Dr. Evaon Wong-Kim
Dr. Wong-Kim is Chair and Professor of the Social Work Department at California State East Bay. She is also a licensed clinical social worker. Dr. Wong-Kim is the Principal Investigator of a project: Racial Healing among Former Foster Care Youth that focuses on racial equity within the foster care system. She is an advocate for minority and low-income breast cancer survivors and is a member of the Intercultural Cancer Council for improving mortality rates of underserved populations. She was a member of Minority Women’s Health Panel of Experts for the Office on Women’s Health. Dr. Wong-Kim conducted research and published papers related to health disparities, cancer survivorship with Asian immigrants, quality of life and health disparities affecting the Asian American immigrant and Pacific Islander population with cancer. Dr. Wong-Kim is a well-recognized advocate and researcher for minority and low-income cancer patients, especially the Asian immigrant and Pacific Islander population.