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Chau Trinh

Associate Professor; Director Large Research initiatives
Departments of Population Health (Health & Beh), Medicine (Medicine) and Asian American Health (Adm)

Contact Info

Address
550 First Avenue, VZ Suite 845
New York, NY 10016-6481

Chau.Trinh@nyumc.org


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Education

2003 — Columbia University, Graduate Education

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Research Summary

Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health and the Department of Medicine at the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Within the Department of Population Health, Dr. Trinh-Shevrin serves as Director of Large Research Initiatives and heads the Section for Health Equity. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin also directs the Office of Community Engagement for the NYU-Health and Hospitals Corporation Clinical and Translational Science Institute, developing community-engaged research and research training initiatives. Currently, Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is Principal Investigator of a NIH National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities P60 Center of Excellence grant that supports the NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH) and co-investigator on several NIH and CDC-funded grants that aims to understand and reduce health disparities in Asian American and other underserved communities. CSAAH has grown extensively to house a CDC-funded Health Promotion and Prevention Research Center, a REACH Center of Excellence to Eliminate Hepatitis B Disparities, and, in collaboration with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum, the national STRIVE (Strategies to Reach and Implement the Vision of Health Equity) Project. In 2009, CSAAH was the first academic recipient to receive the prestigious Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Healtha??s Leadership Award for its contributions in addressing health disparities. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is a social epidemiologist with a doctorate in public health from Columbia University and a master in health policy and management at the State University of New York at Albany. Her work focuses primarily on understanding, addressing, and reducing health disparities in racial and ethnic minority and other underserved populations. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin currently serves on the board of director for the Chinatown YMCA of New York City and on the New York Statea??s Medicaid Redesign Team Health Disparities Workgroup. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin previously served four years on the board of directors for the Public Health Association of New York City. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is co-editor of two textbooks Asian American Communities and Health (Jossey Bass Publishers, 2009) and Empowerment and Recovery: Confronting Addiction during Pregnancy with Peer Counseling (Praeger Press, 1998).

Research Keywords

community health, social epidemiology, public health, community-based participatory research, Asian health, minority health, immigrant health, behavioral research, research training, health disparities research, community engagement

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Community-based settings and sampling strategies: implications for reducing racial health disparities among black men, new york city, 2010-2013
Cole, Helen; Schoenthaler, Antoinette; Braithwaite, R Scott; Ladapo, Joseph; Mentor, Sherry; Uyei, Jennifer; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2014 ;11:121-124, Preventing chronic disease
— id: 1051882, year: 2014, vol: 11, page: 121, stat: Journal Article,

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,

Smoking Among Asian Americans: Acculturation and Gender in the Context of Tobacco Control Policies in New York City
Li, Shijian; Kwon, Simona C; Weerasinghe, Isha; Rey, Mariano J; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2013 May;:18S-28S, Health promotion practice
— id: 365422, year: 2013, vol: , page: 18S, stat: Journal Article,

Using the delphi and snow card techniques to build consensus among diverse community and academic stakeholders
Rideout, Catlin; Gil, Rosa; Browne, Ruth; Calhoon, Claudia; Rey, Mariano; Gourevitch, Marc; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2013 Fall;7(3):331-339, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, & action
— id: 620222, year: 2013, vol: 7, page: 331, 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,

Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension Among Filipino Immigrants
Ursua, Rhodora; Aguilar, David; Wyatt, Laura; Tandon, Shiv Darius; Escondo, Kirklyn; Rey, Mariano; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2013 Oct;:455-462, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 620212, year: 2013, vol: , page: 455, stat: Journal Article,

A public-private partnership: the new york university-health and hospitals corporation clinical and translational science institute
Capponi, Louis; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Cronstein, Bruce N; Hochman, Judith S
2012 Jun;5(3):223-225, Clinical & translational science
— id: 169518, year: 2012, vol: 5, page: 223, stat: Journal Article,

Community capacity building and sustainability: outcomes of community-based participatory research
Hacker, Karen; Tendulkar, Shalini A; Rideout, Catlin; Bhuiya, Nazmim; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Savage, Clara P; Grullon, Milagro; Strelnick, Hal; Leung, Carolyn; DiGirolamo, Ann
2012 Fall;6(3):349-360, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, & action
— id: 365442, year: 2012, vol: 6, page: 349, 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,

Evaluation of community-academic partnership functioning: center for the elimination of hepatitis B health disparities
Vandevanter, Nancy; Kwon, Simona; Sim, Shao-Chee; Chun, Kay; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau
2011 Fall;5(3):223-233, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, & action
— id: 155624, year: 2011, vol: 5, page: 223, 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,

Cancer screening practices among physicians serving Chinese immigrants
Aragones, Abraham; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Gany, Francesca
2009 Feb;20(1):64-73, Journal of health care for the poor & underserved
— id: 95044, year: 2009, vol: 20, page: 64, stat: Journal Article,

Mexican immigrant male knowledge and support toward breast and cervical cancer screening
de Bocanegra, Heike Thiel; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Herrera, Angelica P; Gany, Francesca
2009 ;11(4):326- 333, Journal of Immigrant Health
— id: 106904, year: 2009, vol: 11, page: 326, stat: Journal Article,

Mexican Immigrant Male Knowledge and Support Toward Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
Thiel de Bocanegra, Heike; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Herrera, Angelica P; Gany, Francesca
2009 Aug;11(4):326-333, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 90137, year: 2009, vol: 11, page: 326, 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 and Haitian immigrants: the primary care provider factor
Gany, Francesca; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Aragones, Abraham
2008 Jun;10(3):255-261, Journal of immigrant & minority health
— id: 78684, year: 2008, vol: 10, page: 255, stat: Journal Article,

