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According to the U.S. Census, the estimated number of Hispanics in the U.S. as of July 1, 2005 is 42.7 million. This figure means that the U.S. has the fifth largest Hispanic population worldwide (trailing Mexico, Colombia, Spain and Argentina).
In December 2003, the U.S. Census bureau released data for the first time on the Arab population of the United States. The cities with largest Arab American populations are Los Angeles, Detroit, New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
The 2000 U.S. census estimates that 1.6 million Americans over the age of five speak French at home, making it the third most-spoken language in the country, behind English and Spanish.
In 2006, of the 1,266,264 immigrants to the U.S. from all the countries, 58,072 were from India. Indians, along with other Asians, have one of the highest educational qualifications of all ethnic groups in the US with almost 67% of all Indians with a bachelor's or high degree.
Los Angeles, with its Koreatown district, is home to the largest population of Koreans outside of Asia. In a 2005 United States Census Bureau survey, an estimated 432,907 Koreans in the U.S. were native-born Americans, and 973,780 were foreign-born.
Russia covers about one-eighth of the world's land surface, making it the world's largest country. In the U.S., Russian is frequently spoken in areas of Alaska, Los Angeles, Seattle, Miami, San Francisco and New York City.
Between 1992 and 2005, 64,439 persons born in Somalia were admitted to the United States as refugees. Today, Minnesota has the highest population of Somalis in North America.
Ethiopia is credited with being the origin of mankind after bones that date back 3.2 million years were discovered in eastern Ethiopia. U.S.-Ethiopian relations were established in 1903. The 2000 U.S. Census estimates the number of foreign-born Ethiopians in the U.S. at 69,530.
Chinese people were some of the early immigrants to live in the U.S. They make up the largest Asian population in the U.S. today comprising of 1.2% of the whole population.
There are over 988,000 foreign born from Vietnam in the U.S. Even though they represent the 5th largest immigrant group in the country, Vietnamese immigrants account for just over 3% of the total foreign-born population.

Carolyn A. Taylor. RNC, MSN, MBA, PhD (c)
MS Taylor is Corporate Operations Officer for Taylor-Oden Enterprises (TOE), Inc., an information technology and healthcare consulting firm. She has more than thirty-five years of experience in the health care industry as a clinician, manager, and corporate executive. Ms Taylor is a dynamic speaker who has presented numerous topics related to health care, human resources, information technology and financial management. Ms Taylor has served as an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University (GMU) College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) for the past twenty-five years. She actively participates on boards and professional associations. Ms Taylor is a graduate of GMU with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the School of Management. She completed a residency at Oxford University in England in International Business and Finance. Currently she is a doctoral candidate at GMU in the CHHS. Back to top

Julie Suarez, MA
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Dr. Joya Crear
Dr. Joya Crear is currently an Associate Dean for University Life at George Mason University. In this position, she leads a cluster of units including LGBTQ Resources, The Women’s Center, Special Diversity Initiatives and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education. Prior to this position she was the Director of ODPS which is now ODIME- the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education. She also teaches an undergraduate research class, the Science of Diversity and a Master’s level course in the Counseling and Development Program at Mason. Prior to joining the Mason community, she held a range of positions in higher education at Loyola College and Baltimore City Community College and served as a consultant in the area of access, diversity and wellness. Dr. Crear holds a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She also attended Howard University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison for her Bachelor and Masters degrees respectively. Dr. Crear has served on several scholarship committees and has published an article in Bally’s Health and Fitness magazine about the power of attitude and fitness Back to top

Raena C. Akin-Deko, MHSA
Raena C. Akin-Dko is currently an Assistant Vice President for Product Development for the National Committee for Quality Assurance in Washington, DC. Back to top

Tom Greeson
Tom Greeson is a partner in the Falls Church, VA office of Reed Smith LLP. His law practice focuses on the regulatory and transactional needs of diagnostic radiologists and imaging centers nationally. Prior to entering private practice, Tom served as general counsel to the American College of Radiology. Tom is a current member of Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. (ANHSI) Board of Directors and is also a past president and current member of the Northern Virginia Area Health Education Center (NVAHEC) Board.. Tom is the current president of the Democratic Business Council of Northern Virginia. He is a recipient of the Calhoun Award and the President's Award from the Radiology Business Management Association. He earned an MBA at the Terry School of Business of the University of Georgia. He is an honors graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law. Back to top

Joann Allen
Taught second grade for 4 1/2 years; stopped to stay home with my children. Taught Pre-school for 5 years. Worked in marketing at Chuckie Cheese for one year. Worked in physician's offices for 18 years. Executive Director of the Arlington County Medical Society for 11 1/2 years. Served on Community Committee for Capital Caring, AHEC Board, Senior Alliance Committee in Arlington; two Access to Care Committees, one in Arlington and one in Northern Virginia while ED of ACMS. Happily retired for almost one year! Back to top

John P. DuMoulin
John P. DuMoulin is a former Chair of the Northern Virginia AHEC. Mr. DuMoulin is an Executive Director with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA). He has over 20 years of experience working with not-for-profit and health care organizations. Prior to joining BCBSA, Mr. DuMoulin was Vice President of Government Relations, Product Development, and Education for URAC, a managed health care accreditation agency. Previously, Mr. DuMoulin served as lead regulatory and managed care/ private sector Lobbyist/Policy Director for the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Internal Medicine. Mr. DuMoulin is a Fellow in the Academy for Healthcare Management. He was a Pew Health Policy Scholar at the University of Michigan. He holds a M.S. in Health Administration from the University of Maryland and B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Vassar College. Mr. DuMoulin also is a Certified Association Executive with the ASAE. Back to top

Tammy Webster
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Beatriz Toro
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P.J. Maddox
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