Health Disparities

Celebrating Juneteenth and Change through Collaboration
June 16, 2023

Despite Juneteenth's nationwide recognition, when it comes to health equity and access to healthcare, disparities within the Black community still remain. ALF is working to help close some of these gaps through partnerships with community organizations such as the Black Liver Health Initiative (BLHI) at New York Presbyterian in New York City.

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Celebrating ALF Young Leadership and AAPI Heritage Month
May 8, 2023

Meet Justin Chiu – proud member of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and the West Coast Co-Chair of ALF’s Young Leadership Council (YLC).

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Celebrating Black History Month
January 31, 2023

February is Black History Month. Meet Dr. Rotonya Carr, MD, FACP - Cyrus E. Rubin Chair and Division Head of Gastroenterology at the University of Washington.

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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Connection to Liver Disease
April 29, 2022

Dr. Na Li was born in China and her passion for practicing medicine and taking care of patients inspired her to pursue an internal medicine residency and a fellowship in gastroenterology.

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Liver Cancer & the Underserved
November 26, 2021

The American Liver Foundation presents “Liver Cancer & the Underserved” as part of the 2021 Liver Cancer Conference presented by Dr. Robert Wong.

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Disparities in Liver Disease in African Immigrants
November 11, 2021

Because of the high prevalence of HBV in Africa, the risk-based guidelines from the CDC recommend that individuals born in Africa or the US with at least one African-born parent be prioritized for hepatitis B testing.

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Disparities in Liver Disease in the African American Population
November 4, 2021

African Americans experience disparities at each phase along the spectrum of chronic liver disease.

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