2024 年 6 月 15 日

CNIW 北美华人健康

CNIW 北美华人健康

Centre for New Immigrant Well-Being (CNIW) and CNIW Foundation Hold Joint Annual Board Meeting and Celebrate Success

CNIW news:

On December 17, Centre for New Immigrant Well-Being (CNIW) and the CNIW Foundation convened for a joint meeting in Markham, Ontario. Dr. Peter Wang (王培忠,President of CNIW) presented a summary of CNIW’s activities and achievements over the past year, and engaged in discussions about future initiatives with the board directors and staff. Dr. Xiao Han, the Executive Director of CNIW, and Ms. Ying Cao, the Managing Director of the CNIW Foundation, each presented their respective work reports to the board directors. Highlighted below are some key achievements and activities of CNIW from the past year.

Dr. Lixia Yang (杨丽霞,CNIW, vice president, Professor) , Dr. Renke LI (李仁科,Senior Scientist and Professor, ), Dr. Jim Hu (Hospital for Sick Children, Senior Scientist and Professor), Dr. Heyu Ni (倪合宇,St. Michaels Hospital and professor, ), Dr. Yuan Zhou (周源,BMDAC Deputy President, ) each shared their reflections on CNIW’s achievements over the past year and extended their best wishes for the future.

Successfully hosted the third CNIW annual conference at Hart House, University of Toronto

Successfully hosted the second annual CNIW Health Summer Camp, providing training to Five summer students

Dr. Xiaolin Wei (魏晓林,Left) and Dr. Tony Fang (方涛,right) present achievement certificate to Ariana Ding (U of Toronto) and Zuky Zheng ( McMaster University) during the ceremony

CNIW and CNIW Foundation would like to extend special thanks to the following keynote speakers for their invaluable contributions

  1. Dr. Lixia Yang
  2. Dr. Yanqing Teng
  3. Dr. Maisam Najafizada
  4. Dr. Daryl Pullman
  5. Ishor Sharma, Ph.D. Candidate
  6. Dr. Xiaolin Wei
  7. Dr. Fang Tao

Organized the CNIW InsureLine Brokers (Smart) 思达保险 Charity Golf Tournament.

Launched the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) training program and competed in the HOSA competition.

Max Yan, former HOSA international competition champion, CNIW HOSA program coach.

In an effort to spread knowledge, Dr. Wang, Dr. Yang, and other CNIW board members were interviewed by various media outlets, including CBC Radio International, OMNI TV, and Voice of America, discussing a range of health-related topics.

Completed several government-sponsored projects, such as the PHAC vaccine initiative and the Ontario New Horizon projects.

Collaborated with university scholars, presenting research findings at several national and international conferences, and contributed to multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.

CNIW and CNIW Foundation Host Over 30 Workshops Focused on Immigrant Wellbeing and Health Issues

CNIW and CNIW Foundation would like to extend special thanks to the following keynote speakers for their invaluable contributions

  1. Ms. Ying Cao
  2. Ms. Jingkun Dong
  3. Ms. Judy Du
  4. Dr. Xiao Han
  5. Ms. Danee Liu
  6. Mr. Sunny Sheng
  7. Ms. Rose Song
  8. Ms. Tina Tang
  9. Mr. Gary Wang
  10. Ms. Jin Wang
  11. Mr. Kevin Yang
  12. Margaret Zhang
  13. Ms. Poy Zhong

CNIW recognize five individuals or organizations their outstanding contributions

2022 Excellence in Public Health Knowledge Mobilization Award presented to Dr. Peter Peizhong Wang (left) by Dr. Lixia Yang (centre) and Simon Cui (right)
Year 2022 Outstanding Community Service Award presented to Dr. Xiao Han (centre) by Dr. Lixia Yang (left) and Simon Cui (right)
Year 2022 Chinese Community Outstanding Contribution in Fighting COVID
19 Award presented to Mr. Xiaoming Wang (left) by Mr. Simon Cui

Allyson Wu (centre) joined the Duke of Edinburgh International Award program when she was 14. Under the guidance from CNIW and Mentor Ms. Ying (left). She has finally achieved the Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze, Silver, and Gold award a remarkable accomplishment that demonstrated
commitment, perseverance, and personal growth. This prestigious award recognizes young people who have excelled in a range of
areas including physical fitness, community services, skill development, and adventurous expeditions.

Dr. Yuan Zhou and Dr. David Dai receive the 2022 CNIW Humanitarian Award on behalf of Bethune Medical Development Association of Canada(BMDAC) .
Professor Qiang Zha receives Year 2022 Outstanding Community Organization Partners Award on behalf of The Toronto Chinese Professors Association ( plays
Dr. Peter Wang received the 2022-2023 Excellence in Service to the Community award from Dalla Lana School of Public, University for his outstanding contribution Dr. Peizhong Peter Wang Recognized with Faculty Award for Excellence in Service to the Community 王培忠荣获多伦多大学DLSPH优秀教师(社区服务)奖https://www.dlsph.utoronto.ca/faculty/awards-honours/previous-award-recipients/

Farewell Social Event for CNIW Gathering for Ms. Lydia Yang and Tianxing Liu

CNIW organized a farewell event in June 2024 for two board members, Lydia Yang (Psychologist) and Tianxing Liu (student board member). Tianxing Liu, a graduate of the University of Toronto, is pursuing her PhD at Beijing University in China. CNIW proudly acknowledged their outstanding contributions while serving as board directors at CNIW.