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6/14/17 Community Blood Drive in Monterey Park

To address the shortage of blood supply in the community, the Foundation co-sponsored a blood drive with Garfield Medical Center and the American Red Cross. 43 pints were collected at the half-day event. Each donation can save up to 3 lives. According to American Red Cross, more than 44,000 blood donations are needed every day, but of the 38% of people eligible to give blood, only 8% actually donate.

6/11/17 Bone Density and Pulmonary Function Screening in Arcadia

AHMC Health Foundation sponsored three screening booths at the Allied Pacific Grand Opening Health Fair to measure Risk of Osteoporosis and risk of Obstructive Lung Function. Over 300 individuals participated in the screenings.

50 individuals were found to have a medium-high risk for bone fracture.

Of the 74 people who participated in the Lung Function test, only 39 people had normal lung function.

5/20/17 Diabetes Education and Screening Event in Monterey Park

Over 80 community members participated in the Diabetes lecture and fasting blood glucose check. Participants were given a form with their blood sugar level and an explanation of whether or not it was in normal range.

4/29/17 Stroke Screening in Rosemead

Over 80 community members were offered free Carotid Artery screenings at the Rosemead Community Health Fair. An image of the carotid artery ultrasound was provided to each participant.

3/11/17 Stroke Screening in Monterey Park

Over 150 participants were screened for risk of stroke at the 6-hour World Journal LA Fair hosted in the city of Monterey Park. 32% of those screened were shown to have visualized plaque buildup that was not within normal limits.

11/19/16 Monterey Park Community Health Fair

AHMC Health Foundation provided free Carotid Artery screenings to the Annual Monterey Park Community Health Fair held at the Monterey Park City Hall to over 90 community members.

10/29/16 Annual SGVMC Health Fair

The Foundation sponsored free Bone Sonometry, Carotid Artery, and Peripheral Artery Disease screenings at the annual health fair hosted at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center. 153 participants were screened for risk of bone fracture. 41.8% of those screened had medium risk for fracture and 7.2% were at high risk for fracture. 143 participants were screened for risk of stroke due to visualized plaque. 59 participants were screened for Peripheral Artery Disease.

10/15/16 Stroke Screening at Central Health's Annual Senior Health Fair

The Foundation sponsored free Carotid Artery screenings at the Annual Senior Health Fair held at the Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel.

8/27/16 Stroke Screening and Lecture in Monterey Park

The Foundation will provided free Carotid Artery screenings to community members that attended the Heart Health Screening and Lecture event held at Garfield Medical Center.

6/25/16 Women's Health Symposium at SGVMC

The Foundation sponsored Dermascan Sun damage screenings at the Women's Health Symposium held in the City of San Gabriel.

6/25/16 Community Health Fair in Whittier

The Foundation sponsored free Bone Sonometry screenings at the Whittier community health fair hosted outside of Whittier Hospital Medical Center. 71 people were screened and almost half of those screened were found to have medium to high risk for bone fracture.

5/25/16 Spring into Wellness Health Fair in Alhambra

An outdoor health fair was hosted at Alhambra Hospital, where the Foundation sponsored free Bone Sonometry and Carotid Artery screenings for the community attendees. Of the 141 people screened for stroke risk, 6 individuals were found to have mild to moderate plaque visualized. Of the 131 people that received a Bone Density screening, 68 individuals were found to have a medium to high risk for bone fracture.

5/15/16 Mammogram Screenings in Alhambra

The Foundation sponsored free mammogram screenings at a health fair in the City of Alhambra.


4/26/16 Foundation Blood Drive in Monterey Park

To address the shortage of blood supply in the community, the Foundation co-sponsored a blood drive with Garfield Medical Center and the American Red Cross. 105 people attended the event and 94 pints were collected, impacting 282 lives! Each donation can save up to 3 lives.


3/26/16 Community Health Fair at Allied Pacific Wellness Center

292 community members were screened for risk of stroke in the City of Industry. The Foundation sponsored three carotid artery screening booths.


2/27/16 Community Health Fair in Monterey Park

Over 120 community members attended the Community Health Fair held at Garfield Medical Center's In-Service Classrooms. AHMC Health Foundation sponsored free carotid artery, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings. The health fair also offered free blood pressure screenings, lung function tests, EKG readings, and physician consultations.


