Cultural Competence Standards in Managed Care Mental Health Services for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans

Panel Members and Contact Information

The ongoing participation of members of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Panel in the implementation process of the Cultural Competence Standards is necessary to maintain the integrity of the goals, objectives and "best practices" that are inherent in the Standards and to promote total quality management standards during the implementation process within various organizations. To request technical assistance on activities related to the Standards, contact Chuck McGee of the WICHE Mental Health Program or panel co-chairs listed below.

Chuck McGee
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
Mental Health Program
3035 Center Green Drive, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301-2204
Tel: 303.541.0298
e-mail: cmcgee@wiche.edu

 


Panel Co-Chairs

Evelyn Lee, EdD
RAMS Clinic
San Francisco, CA

e-mail: RAMSIN@AOL.COM

Stanley Sue, PhD
National Research Center for Asian American
Mental Health
Dept of Psychology
U. of California, Davis
Davis, CA

e-mail: ssue@ucdavis.edu

 

Members

Bart Aoki, PhD
Clinical Director
Asian American Recovery Services
San Francisco, CA

Jean Lau Chin, EdD
Executive Director
South Cove Community Health Center
Boston, MA

James Chou, MD
New York Coalition for Asian-American
Mental Health
Nathan Kline Institute
Orangeburg, NY

Sandy Fong
Former President
Chinese Family Alliance of the Mentally Ill
San Francisco, CA

Tessie Gullermo, MS
Executive Director
Asian & Pacific Islander American
Health Forum
San Francisco, CA

Larke Huang, PhD
Consultant
CASSP Technical Assistance Center
Ctr for Child Health & Mental Health Policy
Georgetown U. Child Development Ctr.
Pontomac, MD

Frank Kim, PhD
Clinical Director
Asian/Pacific Ctr for Human Development
Denver, CO

Jennifer Abe-Kim
Dept of Psychology
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA

Luke Kim
National Research Center on Asian
American Mental Health
Dept of Psychology
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Karen Kurasaki
National Research Center on Asian
American Mental Health
Dept of Psychology
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Ford Kuramoto, DSW
Monterey Park, CA

Paul Leung, MD
Assoc. Professor, Psychiatry Dept
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, OR

May Lorenzo PhD
Private Practice
Boston, MA

Francis Lu, MD
Professor, Dept of Psychiatry
San Francisco General Hospital
University of California
San Francisco, CA

Julie Oliveria, MSW, LSW
Adult Service/Director
Waranae Coast Community Mental
Health Center, Inc.
Waranae, HI

Walter Phillips, LOSW
Director of Mental Health Program
Union of Pan Asian Communities
San Diego, CA

Steve Shon, MD
Medical Director
Texas Dept of Mental Health & Mental
Retardation
Austin, TX

Shobha Sninivasan
Natl Research Ctr on Asian American
Mental Health
Dept of Psychology
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Chong Suh, PhD
Director, Asian/Pacific Counseling Center
Los Angeles, CA

Rieko True, PhD
Former Deputy Director of Health for
Mental Health & Substance Abuse
City & County of San Francisco
El Cerrito, CA

Tina Yee, PhD
Assoc Director, Cultrual Competence &
Consumer Relations
Division of Mental Health
City & County of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

 

CMHS Project Officers

Harriet G. McCombs, PhD
Coordinator, Rural Mental Health Services
Prevention & Program Development Branch
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Paul Wohlford, PhD
Chief, Human Resources
Planning & Program Development Branch
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration