Faculty Collaborators

Hyeouk Chris Hahm Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Associate Professor
Email: hahm@bu.edu

Dr. Hyeouk Chris Hahm is an Assistant Professor of School of Social Work at Boston University. Dr. Hahm received both her Doctorate of Philosophy in S.W. and Masters of S.W. from Columbia University. Prior to and during her doctoral work, she was working as a psychotherapist in New York City treating people with substance abuse, severe mental illness, and other major psychiatric illnesses. Her primary area of research interest focuses on health risk behaviors relating to HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and mental health problems among adolescents and young adults.

Before Dr. Hahm joined Boston University, she completed a NIMH Post Doctoral Fellowship on Social Welfare/Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. She has been awarded several grants from the NIH including the Ph.D. dissertation grant from NIMH, the Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from NIAAA, and the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program. Currently, Dr. Hahm is a Principal Investigator of Asian-American Women’s Sexual Health Initiative Project (AWSHIP: www.bu.edu/awship), a K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award from NIMH. Her study focuses on STD/HIV risk behaviors among Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese women who are children of immigrants.

Dr. Hahm’s CV:

 

Education

2002 – 2004    Postdoctoral Fellowship Social Welfare, Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1998 – 2002    Ph.D., School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY

Dissertation title: Asian American adolescents’ health risk behaviors: Socio-cultural risk and parental protective factors

1992 – 1995    M.S.S.W., School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY

1988 – 1992    B.A., School of Social Work, Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, Korea

 

Professional Employment

2016   Chair, Social Research Department, Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA

2012- Present  Associate Professor, Social Research Department, Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA

2013  Visiting Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School (HMB), Boston, MA Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance (Mentor: Dr. Margarita Alegria)

2005-2012       Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA

Social Research Department, 2009-2012

Clinical Practice and Social Research Department, 2005- 2009

2004-2005       Visiting Scholar, Department of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Professional License

1995-Present New York State Licensed Certified Social Worker (L.C.S.W.)

Other Professional Experience

1997-2005       Private Practice, Psychotherapist

2000                Supervisor, Psychiatric Social Worker, Gracie Square Hospital Cornell-Columbia Health Network, Asian Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

1995-1999       Psychiatric Social Worker, New York Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Outpatient Mental Health Services

1995-1998       Psychotherapist, New School University, Student Health Service Center               

1995               Summer Outreach Worker, New York Flushing Hospital, Early Intervention Program

Awards

2015                Outstanding Mentor Award, Boston University Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program

2015                Innovator’s Award (Contribution for research innovation) by Asian Women for Health Organization

2015                Fellow of Society for Social Work and Research (Fellows are members who have served with distinction to advance, disseminate, and translate research that address issues of social work practice and policy and promotes a diverse, equitable, and just society.)

2014                Featured Researcher, Boston University Research

2012                Honorable Mention. “Who’s Who in Academia” by Stephen Bozanek. News Digest International.

2012                The Early Career Peer Reviewer for Study Section, National Institute of Health (NIH)

2004                Dissertation Award, Council on Social Work Education, 50th Annual Program

2002                Dissertation Distinction Award, Columbia University, School of Social Work

 

Competitive Travel Awards

2007                Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Scientific Workshop, Los Angeles, CA (Sponsored by National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA))

2005                Health Disparities Conference, “Bridging Science and Culture to Improve Drug Abuse Research in Minority Communities, ” Washington, DC (Sponsored by NIDA)

2000                Faculty grant writing workshop, New York, NY (Sponsored by NIDA)

2000                Socio-cultural conference, Washington, DC (Sponsored by NIMH)

2000                Faculty grant writing workshop, Washington, DC (Sponsored by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)

1999                Evidence-based practice faculty development workshop, Ann Arbor, MI (Sponsored by NIMH)

1999                Dissertation grant writing workshop, Washington, DC (Sponsored by NIMH)

1999                Dissertation grant writing workshop, San Francisco, CA (Sponsored by NIMH)

Professional Service and Recognition

2010                Research Fellow, Family Research Consortium Summer Institute, Yale University Child Center

2009-2011       Korean Unification Advisory Board Member (Appointed by President of South Korea, Lee, Myung-Bak)