2/27/16 Alhambra Community Health Fair

100 community members received free Glucose and Total Cholesterol Testing in the City of Alhambra. The event was held in the Community Room at Alhambra Hospital Medical Center.


2/20/16 Rosemead Community Health Fair

Over 75 community members received free carotid artery screenings at the Rosemead Community Health Fair held at the First Evangelical Church of San Gabriel Valley.


11/14/15 Heart Health Lecture

100 community members attended the Heart Lecture presented by Dr. Grace Huang. AHMC Health Foundation provided free blood sugar tests and blood pressure screenings.


11/14/15 Monterey Park Health Fair

100 community members received free stroke screenings, sponsored by AHMC Health Foundation. The health fair was held at Monterey Park City Hall.


10/20/15 Foundation Blood Drive

Over 100 community members attended the Community Blood Drive held in the city of Monterey Park. 91 units of blood were collected.


10/17/15 Alhambra Health Fair

Over 400 community members received free stroke screenings, sponsored by AHMC Health Foundation. The health fair was held at Almansor Court in the city of Alhambra.


10/17/15 City of Industry Health Fair

Over 400 community members attended a health fair in the City of Industry. AHMC Health Foundation sponsored free stroke screenings.


10/3/15 Stroke Screening

About 200 community members attended the health fair for low income families in El Sereno, a neighboring city to Alhambra. 80 participants were screened for risk of stroke.

9/19/15 Heart Health Lecture and Blood Sugar Screening

Community members attended the Heart Health Lecture in the city of Monterey Park. The lecture was presented in Cantonese by Dr. Amelia Young. The Foundation sponsored blood pressure and blood sugar screenings.


8/29/15 Stroke Lecture and Screening

Over 120 community members attended the Stroke Lecture and Screening held in Monterey Park. The stroke lecture was presented in Mandarin by Dr. Suzy Liu, Cardiologist.


8/15/15 Stroke Screening at El Monte Health Fair

Over 100 Community members were offered free stroke screenings at a health fair held in the city of El Monte.


6/27/15 Annual Women's Health Symposium

Approximately 150 community members attended the Women's Health Symposium held in the city of San Gabriel. The Foundation sponsored free body composition analysis and blood screenings for cholesterol, HDL, and glucose.


5/30/15 Stroke and Bone Density Screening

Community members were offered free stroke and bone density screenings at the Joslyn Senior Center in Alhambra. 97 people were screened for Osteoporosis and 86 people were screened for Stroke.


4/29/15 Community Blood Drive

In an effort to address the much needed blood supply in our community, the Foundation co-sponsored a blood drive in Monterey Park. 103 community members attended the blood drive held in the city of Monterey Park. 95 units of blood were collected.


4/26/15 Mother's Day Mammography Event

Over 500 community members attended the Mother's Day Health Fair held in the city of Alhambra. The Foundation was able to sponsor free mammography screenings for 35 participants.



4/18/15 Alhambra Community Health Fair

Over 100 community members attended the Alhambra Community Health Fair. The Foundation sponsored free stroke screenings.


3/14/15 Women's Health Fair and Conference

Over 100 community members received free stroke and bone density screenings at the Women's Health Fair and Conference, held in the city of San Gabriel.

3/6/15 Heart Awareness Event

98 Community members were given a free total cholesterol and glucose screening in the city of Alhambra.


2/28/15 Heart Health Lecture and Screening

Over 120 community members attended the Heart Health Lecture and Screening event, held in Monterey Park. Free stroke screenings were sponsored by the Foundation. The stroke lecture was held in Mandarin and presented by Dr. Sam Lee, who specializes in Internal Medicine. Students from the USC Keck School of Medicine also provided free blood pressure screenings at the event.


2/10/15 Foundation Blood Drive

In an effort to address the much needed blood supply in our community, the Foundation co-sponsored a blood drive in Alhambra.


1/31/15 Heart Health Lecture and Screening

100 community members attended the Heart Health Lecture and Screening Event, held in Monterey Park. Free stroke screenings were sponsored by the Foundation. The stroke lecture was held in Cantonese and presented by Vivian Mai, Nurse Practitioner and Stroke Coordinator at GMC. Students from the USC Keck School of Medicine also provided free blood pressure screenings at the event.


