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Applied Population Health Approaches for Asian American Communities. Edition No. 1. Public Health/Vulnerable Populations

  • Book
  • 304 Pages
  • March 2023
  • Region: United States
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • ID: 5354259
An insightful text exploring health disparities in Asian American populations

In the newly revised Second Edition of Applied Population Health Approaches for Asian American Communities, a team of distinguished public health experts delivers a groundbreaking resource providing an in-depth examination of the soical, political, economic, and cultural forces shaping Asian American health today. 

Integrating up-to-date applied public health research for assessing health interventions and programs relevant to Asian American communities and other groups that have been historically marginalized, this book highlights the different frameworks, research designs, and other methodological considerations for reaching Asian American and other ethnic communities. 

In the latest edition of the book, readers will find contextual explorations of the Asian American population in the United States, as well as discussions of the measurement of health and risk across the lifespan in Asian American groups. It also includes: 

  • New and updated case studies showcasing the application of different frameworks and research designs 
  • Methodological considerations for reaching Asian American and other vulnerable and underserved communities 
  • Examples of successful implementations of community engagement and community-based participatory research. 
A valuable resource for all levels of health professionals, practitioners, and community advocates, Applied Population Health Approaches for Asian American Communities remains the leading reference for anyone conducting or studying health disparities in Asian American communities or other groups that have been marginalized.

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
The Editors
The Contributors 


Chapter 1: The Asian American Population in the United States 
Winston Tseng and Lan N. Doan 

Chapter 2: Health framework for understanding the health and health disparities of Asian American Populations
Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Rachel Sacks, Simona C. Kwon, Matthew Lee, Deborah K. Min, and Nadia Islam 

Chapter 3: The health of Asian American Communities
Simona C. Kwon, Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Yousra Yusuf, Deborah K. Min, and Rachel Sacks 


Chapter 4: Overview of methodologies used to generate meaningful data for Asian American Populations
Riti Shmikhada and Ninez A. Ponce 

Chapter 5: Developing research interventions in Asian American Settings 
Shahmir H. Ali and Nadia Islam 


Chapter 6: Integrating systems science with community-partnered research to serve Asian American Communities 
Stella S. Yi, Matthew Lee, Yan Li, Rienna G. Russo, and Sara S. Metcalf 

Chapter 7: Participatory dissemenation and implementation research in community settings 
Matthew Lee and Simona C. Kwon 

Chapter 8: Community engagement and community-based participatory research approaches 
Perla Chebli and Simona C. Kwon 

Chapter 9: Clinical-community linkage strategies 
Hae-Ra Han

Chapter 10: Multi-Level and multi-sector approaches to health 
Marguerite J. Ro and Nadine L. Chan 


Chapter 11: Aging, Older Adults 
Tina R. Sadarangani 

Chapter 12: Multiple marginalization among Asian American populations 
Sahnah Lim, John J. Chin, and Christina Y. Lee 


Chapter 13: Federal Landscape for health research
Lan N. Doan, Chandak Ghosh, Kathy Ko Chin and Juliet K. Choi


Appendix: Case Studies

Deborah K. Min

Case 2: An Integrative Data Approach to Study Lung Cancer among Asian American and NHPI Females 
Scarlett Lin Gomez, Iona Cheng, Mindy C. DeRouen 

Case 3: Using Data to Define and Explore Health Status in Asian American Ethnic Enclaves in New York City
Sungwoo Lim and Liza King 

Case 4: DREAM
Sadia Mohaimin, Jennifer Zanowiak, Shahmir H. Ali, Shinu Mammen, MD Taher, Gulnahar Alam, MD Jalal Uddin, Sidra Zafar, Sabiha Sultana, and Nadia Islam 

Case 5: ADRD
Jennifer A. Wong 

Case 6: Manhattan Detention Center
Yi-Ling Tan 

Case 7: Forging Partnerships 
Lan N. Doan, Jennifer A. Wong, Matthew K. Chin and Stella S. Yi 

Case 8: HOPE Clinic
Andrea Caracostis

Case 9: King County
Marguerite J. Ro and Nadine L. Chan 

Case 10: OCAPICA 
Mary Anne Foo

Case 11: Home healthcare delivery for older adult refugees
Sarah M. Miner and Larissa Burka 

Case 12: India Home 
Selvia Sikder and Shaaranya Pillai 



Simona Kwon Nadia S. Islam Stella Yi Chau Trinh-Shevrin