2006                Research Fellow, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Child Intervention, Prevention, and Services (CHIPS), Summer Institute

2005                Health Disparity Scholar, Special recognition from the National Institutes of Health

1999-2002       Research Fellow, NIMH, Council on Social Work Education, Minority Fellowship Program

1998-1999       Practice Fellow, NIMH, Council on Social Work Education, Minority Fellowship Program Meeting

2004                Health Disparity Scholar, NIMH

Grant and Conference Reviews

2016-Present   Grant Reviewer, Research Grant Council, Hong Kong

2014-Present   Expert Peer Reviewer, European Research Council

2012-Present   The Early Career Reviewer, National Institute of Health (NIH) at the Center for Scientific Review (CSR), Behavioral and Social Science Approaches to Preventing HIV/AIDS (BSPH) (March 2016)

2010-Present   Abstract Reviewer, Society for Social Work and Research Conference (SSWR)

2010-Present   Grant Reviewer, Israel Science Foundation

 

Editorial Activity

In South Korea

Editorial Board Member (2015-Present) Journal of Korean Mental Health

Editorial Board Member (2015-Present) Korean Academy of Mental Health Social Work

In United States

Editorial Board Member (2008-Present) Journal of Youth and Adolescence

Reviewer, (2016- Present) Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology

Reviewer, (2015-Present) Violence Against Women

Reviewer, (2015-Present) Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work

Reviewer, (2015- Present) Substance Abuse

Reviewer, (2015-Present) Bio Medical Central (BMC) Public Health

Reviewer, (2015-Present) LGBT Health

Reviewer, (2014-Present) Bio Medical Central (BMC) Psychiatry

Reviewer, (2014-Present) Journal of Adolescent Research

Reviewer, (2013-Present) Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Reviewer, (2013-Present) Race and Social Problem

Reviewer, (2013-Present) Journal of Homosexuality

Reviewer, (2013-Present) Culture, Health, and Sexuality

Reviewer, (2012-Present) Substance Use and Misuse

Reviewer, (2012-Present) Evaluation and Program Planning

Reviewer, (2012-Present) Women’s Health Issues

Reviewer, (2012-Present) AIDS Care

Reviewer, (2011-Present) Journal of Early Adolescence

Reviewer, (2011-Present) PLOS ONE (Open Access)

Reviewer, (2011-Present) Psychology of Violence

Reviewer, (2010-Present) Child Maltreatment

Reviewer, (2010-Present) American Journal of Community Psychology

Reviewer, (2010-Present) Western Journal of Nursing Research

Reviewer, (2009-Present) Journal of Orthopsychiatry

Reviewer, (2008-Present) Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (ACER)

Reviewer, (2008-Present) Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Reviewer, (2008-Present) Psychology of Addictive Behaviors

Reviewer, (2008-Present) Child Abuse & Neglect

Reviewer, (2007-Present) Journal of Youth and Adolescence

Reviewer, (2006-Present) American Journal of Public Health

Reviewer, (2006-Present) Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

Reviewer, (2006-Present) Journal of Adolescent Health

Reviewer, (2005-Present) Social Science & Medicine

Funded Research

Principal Investigator

2013-2016       PI, Intervention for API Women for Sexual Health and Mental Health (1R34MH0999-01A1), National Institute of Mental Health, $704,383

2009-2014       PI, STI/HIV Risk Related Behaviors among Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese Women (5K01MH086366-03), National Institute of Mental Health, Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, $834,929

2008-2009       PI, HIV Testing Behaviors among US Physicians, Boston University School of Social Work, Dean’s Grant, $5,000

2007-2008       PI, Asian American Adolescents’ Alcohol Use, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Center for the Prevention of Youth Alcohol Problems, $191,033

2007-2008       PI, Acculturation and Alcohol Use among Asian Americans, Boston University School of Social Work, Dean’s Grant, $4,500

2002-2005       PI, Failure to Seek Mental Health Care among the Severely Mentally Ill, National Institute of Health, Loan Repayment Program Grant, $22,000

