Asian American Studies

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Mai-Nhung Le, DrPH

LE Mai-Nhung (2012)

Associate Professor, Asian American Studies Department
Office: EP 412
Phone: 415-338-6161
Email: mainhung@sfsu.edu

1997    Year of first appointment in Asian American Studies

 

Education

DrPH  University of California at Berkeley, Public Health
MPH   Yale University School of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health
BA      University of California at Davis, Art Studio


Courses Taught

211 Contemporary Asian Americans
370 Vietnamese in the United States
373 Vietnamese American Identities
591 Asian American Community Health Issues
875 Asian American Community Health Issues


Honors, Awards, and Grants

2006-08
SFSU Public Research Institute RIMI Fellowship
2006-07
SFSU Cesar Chavez Institute MRISP Fellowship
2002-03
Special Populations Network Grant, National Cancer Institute
2001-02
National Cancer Institute Grant
1999
Henrik L. Blum Distinguish Social Action Award
1995
UC Berkeley Block Grant and Southeast Asian Grant
1993-95
GOP Fellowship
1993
Wellness Fellowship
1991
 Yale University Southeast Asian Grant


Current Community Involvement

Asian and Pacific Islander National Cancer Survivors Network, National Advisory Council
NICOS Chinese Health Coalition, Community Connection Program


Current Campus Service

Baccalaureate Requirements Sub-committee, Area E (Life-long Learning & Self Development)
College of Ethnic Studies General Education Committee
AAS Department RTP Committee
AAS Department BA Curriculum Planning Committee
Vietnamese American Studies Center (VASC)


Selected Publications

2012
co-edited with Alan Y. Oda and Grace J. Yoo. Handbook of Asian American Health. New York: Springer Publishing.

with Tu-Uyen Nguyen. “Social and Cultural Influences on the Health of the Vietnamese American Population.” Handbook of Asian American Health. Ed. Grace J. Yoo, Mai Nhung Le, and Alan Y. Oda. New York: Springer Publishing. 87-101.

2011
with Grace Yoo, Stephen Vong, Regina Lagman, and Amy Lam. “Cervical Cancer Screening: Attitudes and Behaviors of Young Asian American Women. Journal of Cancer Education 26.4 (2011): 740-746.

2009
with Grace J. Yoo. “Asian American Community Health: Bringing Education and Service to the Community.” At 40: Asian American Studies @ San Francisco State. Ed. Jeffery Paul Chan, et al. San Francisco: AAS Department, San Francisco State University. 153-156.

with C.N. D'Onofrio and J.D. Roger. “HIV Risk Behaviors among Three Classes of Female Sex Workers in Vietnam.” Journal of Sex Research 36 (2009): 1-11.

with Minh-Hoa Ta. “The Vietnamese American Studies Center at San Francisco State University.” At 40: Asian American Studies @ San Francisco State. Ed. Jeffery Paul Chan, et al. San Francisco: AAS Department, San Francisco State University. 91-95.

2008
with Grace Yoo and Heather Law. “Cardiovascular Disease in Asian Americans.” Encyclopedia of Obesity. Ed. K. Golson. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.

with Grace Yoo.“Caregiver.” Encyclopedia of Global Health. Ed. J. Zhang and Golson. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.

“Displaced Once More.” AsianWeek.

with T. Nemoto, M. Iwamoto, D. Colby, S. Witt, A. Pishori, D.T. Vinh, and L.T. Giang, L.T. HIV-Related Risk Behaviors among Female Sex Workers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. AIDS Education and Prevention 20.5 (2008): 435-453.

2005
with Grace Yoo, and Regina Lagman. Cervical Cancer Risk Factors among Korean American and Vietnamese American College Students. Final report for the AANCART Special Populations Network.

2004
with T. Nemoto, M. Iwamoto, S. Wong, and D. Operario. “Social Factors Related to Risk for Violence and Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV among Asian Massage Parlor Workers in San Francisco.” AIDS and Behaviors 8.4 (2004): 475-483.

2003
with T. Nemoto, D. Operaio, M. Takanaka, and M. Iwamoto. “HIV Risk among Asian Women Working at Massage Parlors in San Francisco.” AIDS Education and Prevention 15.3 (2003): 245-256.

1996
with D. Williams. “Social Factors and Knowledge of HIV/AIDS in Vietnam.” Society, Health, and Disease: Transcultural Perspectives. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

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