Tiffany Wang

Tiffany Wang, MD, Physician. ICHS International District ClinicLocation:

International District

Language:

English, Mandarin

Medical Degree:

MD

Education:

Emory University School of Medicine

Why I Work at ICHS:

I believe in the work that ICHS does and the community it serves.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I want my patients to feel both autonomous and supported

Interesting Note About Myself:

I lived and worked in the Marshall Islands for a year.

Jessica Vuong

Location(s):

ICHS Vision Clinic

Language:

English, Vietnamese, Spanish

Degree:

OD

Education:

University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry

Certification:

Doctor of Optometry

Why I Work at ICHS:

I look forward to caring for a diverse patient population via collaboration within the healthcare community. My experiences throughout my career have enabled me to engage with multicultural communities and to work with individuals of various ages ranging from infancy to geriatrics.

Patient Care Philosophy:

With every patient encounter, I strive to provide thorough care and to educate so that patients are able to understand the full picture of their ocular health.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I am originally from California. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, going to different national parks, and trying out new restaurants.

Maryknoll P. Hunter

Location:

Shoreline

Languages:

English, Tagalog, Pampango

Education:

Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene

Certification:

BLS Certification, Registered Dental Hygienist

Why I Work at ICHS:

I believe in our ICHS vision and mission statement and working at ICHS will help me fulfill and support that vision and mission.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Patient education is an integral part in maintaining good health, not only orally but also the total well-being of a person.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I love to travel to see different beautiful places in the world. To learn about the people, their food and their culture.

Mindi Tambellini

Location:

Seattle World School

Languages:

English, Vietnamese

Education:

BA, School for International Training, Brattleboro VT
MA, Naropa University, Boulder CO

Certification:

LMHC, MHP, CMHS

Why I Work at ICHS:

It has been my goal since first traveling abroad during my undergraduate studies to support better futures for youth and families experiencing trauma and loss associated with war and displacement. I believe that the behavioral health program at ICHS shares these goals and I am so excited to be joining this team.

Patient Care Philosophy:

There is no one size fits all model for behavioral health, especially when working with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Patients are at the center of treatment. I work to bring diverse tools, meet patients where they are at and offer creativity, support and empathy to help them reach their goals.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I’ve spent in total almost a year in India and Nepal over several trips.

Xueying Zhao

Work Location:

Shoreline

Languages:

English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Degree:

DDS

Education:

University of California San Francisco

Why I Work at ICHS:

Advanced education in general dentistry

Patient Care Philosophy:

Provide holistic oral health care to patients in the community.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I enjoy running, hiking and swimming.

Penelope Phuong Minh Ruoff

Work Location:

Shoreline Clinic

Languages:

English

Degree:

DDM

Education:

A. T. Still Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health

Why I Work at ICHS:

Advanced Education General Dentistry Residency Program

Patient Care Philosophy:

Do right by the patient. Take care of them. Show personal interest in all outcomes.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I dance on an intermediate coed and ladies salsa team.

Anh Hong Ta

Location:

Holly Park

Language:

English, Vietnamese

Degree:

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Education:

Pacific Lutheran University, DNP
Washington State University, BSN

Certification:

Family Nurse Practitioner- ANCC Board Certified (FNP-BC)

Why I Work at ICHS:

It is a great opportunity for me to be part of ICHS as I believe in the ICHS mission statement and in providing culturally and linguistically appropriate health care for all.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe that patients should be treated with dignity, compassion and respect as an individual, regardless of their background, religion, culture and color of the human race. As a primary care provider, I will always strive to acquire new knowledge, implement technologies and transform evidence-based practices to make sure my patients receive optimal care.

Interesting Note About Myself:

My interests include drawing, reading, listening to music, spending time with my family and friends, and travelling to different places.

Samantha Lee-Chiu

Location:

Bellevue

Languages:

English, Mandarin

Dental Degree:

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Education:

University of Washington, School of Dentistry

Why I Work at ICHS:

I work at ICHS because I believe in their mission to serve the community and advocate for a diverse patient population.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Everyone deserves to be treated with respect, dignity and have access to excellent healthcare.

interesting note about myself:

Outside of work, I enjoy hiking, camping and playing with my family.

Rebecca Calderara

Location:

Holly Park

Language:

English

Degree:

MSN

Education:

Seattle University, MSN
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA

CERTIFICATION:

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)

Why I Work at ICHS:

It is an enormous privilege to be part of the ICHS team and contribute to a community of people striving to promote health equity and outstanding patient care.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I’m inspired by and eager to learn from the experiences and unique perspectives of ICHS patients; and honored to play a role in their health as a primary care provider.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I love to go hiking, which makes Washington a perfect place to live! I also minored in art history in college, and love to paint and do graphic design work.

Michelle DuMond

Location(s):

International District

Language:

English

Degree:

BS, MD

Education:

Cornell University Cell and Molecular Biology, Medical School
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
University of Washington Family Medicine Residency
Fogarty Global Health Research Fellowship

Why I Work at ICHS:

I am passionate about global health and serving the international district community.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I strive to empower patients through patient education, shared decision making, and optimizing patient values and evidence-based medicine.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I lived in Bangkok from 2017 to 2018 conducting a global health research project.