2001-2002       PI, Health Risk Behaviors among Asian-American Adolescents (1R03MH064341-01), National Institute of Mental Health, Office of AIDS, $23,955

 

Other Grant Roles

2014                Consultant in External Advisory Panel for Biomedical Research Analytics and Integrated Data (BRAID) in creating a Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing in the Biomedical Sciences

2012                Executive Committee Member, Behavioral Health Disparities Curriculum Infusion Project, Denver, CO

2010                Consultant, Won Kim Cook, UC Berkeley, Alcohol Research group, NIMH R03 grant application.

Other Volunteer Working Group

2014                Suicide Prevention Working Group, Student Health Service Center, Harvard University

2014                Consultant, Asian Women for Health (AWFH)

Book

Choi, Y.S., & Hahm, H.C. (Eds.). Asian American Parenting – Family Processes and Interventions. Cham, Switzerland: Springer (To be published in 2017).

Journal Articles

  1. Quinn, A.E., Fernandez, C., Rubinsky, A., Hahm, H.C., & Samet, J. (2016). A research agenda to advance the coordination of medical and substance use disorder care. Psychiatric Services, 1-5. doi: 1176/appi.ps.201600070
  1. Chen, W. Y., Corvo, K., Lee, Y., & Hahm, H. C. (2016). Adolescent exposure to community violence and depressive symptoms among adolescents and young adults: Understanding the effect of mental health service usage.Community Mental Health Journal, 1-14. doi:10.1007/s10597-016-0031-5
  1. Hahm, H. C., Augsberger, A., Feranil, M., Jang, J., & Tagerman, M. (2016). The associations between forced sex and severe mental health, substance use, and HIV risk behaviors among Asian American women.Violence Against Women, 1-21. doi:1077801216647797
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lee, J., Cook,. B., Chiao*, C., Valentine, A. (2016). Use of mental health care and unmet needs for health care among lesbian and bisexual Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-American women. Psychiatric Services, 67(7) doi:10.1176/appi.ps.201500356
  1. Choi, Y., Tan, K. P. H., Yasui, M., & Hahm, H. C. (2016). Advancing understanding of acculturation for adolescents of Asian immigrants: Person-oriented analysis of acculturation strategy among korean american youth. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45(7), 1-16. doi:10.1007/s10964-016-0496-0
  1. Hong, J.S., Voisin, D.R., Hahm, H.C., *Feranil, M., & Schafer-Kruman Mountain, S.A. (2016). A review of sexual attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors of South Korean early adolescents: Application of the ecological framework. Journal of Social Science Research, doi:10.1080/01488376.2016.1202879
  1. Augsberger, A., Hahm, H.C., Yeung, A., *Dougher, M. (2015). Factors influencing the underutilization of mental health services among Asian-American women with a history of depression and suicide, BMC Health Services, 15(542). doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1191-7. PMCID: PMC4673784
  1. Augsberger, A., Hahm, H.C., Yeung, A., & *Dougher, M. (2015). Barriers to substance use and mental health utilization among Asian-American women: exploring the conflict between emotional distress and cultural stigma. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 10(Suppl 1), doi:10.1186/1940-0640-10-S1-A2
  1. Hahm, H.C., Cook, B., Ault, A., & Alegria, M. (2015). The intersection of race/ethnicity and gender in depression care: receipt of screening, access to care, and minimally adequate treatment. Psychiatric Services, 66(3), 258-264. PMCID: PMC4408551
  1. Hahm, H.C., Chang, S., Tong, H.Q., *Meneses, M.A., *Yuzbasioglu, R.F., Hien, D. (2014). Intersection of suicidality and substance abuse among Asian American young women: Implications for developing interventions in young adulthood. Advances in Dual Diagnosis, 7(2), 90-104. doi: 10.1108/add-03-2014-0012. PMCID: PMC4095878
  1. Hahm, H.C., Gonyea, J.G., *Chiao, C., *Koritsanszky, L.A. (2014). Fractured identity: A framework for understanding young Asian-American women’s self-harm and suicidal behaviors. Race and Social Problems, 6(1), 56-58. doi: 10.1007/s12552-014-9115-4. PMCID: PMC3922077
  1. Hahm, H.C., Jang, J., *Vu, C., *Alexander, L.M., *Driscoll, K.E., & Lundgren, L.M. (2013). Drug use and suicidality among Asian-American women who are children of immigrants. Substance Use and Misuse. PMID: 23848381 PMCID: PMC3966297
  1. Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2012). HIV risk, substance use, and suicidal behaviors among Asian American sexual-minority women. AIDS Education and Prevention: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 24(6), 549-563. PMID: 23206203 PMCID: PMC4131688
  1. Hahm, H.C., Kolaczyk, E., *Jang, J., *Swenson, T., Bhindarwala, A.M. (2012). Binge drinking trajectories from adolescence to young adulthood: The effects of peer social network. Substance Use and Misuse, 47(6), 745-56. PMCID: PMC3391312 
  2. Hahm, H.C., Lee, C., *Choe, J., & *Ward, A., Lundgren, L. (2012). Sexual attitudes, reasons for forgoing condom use, and the influence of gender power among Asian-American women: a qualitative study. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research. PMCID: PMC3409832
