Professor Chan has held several administrative positions within the university, most recently as interim dean of the College of Public and Community Service. She was co-director of the UMass Boston Institute for Asian American Studies for ten years from 1993–2003. In that role, she helped to create the institute’s applied research and policy agenda focusing on the needs of the Asian-American population in Massachusetts and the United States. In 2002, she was awarded a Polly Logan Research Fellowship by UMass Boston’s Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy for her research study, “Health Needs Assessment of Chinese American Elderly Women in the Boston area.” A licensed clinical psychologist, Professor Chan has served on the staffs of the Boston Children’s Hospital, Westborough State Hospital, South Cove Community Health Center, and as a consulting psychologist for the Boston Juvenile Court and the MBTA Police. She presently serves as a supervising clinical psychologist for the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston Medical Center.
A Survey of Health Services and Identification of Needs for Asian American Elderly Women in the Greater Boston Area (with Lin Zhan), Institute for Asian American Studies Publications (2002)
Over one hundred Asian American and mainstream health care providers in the greater Boston area...