Amy Chuang has been honored with the national Volunteer Excellence Award from the American Lung Association for outstanding effort in the fight against lung disease and for lung health.
Chuang, of Oberlin, is an allergist with the Cleveland Clinic. She has been active in education and advocacy issues relating to asthma, lung cancer, and the environment.
In the mid-1990s, she she joined the local association’s advisory board. Since then, she has served in various national, regional, and local leadership positions for organization, including on the Midland States board of directors.
Chuang has a special interest in asthma and, especially, how the American Lung Association positions itself to work through cultural understanding, language and literacy barriers in order to serve all communities to address lung health issues.