1/17/15 Hernia Lecture and Blood Pressure Screening

Community members were given a free Hernia lecture and blood pressure screening at the Courtyard Marriot in Baldwin Park. The lecture, "Causes & Treatments of Hernias" was presented by Dr. Yanira Perez. Students from the USC Keck School of Medicine provided free blood pressure screenings at the event.

11/22/14 Monterey Park Health Fair

AHMC Health Foundation participated at the Monterey Park Health Fair by sponsoring free stroke screenings to over 80 community members that attended the event at Monterey Park City Hall.


10/11/14 SGVMC Community Health Fair

112 community members were screened for stroke at the community health fair in the city of San Gabriel. Screenings were sponsored by the Foundation.


10/4/14 Community Health Fair at Almansor Court

Over 800 community members attended the Community Health Fair at Almansor Court, organized by Central Health Plan. The Foundation sponsored free digital mammography screenings, free hepatitis B blood draw screening, and free flu shots.


10/4/14 Alhambra 5k Run and Screening Event

Foundation sponsored free stroke, bone density, lung function, and blood pressure screenings to 100 community members.


10/1/14 Blood Drive @ Garfield Medical Center

To address the constant need for blood in the community, the Foundation co-sponsored a blood drive at Garfield Medical Center where over 105 community members were in attendance. A total of 90 successful donations were made, impacting up to 270 lives.


8/16/14 Heart Lecture by Dr. Ivan Ho and Screening Event

Dr. Ivan Ho presented a Heart Health Lecture to 40 community members. They also received a free blood draw to screen for cholesterol and glucose levels, sponsored by the Foundation.


6/24/14 Blood Drive @ Garfield Medical Center

In 2013, 3 blood drives co-sponsored by AHMC Health Foundation were held at Garfield Medical Center and each time, the goal was met with over 120 donors. At this blood drive, over 105 community members attended the event.


6/21/14 Women's Health Symposium @ SGVMC

The Women's Health Symposium held at SGVMC offered free carotid artery and bone density screenings, sponsored by the Foundation. 99 attendees received a free carotid artery screening, 6.1% of which were found to have mild to moderate plaque visualized. 126 attendees received a free bone density screening, 27.8% of which were at medium risk for fracture (possible Osteopenia) and 15.9% of which were at high risk for fracture (possible Osteoporosis).


5/22/14 Stroke Screening at South Pasadena Senior Center

110 community members received free stroke screenings at South Pasadena Senior Center, sponsored by the Foundation. 10% of those screened had mild to moderate plaque visualized and 3.6% had moderate plaque visualized.


5/13/14 Stroke Awareness Event

Over 160 people received a free carotid artery ultrasound and a blood pressure check at the Stroke Awareness Event that the Foundation co-sponsored with SGVMC.


5/10/14 Mother's Day Breast Cancer Screening

Community members were offered a free physical breast exam, sponsored by the Foundation, at Garfield Medical Center.


5/15/14 Sun Damage Screening

Community members received free sun damage screenings, sponsored by the Foundation, at the Wellness Fair at Alhambra Hospital Medical Center.

5/3/14 Bone Density Screening

Free bone density screenings were provided to community members at the Mandarin Baptist Church in Alhambra. 94 attendees were screened, 40.4% of which were at medium risk for fracture (possible Osteopenia). Screenings were sponsored by the Foundation.

4/19/14 Glucose Screening

Community members were offered free glucose screenings at the "Spring to Your Health" wellness fair hosted at Alhambra Hospital Medical Center. 76 attendees were screened, 26.3% of which were suggested to be at borderline risk for diabetes. Screenings were sponsored by the Foundation.


3/8/14 Heart Disease and Treatment Lecture

Dr. Jorge A. Pena gave a Spanish lecture on heart disease and treatment. Free glucose and cholesterol blood tests were sponsored by the Foundation.


2/22/14 Heart Health Lecture

Dr. Suzy Liu gave a Mandarin Heart Health lecture to over 60 people at Garfield Medical Center. Free glucose and cholesterol blood tests were sponsored by the Foundation.


