity to discuss hep B medicine and policy with Dr. Daryl Lau of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston
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By JianZheng
Congratulations to all Team HBV Collegiate Chapters for winning the first place on the EV Thanksgiving Points Challenge, with a total of 128,054 points! The top 3 chapters with most points are Harvard, Stanford, and Berkeley, hence each will receive a large portion of the award. C...

By francis
 A Chinese group claims to explain partially why males infected with hepatitis B virus have more serious clinical outcomes than females. They find in a mouse model of hepatitis B infection (mice with the HBV genome inserted into their genome) that different forms of apolipoprote...

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By francis
A few blog posts ago I mentioned how Dr. So told a group of APAMSA Hepatitis B conference participants that before one does any screening/outreach, you make sure there are institutions in the community that let the patients go on to the next step. In other words, if you educate them ab...

By beicatech
For those who yet have it, here is the 6 question survey that Team HBV uses to test people's knowledge of Hepatitis B. I will attach the answers in a separate blog. Normal 0 false false

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By francis
Dr. So told us he remade the world HBV prevalence map  because some people are colorblind! What a great idea. Turns out that roughly one in 20 Asian males are red-green color blind, meaning it's extremely difficult to distinguish between red and green. The figure Dr. So showed ...

By francis
Currently listening to Dale Hu from the CDC.   The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey:   1-3 Private Victory 4-6 Public Victory 7 All-encompassing Habit  Be proactive. Taking initiative and responsibility for our lives ...

By francis
Members of Harvard Team HBV attended the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association's annual Hepatitis B Conference on Halloween, which (on purpose) coincided with the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases right across the street in the Back...
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Organization: Asian Liver Center at Stanford University

98 members

The Asian Liver Center at Stanford University is the first non-profit organization in the United States that addresses the high incidence of hepatitis B and liver cancer in Asians and Asian Americans. Founded in 1996, the center uses a three-pronged approach towards fighting hepatitis B through outr

Organization: Team HBV

77 members

Team HBV is the international coalition of student organizations and volunteers working with the Asian Liver Center to spread awareness about hepatitis B and liver cancer to their schools and communities. Team HBV is the organizational structure that works to promote the Jade Ribbon Campaign.
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