Research

Behavioral Health

MA GX, Tan Y, Lee M, Hanlon AL, Feng Z, Shireman TI, Rhee J, Wei Z, Wong FY, Koh HS, Kim C, York Q. Efficacy of a community-based participatory intervention to enhance hepatitis B screening and vaccination in underserved Korean Americans. Cancer, 2018; 124(5): 973-982.
https://dx.doi.org/10.1002%2Fcncr.31134

Millender E, Valentine K, Eggenberger T, Lucier C, Sandala H, Bruneau D. Implementing interprofessional collaboration to improve patient outcomes: A caring and social approach to integrated nurse-led community based-care. International Journal for Human Caring, 2019; 24(1), 1-13.
http://dx.doi.org/10.20467/1091-5710.24.1.1

Park, Park H, Faith M. Body weight perception and health-related behaviors among U.S. adolescents: Mediating effects of body weight control behaviors. The Journal of School Nursing; Published online March 24, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.1177/10598405211003800

Wong JA, Dang LH, Ngoc PT, Le T, Vu NC, Vu TD, James S, Katona P, Katona L, Rosen J, Wong FY, Nguyen CK. Effectiveness of an automated errors checking and feedback system to improve text message reporting for disease surveillance in Vietnam. Telemedicine and e-Health, Published online July 14, 2020.
https://doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2020.0065

Heart Health

Ding Y, Lin H, Liu X, Zhang Y, Wong FY, Sun YV, Marconi VC, He N. Hypertension in HIV-infected adults compared with similar but uninfected adults in China: body mass index-dependent effects of nadir CD4 count. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 2017; 33(11): 1117-1125.
https://doi.org/10.1089/aid.2017.0008

Millender E,Barile JP, Bagneris J*, Harris R*, De Faria L, Wong FY, Crusto C, Taylor JY. Associations between social determinants of health, perceived discrimination, and body mass index on symptoms of depression among young African American mothers. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing; 2021; 35(1): 94-101.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnu.2020.09.014

Xu X, Lin H, Chen X, Zhu B, Shen W, Ning C, Qian X, Xu X, Shi R, Liu X, Wong FY, He N, Ding Y. Differences in hypertension and prehypertension among adults with and without HIV infection in China: role of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy. HIV Medicine; Published online November 29, 2020. doi: 10.1111/hiv.13040

Mental Health

Millender E. Stress experienced by Guatemala-Mayan Immigrants. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 2010; 24(3), 212-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnu.2009.04.001

Simoni JM, Safren SA, Manhart LE, Lyda K, Grossman CI, Rao D, Mimiaga MJ, Wong FY, Catz SL, Blank M, DiClemente RJ, Wilson IR. Challenges in addressing depression in HIV research: Assessment, cultural context, and methods. AIDS & Behavior, 2011; 15(2): 376-388.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-010-9836-3

Sexual Health

Hall CD*, Ibragimov U*, Luu M*, Wong FY. “Actives,” passives, and power: Heteronormative gender norms and their implications for intimate partner violence among men who have sex with men in Tajikistan. Culture, Health and Sexuality; 2019; 22(6): 630-645.
https://doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2019.1623913

Lin H, He N, Zhou S, Ding Y**, Qiu D, Zhang T, Wong FY. Behavioral and molecular tracing of risky contacts in a sample of Chinese HIV-infected men who have sex with men. American Journal of Epidemiology, 2013; 177(4): 343-350.
http://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kws256

Wang L, Barile JP, Simoni JM, Harris R, Yue Q, Fu J, Huang Z, Ning Z, Wong FY. Intimate partner violence among transwomen in Shanghai, China: Associations with sexual risk behaviors and HIV testing. Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Published online October 13, 2020.
https://doi.org/10.1097/olq.0000000000001317

Burns PA, Hall CX, Poteat T, Mena LA, Wong FY. Living while Black, gay, and poor: Race, neighborhood structural disadvantage, and PrEP utilization among a sample of Black men who wave sex with men in the Deep South. AIDS Education and Prevention, 2021, 33(5): 395-410.
doi: 10.1521/aeap.2021.33.5.395

Active Research Support

Frank (“Frankie”) Y. Wong

2021-2023

Building Resilience to Minority Stress and HIV-related Stigma for Promoting Positive Sexual Health among Vietnamese High-risk Men (R21TW011759-01A1): PI (Contact)
National Institutes of Health

2021-2026

The Lotus Project: Improving Trauma-informed Care and Prevention for Asian Children and Families (1H79SM085087-01): Consultant (PI: Tooru Nemoto)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration

2021-2026

Fostering Institutional Resources for Science Transformation: The FLORIDA-FIRST Health-science Brigade (U54CA267730-01): PI (Contact)
National Institutes of Health

2020-2023

Identifying the Influence of Genetic and Social Epigenomic Factors on Long-term Comorbid Outcomes on Depression and Cardiovascular Disease (043846):Co-I (PI: Eugenia Millender)
Health Data Science Institute, VP Office of Research,
Florida State University

2019-2020

Disparities for HV-related Hypertension in African-American and Asian/Pacific-American MSM (3R01MD013501-02S1): PI (Contact)
National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities

2018-2023

Disparities for HIV-related Hypertension in African-American and Asian/Pacific-American MSM (R01MD013501): PI (Contact)
National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities

Eugenia Millender

2019-2020

Talking Circle for Young Adults (TC4YA; 042333): Co-PI
Hillman Foundation

2019-2024

The UF-FSU Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA; 2UL1TR01427-05): Advisory Steering Committee Member (Co-PIs: Joyce and Muszynski)
National Institutes of Health

2020-2021

Assessment of HIV/AIDS and Mental Health Risk Behaviors and Acceptability of Precision Health Among Native Americans Living Along the Eastern and Southern Seaboard of the U.S. (R25MH084565 awarded to Walters, Pearson, & Duran): PI for a Pilot Study
National Institute of Mental Health

2020-2022

Impact of Sociocultural Determinants, Depression, and Anxiety Risk on Alcohol Misuse and COVID-19 Experiences Among Native Americans Living Along the Eastern and Southern Seaboard of the U.S. (5P60AA026112-04 awarded to Manson): PI for a Pilot Study
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

2020-2022

Identifying the Influence of Genetic and Social Epigenomic Factors on Long-term Comorbid Outcomes on Depression and Cardiovascular Disease (Project #:043846): PI
Health Data Science Institute, VP Office of Research,
Florida State University

2020-2022

Impact of Stress, Depression, Coping and DNA Methylation on Blood Pressure among African American Women (NIH Loan Repayment Program): PI
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute