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2014 Asian Pacific American Heritage Heroes

Royce C. Lin, M.D.

Royce C. Lin, M.D.

Royce C. Lin, M.D. is a physician specialist with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, serving low-income and at-risk clients at Tom Waddell Urban Health Center, San Francisco General Hospital, and the Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center. In his clinical work, Dr. Lin focuses on HIV care delivery to vulnerable populations, particularly patients who are multiply affected by homelessness and/or marginal housing, mental illness, addiction and social marginalization due to sexual orientation, gender identity, race, socioeconomic status, immigration status and other social factors.

 

Nancy L. Chang, RN, M.S.

Nancy L. Chang, RN, M.S.

Nancy L. Chang, RN, M.S. is the executive director and co-founder of Asian Network Pacific Home Care and Hospice, which provides culturally sensitive end-of-life care and home health to the Asian community in the greater Bay Area. A graduate of UCSF with a master's as an adult nurse practitioner, Nancy recognized a great need for access to health care within the Asian community. Through the vision of Nancy and her co-founders, Asian Network Pacific Home Care and Hospice is proud to have served thousands of patients over the last two decades.

Also on KQED.org this week ...

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The Most Important New California Laws of 2015

More than 900 new laws are hitting the books in 2015. Here's our annual list of the most important and/or interesting, as picked by KQED news, science, health, and politics and government editors.

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"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area

KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.

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