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Rolland Lowe

Rolland Lowe

The Easy Bay’s Asian Health Services recently dedicated its new clinic named the Dr. Rolland and Katheryn Lowe Medical Center. Dr. Rolland Lowe and Mrs. Kathryn Lowe are long-time community activists and philanthropists. Their many awards and honors include receiving the Chancellor’s Award for Public Service from UC San Francisco, the Silver SPUR for lifetime achievement and Champions of Health Professions Award.

Dedicated to serving the low-income Asian Pacific immigrant community the past 40 years, Asian Health Services (AHS) is a comprehensive community health center, providing medical, dental, behavior, and medical interpretation and translation services in 11 Asian languages: Cantonese, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Korean, Cambodian, Mien, Mongolian, Tagalog, Lao, Burmese and Karen.

Located in the former Silver Dragon Restaurant in Oakland Chinatown, the new clinic houses 20 examination rooms in its 15,000 square feet facility.

Clinical services will include: Adult Care, Geriatrics, Pediatrics and Dental Care, Selected Specialty Care, HIV/AIDS testing and counseling, Digital Radiology, Perinatal, Labor Coaching, Nutrition Counseling, Acupuncture, manual medicine, and Health Coaching.

AHS will be celebrating its 40 years of service to the community September 27 at the Paramount Theatre, Oakland with a reception and program.

Calling all BEARS! Join the UC Alumni Association, Chinese Chapter at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, Saturday, September 20, 10 AM to 1 PM. Chapter Members, Friends and Guests will enjoy the discounted group rates for adults and children. The New York Times has called the Exploratorium “the most important science museum to have opened since the mid-20th century”. Fun for the whole family!

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