Nurse practitioner

Q&A with Sara Ponce, Nurse Practitioner

Sara Ponce joined Apicha Community Health Center’s primary care team in 2011. She specializes in Family Practice and HIV/AIDS. She completed her Master of Science (Family Nurse Practitioning, sub-specialty in HIV/AIDS Management) from Columbia University School of Nursing and her Bachelor of Science from Northern Arizona University. 1. What made you decide to go into […]

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Q&A with Ian Tang, MD, Physician

Dr. Tang joined Apicha Community Health Center‘s medical team in 2013 to serve as a primary care physician. He studied medicine in Hong Kong before coming to the United States to do his internal medicine residency and complete a fellowship specializing in infectious disease. After his training, Dr. Tang conducted lab research at Rockefeller University […]

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community health center

Q&A with Robert Murayama, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Murayama oversees Apicha Community Health Center‘s clinic as well as provides primary care. He is a board-certified internist and HIV specialist. He completed his postdoctoral training in primary care internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s residency in Social Medicine. He received his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in […]

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Latino Thanksgiving

El Dia de Dar Gracias: Celebrating a Latino Thanksgiving

How traditional is your holiday meal? Are you using the same ingredients and making the same dishes year to year? If so, consider incorporating dishes from other cultures into the American holiday to celebrate a Latino Thanksgiving. Although Thanksgiving is not a traditionally celebrated holiday in Latin America, many Hispanics in the United States join in […]

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World Aids Day

Get Ready to Commemorate World AIDS Day in NYC

If you are local in New York, you can join Apicha CHC in commemorating and raising awareness for World AIDS Day on December 1. If you live elsewhere, there are plenty of other ways to help and raise awareness and support the cause. About World AIDS Day Event Between 800-1,500 people are expected to attend […]

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