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ResearchNow! is published to communicate the results of faculty research conducted at Washington State University Vancouver. This is your portal for learning about exciting discoveries and innovations.

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August 2020: Racial discrimination and health: The Asian American story

When WSU Vancouver professor Sara Waters and doctoral student SuYeon Lee heard about the growing discrimination against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, they decided to investigate how racial bias was affecting the health of members of this ethnicity. Because this so-called “model minority” is typically excluded from research on the mental and physical impact of discrimination, theirs is one of the first to document a widespread problem. Read about their work in the August 2020 issue of ResearchNow!

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