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.

Aisling Shi Zhao

Location:

International District

Language:

English, Mandarin (conversational)

Medical Degree:

MD, MPH

Education:

University of Pennsylvania
University of Michigan School of Public Health
University of Michigan Medical School
Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency

Why I Work at ICHS:

From the very first day I arrived at ICHS, I was blown away at the incredible sense of community that the providers, staff, and patients all brought to this space. As the child of Chinese immigrants, I look forward to advancing health equity among the AAPI community and beyond.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe that medicine is a tool for social justice and self-determination. I hope to use my education to help my community to empower themselves to choose health in the ways that work best for them. My clinical interests include reproductive health and justice, weight-inclusive medicine/Health At Every Size (HAES), adolescent health, and the health and well-being of LGBTQIAP+ folks.

Interesting Note About Myself:

My favorite things to do include attempting home DIY projects, gardening, trying out new recipes, spending time with friends/family/animals, reading science fiction, practicing violin, and playing video games. I’m also a born and raised Michigander!

Julia Wang

Location:

International District

Language:

English, Mandarin

Medical Degree:

Medical Doctor

Education:

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Certification:

ACLS, ALSO, BLS

Why I Work at ICHS:

ICHS’s mission to providing community focused healthcare is incredibly inspiring. I am honored to work alongside practitioners and staff who have been serving the ID community for decades.

Patient Care Philosophy:

Culturally competent healthcare is a basic human right that everyone deserves, regardless of race, gender, sex, class, education, language, immigration status, sexual orientation, or physical or mental ability.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I love cooking and trying out new recipes.

Erin Olanrewaju

Location:

Shoreline

Language:

English

Medical Degree:

Doctor of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner

Education:

University of Washington (DNP, BS Nursing); Seattle Pacific University (BA Biology, BA Chemistry)

certification:

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC)

Why I Work at ICHS:

ICHS partners with patients and the community in the greater Seattle area to promote health and provide high quality healthcare in a manner that reflects the community’s diverse cultural values and beliefs. The core values and mission of ICHS mirror my own penchant for social justice and advocacy.

Patient Care Philosophy:

A trusting patient-provider relationship which acknowledges the inherent strengths of each person is the core of effective primary care. My role as a Family Nurse Practitioner is to acknowledge and integrate the beliefs of my patients in order to provide relevant healthcare services that improve the health of our community one person and one family at a time.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I enjoy running, reading, travel and spending time with my family.

Ana Short

Location:

Seattle World School

Language:

English, Spanish

Medical Degree:

M Ed, BA

Education:

M Ed counseling, Wichita State University
BA sociology, University of Washington

certification:

LMHC, CMHS, MHP

Why I Work at ICHS:

The focus of my work has been working with youth who have been underserved and have experienced trauma. The mission and values
of ICHS make it a positive work environment that allows me to continue that work. This is why I want to be part of this dynamic organization.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe patients are the focus treatment and utilizing their strengths that is culturally and linguistically appropriate is key for wellness. Also, I believe patient care needs to be accessible for all.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I enjoy long-distance running, cooking and travel.

Kannie Chim

Location:

Legacy House

Language:

English

Medical Degree:

MD

Education:

Swarthmore College

University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

Swedish First Hill Family Medicine Residency

certification:

American Board of Family Medicine

Why I Work at ICHS:

My parents immigrated to the Midwest of the United States from Cambodia in the late 1970s. My trajectory here is a story of opportunity, dedication and a healthy dose of luck. I am honored to serve a community of individuals who made my path possible, within an organization dedicated to health equity and access for all.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I trained in the vast world of family medicine and found my niche in geriatrics. My patients lead diverse lives often prone to quick change. My goal is to be a dedicated presence while closely tailoring their medical care to support a lifetime of well-being. 

Interesting Note About Myself:

I love studying transit maps and airport codes. Quiz me anytime!

Stephanie Thanh Thao Ngo

Location:

Holly Park

Language:

English, conversational Vietnamese

Medical Degree:

MD

Education:

Duke University School of Medicine
Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine (residency)

certification:

board certified in family medicine
buprenorphine/Suboxone prescriber

Why I Work at ICHS:

ICHS has cared for my family and friends and is a place of which I hold a deep gratitude. It is through this personal experience that I know ICHS is a home for its community. I believe ICHS is intentional in serving its community in a culturally sensitive and competent way. I feel so privileged to be able to become part of the team here.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I believe that patients should be at the center of their care and that it is the provider’s role to facilitate a patient’s journey in health. Health is not only a person’s physical well-being, but a complex relationship between mental health, spirituality, and socioeconomic context.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I grew up in the International District/Chinatown area where many of my extended family lives and my parents had a small printing shop. I am an avid rock climber and enjoy going on outdoor adventures with my family.

Natalie Phu

Location:

Holly Park

Language:

English, Vietnamese, Cantonese

Medical Degree:

Bachelor of Applied Science in Allied Health, Dental Hygiene

Education:

Seattle Central College (BSDH)
University of Washington (general studies/prerequisites)

certification:

HIV/AIDS, First AID/CPR, Dental Assistant Certificate

Why I Work at ICHS:

I grew up in a low socioeconomic household and received care from community health clinics as a child. I appreciate the compassion and quality care that I received, and I would love to give back and serve my community.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I am passionate about providing oral health care, and I enjoy sharing my knowledge of preventative care with my patients. I chose the dental field because I want to create beautiful smiles.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I am interested in traveling aboard on missionary trips.

Jenny Chu

Locations:

International District, Shoreline, Holly Park

Languages:

English, Vietnamese

Degree:

MS in Nutrition

Education:

Bastyr University — MS Nutrition
UCLA — BS Neuroscience

Certification:

Registered Dietitian, Certified Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition

Why I Work at ICHS:

I am passionate about increasing healthcare access and equity. I believe that healthcare can be individualized to integrate culture into care, and ICHS’s mission and core values align with that philosophy.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I collaborate with patients to optimize their health using a patient-centered and holistic approach that utilizes multidisciplinary healthcare providers. I strive to translate clinical recommendations into interventions that are not only culturally appropriate, but also considerate of the patient’s environmental, mental, and social health. My counseling style focuses on the individuality of each patient to create sustainable, healthy behavior and lifestyle changes.

Interesting Note about myself:

My interests and hobbies include plays, musicals, board games, ice hockey and travel.

Kimberly V

Location:

Shoreline

Language:

English

Medical Degree:

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Education:

University of Washington

certification:

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Substance Use Disorder Professional Trainee

Why I Work at ICHS:

To be part of an energetic and positive work environment where the values of cultural diversity are celebrated through the access and delivery of quality healthcare services.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I respect that each individual is an expert in their own body, mind and spirit and that as partners, we will develop a plan together to meet your life goals.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I am originally from Tennessee and moved to the West Coast to be near the water. I like to swim and enjoy spending time at the dog park with Roscoe, my nine-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback.