Nadia S Islam

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Nadia S Islam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor;
Departments of Population Health, Asian American Health (Community Health & Rsch Inst ) and Medicine (Medicine)

Contact Info

Address
227 East 30th Street
Floor 8th Floor Room 843
Translational Research Building
NY, NY 10016

212-263-7075
Nadia.islam@nyumc.org


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Education

2000-2007 — Columbia University, Graduate Education

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Research Summary

Nadia Islam, PhD, is the Deputy Director and co-investigator of the Center for the Study of Asian American Health, a National Institute of Health (NIH)-funded P60 National Research Center of Excellence dedicated to reducing health disparities facing Asian American communities. Dr. Islam specializes in community based participatory methods and health disparities research within Asian American and immigrant communities, and has had extensive training in qualitative methods, cancer control research, and access to healthcare issues. At CSAAH, Dr. Islam is responsible for research and grants development, as well as the dissemination of research findings in the areas of cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, and access to healthcare disparities. She is also the lead investigator and Director of the DREAM Project (Diabetes Research, Education, and Action), a five-year NIH-funded study that examines the impact of a community health worker program designed to improve diabetes control and diabetes-related health complications in the Bangladeshi community in New York City. Dr. Islam is also a co-investigator of the B-Free CEED: the B Free National Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Hepatitis B Disparities, which is dedicated to developing evidence-based practices to eliminate Hepatitis B disparities in the Asian American community. Dr. Islam completed her doctorate in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University.

Research Interests

Asian American Health, Health Disparities Research, Community Based Participatory Research, Qualitative Research

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Diabetes prevention in the New York City Sikh Asian Indian community: a pilot study
Islam, Nadia S; Zanowiak, Jennifer M; Wyatt, Laura C; Kavathe, Rucha; Singh, Hardayal; Kwon, Simona C; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2014 May;11(5):5462-5486, International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health
— id: 1067452, year: 2014, vol: 11, page: 5462, stat: Journal Article,

Protocol for the DREAM Project (Diabetes Research, Education, and Action for Minorities): a randomized trial of a community health worker intervention to improve diabetic management and control among Bangladeshi adults in NYC
Islam, Nadia; Riley, Lindsey; Wyatt, Laura; Tandon, S Darius; Tanner, Michael; Mukherji-Ratnam, Runi; Rey, Mariano; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2014 ;14(1):177-177, BMC public health
— id: 820592, year: 2014, vol: 14, page: 177, stat: Journal Article,

A community health worker intervention to improve management of hypertension among Filipino Americans in New York and New Jersey: a pilot study
Ursua, Rhodora A; Aguilar, David E; Wyatt, Laura C; Katigbak, Carina; Islam, Nadia S; Tandon, S Darius; Nur, Potri Ranka Manis Queano; Van Devanter, Nancy; Rey, Mariano J; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2014 Winter;24(1):67-76, Ethnicity & disease
— id: 844642, year: 2014, vol: 24, page: 67, stat: Journal Article,

Evaluation of a Health Professionals' Training Program to Conduct Research in New York City's Asian American Community
Zhang, Pao San Lucy; Sim, Shao-Chee; Pong, Perry; Islam, Nadia; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Li, Shijian; Tsang, Thomas; Rey, Mariano
2014 ;15:97-104, American journal of health education
— id: 1065592, year: 2014, vol: 15, page: 97, stat: Journal Article,

Diabetes and associated risk factors among asian american subgroups in new york city
Islam, Nadia S; Wyatt, Laura C; Kapadia, Smiti B; Rey, Mariano J; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Kwon, Simona C
2013 Jan;36(1):e5-e5 e5, Diabetes care
— id: 214302, year: 2013, vol: 36, page: e5, stat: Journal Article,

Evaluation of a community health worker pilot intervention to improve diabetes management in bangladeshi immigrants with type 2 diabetes in new york city
Islam, Nadia S; Wyatt, Laura C; Patel, Shilpa D; Shapiro, Ephraim; Tandon, S Darius; Mukherji, B Runi; Tanner, Michael; Rey, Mariano J; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2013 Jul-Aug;39(4):478-493, Diabetes educator
— id: 458642, year: 2013, vol: 39, page: 478, stat: Journal Article,

A randomized-controlled, pilot intervention on diabetes prevention and healthy lifestyles in the new york city korean community
Islam, Nadia S; Zanowiak, Jennifer M; Wyatt, Laura C; Chun, Kay; Lee, Linda; Kwon, Simona C; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2013 Dec;38(6):1030-1041, Journal of community health
— id: 614182, year: 2013, vol: 38, page: 1030, stat: Journal Article,

Environmental and individual factors affecting menu labeling utilization: a qualitative research study
Schindler, Jennifer; Kiszko, Kamila; Abrams, Courtney; Islam, Nadia; Elbel, Brian
2013 May;113(5):667-672, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
— id: 365462, year: 2013, vol: 113, page: 667, stat: Journal Article,

Predictors of Hypertension Among Filipino Immigrants in the Northeast US
Ursua, Rhodora A; Islam, Nadia Shilpi; Aguilar, David E; Wyatt, Laura C; Tandon, S Darius; Abesamis-Mendoza, Noilyn; Nur, Potri Ranka Manis Queano; Rago-Adia, Josephine; Ileto, Benjamin; Rey, Mariano J; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2013 Apr;:847-855, Journal of community health
— id: 365432, year: 2013, vol: , page: 847, stat: Journal Article,

Improving Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander health: national organizations leading community research initiatives
Cook, Won Kim; Weir, Rosy Chang; Ro, Margeurite; Ko, Kathy Lim; Panapasa, Sela; Bautista, Roxanna; Asato, Lloyd; Corina, Chung; Cabllero, Jeffery; Islam, Nadia
2012 Spring;6(1):33-41, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, & action
— id: 365472, year: 2012, vol: 6, page: 33, stat: Journal Article,

Understanding Barriers to and Facilitators of Diabetes Control and Prevention in the New York City Bangladeshi Community: A Mixed-Methods Approach
Islam, NS; Tandon, D; Mukherji, R; Tanner, M; Ghosh, K; Alam, G; Haq, M; Rey, MJ; Trinh-Shevrin, C
2012 Mar;102(3):486-490, American journal of public health. AJPH
— id: 159272, year: 2012, vol: 102, page: 486, stat: Journal Article,

Developing the community empowered research training program: building research capacity for community-initiated and community-driven research
Kwon, Simona; Rideout, Catlin; Tseng, Winston; Islam, Nadia; Cook, Won Kim; Ro, Marguerite; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2012 Spring;6(1):43-52, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, & action
— id: 169481, year: 2012, vol: 6, page: 43, stat: Journal Article,

Lessons Learned From a Community-Academic Initiative: The Development of a Core Competency-Based Training for Community-Academic Initiative Community Health Workers
Ruiz, Yumary; Matos, Sergio; Kapadia, Smiti; Islam, Nadia; Cusack, Arthur; Kwong, Sylvia; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2012 Dec;102(12):2372-2379, American journal of public health. AJPH
— id: 203362, year: 2012, vol: 102, page: 2372, stat: Journal Article,

Role of federal policy in building research infrastructure among emerging minorities: the Asian American experience
Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Ro, Marguerite; Tseng, Winston; Islam, Nadia Shilpi; Rey, Mariano J; Kwon, Simona C
2012 Spring;6(1):83-93, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, & action
— id: 365452, year: 2012, vol: 6, page: 83, stat: Journal Article,

Mortality trends and disparities among racial/ethnic and sex subgroups in new york city, 1990 to 2000
Freeman, Katherine; Zonszein, Joel; Islam, Nadia; Blank, Arthur E; Strelnick, Alvin H
2011 Jun;13(3):546-554, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 134198, year: 2011, vol: 13, page: 546, stat: Journal Article,

