Online Program

Translating research to practice: Asian and/or Pacific Islander perspectives

Sunday, November 3, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
According to National Institutes of Health, one area of translation concerns research aimed at enhancing the adoption of best practices in the community. This session presents exciting research and evidence on a wide range of approaches to translating research to practice in the areas of chronic illness and infectious disease among diverse Asian/Pacific Islander populations.
Session Objectives: Identify examples of translational research implemented in Asian/Pacific Islander populations in the US. Discuss key factors that need to be considered when translating research to practice among Asian/Pacific Islander populations in the US.
Vishnu Nepal, MSc, MPH

Board 2
Piloting a community-based intervention for caregivers of Korean American cancer survivorship   
Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Duy Nguyen, PhD, Monique Carrero-Tagle, Linda Lee, MSW, Rebecca Park and Victoria H. Raveis, PhD
Board 3
Exploring karaoke as a potential stress reduction strategy in a maintenance intervention of a diabetes prevention program (DPP) for Chinese immigrants   
Ming-Chin Yeh, PhD, Eric Poon, MD, Ada Wong, Charles Ho, Effie Zheng and Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD
Board 4
Behavior change as a mediator of the effect of nurse-community health worker team intervention on diabetes control in American Samoa   
Shira Dunsiger, PhD, Judith DePue, EdD, MPH, Andrew Seiden, BA, Rochelle Rosen, PhD, Ofeira Nu'usolia, MEd, John Tuitele, MBBS, MS and Stephen McGarvey, PhD, MPH
Board 5
Results of an intervention to promote diabetes prevention among New York City Koreans using a community health worker model   
Jennifer Zanowiak, MA, Laura Wyatt, MPH, Kay Chun, MD, Christina Choi, Hyunjae Yim, Smiti B. Kapadia, MPH, Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Chau-Trinh Shevrin, DrPH, Mariano Rey, MD and Nadia Islam, PhD
Board 6
Gender differences in self efficacy and behavior outcomes among diabetic Bangladeshis in New York City   
Yousra Yusuf, MPH, Lindsey Riley, MPH, Gulnahar Alam, Laura Wyatt, MPH, Mamnunul Haq, MD Taher, MPH, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH, Mariano Rey, MD and Nadia Islam, PhD
Board 9
Alcohol tobacco and other drug trends and attitudes among Asian and Pacific Islander young adults, ages 18-29, in SF bay area   
Shristi Reddy, MPH, John Lam, BA, Denmark Diaz, BA, Andrea Rufo, BS, Carmen Chen, BA, Michael Van Nguyen, BA, Robynn Battle, MPH, EdD and Daniel Toleran, MS

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health
Endorsed by: International Health, Oral Health, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Public Health Nursing, Community Health Workers, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health, Disability