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Kathleen Lim Ko, American health administrator. Recipient Community Service award Stanford Asian Pacifc Alumni Association, 1993, Woman Warrior award health & human services Pacific Asian American Women Bay Area Coalition, 1996.

Background

Ko, Kathleen Lim was born on April 26, 1958 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Wen Hsiung Ko and Christina Chen.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, 1980. Master of Science, Harvard University, 1984.

Career

Youth program coordinator, Young Women’s Christian Association, San Francisco, 1979;instructor English, Fudan U., Shanghai, China, 1980;assistant clinic manager, Planned Parenthood, San Francisco, 1981;research intern, Institute Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 1981-1982;analyst department obstetrics-gynecology., San Francisco General Hospital, 1983;operations director, Asian Health Superior vena cava syndrome, Oakland, California, 1984-1989;program planning and development officer, Asian Health Superior vena cava syndrome, Oakland, California, 1989-1992;associate director, Asian Health Superior vena cava syndrome, Oakland, California, 1993-1997. Board directors, member, president Bay Area Asian Health Alliance, Oakland, since 1982.

Membership

Board of directors Asian Women's Shelter, San Francisco, 1987-1994, president, 1989-1993. Vice president Arts School Parent-Teachers Association, Oakland, 1994-1995. Board directors Californians United, San Francisco, 1986.

Member American Public Health Association, Asian Pacific Island American Health Forum, Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1997).

Connections

Married Maurice Lim Miller, March 29, 1986. Children: Alicia Berta Lim, Nicholas Hilario Lim.