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2015 AGA Meeting Reminder

AGA Reminder

The CADAH Annual General Assembly (AGA) will be on
Sunday, April 19, 2015,
at the Junior League, Tea Room
beginning at 5:00 p.m.

This is our annual meeting and this year’s CADAH scholarship winners will be presented.
All CADAH members are invited and each member may bring a guest.
To reserve your seat(s), please click on link below.

 

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2015 Ballot

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CADAH Members,
Please cast your votes for Board of Directors, Supervisors, and Student and Resident Representatives by clicking on the site below.  Please vote before April 5, 2015.  Thank you.  Also, make plans to
attend the CADAH AGA on April 19, 2015.

Click here to vote

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2015 CADAH Foundation Gala is a success

16618231037_f46c054734_zWe had a very successful 2015 CADAH gala on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Fung’s Kitchen restaurant, thanks to the efforts of our gala committee and the support from our members and friends.  Dr. Yuan Tseh Lee, Nobel Laureate for Chemistry, 1986, was our keynote speaker.  We had a record turnout of 440 people for this event and raised over $17,000 for our scholarship fund.  Please go to this link to see pictures from the gala.  Our thanks to Dr. Mei Mei Mai for these pictures.  For those who could not make it this year, save the date, February 27, 2016, for our 23rd CADAH gala, which will be at Ocean Palace Restaurant next year. Thank you.

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CADAH Board Positions

Dear CADAH members,

Greetings.

It has been an exciting year for CADAH under the excellent leadership of Dr. Susan Yang-President of CADAH and her Board of Directors (BODs) and Dr. James Chuong- Chair of CADAH Board of Supervisors. We appreciate everyone’s hard work and hours of contribution.

It is time to nominate new members to the board of directors and board of supervisors for the upcoming year.

The term of the Directors and Supervisors is 2 years:2015-2017.
The term of Student/Resident representatives is 1 year: 2015-2016

Positions available:

Board of Directors: 5 BODs + 2 alternates
Supervisors: 2 Supervisors + 1 alternate
Student Representative: 1
Resident Representative:1

Criteria for CADAH Board of Directors nominee:
-Active member of CADAH for at least one full year immediately before the election

Criteria for CADAH Board of Supervisors nominee:
-Previously served as an officer of CADAH

Criteria for CADAH Student and Resident Representative:
– Active CADAH student/resident membership.

Please submit all nominations to Lching_il@yahoo.com. Deadline for submission is 3/22/2015.

Thank you very much for your attention and nominations.

Lina Ching
CADAH President-elect
2014-2015

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2015 CADAH Foundation Scholarship Gala

Dinner

CADAH Foundation
Chinese New Year
Scholarship Foundation Gala
Celebrating 22th Anniversary

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Seating begins at 6:30PM
Dinner is served at 7:15PM

Fung’s Kitchen
7320 Southwest Freeway, #115
Houston, TX 77074
713-779-2288

Gold Table Sponsorship: $1,200.00

Silver Table Sponsorship: $900.00

Bronze Table Sponsorship: $650.00

Individual Ticket: $75.00

CADAH Foundation is a charitable organization
The cost of the dinner is $50 per person.
The quid pro quo contribution in excess of the cost of the dinner is deductible for federal income tax purposes.  Any direct cash donations are directly deducted as a tax deduction.

Please send your checks and reply cards to:

CADAH Foundation
11302 Fallbrook Dr., Suite 304
Houston, TX 77065

Thank you for your support. Happy New Year to all!

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. James Tang: jamestangmd@gmail.com or call 281-955-0115

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BBQ Cook-Off

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Due to popular demand, CADAH’s spring activity, a BBQ Cook-Off at the Houston Rodeo has been put back to Friday, February 27, 2015.  Tickets will be $85/ person.  All food/alcohol/entertainment is free but does NOT include admission onto the rodeo grounds ($15/person) or parking (up to $30/car depending upon where you park).  We recommend carpooling or leaving your car in Med Center and riding the train.  This is a link to the website for more information about the BBQ Cook-Off:   http://www.dimcookers.com/

Food is served starting at 6 p.m., until the food runs out, but not later than 11 p.m. The bars are fully stocked with beer and liquors.   It is a BBQ cook-off, so all the food will be BBQ.  The band performing will be the Beggars Union, performing from 7:30-11:00 p.m.

