Ven.Benkong is a resident Monk at Grace Gratitude Temple in Chinatown. He
plays an active role in education, advocacy and support in the community.
He had worked with the department of heath and Mt. Sinai to establish screening
for Hepatitis B and C along with offering support and case management. Ven.
Benkong has also provided Chinese immigrant HIV education, Hepatitis B
programs, and outreach. He is a volunteer chaplain at federal prison, teaches
stress management to high school youths and is a volunteer Chinese interpreter
at NY Eye and Ear Infirmary.
& ALAINA IENI, PA
Who should attend: patients,
family, friends and care givers interested in learning and sharing
experiences about Hepatitis C.
Discussion Topics: Hepatitis C
Awareness and education, meditation and
We will meet
on: WEDNESDAY JULY 25, 2012
@ 6:15 PM
560 1st Ave. (between 30th and 31st)
--Main entrance of NYU Medical Center—
Thomas S. Murphy Sr. Conference room #138
Medical Science Building 1st floor
**WALK THROUGH MAIN ENTRANCE AND ASK SECURITY FOR
Ronni Marks, HCV Advocate, Founder -The Hepatitis C Mentor & Support Group,Inc.
Alaina Ieni, MS, PA-C
Refreshments will be provided
**Please note donations
to Grace Gratitude Temple are
All discussions at meetings are