Joining Alan in the studio is cancer researcher Anthony Chang.  Curious since his elementary school days, Anthony tells of his love for learning: from plumbing systems to martial arts.  What makes this medical physicist passionate about his life in the U.S.?  Creating micron-scale views of cancer tissue and sharing this pursuit of knowledge with his American students.

“My time spent with the Feel Like You Belong show was not only fun and engaging, but also important. The topics that were covered are really close to my heart, and the message that they bring to the world is absolutely essential.” – Richard Blanco, Inaugural Poet, Obama 2nd Inauguration (photo credit: ew.com)

“My time spent with the Feel Like You Belong show was not only fun and engaging, but also important. The topics that were covered are really close to my heart, and the message that they bring to the world is absolutely essential.”

– Richard Blanco, Inaugural Poet, Obama 2nd Inauguration (photo credit: ew.com)

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About Alan

Alan Headbloom is an applied linguist who works with international professionals across a variety of industries.

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Carlos Pava, VP, Voices for Health

Carlos Pava, VP, Voices for Health

What would you do if you became ill in a country where you didn't speak the language? Fortunately for thousands of patients in the U.S., this is the very issue that Carlos Pava concerns himself with. As Vice President for Voices for Health, Carlos supplies interpreters to hospitals so that patients can receive care in their first language when it matters the most--in a medical crisis. Join us as we explore the medical side of language and culture!

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