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Chinese–Do you REALLY know how to talk about food as medicine (Roulan Liu, S1, Ep 13)
Episode 137th February 2023 • Healthcare for Humans • Kumara Raja Sundar
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Ruolan Liu is a primary care physician who was born in Chengdu, China and immigrated to Portland, Oregon, with her parents when she was 9 years old. She spent the next two decades falling in love with the community, the people, and the rhythms of the Pacific Northwest. She speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.

After listening to this, you will be able to: 

  • Explain the different types of Chinese cuisine
  • Describe the idea of “food as medicine”
  • Specify how you can incorporate patients' community knowledge into the care plan
  • List ways patient expectations differ due to their experience with healthcare in their home country 
  • Identify how Chinese culture can impact care recommendations 
  • Name ways to incorporate traditional Chinese medicine into your care plan

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