Keng-Yen Huang

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Keng-Yen Huang

Associate Professor, Department of Population Health;Associate Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Population Health

Contact Info

1 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016



2010 — NYU Global Public Health, Graduate Education

Research Summary

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.

Research Interests

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.

Maternal and early childhood functioning in Mexican and Dominican immigrant families
Calzada, Esther J; Huang, Keng-Yen; Linares-Torres, Heliana; Singh, S Diana; Brotman, Laurie
2014-12-08; 2168-1678,Journal of Latina/o psychology - id: 1369922, year: 2014 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Maternal familismo and early childhood functioning in Mexican and Dominican immigrant families
Calzada, Esther J; Huang, Keng-Yen; Linares-Torres, Heliana; Singh, S. Diana; Brotman, Laurie
2014-07-25; 2163-0070,Journal of Latina/o psychology - id: 1073762, year: 2014

A Population-Level Approach to Promoting Healthy Child Development and School Success in Low-Income, Urban Neighborhoods: Impact on Parenting and Child Conduct Problems
Dawson-McClure, Spring; Calzada, Esther; Huang, Keng-Yen; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Rhule, Dana; Kolawole, Bukky; Petkova, Eva; Brotman, Laurie Miller
2014-03-11; 1389-4986,Prevention science - id: 831292, year: 2014 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Applying Public Health Frameworks to Advance the Promotion of Mental Health Among Asian American Children
Huang, Keng-Yen; Calzada, Esther; Kamboukos, Dimitra; Rhule, Dana; Sharma, Kirsten Cullen; Cheng, Sabrina; Brotman, Laurie Miller
2014-12-22; 1948-1985,Asian American journal of psychology - id: 1410932, year: 2014 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Implementing an early childhood school-based mental health promotion intervention in low-resource Ugandan schools: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
Huang, Keng-Yen; Nakigudde, Janet; Calzada, Esther; Boivin, Michael J; Ogedegbe, Gbenga; Brotman, Laurie Miller
2015-01-22; 1745-6215,Trials - id: 1437092, year: 2014 Journal Article