2/22/14 Rosemead Community Health Fair

Free stroke screenings and information on Covered CA were provided at the Rosemead Community Health Fair where over 100 people were in attendance. Screenings were sponsored by the Foundation.


2/8/14 Women's Heart Health Lecture

Community members were educated by Dr. Amelia Young in a Cantonese lecture on heart disease. Attendees received free blood draw to check cholesterol and glucose levels, sponsored by the Foundation.

11/16/13 - Annual Monterey Park Health Fair

On November 16, 2013, AHMC Health Foundation sponsored free stroke screenings at the Annual Monterey Park Health Fair held at Monterey Park City Hall. Foundation also brought a Covered CA information booth to provide Outreach & Education on the new healthcare reform. Over 100 attended the event.


10/29/13 - Foundation Blood Drive

To address the ongoing blood shortage in our community, the Foundation in partnership with American Red Cross coordinated the last of three blood drives in 2013. Over 130 donors came to donate blood at the Foundation Blood Drive at Garfield Medical Center.


10/26/13 - Breast Cancer Education

Free women's breast cancer lecture was sponsored by AHMC Health Foundation on October 26, 2013 at the In-Service Classrooms at Garfield Medical Center. Over 30 people were screened for BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 and given a physical breast exam.


8/11/13 - Women's Cancer Awareness Lecture & Screening

Free women's cancer lectures were provided by Dr. Helen Huynh and Dr. Vinh Vo on August 11, 2013, hosted by Garfield Medical Center. They educated the audience about breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and cervical cancer. AHMC Health Foundation sponsored free blood tests for ovarian cancer (CA125) and free physical breast exams.


8/10/13 - Community Health Education Lecture and Screening

Over 100 community members attended the Community Health Education Lecture and Screening at the Taiwanese Culture Center. Free lectures were provided on eye, bone & muscle, and teeth. AHMC Health Foundation sponsored free blood sugar tests, blood pressure screenings, and carotid artery screenings.


6/25/13 - Foundation Blood Drive

AHMC Health Foundation co-sponsored a blood drive on June 25, 2013 at Garfield Medical Center. 121 pints of blood were collected at this year's second blood drive hosted at Garfield Medical Center. By bringing in donors from the community for a good cause, we are taking steps to ensure a safe and stable blood suppy for our community.


5/18/13 - Alhambra Wellness Fair

At least 280 community members attended the Alhambra Wellness Fair hosted at Alhambra Park. The Foundation sponsored both stroke and bone density screenings, which screened over 220 participants. The event had a very great turnout, featuring a live radio stream on AM1300. Lectures were given by Dr. En Ming Lai, Jeffrey Tsai, MD, An Pang Chien, MD, Philip Zhuo, MD, Ngo Phan, MD, and Chung Hsu Lue, MD on the importance of preventive health.


5/18/13 - Chinatown Community Health Fair

The Foundation offered stroke screenings at the 11thAnnual Chinatown Community Health Fair. Around 100 attendees from the Chinatown community attended.


5/4/13 - Women's Health Symposium

A huge success, 120 attendees participated in the Women's Health Symposium hosted at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center. The Foundation sponsored bone density and stroke screenings. The event featured lectures on breast health and heart disease.


4/24/13 - Foundation Blood Drive

38 pints of blood were collected at Greater El Monte Hospital, exceeding their goal. According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood.


3/23/13 - Prostate Cancer Screening

100 male participants were screened for prostate cancer at the AHMC International Cancer Center.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, no matter race or ethnicity.


2/23/13 - Heart Health Month Event

AHMC Health Foundation co-sponsored Heart Health Month at Garfield Medical Center to help encourage early detection to prevent heart disease. Free Cholesterol, Glucose, and Blood Pressure screenings were provided to over 100 participants. Each year, over 600,000 deaths in the US are due to heart disease.


2/23/13 - Rosemead Community Health Fair

Over 100 people attended the Rosemead Community Health Fair. Free Carotid Artery Screenings were provided by the Foundation.


2/13/13 - Burke Manor Senior Center Stroke Screening

About 80 seniors from the Burke Manor Senior Center in Alhambra were provided free Carotid Artery screenings.