Everyone will need to pay full amount to Dr. Spencer Su beforehand.  CADAH will reimburse $40 per members only when they mail in their wristbands.   To sign up, please contact Dr. Spencer Su ASAP at   spencersu@yahoo.com.  Deadline to sign up is February 1, 2015.  First come first serve in case we are oversold.

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January 20, 2015 – CADAH CME Meeting

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND
AN UPCOMING CME Activity

“Optimizing Hepatitis B Care Within the Asian Community”

PRESENTED BY:
Prasun Jalal, MD

Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine

Attending Physician

St. Luke’s Center for Liver Disease

Date & Time:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
6:30 p.m.

At:
Morton’s The Steakhouse

1001 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77002

713-659-3700

To Register:  www.simplyspeakinghepatitis.com

 

Click on “Event Registration”

Enter Event Code: 23510009

Seating is limited to first 50 to sign up.

Attendees will qualify for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Audrey Moon, DDS, MSD
Betty Lee, DDS
Communications Coordinators
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December 16, 2014 CADAH CME

 

CADAH and UCB, Inc. CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO
AN UPCOMING SPEAKER PROGRAM

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“Treatment of Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease”

PRESENTED BY:

 

Eugene C. Lai, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology

Date & Time:
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
6:30 PM

At:
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
5061 Westheimer Rd., #8060
Houston, TX 77056

RSVP to cadahrsvp@gmail.com by Friday, December 12, 2014

(Seating is limited.  Please reply as soon as possible to guarantee your seat.)

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Practical Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

You are cordially invited to attend an upcoming speaker program.

“Practical Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”
presented by
Zeenat Safdar, MD, FCCP, FACP, FPVRI
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Baylor College of Medicine; Houston, TX
on Tuesday, November 18, 2014
at 6:30 PM
at Truluck’s Restaurant
5350 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056

Please RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/LFwDgVWktl

NPI#’s are required by the sponsor.
James Tang, MD
Audrey Moon, DDS, MSD
Betty Lee, DDS
Communications Coordinators

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2014 CADAH President’s letter – Susan H. Yang, DDS

Susan H. Yang

 

Dear Esteem Colleagues:

It is a great honor to be serving as your president this year. Since our organization was chartered in 1993 we have grown to close to 300 Life-Time members. The purpose of our organization is to promote the education of the medical and dental doctors, students and community health services. We provide a voice for our doctors to express their opinions and establish network among our members. Our medical members are closely affiliated with Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Society. Our dental members are active among Greater Houston Dental Society and Texas Dental Association. With the generous support of our local community, dedicated members and related industries, our organization continues to flourish and we are grateful for our achievements.

With hard work of my predecessors- Yvonne Kew and Jay Zhu , we establish our website. We stream lined our member data and with Cynthia Woo’s help, we hired her husband- Andy Chan to serves as our Webmaster and we set up electronic membership payment system. Now, potential members can join our organization with a simple click of finger. My goal for the year is to continue membership growth and increase our website revenue, establish a Help-Wanted section within our website to allow our members to place ads for advertisement for potential associate positions, rental space, and practice sales.

Our monthly CME meeting continues to provide interesting topics to our members along with sampling of fine cuisine at top restaurants throughout the city. For the month of May, our meeting was at Osteria Antica where our members learned about the re-formulation of NSAIDS, which was sponsored by Iroko Pharmaceuticals Inc. For month of June, Michael Yueng-one of our Life-Time member was the speaker on topic of Botox at Charrasco’s. Next up: Personal and Practice Finance at BBVA/Compass Bank- Galleria. Our monthly CME meeting continues to be a draw to members to socialize and network, and it’s possible all due to the hard work and dedication of Lina Ching. She is working double duty as both CME director and President-elect for next year.

