Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fall 2014 Internship Opportunity at AAHI!

Are you a student or recent graduate interested in Asian American health and looking for hands-on experience working in the public health field? AAHI is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2014 internship position! As an AAHI intern, you have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of projects, ranging from research, to educational material development, to program implementation.

Please see below for the program description and qualifications. For more information on how to apply, please visit online at

This is a wonderful opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in Public Health or Community Health! If you have any questions regarding the internship program, please email

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Internationally-Trained Behavioral Health Professionals Conversation

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Welcome Back Center, 8630 Fenton Street, 10th Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Cost: Free, but registration is required. To register, please use the contact information listed below.

Are you a health professional who completed a degree abroad in psychology, social work, mental health, or a related field? Join the Welcome Back Center of Suburban Maryland for a conversation to share your experience as an internationally-trained behavioral health professional in the United States! To sign up and for additional information, please contact Mercedes Matute at 240-777-3085 or

Disclaimer: Please note the information provided above may be subject to change. Contact the respective organizations to ensure the most current information. Updated on 7/22/14. 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

AAHI's July 2014 Newsletter

The July 2014 issue of AAHI's newsletter is now available online! Please click the image below to read a full-size version of the newsletter. If you would like to receive our newsletters via email, please subscribe to our mailing list.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Job Opportunity at AAHI!

AAHI is currently seeking a full-time Resource Coordinator! The Resource Coordinator will assist community members by educating and connecting them with existing health and social services provided by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, hospitals, and public agencies. Responsibilities include: networking with service providers, researching potential new resources for the AAHI population, compiling a resource manual and database of all current providers and partners, creating educational materials, and referring residents to appropriate services.

For more information on the qualifications and how to apply, please click here.

Please share the job description with your friends, family, and community members. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in working in the public health field!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Lung Cancer Screening & Education Event

Date: Sunday, July 20, 2014
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Shady Grove Radiology Outpatient Imaging Center, 19731 Germantown Rd., Suite 102, Germantown, MD 20874
Cost: $100 (insurance coverage is not available). Registration is required. To register, please call 301-315-3780. Space is limited.

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital will be offering low-dose CT lung cancer screenings! Eligible candidates include men and women ages 55 to 74, individuals with a smoking history (one pack per day for 30 years, two packs per day for 15 years, or three packs per day for 10 years), and individuals with significant exposure to secondhand smoke and/or asbestos. In many cases, early detection of lung cancer can lead to effective treatments so do not miss out on this great opportunity!

Disclaimer: Please note the information provided above may be subject to change. Contact the respective organizations to ensure the most current information. Updated on 7/9/14.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Recap: Health Promoter Celebration

On June 26th, AAHI and its Health Promoters came together to celebrate the end of a great fiscal year 2014 (FY14)! It was a fun evening commemorating the hard work and achievements of the Health Promoters. The night included an international potluck, icebreakers, a brief presentation on FY14 accomplishments, and raffle drawings. Special guests from the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and the AAHI Steering Committee provided certificates of appreciation to all the Health Promoters.

Once again, AAHI would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our wonderful Health Promoter team. Their passion and dedication help us continually work towards building a healthier community!

To see more pictures from the event, please click on the thumbnail below.
06-26-14 Health Promoter Celebration