2/8/13 - Joslyn Senior Center Stroke Screening

About 70 seniors at Joslyn Senior Center participated in free Carotid Artery screenings provided by the Foundation.


2/16/13 -Alhambra Lunar New Year

Over 1000 people attended the Alhambra Lunar New Year Celebration. AHMC Health Foundation along with 5 AHMC Hospitals (Alhambra, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, Greater El Monte and Whittier) to promote the services we provide and bring awareness to the community of our organization.


1/26/13 - Complete Screening Event

Over 200 people from the community participated in the Complete Screening Event held at Atlantic Times Square in Monterey Park. Blood pressure screenings, blood sugar screenings, and bone density screenings were provided. Free physician consultations were also provided by Dr. David Hsu (AHMC International Cancer Center) and Dr. Lisa Chang (iCare Women's Health Center)


1/22/13– Foundation Blood Drive

To address the ongoing blood shortage in our community, the Foundation in partnership with American Red Cross coordinated the first of three blood drives in 2013 on 1/22/13. One pint of blood was collected from 121 donors at Garfield Medical Center.


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11/17/12– Breast Cancer Event

Free lectures were provided at AHMC International Cancer Center. The following lectures were featured: Treating Cancer, Diagnosing Cancer at an Early Stage, Dietitian Lecture, Acupuncture Lecture, and Social Worker Lecture.


11/17/12– Monterey Park Health Fair

Over 100 people were screened for Carotid Artery at Monterey Park City Hall.


11/10/12– YMCA Health Event

Attendees were screened for Hepatitis, CA19-9, and Stroke at the YMCA in Alhambra.


10/24/12– El Monte-Rosemead Adult School Health Fair

300 people were screened for Carotid Artery at the El Monte-Rosemead Adult School in El Monte.


10/24/12– Lung Health Fair

150 people attended the Lung Health Fair at Anaheim Regional Medical Center. Screenings for Lung Cancer were provided and educational materials were distributed.


10/13/12– SGVMC Annual Health Fair

The following screenings were provided at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center: Bone Density, Blood Pressure, Glucose Test, Hepatitis B Test, Prostate Exam, PSA Test, Breast Cancer, CA-125, and CA-15-3.


10/13/12 and 11/10/12– Heart Electrophysiology Lecture and Screening

A total of over 150 people attended the event at Garfield Medical Center. The Heart Electrophysiology lecture was given in Cantonese by Dr. Ivan Ho on 10/13/12 and Mandarin by Dr. Xiusie Liu on 11/10/12. Both days had Cholesterol, Glucose, and Lipid Screenings.


8/11/12– Cancer Marker Screening

A total of 249 people were screened for Colon Cancer, Liver Cancer, and Hepatitis B at the Taiwanese Culture Center in El Monte.


8/4/12– Cancer Relay for Life @ Gabrielino High School

Information booth was set up at Gabrielino High School in San Gabriel. Informed participants of AHMC Health Foundation by giving out free AHMC International Cancer Center and Liver Center lunch bags, pens, and brochures.


5/24/12– 2nd Annual Senior Resource/Health Fair

100 seniors were screened for stroke and bone density at the Highland Park Senior Center in Los Angeles.


5/24/12– Senior Aging Health Fair

Bone density screenings were performed on seniors at the South Pasadena Senior Center in South Pasadena.


5/12/12– St. Stephen Martyr School Health Fair

Stroke screenings were provided to those who attended the St. Stephen Martyr School in Monterey Park.


5/5/12– Stroke & Osteoporosis Screening Program

Carotid artery and bone sonometry screenings were performed at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center.


3/31/12– Osteoporosis Screening

Free bone density screenings were held at the Thai Christian Church in Rosemead.


3/16/12– Hepatitis & Cancer Marker Screening

Free screenings were held at the AHMC Liver Center & AHMC International Cancer Center.


2/25/12- The Heart of Anaheim Community Health Fair

Ankle brachial index, blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol, and heart risk screenings were provided at Anaheim Regional Medical Center.


2/14/12- Free Carotid Artery Screening on Valentine's Day

Over 125 attendees were screened for stroke at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center.