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Though the Asian-American population represents just 4.2 percent of the U.S. population, that's an increase of more than 200 percent since 1980, according to the U.S. Census of Population. And as the community's population continues to grow, Asian-American psychologists are leading efforts to help psychology meet the unique needs of this population-and keeps pace with America's shifting multicultural makeup.

Here are just a few of the many Asian-American psychologists who are influencing their communities-and psychology.

Reiko Homma True

Terry Gock, PhD

Larke Nahme Huang, PhD

Maria P.P. Root, PhD

Y. Barry Chung, PhD

One to watch: Alvin Nemeno Alvarez, PhD

One to watch: Kevin M. Chun, PhD

Yu-Wen Ying