Keng-Yen Huang, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Population Health and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Huang's research interests include investigating mechanisms of health disparities; testing cost-effective family and system approaches of preventive strategies to address health disparities; and broadening evidence-based program implementation and dissemination in underserved populations. She is a principal investigator and co-investigator on numerous early childhood prevention and developmental research projects that focus on vulnerable children both in the US and in the international contexts.
Dr. Huang is currently the principal investigator (PI) on a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) R21 to study cost-effective strategies to implement a school-based mental health prevention program in Uganda. She was also a PI on three completed research projects that investigated patterns and mechanisms of health disparities in East, South Asian American and Ugandan children, in comparison to African American and Latino children. In addition, she served as co-investigator on several federally and regionally funded projects that evaluate impacts of ParentCorps (a population-level family-centered, school-based intervention that aims to attenuate the adverse effects of poverty on child development) and investigate the roles of culture, family, school and neighborhood contexts on Latino youths? development.
Associate Professor, Department of Population Health
Associate Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Journal of educational psychology. 2017 Mar 30; ?-?
JAMA pediatrics. 2016 Dec 01; 170(12):1149-1155
Preventive medicine reports. 2016 Dec; 4:404-409
Journal of international migration & integration. 2016 Nov; 17(4):1049-1063
Child psychiatry & human development. 2016 Sep 30; ?-?
Child psychiatry & human development. 2016 Sep 9; ?-?
Child psychiatry & human development. 2016 Aug 20; ?-?
Chronic non-communicable diseases and mental health disorders in Africa
Chronic non-communicable diseases in low and middle-income countries. Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Boston, MA : CABI, . p.69-91. (1928132)