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PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed Journals

Ta, V.M., Holck, P., & Gee, G.C. (2010). Generational status and family cohesion effects on the receipt of mental health services among Asian Americans: Findings from the National Latino and Asian American Study.American Journal of Public Health,100 (1), 115-121.

Hayes, D.K., Ta, V.M., Hurwitz, E., Mitchell, K, & Fuddy, L.J. (epub ahead of print August 4, 2009). Disparities in self-reported postpartum depression among Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women in Hawai‘i: Pregnancy, Risk, Assessment, and Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2004-2007. Maternal & Child Health Journal.

Zhang W., & Ta, V.M. (2009).Social connections, immigration status, and health among Asian Americans. Social Science & Medicine, 68(12), 2104-12.

Ta, V. M., & Hayes, D. (epub ahead of print March 26, 2009). Racial Differences in the Association Between Partner Abuse and Barriers to Prenatal Health Care Among Asian and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Women. Maternal & Child Health Journal.

Ta, V.M., Juon, H., Gielen, A.C., Steinwachs, D., McFarlane, E. & Duggan, A. (2009). A longitudinal analysis of depressive symptoms among at-risk Asian and Pacific Islander women. Community Mental Health Journal, 45(1), 42-55.

Ta, V.M., & Chen, T. (2008).Substance Abuse among Native Hawaiian Women in the United States: A Review of Current Literature & Recommendations for Future Research. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, SARC Suppl 5,411-422.

Bergen, G., Frattaroli, S., Ballesteros, M.F., Ta, V.M., Beach, C., & Gielen, A.C. (2008). The implementation and utility of fire incident reporting systems: The Delaware Experience. Journal of Community Health, 33(2), 103-109.

Ta, V.M., Juon, H. S., Gielen, A. C., Steinwachs, D., & Duggan, A. (2008). Disparities in use of mental health and substance abuse services by Asian and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander women. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 35(1), 20-36.

Ta, V.M., Frattaroli, S., Bergen, G., & Gielen, A.C. (2006). Evaluated Community Fire Safety Interventions in the United States: A Review of Current Literature.  Journal of Community Health, 31(3), 176-197.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Oral

Ta, V.M., Holck, P., Chen, T., & Zane, N. 2009 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.Abstract # 200844. Effects of generational status, ethnicity and DSM-IV mental disorders on providers’ inquiries on Asian Americans’ mental health: Findings from the National Latino and Asian American Study.

Ta, V.M., Holck, P, Gee, G.C., & Takeuchi, D. 2008American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.Abstract # 170637. How do generational status and family cohesion affect the receipt of mental health services among Asian Americans: Findings from the National Latino and Asian American Study.

Partika, N.S., Ta, V.M., & Hayes, D.K. 2008American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.Abstract # 171321. A Hawai‘i Case Study on Interconception Care for Women on Quest/Medicaid.

Hayes, D.K., Ta, V.M., Hurwitz, E., Mitchell, K, & Fuddy, L.J. 2008 Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Conference.Special Session: Assessing Patterns of Maternal Depression Using PRAMS. Self-reported Postpartum Depression, Unintended Pregnancy, Racial/Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Disparities among Women in Hawai‘i: Pregnancy, Risk, Assessment, and Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2004-2006.

Zhang, W., & Ta, V.M. 2008.The Pacific Sociological Association. Socioeconomic Status, Types of Social Support, and Mental Health among Asian Americans.

Frattaroli, S., Gielen, A.C., Ta, V.M., & Bergen, G. 2006 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.Abstract # 137419. Fire prevention in Delaware: A case study of state and local prevention efforts.

Ta, V.M., Juon, H., Gielen, A.C., Steinwachs, D., & Duggan, A. 2006 Addiction Health Services Research Conference. Utilization of Mental Health/Substance Use Services among Asian Pacific Islander Women in the Hawai‘i Healthy Start Program.

Poster

Williams, R., Nigg, C., & Ta, V.M. 2009 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.Abstract # 205808. Identification infrastructure gaps to address youth alcohol use in Hawai‘i.

Ta, V.M., & Hayes, D. 2009He Huliau- Eliminating Health Disparities in Native and Pacific Peoples.Racial disparities in the association between partner abuse and barriers to prenatal health care. 

Ta, V.M., & Hayes, D.K. 2008American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Abstract # 173820. Relationship between Physical Abuse & Access to Prenatal Health Care: Findings from Hawai‘i’s Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.

Hayes, D.K., Ta, V.M., Hurwitz, E., Mitchell, K, & Fuddy, L.J. 2008American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Abstract # 178135. Estimates of Self-reported Postpartum Depression and Racial/Ethnic Disparities among Asian and Pacific Islander Women in Hawai‘i: Results from the Pregnancy, Risk, Assessment, and Monitoring System (PRAMS), 2004-2006.

Ta, V.M., Juon, H., Gielen, A.C., Steinwachs, D., & Duggan, A. 2006 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Abstract # 130331. Depressive symptoms among at-risk Asian Pacific Islander women in the Hawai‘i Healthy Start Program. 

Ta, V.M., Juon, H., Gielen, A.C., Steinwachs, D., & Duggan, A. 2006 Bay Area Clinical Research Symposium. Utilization of Mental Health/Substance Use Services among Asian Pacific Islander Women in the Hawai‘i Healthy Start Program.

Ta, V.M., Juon, H., Gielen, A.C., Steinwachs, D., & Duggan, A. 2006 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Prevalence and Factors Related to Utilization of Mental Health/Substance Use Services among Asian Pacific Islander Women in the Hawai‘i Healthy Start Program.

Frattaroli, S., Bergen, G., Ta, V.M., & Gielen, A.C. 2005 National Injury Prevention and Control Conference, Injury and Violence in America: Meeting Challenges, Sharing Solutions. Abstract # 2894. Understanding Fire Prevention Using the Case Study Method: Maximizing Primary, Secondary, Qualitative and Quantitative Data.

Bergen,G., Gielen, A.C., Frattaroli, S., & Ta, V.M.  2005 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Abstract # 114464.  An Analysis of the Delaware Fire Incident Reporting System (DFIRS): What can DFIRS tell us about preventing fire injuries?

 

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