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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Asqual Getaneh

Asqual Getanek, medical director and physician, ICHS International District ClinicLocation:

International District

Language:

English, Amharic, Spanish

Medical Degree:

MD, MPH

Education:

University of Washington

Residency:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City

Certifications:

BLS

Why I Work at ICHS:

Because of its vision of healthier people, thriving families, empowered communities and a just society. I work at ICHS because of its commitment to its employees and because the people who work there are committed to service.

Patient Care Philosophy:

An individual’s health and health concerns are partly expressions of the individual’s unique life journey, sociocultural environment and genetic influences. A critical step in the effective delivery of quality health care is the narrative exchange between patient and clinician to understand, temper and/or harness these influences.

Interesting Note About Myself:

The highlight of my travels thus far is hiking the glaciers of Patagonia in Chile.

Alice Tin

Alice Tin, MD, Physician ICHS International District clinicLocation(s):

International District

Language:

English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish

Degree:

MD, MPH

Education:

Tufts University
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Why I Work at ICHS:

ICHS’s commitment to providing quality, culturally-sensitive and comprehensive health care resonates deeply with the type of medicine I want to practice. I am ecstatic and honored to have the opportunity to serve ICHS patients, to work alongside like-minded health care providers, and to continue to tradition of community engagement and activism in the International District.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I strongly believe that health care is a basic right regardless of ability to pay, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical and intellectual ability. Furthermore, I believe that to provide holistic care, we must reach beyond the clinic walls to consider how environment, social economic status, and health care policies affect health. I look forward to working on multi-disciplinary teams to address these different facets of health and wellness.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I was born in New York City, and spent a significant amount of my childhood in Singapore and Hong Kong. I find great joy in witty puns and documentaries. I am working on becoming a better cyclist, and am gathering up the courage to do crossword puzzles in pen.

Daryl Yao

Daryl Yao, ARNP, ICHS Nurse Practitioner. BellevueLocation:

Bellevue Medical

language:

English, Mandarin Chinese

Degree:

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing, Seattle University
Master of Health Administration, Ohio State University
Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington

Certification:

Family Nurse Practitioner, AANP Board Certified

Why I Work at ICHS:

I work at ICHS because I enjoy working with patients from all parts of the world and especially the vulnerable within our community. ICHS affords me the opportunity to work with underserved patient populations such as immigrants, refugees, and the elderly. As an immigrant myself who grew up in Seattle’s International District (formerly, “Chinatown”), this is especially meaningful to me.

Patient Care Philosophy:

My philosophy for patient care is centered on a collaborative partnership with patients. As a provider, I hope to serve as my patients’ advocate by respecting their wishes while offering helpful guidance on their path toward better health and well-being.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I am huge sports fan in general. In addition to the local sports teams here in Seattle, I am big follower of Ohio State football. Go Buckeyes!

Kate Ceronsky

Kate Ceronsky, MSN, Nurse Practitioner ICHS Holly Park clinicWork Location:

International District

Degree:

Masters of Science in Nursing

Education:

Masters of Science in Nursing, Seattle University
Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy, Whitman College

Certification:

Family Nurse Practitioner, FNP-C

Why I Work at ICHS:

I am excited to work in an organization which was created in response to community needs and continues to center the values of its members. I admire the commitment to education and mentorship that ICHS shows. ICHS prepares providers to serve communities in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Patient Care Philosophy:

I hope to help patients make informed decisions about their health and healthcare. I believe health is a multidimensional combination of physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. I am excited to learn from each and every one of my patients.

Interesting Note About Myself:

I come from a family that hunts deer and collects wild rice in Minnesota. I am a lover of long trail runs, chai tea, collecting mushrooms, and snowy days. My most memorable jobs were tracking mountain lions and training sled dogs.