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Mai See Thao PhD

Mai See Thao, PhD

Mai See Thao, PhD

2018-2020; Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM)


Dr. Thao is a medical anthropologist with expertise in qualitative research methods in ethnography in healthcare settings, focus groups, and in-depth interviews. She has conducted community-based research methods since 2011 with a focus on community-based research design, data collection, analysis, and write up of results. Her research interests are type II diabetes, chronic disease management, chronic care, immigrant/refugee communities, and historical trauma. Dr. Thao’s ongoing research, since 2009, is on health disparities within the Hmong community.