Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

College of Medicine students, alumni and faculty share what it means to celebrate their cultures

By: Emily Mavrakis

CJ Arcalas

A woman stands outside the Harrell Building, smiling CJ Arcalas

Charles Hwang, M.D. ’13

A man in a cap and gown holds a diploma, posing with family Charles Hwang, M.D. '13, posing with his sister, mom and father after medical school graduation

Thao Jinwright, MPAS ’13

a family gathers around a table for a meal Thao Jinwright, MPAS '13, blue shirt, celebrates the Lunar New Year with her family