The asian american hepatitis B program: building a coalition to address hepatitis B health disparities
Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Pollack, Henry J; Tsang, Thomas; Park, Jihyun; Ramos, Mary Ruchel; Islam, Nadia; Wang, Su; Chun, Kay; Sim, Shao-Chee; Pong, Perry; Rey, Mariano Jose; Kwon, Simona C
2011 Fall;5(3):261-271, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, & action
— id: 143334, year: 2011, vol: 5, page: 261, stat: Journal Article,

Do babies learn from baby media?
DeLoache, Judy S; Chiong, Cynthia; Sherman, Kathleen; Islam, Nadia; Vanderborght, Mieke; Troseth, Georgene L; Strouse, Gabrielle A; O'Doherty, Katherine
2010 Nov;21(11):1570-1574, Psychological science
— id: 365492, year: 2010, vol: 21, page: 1570, stat: Journal Article,

Methodological issues in the collection, analysis, and reporting of granular data in Asian American populations: historical challenges and potential solutions
Islam, Nadia Shilpi; Khan, Suhaila; Kwon, Simona; Jang, Deeana; Ro, Marguerite; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2010 Nov;21(4):1354-1381, Journal of health care for the poor & underserved
— id: 135075, year: 2010, vol: 21, page: 1354, stat: Journal Article,

Asian American communities and health : context, research, policy and action
Trihn-Shevrin, Chau; Islam, Nadia Shilpi; Rey, Mariano Jose
San Francisco CA : Jossey-Bass, 2009,
— id: 1794, year: 2009, vol: , page: , stat: ,

Promoting community-based participatory research at the institutional level
Trihn-Shevrin, Chau; Islam, Nadia Shilpi; Rey, Mariano Jose
Asian American communities and health : context, research, policy and action San Francisco CA : Jossey-Bass, 2009,
— id: 4972, year: 2009, vol: , page: ?, stat: Chapter,

Toward a contextual understanding of Asian American health
Trihn-Shevrin, Chau; Islam, Nadia Shilpi; Rey, Mariano Jose
Asian American communities and health : context, research, policy and action San Francisco CA : Jossey-Bass, 2009,
— id: 4971, year: 2009, vol: , page: ?, stat: Chapter,

Cancer screening practices of Asian American physicians in New York City
Bodle, Ethan E; Islam, Nadia; Kwon, Simona C; Zojwalla, Naseem; Ahsan, Habibul; Senie, Ruby T
2008 Jun;10(3):239-246, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 83573, year: 2008, vol: 10, page: 239, stat: Journal Article,

Using community-based participatory research as a guiding framework for health disparities research centers
Chau, Trinh-Shevrin; Islam, Nadia; Tandon, Darius; Ho-Asjoe, Henrietta; Rey, Mariano
2007 Summer;1(2):195-205, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, & action
— id: 156080, year: 2007, vol: 1, page: 195, stat: Journal Article,

Breast and cervical cancer screening among South Asian women in New York City
Islam, Nadia; Kwon, Simona C; Senie, Ruby; Kathuria, Navneet
2006 Jul;8(3):211-221, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 66698, year: 2006, vol: 8, page: 211, stat: Journal Article,

New York AANCART: using participatory research to address the health needs of South Asian and Korean Americans in New York City
Islam, Nadia; Kwon, Simona C; Ahsan, Habibul; Senie, Ruby T
2005 Dec 15;104(12 Suppl):2931-2936, Cancer
— id: 61847, year: 2005, vol: 104, page: 2931, stat: Journal Article,

Cancer
Islam N; Zojwalla N
The health of South Asians in the United States : a brown paper [Baltimore, MD] : South Asian Public Health Association, 2002,
— id: 4868, year: 2002, vol: , page: 50, stat: Chapter,