AHF Board

Executive Board

Danny Chu, MD
Clinical Instructor, Gastroenterology
Albert Einstein College of Medice
New York, NY

Dr. Danny Chu is currently a Clinical Instructor at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and an attending physician at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Chu received his Bachelor of Arts at Columbia University in New York City and his Medical Doctorate at George Washington University Medical School in Washington, D.C. He completed his medical training in New York City with an internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, a gastroenterology fellowship at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital and a hepatology fellowship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center.

Upon completion of his training, he opened a gastroenterology practice in the Chinatown section of New York City. With the availability of an oral anti-viral, one of his main interests has been chronic hepatitis B. As a community physician, he has taken an active role in advocating HBV screening and vaccination by working with various groups such as the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center. He is also active in educating healthcare providers with lectures on HBV at grand rounds, medical society meetings and round table discussions.

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Digestive Health Associates of Texas
Dallas TX

Dr. Son Do is a first generation Vietnamese American, who immigrated as a refugee to the US, after the fall of the Republic of Vietnam in 1975. He graduated from the University of Kansas. He completed his residency at the University of Kansas, chief residency at Dwight Eisenhower VA Hospital, and gastroenterology fellowship and University of Arizona in Tucson.

Dr. Do is among the founding Board members of Digestive Health Associates of Texas (DHAT), one of the largest single specialty gastroenterology group in the country, with over 75 members. He is also currently a clinical instructor at University of Texas Southwestern. He has been in practice for 19 years.

Dr. Do is actively involved in promoting cancer screening and hepatitis B screening/treatment for Asian Americans. He has served as the Chairman of the National CDC Task Force for Hepatitis B in Asian Americans. He also is participating in clinical researchs for both hepatitis B and C, including the 7-year NIH-directed multicenter hepatitis B Research Network.

Dr. Do is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Vietnamese American Medical Association, a national organization with 13 regional chapters. He is also a board member of the National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians. He is a member of the Colorectal Committee at Texas Health Plano hospital and a member or Electronic Health Record Committee for DHAT.

Joseph K. Lim, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University
Dr. Lim is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Digestive Diseases at Yale University, where he serves as Director of the Yale Viral Hepatitis Program, and Associate Director of the Yale Liver Center-Clinical and Translational Core. He is a graduate of Northwestern University Medical School (Chicago, IL), and completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT), followed by a clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University Medical Center (Palo Alto, CA). In his role at the Yale Liver Center, he directs an active clinical trials program evaluating novel investigational agents for chronic hepatitis B and C infections, including directly acting antiviral agents (DAAs), novel interferons, and therapeutic vaccines. He has held leadership roles for the AASLD, AGA, and ACG, and has served as Section Editor of JAMA, Senior Associate Editor of Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, and on the editorial boards of JAMA, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and Hepatology.

Albert D. Min, MD
Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director of Hepatology
Division of Digestive Diseases
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
New York, NY

Albert D. Min, MD, is the Director of Hepatology at Beth Israel Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Prior to joining Beth Israel, he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Director of Liver Clinic at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Dr. Min earned his AB in Chemistry, cum laude at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and his MD at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. After graduating, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology was completed at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Min’s research interests are primarily devoted to the study and treatment of chronic liver disease, particularly in chronic hepatitis B and C, and hepatocellular carcinoma. His articles concerning these and related topics are published in Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Liver Transplantation, Journal of Viral Hepatitis, Journal of Clinical gastroenterology, and American Journal of Gastroenterology, among others. He also has conducted numerous invited lectures in his field. He is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Gastroenterological Association. He has been also selected in the Best doctors in America, 2005-2010, and was a past president of the New York Gastroenterological Association for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Hepatology Fellowship
Director of Hepatology Clerkship
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Liver Transplant Program
Faculty Fellow at the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford University
Member: Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford Population Health Sciences, Child Health Research Institute, and Stanford Bio-X
Stanford, CA
Dr. Nguyen is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Liver Transplant, Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California. After gaining her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego in 1992, Dr. Nguyen trained in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center where she was Chief Resident. Subsequently, she became Fellow and Chief Fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University Medical Center before joining the faculty there in 2002. She obtained her Master’s in Advanced Studies in Clinical Research at the University of California in San Francisco and her main fields of scientific interest are the epidemiology and management of chronic viral hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and liver cancer. She is Faculty Fellow at the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford University with collaborations with colleagues in Europe, Asia Pacific, and Southeast Asia. She is Member of the Stanford Cancer Institute, Center for Population Health Sciences, Stanford Bio-X, and Stanford Child Health Research Institute. She is also an active teacher and has mentored over 130 individuals ranging from undergraduate students to junior faculty.

Jocelyn Woog is an attorney by training. She has served as an executive director, administrator and communications specialist working with the Department of Public Health of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and with non-profit organizations in Massachusetts and Minnesota. Ms. Woog received her B.F.A. in Communications from New York University and her J.D. Cum Laude from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Ms. Woog has experience with grant writing and administration, budget development, and strategic planning, and has enjoyed working with stakeholders including corporate sponsors, governmental agencies, and patient advocacy groups to achieve organizational goals.