AGS Webinar Series Social Justice and Healthcare Disparities Part 3

Monday, June 7, 2021

The American Glaucoma Society (AGS) will host part three of the webinar series "Social Justice and Healthcare Disparities" featuring guest speakers and panelist from our Asian American AGS community. This session "The Asian-American Glass Ceiling and Behind the COVID Curtain of Biases Toward Asians" will be held Friday, June 25th at 5pm EST. This series is led by our own Leon W. Herndon Jr., MD who serves as the AGS Secretary. 


Sophia Antoun, MA
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Education Specialist at Ohio State's Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Presentation Title: Asian American: Our history, our experiences, our identity.
Sayako Moroi, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Ohio State University
Presentation Title: The Myth of the “Model Minority”: Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Representation in Medicine and Health Care Disparities
Hendry Ton, MD, MS
Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, University of California, Davis
Presentation Title: Addressing Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Hate: Healing and Resilience.



Annie Wong, MD, University of Michigan
Rebecca Chen, MD, Cleveland Clinic
James Liu, MD, Duke University
Jella An, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Missouri,
Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Bascom Palmer