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Ching Wong

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Ching Wong

Research Core Project Coordinator

Mr. Wong is Chinese-Vietnamese American and is trilingual in Vietnamese, Chinese and English. For the past 19 years, Mr. Wong has worked for the Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project in a variety of roles. He served as Project Coordinator for a 6-year Tobacco-Related Disease Research Project, funded by the University of California, Office of the President; as Project Director for a 4.5-year project funded by the Tobacco Control Section of the California DHS entitled, “Statewide Vietnamese Anti-Tobacco Media Project”; and as Media Intervention Director for a 3-year CDC-funded project in Texas, entitled, “Promoting Hepatitis B Catch-up Immunizations Among Vietnamese-American Children: A Controlled Trial of Two Strategies.” Recently, he was the Media Director for the REACH 2010 project promoting cervical and breast screening in Vietnamese American women funded by the CDC.  Mr. Wong was also the Materials Developer for an 18-month pilot study of lay health workers on colorectal cancer screening among Chinese Americans in San Francisco funded by a U-56 grant.  Currently, he is the Project Director for a 5-year NCI-funded hepatitis B screening project for Vietnamese in Northern California. He also serves as Media Specialist for a 5-year project targeting colorectal cancer screening in Vietnamese funded by NIH/Northern California Cancer Center.