By Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Nadia Shilpi Islam, Mariano Jose Rey
This ground-breaking textbook examines Asian American well-being from a public future health point of view. It offers an summary of the social, political, monetary, and cultural forces that effect the distribution of affliction and ailment in Asian American groups. The ebook explores the range in the Asian neighborhood with appreciate to wellbeing and fitness looking habit and information, socioeconomic prestige, academic point, cultural traditions, and particular well-being care wishes and matters. via interpreting the contextual components that influence wellbeing and fitness, the publication seeks to facilitate a significant discussion and determine inventive options for wellbeing and fitness disparities confronted via racial and ethnic minority groups.
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Prior to graduate school, he served as Chronic Disease Programs director at the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and staffed the Asian Pacific Islander Tobacco Control Network and API Cancer Survivors Network. ■■■ STELLA M. YU, ScD, MPH, is the chief of the research and demonstration branch at the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau. She has worked in various programs at the bureau and served as the Healthy People coordinator for the Maternal and Child Health chapter for over ten years.
He is the principal investigator for Asian Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California, a nonprofit organization created to serve this special needs population. ■■■ ALBERT K. YEE, MD, MPH, is a program director in health at the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. In this role, he participates in the development of programming priorities, reviews and recommends proposals for funding, manages and monitors a portfolio of active grants, and designs and implements national grants initiatives and multiyear projects.
Many reviewers and editorial boards are dismissive of Asian American health studies, arguing that they are limited in their generalizability due to sampling methods or small sample sizes. indd 13 1/28/09 9:38:58 AM 14 Toward a Contextual Understanding of Asian American Health A final challenge confronting Asian American health research is the underuse of theoretical frameworks and constructs to guide the research design and analysis. , 1994). The documentation of trends in morbidity, mortality, and risk factors for disease is based primarily on epidemiological research that may not be theoretically guided.