News & Publications

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Selected Scientific Publications

Nguyen, GT and SL Bellamy. Cancer Information Seeking Preferences and Experiences: Disparities Between Asian Americans and Whites in the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)." Journal of Health Communication. 2006. 11(Supp 1):173-180.

Nguyen GT, Bowman MA.  Culture, language, and health literacy:  Communicating about health with Asians and Pacific Islanders.  Family Medicine 2007;39(3):208-210 (Invited Editorial about article: Wu APW, Burke A, LeBaron S.  Use of traditional medicine by immigrant Chinese patients.  Family Medicine 2007;39(3):195-200.)

Nguyen GT, Barg FK, Armstrong K, Holmes JH, Hornik RC. Cancer and communication in the healthcare setting: Experiences of older Vietnamese immigrants, a qualitative study. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2008. 23(1):45-50.

Selected Lectures and Presentations

Giang Nguyen

Nguyen GT and Bellamy SL.  Cancer information seeking preferences and behaviors of Asian Americans in the Health Information National Trends Survey.  Pennsylvania Cancer Control Consortium (PAC3) Research Summit.  November 16, 2005.  Harrisburg, PA.

Nguyen GT.  Addressing Disparities through Health Communication: A Focus on the Asian Immigrant Population.  Leveling the Field – Raising Awareness and Exploring Solutions to Health Disparities in the Asian Pacific Community (APAMSA Region III Conference).  April 15, 2006.  Philadelphia PA.

Nguyen GT.  Cancer communication in Asian immigrant populations: a roundtable discussion.  5th Biennial Conference on Cancer, Culture and Literacy: Innovative Approaches for Advancing Effective Cancer Communications and Research.  May 19, 2005.  Clearwater Beach FL.

Nguyen GT.  Cancer information seeking among Vietnamese immigrants. 13th Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. National Institutes of Health, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities.  September 12, 2006.  Bethesda MD.

Tofaeono VT, Robert S, Peiris J, Nguyen GT, Shah NK, Wong-Kim E, Young J, Latu L. Cancer survivorship through the eyes of survivors and providers. Asian American and Pacific Islander Health Summit: Two Decades, One Mission – United for AAPI Health (APIA Health Forum). September 15, 2006. San Jose CA.

Nguyen GT.  Can you hear me now?  Health communication and diverse communities. Thomas Jefferson University.  September 28, 2006. Philadelphia PA. 

Nguyen GT.  Communicating about cancer: The experiences of older Vietnamese immigrants.  Pfizer 2007 Medical Futures Forum, Jumeirah Essex House.  March 23, 2007.  New York City NY.

Nguyen GT.  Disparities in cancer-related health communication for Asian American communities. NIH Director’s Council of Public Representatives Spring 2007 Meeting. National Institutes of Health.  April 20, 2007. Bethesda MD.

Rapkin B, Nguyen GT, Otanez MG, Scott SM, Hart A, Morris AM, Perlmutter J. Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR). American Cancer Society Conference on Career Development in Applied and Clinical Research. November 16, 2007.  Orlando FL.

Jina Peiris, Giang T. Nguyen, Suzanne Robert, Bermin F. Weilbacher, Victor T. Tofaeono, Jose Batto, Nitin K. Shah, Lucianne Latu, Evaon Wong-Kim, Fidelia Butt. OPENING PLENARY SESSION: Cancer Survivorship through the Eyes of Survivors & Providers. The Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Cancer Survivorship Conference: Dispelling Myths, Reducing Disparities & Providing Hope (APIA Health Forum and API National Cancer Survivors Network). July 23, 2008. San Francisco/Burlingame CA.

Kimlin Tam Ashing-Giwa, Giang T. Nguyen, Kao Kue, Grace J. Yoo, MaiNhung Le, Lucy Young, Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, Sora Park Tanjasiri, Jonathan "Tana" Lepule, Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, Xner Luther. PLENARY SESSION: Increasing the Voice of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders through Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) and Community-Based Participatory Programs (CBPP). The Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Cancer Survivorship Conference: Dispelling Myths, Reducing Disparities & Providing Hope (APIA Health Forum and API National Cancer Survivors Network). July 24, 2008. San Francisco/Burlingame CA.

Leah Hsu, Giang T. Nguyen, Kao N. Kue, Elaine J. Yuen, Raymond K. Lum. Health disparities and linguistically isolated Southeast Asians: Results of a large community-based survey (Roundtable Discussion). American Public Health Association 136th Annual Meeting. Scheduled: 10/27/2008. San Diego CA.

Giang Nguyen, Thoai Nguyen, Willo Carey, Elaine Yuen, Tina Kluetmeier. A multidisciplinary community-based participatory approach for addressing Southeast Asian immigrant health. North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting. Scheduled: 11/2008. Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Ethan Nguyen

Nguyen ET. Exploring the Psychological Coping Strategies of Vietnamese Refugees Living in Europe and Australia. Thomas J Watson Internal Research Fellowship Program Conference. August 2007. Scripps College. Claremont, PA.

Nguyen ET. Exploring Global Perspectives in Research. Undergraduate Research Meeting. September 2007. Swarthmore College. Swarthmore, PA.

Nguyen ET. Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Panel. Undergraduate Research Meeting. September 2007. Vassar College. Poughkeepsie, NY.

Nguyen ET. Ancient Tales and Modern Health Disparities. New England Union of VSA Summit. April 7 2008. Yale University. New Haven, CT.

Nguyen ET. A Wall of Silence: When Public Health Concerns and Cultural Values Collide. Union of North American Vietnamese Student Association Annual Conference. August 1 2008. Portland, OR.