  1. Hahm, H.C., Kolaczyk, E., Lee, Y., *Jang, J., & *Ng, L. (2012). Do Asian-American women who were maltreated as children have a higher likelihood for HIV risk behaviors and adverse mental health outcomes? Women’s Health Issues, 22(1), 35-43. PMCID: PMC3236805
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lee, J., *Rough, K., & Strathdee, S.A. (2012). Gender power control, sexual experiences, safer sex practices, and potential HIV risk behaviors among young Asian-American women. AIDS and Behavior, 16(1), 179-188. PMCID: PMC3389795
  2. Hahm, H.C., Ozonoff, A., *Gaumond, J., & Sue, S. (2010). Perceived discrimination and health outcomes: A gender comparison among Asian-Americans nationwide. Women’s Health Issues, 22(1), 35-43. PMCID: PMC2948757
  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Kim, A. (2010). In the path of establishing ethnic identity: Stories of young Korean-American women. Journal of Korean-American Education, 27, 31-37.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee Y., Ozonoff, A., & *Van Wert, M.J. (2010). The impact of multiple types of child maltreatment on subsequent risk behaviors among women during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(5), 528-540. PMCID: PMC2850954
  1. Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2010). Acculturation and sexual risk behaviors among Latina adolescents transitioning to young adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(4), 414-427. PMID: 20020189
  1. Yu, M., Hahm, H.C., & Vaughn, M. (2010). Intrapersonal and interpersonal determinants of smoking status among Asian American adolescents: Findings from a national sample. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 12(8), 801-809. PMID: 20576799
  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Adkins, C. (2009). A model of Asian Pacific Islander sexual minority acculturation. Journal of LGBT Youth, 6(2-3), 155-173.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Song, I. H., Ozonoff, A., & *Sassani, J. (2009). HIV testing among sexually experienced Asian and Pacific Islander young women association with routine gynecological care. Women’s Health Issues, 19(4), 279-288. PMID: 19589477
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Speliotis, A., & Bachman, S. (2008). Failure to receive health care among people with mental illness: Theory and implications. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 7(2), 1-21. PMID: 19042304
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, J., *Zerden, L., Ozonoff, A., Amodeo, M., & *Adkins, C. (2008). Longitudinal effects of perceived maternal approval on sexual risk behaviors of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) young adults. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37(1), 74-84.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lahiff, M., *Barreto, R.M., Shin, S., & Chen, W. (2008). Health care disparities and language use at home among Latino, Asian American, and American Indian adolescents: Findings from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS). Journal of Community Psychology, 36(1), 20-34.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Wong, F.Y., Huang, Z.J., Ozonoff, A., & *Lee, J. (2008). Substance use among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders sexual minority adolescents: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Journal of Adolescent Health, 42(3), 275-283. PMID: 182951136
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, J., Ozonoff, A., & Amodeo, M. (2007). Predictors of STDs among Asian and Pacific Islander young adults. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 39(4), 231-239. PMID: 18093040
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lahiff, M., & *Baretto, R.M. (2006). Asian American adolescents’ first sexual intercourse: Gender and acculturation differences. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 38(1), 28-36.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & Segal, S.P. (2005). Failure to seek health care among the mentally ill. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 75(1), 54-62. PMID: 15709850.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lahiff, M., & Guterman, N. (2004). Asian American adolescents’ acculturation, binge drinking, and alcohol and tobacco using peers. Journal of Community Psychology, 32(3), 295-308.
  1. Guterman, N.B., Cameron, M., & Hahm, H.C. (2003). Community violence exposure and associated behavior problems among children and adolescents in residential treatment. Journal of Maltreatment, Aggression, & Trauma, 6(2), 111-136.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lahiff, M., & Guterman, N.B. (2003). Acculturation and parental attachment in Asian American adolescents’ alcohol use. Journal of Adolescent Health, 33(2), 119-129. PMID: 12890603.
  1. Guterman, N.B., Hahm, H.C., & Cameron, M. (2002). Adolescent victimization and subsequent use of mental health counseling services. Journal of Adolescent Health, 30(5), 336-345. PMID: 11996782
  1. Hahm, H.C., & Guterman, N.B. (2001). The emerging problem of physical child abuse in South Korea. Child Maltreatment, 6(2), 169-179. PMID: 16705792

