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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

Contrasting the experiences for high- and low-income Asian Americans during COVID-19

Yi, Stella S; Ali, Shahmir H; Chin, Matthew; Russo, Rienna G; Đoàn, Lan N; Rummo, Pasquale

Preventive medicine reports. 2021 Dec ; 24:101519

Disparities in Awareness of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke Symptoms and Response Among United States- and Foreign-Born Adults in the National Health Interview Survey

Mannoh, Ivy; Turkson-Ocran, Ruth-Alma; Mensah, Jasmine; Mensah, Danielle; Yi, Stella S; Michos, Erin D; Commodore-Mensah, Yvonne

Journal of the American Heart Association. 2021 Nov 30; e020396

Implementation of a multi-level community-clinical linkage intervention to improve glycemic control among south Asian patients with uncontrolled diabetes: study protocol of the DREAM initiative

Lim, Sahnah; Wyatt, Laura C; Mammen, Shinu; Zanowiak, Jennifer M; Mohaimin, Sadia; Troxel, Andrea B; Lindau, Stacy Tessler; Gold, Heather T; Shelley, Donna; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Islam, Nadia S

BMC endocrine disorders. 2021 Nov 23; 21:233

With No Data, There's No Equity: Addressing the Lack of Data on COVID-19 for Asian American Communities

Yi, Stella S; Ðoàn, Lan N; Choi, Juliet K; Wong, Jennifer A; Russo, Rienna; Chin, Matthew; Islam, Nadia S; Taher, M D; Wyatt, Laura; Chong, Stella K; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Kwon, Simona C

EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Nov ; 41:101165

Are recommended dietary patterns equitable?

Wang, Vivian Hsing-Chun; Foster, Victoria; Yi, Stella S

Public health nutrition. 2021 Oct 04; 1-7

Immigrant Communities and COVID-19: Strengthening the Public Health Response

Đoàn, Lan N; Chong, Stella K; Misra, Supriya; Kwon, Simona C; Yi, Stella S

American journal of public health. AJPH. 2021 10 ; 111:S224-S231

Patterns of Sex Work Client Solicitation Settings and Associations with HIV/STI Risk Among a Cohort of Female Sex Workers in Baltimore, Maryland

Chien, Jessie; Schneider, Kristin E; Tomko, Catherine; Galai, Noya; Lim, Sahnah; Sherman, Susan G

AIDS & behavior. 2021 Oct ; 25:3386-3397

Self-Rated Diet Quality and Cardiometabolic Health Among U.S. Adults, 2011-2018

Sullivan, Valerie K; Johnston, Emily A; Firestone, Melanie J; Yi, Stella S; Beasley, Jeannette M

American journal of preventive medicine. 2021 10 ; 61:563-575