This year, we have a very special Key Note Speaker for our Scholarship Gala: Dr. Yuen-Tseh Lee of Academia Sinica of Taiwan. I met with Dr. Lee in Taipei last month and he is excited about our gala. It was a great honor to have a Nobel winner to come to our gala and take part in our celebration. This will be the last year that Dr. Lee travels to Houston. We moved our scholarship gala to March 14, 2015 to accommodate Dr. Lee’s schedule. Therefore, we will have our event in Fung’s Kitchen. The price will be higher due to lack of flexibility of our speaker and facility. I had the pleasure to meeting Dr. Lee in person in Taiwan and hand delivered our invitation and discuss the gala (please see photo) with him. Thanks to Ted Shih for securing Dr. Lee as our keynote speaker.

We have many activities in the planning phase for this upcoming year. Next Up: August Restaurant Month. Location and date will be announced shortly, please be on the lookout for an email announcement. This will be a family outing for our members and sport event in the winter is in the planning phase. Our members may enjoy the additional benefit of CADAH sponsorship. Please be on the lookout in our website in the future.

Once again, thank all of you for your support and making this organization great.

Sincerely,

Susan H. Yang DDS
CADAH-President

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CADAH Fall Family Activity on Saturday, November 15, 2014

Houston Arboretum

You are cordially invited to CADAH Fall Family Activity on Saturday, November 15, 2014.  If you want to test drive a Tesla, please RSVP to Dr. Spencer Su, spencersu@yahoo.com.


Audrey Moon, DDS
Betty Lee, DDS
Communications Coordinators
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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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Good afternoon,

Susan G. Komen for the Cure kicked off the Komen Tissue Bank (KTB) in 2005 at the SuperBowl in Indianapolis. The goal is to provide researchers with healthy blood and breast tissue to use as comparison to diseased tissue in order to identify and understand changes. The purpose is to eradicate breast cancer.

Plan is already underway to host a KTB day on February 28, 2015 at Baylor College of Medicine at the Texas Medical Center. Komen is interested to recruit minority women in Houston. The GOAL is to recruit 200 minority women which includes Latino, African American & Asians (Chinese, Vietnamese, Burnese, etc)

Please feel free to click the follow links to learn more about the project.

http://www.komenindy.org/about-us/news/donating-breast-tissue.html

Would appreciate if you can forward this email to the CADA in Houston because this is such a worthy project and glad that Komen wants to include minority in the study.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions because we really would appreciate if the Physicians will spread the words and encourage patients to enroll in this project to find a cure for breast cancer.

Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Karen Tso, MS, RD, LD
Program Director
HOPE Clinic
7001 Corporate Drive, suite 120
Houston, Texas 77036
Tel (713) 773-2901, ext 112
Fax (713) 271-5422
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26th Annual Chinese Community Health Fair

Dear CADAH Members,

The 26th Annual Chinese Community Health Fair is scheduled for September 20, 2014.

CADAH Foundation has been a long supporter of the event and this year our very own Dr. Ted Shih is the chair.

The topic this year is on cardiovascular health and we would like to request volunteer physicians, especially in the fields of cardiology, endocrinology, internal medicine, neurology, vascular specialists to help with staffing the information booth.

Please see attachments for detail.

Timeslots are available from 8:30am to 10 am at 30 mins intervals (depending on how many physicians sign up, it may be longer or shorter).

Please email Lina Ching (lching_il@yahoo.com) and include:
Name:
email/phone #:
preferred time:
no later than August 30, 2014 for sign up.
Thank you so much for your help in advance!!
 
