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Section for Health Equity Publications

Stay up to date on the work of faculty leaders and community health and research staff in NYU Langone’s Section for Health Equity by reading our latest newsletters and scientific publications.

NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health Newsletters

We publish semi-quarterly newsletters to share new research findings; pilot projects; staff and faculty achievements, accolades, and awards within the NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH); upcoming events; and community health education and workshops. Explore our Fall 2020 newsletter to learn more.

Feel free to browse our past newsletters from Winter 2019, Summer 2018, Winter 2018, Summer 2017, and Winter 2017.

To sign up to receive our newsletter, please email Jennifer Wong, MPH, senior program coordinator, at, or Sadia Mohaimin, project assistant, at

Books and Book Chapters

Within the Section for Health Equity, CSAAH faculty, staff, and partners have made valuable contributions to books and book chapters in the field of health disparities and health equity research focused on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. A sample of such recent work includes the following titles:

  • Lim S … Tepporn E. Asian American health equity. In: Smalley KB, ed. Health Equity: A Solutions-Focused Approach. New York: Springer Publishing Company, LLC; 2020: 115–132.
  • Trinh-Shevrin, C, Taher MD, and Islam N. Community health workers as accelerators of community engagement and structural competency in health. In: Hansen H, ed. Structural Competency in Mental Health and Medicine. New York: Springer Publishing Company; 2019: 167–177.
  • Jung M … Yi SS. Oral health care receipt and self-rated oral health for diverse Asian American subgroups in New York City. In: Treadwell HM, ed. Oral Health in America: Removing the Stain of Disparity. Washington D.C.: American Public Health Association; 2019: Chapter 15.
  • Islam N … Trinh-Shevrin C. CBPR in Asian American communities. In: Wallerstein N, ed. Community-Based Participatory Research for Health: Advancing Social and Health Equity, 3rd Ed. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2017: 175–188.

Academic Journal Publications

Our faculty frequently publish the results of their research in leading peer-reviewed journals. Read their latest papers to learn more about our work.

Featured Publications

Establishing the criterion validity of an adapted dietary screener for Asian Americans amongst Chinese American adults

Woo, Lena; Yi, Stella S.; Park, Agnes; Hu, Lu; Thorpe, Lorna E.; Rummo, Pasquale E.; Beasley, Jeannette M.

Archives of public health = Archives belges de sante publique. 2023 Dec 01; 81:?-?

Identifying opportunities for collective action around community nutrition programming through participatory systems science

Chebli, Perla; Đoàn, Lan N; Thompson, Rachel L; Chin, Matthew; Sabounchi, Nasim; Foster, Victoria; Huang, Terry T K; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Kwon, Simona C; Yi, Stella S

Cancer causes & control. ccc. 2023 Dec ; 34:1043-1058

Integrating Community Health Workers' Dual Clinic-Community Role in Safety-Net Primary Care: Implementation Lessons from a Pragmatic Diabetes-Prevention Trial

Gore, Radhika; Engelberg, Rachel S; Johnson, Danielle; Jebb, Olivia; Schwartz, Mark D; Islam, Nadia

Journal of general internal medicine. 2023 Nov 16;

Challenging Dietary Research Measures, Concepts, and Definitions to Promote Greater Inclusivity of Immigrant Experiences: Considerations and Practical Recommendations

Ali, Shahmir H; Lin, Nelson F; Yi, Stella S

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. 2023 Nov ; 123:1533-1540

IDEAL: A Community-Academic-Governmental Collaboration Toward Improving Evidence-Based Data Collection on Race and Ethnicity

Kader, Farah; Ðoàn, Lan N; Chin, Matthew K; Scherer, Maya; Cárdenas, Luisa; Feng, Lloyd; Leung, Vanessa; Gundanna, Anita; Lee, Matthew; Russo, Rienna; Ogedegbe, Olugbenga G; John, Iyanrick; Cho, Ilseung; Kwon, Simona C; Yi, Stella S

Preventing chronic disease. 2023 Oct 12; 20:E90

Consumption of Ultraprocessed Foods and Body Fat Distribution Among U.S. Adults

Liu, Junxiu; Steele, Eurídice Martinez; Li, Yan; Yi, Stella S; Monteiro, Carlos A; Mozaffarian, Dariush

American journal of preventive medicine. 2023 Sep ; 65:427-438

Transportation and language access as crucial pillars for an immigrant-inclusive 21st-century food security program

Park, Jin K; Yi, Stella S

Public health nutrition. 2023 Sep ; 26:1925-1929

A microbial causal mediation analytic tool for health disparity and applications in body mass index

Wang, Chan; Ahn, Jiyoung; Tarpey, Thaddeus; Yi, Stella S; Hayes, Richard B; Li, Huilin

Microbiome. 2023 Jul 27; 11:164