Book Chapters

  1. Guterman, N. B., & Hahm, H.C. (2000). Empowering parents in home visitation to prevent maltreatment. In N. B. Guterman (Ed.), Stopping child maltreatment before it starts: Emerging horizons in early home visitation services (pp. 162-186). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publication.

Under Review & Revise and Resubmit

  1. Hahm, H.C., Chang, S, Tagerman*, M., Lee, G. (2016) Development and implementation of a culturally competent intervention targeting mental and sexual health of Asian American young women: A Stage 1 trial of the AWARE intervention (revised & resubmitted).
  1. Trinh, N, Kim, D, Hahm, H.C., Hails, K. (2016). Exploring Asian American attitudes regarding mental health treatment in primary care: A qualitative study (revised & resubmitted).
  1. *Maru, M., *Saraiya, T., Lee, C.S., *Meghani, O., Hien, D., & Hahm, H.C. (2016). The relationship between intimate partner violence and suicidal ideation among young Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-American women. Women & Therapy ).

In Progress

  1. *Jang, J.S., Hahm, H.C., Kim, N. The predictors of high HIV stigma among Asian American women who were sexually assaulted.
  1. *Peterson, J., Chen, J., *Cha, D., Hahm, H.C. HIV testing behaviors among Asian-American young women.
  1. Hahm, H.C. AWARE intervention efficacy trial: Qualitative findings.
  1. H.C. AWARE intervention:A randomized clinical trial.
  1. Lundgren, L., Walter, A., Tahoun, N., Sousa, J., Watchman, M., D Do, Muesar, K., Steketee, G., Saitz, R, Hahm, H.C. Is behavioral health and primary care integration a promising strategy for addressing health inequity? A systematic assessment of the evidence and social work’s role.
  1. Sprague Martinez, L, Lundgren, L., Walter, A., Tahoun, N., Sousa, J. , Watchman, M., D Do, Hahm, H.C., Muesar, K., Steketee, G., Saitz, R. The evidence on behavioral health and primary care integration as a promising strategy for reducing health care inequity and the role that social work plays.

