University of Washington Bothell - Faculty
Snohomish County YMCA - Volunteer
Communities of Color Coalition - Advisor
Hoa Appel currently lectures at the University of Washington (UW) Bothell in the School of Nursing and Health Studies and serves as a behavioral health coordinator in the school. Her research interest is the study of protective and risk factors for the behavioral health of populations of color. She was a recipient of the YMCA's volunteer award for her work with students of color in Snohomish County. She was also the recipient of the UW Community-Based Learning and Research Fellowship Award where her research was focused on Latino and Asian-American behavioral health. Appel was a National Institute of Mental Health postdoctoral research fellow at UW. She was the principal investigator on a childhood obesity project using a cell phone app with public school students.
Involvement with PCORI
Served as a PCORI Peer Reviewer