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Over the past 9 months, Schweitzer Fellow Cecilia Jiang has dedicated herself to improving quality of life for Asian families affected by disabilities.

Jiang, a student at MGH Institute of Health Professions, has partnered with Joni and Friends (JAF) of Greater Boston to establish a targeted support group. Her Schweitzer project aims to connect these families with suitable respite care resources, and connect the mothers with bi-monthly support groups through JAF.

Additionally, Jiang is facilitating discussions about healthcare disparities and cross-cultural sensitivity within the Institute of Health Professions community.

Take a look at these pictures to see Jiang’s project in action!