Juried Presentations

International

  1. Hahm, H.C., *Petersen, J., Feranil, M., *Cha, J.W., Chen, J. (2016, June). HIV testing and HIV knowledge among sexually active young Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese women. Oral presentation at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD) 2016, Seoul, South Korea.
  1. Hahm, H.C., * S.W., *Maru, M., *Yoon, B. (2016, June). The prevalence and descriptions of suicidal ideation and intent among young Asian-American women: Preliminary data from the AWARE intervention. Oral presentation at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD) 2016, Seoul, South Korea.
  1. Lee, J., Hahm, H.C. (2016, June). Self-harming behaviors among sexual minorities in South Korea. Oral presentation at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development (SWSD) 2016, Seoul South Korea.
  2. Choi, Y., Tan, K., Yasui, M., & Hahm, H.C. (2016, July). Latent groups of youth cultural orientation strategies: Comparisons of characteristics in peer, parent, and family processes. Poster presentation at the 24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD 2016),Vilnius, Lithuania.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, C., *Tagerman, M., *Maru, M. (2015, October). A pilot intervention to reduce depressive symptoms and suicidal behaviors of young Asian American women. Poster presentation at the International Summit on Suicide Research, New York, NY.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Peterson, J., Kim, M., *Choe, E. (2015, October). Suicidal ideation and intent among young Asian-American women using the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS). Poster presentation at the International Summit on Suicide Research, New York, NY.
  2. Hahm, H.C., Chang, S., *Lee, A., *Poon K. (2015, March). Translational research: From observational study to intervention development: The creation of AWARE (Asian Women Action Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment). Oral presentation at the 6th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Tokyo, Japan.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Gonyea, J.G. ,*Koritzanszky, L. A. , *Archer S., & *Hok, R. (2014, September). Parenting style, suicidality, self–harm behaviors among Asian American children of immigrants. Oral presentation at the XVI World Congress of Psychiatry, Madrid, Spain.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, J., Cook, B. (2013, October). Mental health status and service utilization among lesbian and b-sexual Asian-American women. Poster presentation at the Semi-annual meeting of Korean Academy of Social Welfare (KASW), Osan, Korea.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Jang, J., *Vu, C., *Alexander, M., *Chiao, C., & *Hwang, H. (2013, October). Oral presentation. Drug use, co-morbid mental health, and suicidality: Findings on young Asian-American women. Poster presentation at the III International Congress on Dual Disorders, Barcelona, Spain.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2013, March). Substance use, HIV risk behaviors, and health care utilization associated with forced sex among Asian-American women. Poster presented at the 5th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Lima, Peru.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2013, March). Depression among children of immigrants: Voices of Asian-Pacific Islander (API) women. Poster presentation at the 5th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Lima, Peru.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Jang, J., Shilling, S. (2012, September). Substance use and suicidal behaviors among Asian-American women. Poster presentation at the 14th European Symposium of Suicide & Suicidal Behavior, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Lee, J. (2012, April). HIV risk, substance use, and suicidal behaviors among Asian American sexual-minority women. Poster presentation at the Semi-annual meeting of Korean Academy of Social Welfare (KASW), Osan, Korea.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Porter, E.A, *Ng, L. (2010, March). The effects of multiple types of child maltreatment and subsequent HIV risk behaviors among young women. Poster presentation at International Symposium on HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Marseille, France.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Gaumond, J., & *Sassani, J. (2009, August). Major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation among Asian-Americans by gender. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Gaumond, J (2009, August). The gender dimension in the effect of perceived discrimination on health: Asian Americans nationwide. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Asia Pacific Psychology (ICAPP) Korean Psychological Association & Japanese Psychological Association, Seoul, Korea.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Gaumond, J. (2009, August). Gender differences in major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation among Asian Americans: Findings from NLAAS. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Asia Pacific Conference, Seoul, Korea.

