Chinese Speaking

People who are fluent in Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin).

Shirley Chen

Clinical Research Coordinator

Shirley was born in Guangzhou, China and grew up in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology. During her undergraduate studies, she worked as a Certified Pharmacy Technician for two years. She also gained patient experience as an Emergency Department volunteer and Surgical Nursing Floor volunteer in a hospital for two years.

xin wen

Clinical Research Coordinator

Lily was born and raised in Lanzhou, China. She attended the University of California, San Diego and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Science with a specialization in Design and Interaction and a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN). At UCSF Memory and Aging Center, she works as a Clinical Research Coordinator who coordinates Mandarin-speaking participants.

Annie Zhou

Clinical Research Coordinator

Annie is a Clinical Research Coordinator for the UCSF Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Asian Cohort for Alzheimer's Disease (ACAD). She coordinates visits for Cantonese- and Mandarin-speaking participants.

Stephanie Kwan

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Stephanie was born and raised in Hong Kong. She attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cognitive Science and Linguistics. At the Memory and Aging Center, she coordinates visits for Chinese-speaking participants. She aims to pursue a graduate degree in speech language pathology in the near future. 

James Qian

Clinical Research Coordinator

James was born and raised in Beijing, China. He graduated from Westmont College in December 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. His senior capstone project explored the effects of mindfulness meditation on people with mild cognitive impairment. 

After graduation, he worked as a program specialist at Friendship Center Adult Day Services in Santa Barbara, where he organized and led memory-strengthening activities for older adults with dementia.

Diana Mei

Clinical Research Coordinator

Diana is a clinical research coordinator for the NIH-designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the Memory and Aging Center, where she coordinates visits for Mandarin-speaking participants. She graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior.

Diana是記憶力研究及治療中心的研究協調員. 她負責協調講普通話的參與者的訪問。 她畢業於加州大學戴維斯分校,獲得了神經生物學,生理學和行為學的理學學士學位。

Kevin Lieu

Research Coordinator

Kevin was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He attended UC Davis and graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in neurobiology, physiology and behavior and a bachelors’ of arts degree in psychology. Before joining the Memory and Aging Center, Kevin volunteered at On Lok Lifeways and interacted with Chinese elders in Chinatown. He is currently a research coordinator for the UCSF Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. He coordinates visits for the Cantonese- and English-speaking Chinese participants.