Audrey Moon, DDS
Betty Lee, DDS
Communications Coordinators
 
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CADAH is having a Houston Restaurant Week

CADAH is having a Houston Restaurant Weeks lunch on Sunday, August 17, 2014, 11:30 a.m. at Up Restaurant, 3995 Westheimer, 3rd Floor, in Highland Village.  Cost is $25 per person.  CADAH members only will be reimbursed $20 afterwards upon turning in receipt to CADAH treasurer, Dr. Jonathan Zhang.  Room is limited to first 20 people to sign up.  Please RSVP to cadahrsvp@gmail.com to reserve your seats.

Audrey Moon, DDS
Betty Lee, DDS
Communications Coordinators
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August 19, 2014 CADAH CME – Prolia treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

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August 19, 2014 CADAH CME – Prolia treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
6:00 PM Arrivals and Registration
6:30 PM Dinner
6:30 PM Presentation and Discussion
8:00 PM Adjournment

Fleming’s Steakhouse
2405 West Alabama Street
Houston, Texas 77098
713-520-5959

Speaker
Eugene Fung, MD, FRCPC, FACR
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

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June 17, 2014 CADAH CME – Therapeutic use of the latest botulinum toxin

Members of the Chinese American Doctors’ Association of Houston are cordially invited to attend an educational discussion on therapeutic use of the latest botulinum toxin.

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Sponsored by Merz North America, Inc.

Michael T. Yen, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
Cullen Eye Institute
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

This event will be held on:
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
6:30 PM
Churrascos – River Oaks
2055 Westheimer @ Shepherd
Houston, Texas 77098
(713) 527-8300

Please RSVP by June 10, 2014
cadahrsvp@gmail.com

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May 27, 2014 CADAH CME – The First Lower-Dose NSAID Using SoluMatrix Fine Particle Technology

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YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND
AN UPCOMING PROMOTIONAL SPEAKER

PROGRAM ENTITLED:
The First Lower-Dose NSAID Using SoluMatrix Fine
Particle Technology™

PRESENTED BY:
Abraham Peringol, MD
Vice Chair, Dept. of Family Medicine
West Houston Medical Center
Houston, TX

Date & Time:
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
6:30 PM CST
AT:
Antica Osteria
The Wine Room
2311 Bissonet St.
Houston, TX 77057

DINNER WILL BE SERVED.
This program is intended to introduce a new treatment option for the management of mild to
moderate acute pain in adults.

RSVP to cme_rsvp@yahoo.com by May 20, 2014

Attendees should plan to arrive by the designated start time and
remain through the duration of the program

Sponsored by:

Zorvolex

For more information click here:

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ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE ASSOCIATION AWARD GALA 2014

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ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN
HERITAGE ASSOCIATION
AWARD GALA 2014

Friday, May 9
6:30pm Cocktail Reception
7:00pm Dinner
Omni Hotel Houston on Riverway

President George H. W. Bush Award
Honoring Shahid Ullah
Outstanding Achievement Award
Honoring Willy Wang
Outstanding Community Service Award
Honoring Mariam Issa
Outstanding Corporate Award
Honoring BP America

Performance By International
Award Winning Concert Pianist
Mei Rui

RSVP to Ed@apaha.org

Or Visit www.apaha.org

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March 25, 2014 CME – The Promises, Challenges and Future of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)

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Members of the
Chinese American Doctors’ Association of Houston
Are Cordially Invited to Attend

“The Promises, Challenges and Future of Stereotactic Body
Radiation Therapy (SBRT)“

Bin S. Teh, M.D.
Professor, Vice Chair and Full Member
Department of Radiation Oncology
Houston Methodist Hospital, Cancer Center and Research
Institute, Weil Cornell Medical College

March 25, 2014
Reception: 6:00pm
Presentation: 6:30pm
Location: The Reef
2600 Travis Street
Houston, Texas 77006
713-526-8282

Please RSVP to  cme_rsvp@yahoo.com

BRAINLAB

Sponsored by: Brainlab, Inc.
www,brainlab.com

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2014 CADAH Foundation Scholorship Gala Photos

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Thank you once again to Barbara Moon and her family for providing such wonderful photos of the 2014 CADAH Foundation Scholarship Gala

Please click here to view photos