Lack of oral health care for adults in harlem: a hidden crisis
Zabos, Georgina P; Northridge, Mary E; Ro, Marguerite J; Trinh, Chau; Vaughan, Roger; Howard, Joyce Moon; Lamster, Ira; Bassett, Mary T; Cohall, Alwyn T
2008 Sep;98(9 Suppl):S102-S105, American journal of public health. AJPH
— id: 90131, year: 2008, vol: 98, page: S102, stat: Journal Article,

Drive-by readings: a creative strategy for tuberculosis control among immigrants
Gany, Francesca M; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Changrani, Jyotsna
2005 Jan;95(1):117-119, American journal of public health. AJPH
— id: 48113, year: 2005, vol: 95, page: 117, stat: Journal Article,

Response to Lamivudine Treatment in Children with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Hagmann, Stefan; Chung, May; Rochford, Gemma; Jani, Mudra; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Sitnitskaya, Yekaterina; Neumann, Avidan U; Pollack, Henry
2003 Dec 1;37(11):1434-1440, Clinical infectious diseases
— id: 38996, year: 2003, vol: 37, page: 1434, stat: Journal Article,

The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers
Keller, Allen S; Ford, Douglas; Sachs, Emily; Rosenfeld, Barry; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Meserve, Chris; Leviss, Jonathan A; Singer, Elizabeth; Smith, Hawthorne; Wilkinson, John; Kim, Glen; Allden, Kathleen; Rockline, Paul
2003 Oct-Dec;26(4):383-385, Journal of ambulatory care management
— id: 46071, year: 2003, vol: 26, page: 383, stat: Journal Article,

Mental health of detained asylum seekers
Keller, Allen S; Rosenfeld, Barry; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Meserve, Chris; Sachs, Emily; Leviss, Jonathan A; Singer, Elizabeth; Smith, Hawthorne; Wilkinson, John; Kim, Glen; Allden, Kathleen; Ford, Douglas
2003 Dec 22;362(9397):1721-1723, Lancet
— id: 46289, year: 2003, vol: 362, page: 1721, stat: Journal Article,

Dental caries experience in northern Manhattan adolescents
Mitchell, Dennis A; Ahluwalia, Kavita P; Albert, David A; Zabos, Georgina P; Findley, Sally E; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau B; Marshall, Stephen E; Lamster, Ira B; Formicola, Allan J
2003 Summer;63(3):189-194, Journal of public health dentistry
— id: 90138, year: 2003, vol: 63, page: 189, stat: Journal Article,

Should cardiopulmonary resuscitation be withheld based on medical futility rationale? Retrospective outcome analysis of cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Vasudevan, VP; Trinh, C; Singh, N; Shah, N
2003 OCT;124(4):84S-84S, Chest
— id: 769992, year: 2003, vol: 124, page: 84S, stat: Journal Article,

From persecution to prison : the health consequences of detention for asylum seekers : a report
[Keller, A; Ford, D; Sachs, E; Rosenfeld, B; Meserve, C; Trinh, C; Rocklin, P; Leviss, J; Allden, K; Kim, G; Smith, Hawthorne; Wilkinson, J; Singer, E; Cajee, M]
Boston. : Physicians for Human Rights ; New York City : Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, c2003,
— id: 691872, year: 2003, vol: , page: , stat: ,

Psychological morbidity and perceived access to health care among detained asylum seekers
Keller, A; Meserve, C; Trinh, C; Ford, D; Leviss, J; Kim, G; Rosenfeld, B
2002 Apr;17(5):162-162, Journal of general internal medicine
— id: 27450, year: 2002, vol: 17, page: 162, stat: Journal Article,

Pre-treatment and early treatment predictors of eAg clearance in HBV-infected children treated with lamivudine
Pollack, H; Hagmann, S; Neumann, AU; Chung, M; Rochford, G; Lau, C; Trinh-Sherin, C
2002 DEC ;7(4):L95-L96, Antiviral therapy
— id: 37140, year: 2002, vol: 7, page: L95, stat: Journal Article,

Lack of oral health care for adults in Harlem: a hidden crisis
Zabos, Georgina P; Northridge, Mary E; Ro, Marguerite J; Trinh, Chau; Vaughan, Roger; Moon Howard, Joyce; Lamster, Ira; Bassett, Mary T; Cohall, Alwyn T
2002 Jan;92(1):49-52, American journal of public health. AJPH
— id: 90132, year: 2002, vol: 92, page: 49, stat: Journal Article,

Cost-effectiveness of tuberculosis screening and observed preventive therapy for active drug injectors at a syringe-exchange program
Perlman DC; Gourevitch MN; Trinh C; Salomon N; Horn L; Des Jarlais DC
2001 Sep;78(3):550-567, Journal of urban health
— id: 43560, year: 2001, vol: 78, page: 550, stat: Journal Article,

Bringing the mountain to Mohammed: a mobile dental team serves a community-based program for people with HIV/AIDS
Zabos, G P; Trinh, C
2001 Aug;91(8):1187-1189, American journal of public health. AJPH
— id: 90134, year: 2001, vol: 91, page: 1187, stat: Journal Article,

Protecting the uninsured human research subject
Vasgird, D R; Hensleigh, M; Berkman, A; Schachne, E; Trinh, C
2000 Nov;6(6):37-47, Journal of public health management & practice
— id: 90133, year: 2000, vol: 6, page: 37, stat: Journal Article,