Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University


Highlighted Publications

Juon HS, Strong C, Kim F, Park E, Lee S. (in press) Lay health worker intervention improved compliance with hepatitis B vaccination in Asian Americans: Randomized Controlled Trial. PLOS ONE.

This paper aimed to evaluate the effect of lay health worker (LHW) telephone intervention on completing a series of hepatitis B virus vaccinations among Asian Americans.

Juon HS, Lee S, Strong C, Rimal R, Bowie J, G Kirk. (2014). Effect of a liver cancer education program on hepatitis B screening among Asian Americans in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area, 2009-2010. Preventing Chronic Disease, 11:130258.

We tested the effectiveness of a culturally tailored liver cancer education program for increasing screening among Asian Americans. (PDF)

Lee S, Chen L, He X, Miller MJ, Juon HS. (2013). A cluster analytic examination of acculturation and health status among Asian Americans in the Washington DC metropolitan area, United States.  Social Science & Medicine, 96, 17-23.

This study constructed the acculturation clusters by using multiple measures of acculturation. We created three acculturation clusters: Asian, Bicultural, and American. We found that more acculturated individuals were more likely to report good health than those who were less acculturated. (PDF)


Recent Publications

The Association of Perceived Discrimination and Depressive Symptoms Among Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese Americans

Social Norm, Family Communication, and HBV Screening among Asian Americans

Health Examination Is Not a Priority for Less Acculturated Asian Americans

Ethnic Group Differences in Health Outcomes Among Asian American Men in California

Predictors of Colorectal Cancer Knowledge and Screening Among Asian Americans Aged 50–75 years old

Effects of a community-based nutrition promotion programme on child feeding and hygiene practices among caregivers in rural Eastern Ethiopia

Predictors of Religiosity in a Cohort of African Americans

The Chinese and Korean American immigrant experience: a mixed-methods examination of facilitators and barriers of colorectal cancer screening

Hepatitis B virus infection and exposure among foreign-born asian americans in the U.S.

Lay health worker intervention improved compliance with hepatitis B vaccination in Asian Americans: Randomized controlled trial

Pathways from Early Childhood Adversity to Later Adult Drug Use and Psychological Distress: A Prospective Study of a Cohort of African Americans

Effect of adolescent cigarette smoking on adulthood substance use and abuse: The mediating role of educational attainment

Effects of nei-guan (P6) Acupressure wristband: On nausea, vomiting, and retching in women after Thyroidectomy

The crossover effect: The influence of social roles in an African American cohort

Depression among Asian-American adults in the community: Systematic review and meta-analysis

The environment modifies the relationship between social networks and secondhand smoke exposure among korean nonsmokers in Seoul and California

The association between nutrition transition score and measures of obesity: Results from a cross-sectional study among Latina/o immigrants in Baltimore

Asian-White disparities in short sleep duration by industry of employment and occupation in the US: A cross-sectional study

Early life conditions of overall and cause-specific mortality among inner-city African Americans

Job satisfaction and retention of health-care providers in Afghanistan and Malawi