National

  1. Choi, Y., Tan, K., Yasui, M., & Hahm, H.C. (2016, April). Subtypes of youth cultural orientation and their correlates in peer, parent characteristics and family processes. Paper presentation in Paper Symposium “Race, Ethnicity and Culture and their Impact on Youth Development among Asian Americans” at the Biennial Conference for the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA), Baltimore, MD.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Feranil, M., *[1]Tagerman, M.D., *Meneses, M., *Liang, V., *Choi, Y., Hien, D. (2015, August). A pilot intervention to improve the mental and sexual health of young Asian American women. Paper presentation at the American Psychological Association (APA) 15th Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  1. Augsberger, A., Hahm, H.C., *Dougher, M., and Yang, A. (2015, January). Suffering alone: Understanding barriers to healthcare utilization amongst Asian-American women. Oral presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Chang S., *Feranil, M., and *Poon, K.L. (2014, November). Developing an intervention to reduce mental and sexual health problems among Asian-American women: The AWARE intervention. Oral presentation at the 142nd Annual American Public Health Association Meeting (APHA) and Expo, New Orleans, LA.
  1. Augsberger, A., Hahm, H.C., *Dougher, M.C., & Yeung, A.S. (2014, October). Barriers to substance use and mental health utilization among Asian-American women: Exploring the conflict between emotional distress and cultural stigma. Oral presentation at the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference. Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Poon, K.L., Chang, S. *Lee, A., & Hien, D. (2014, October). Developing an Intervention to Improve the Mental and Sexual Health of Asian-American Women: A Pilot Study of the AWARE Intervention. Poster presentation at the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference. Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Augsberger, A., *Feranil, M., & *Ha, J.N. (2014, October). A Mixed Methodology Study on the Mental Health, Substance Use, and HIV Risk Behavior Patterns among Young Asian-American Women with a History of Forced Sex. Poster presentation at the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR). Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Cook, B., *Feranil, M., & Valentine, A. (2014, January). Mental health diagnosis and patterns of mental health care utilization among Asian-American women who were sexually assaulted. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Alexander, L.M., *Chiao, C., & Chmielewski, J. (2013, November). Childhood maltreatment and exhibition of mental and sexual health problems among young Asian-American women. Poster presentation at the 141st Annual American Public Health Association Meeting and Expo. Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Cook, B.L., *Lee, J., *Vu, C., and *Archer, S. (2013, November). Psychological distress, mental health services, and forgone health care use among lesbian and bisexual Asian-American women. The 141st Annual American Public Health Association Meeting and Expo. Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Alexander, L.M., *Chiao, C., Chmielewski, J., & Lee, C. (2013, May). Who becomes vulnerable to depression?: Voices of young Asian Pacific-Islander (API) women. Poster presentation at the 21st annual Society for Prevention Research meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Chiao, C., Chmielewski, J., & *Alexander, M. (2013, April). The risk factors and expressions of poor mental health among Asian-American women. Poster presentation at Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Conference, Seattle, WA.
  1. *Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2013, January). HIV risk, substance use, and suicidal behaviors among Asian-American sexual-minority women. Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) conference, San Diego, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Jang, J., *Ward, A., & *Driscoll, K. (2012, October). Impact of different types of substance uses among Asian-American women: Suicidal ideation and suicide attempt. Poster presentation at the 140th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  1. *Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2012, October). HIV risk, substance use, and suicidal behaviors among Asian American sexual minority women. Poster presentation at the 140th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Kolaczyk, E., *Jang, J., *Swenson, T., & *Bhindarwala, A.M. (2012, March). Binge drinking trajectories from adolescence to young adulthood: The effects of peer social networks. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the 2012 Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Kolaczyk, E., Lee, Y., *Jang, J., & *Ng, L. (2012, January). Are Asian-American women who were maltreated as children at higher likelihood for HIV risk behaviors and adverse mental health outcomes? Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Kolaczyk, E., *Jang, J., *Swenson, T., & *Bhindarwala, A.M. (2012, January). Binge drinking trajectories from adolescence to young adulthood: The effects of peer social networks. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.
  1. *Yang, Y., Hahm, H.C., *Kim, A., & *Trinh, T. (2012, January). Recruiting Asian-American women: Tailoring non-traditional strategies to recruit Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese Women into a health survey study. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lundgren, L., *Choe, J.U., & *Lo, V. (2011, November). Suicidal ideation and substance use among Asian-American young women. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2011, November). Child maltreatment among Asian-American women: HIV risk behaviors, depression and suicidality. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lee, J., *Rough, K., *Ward, A., & *Yang, Y. (2011, January). The associations among sexual relationship power, sexual health, and mental health: Findings from the Asian-American Women’s Sexual Health Initiative Project (AWSHIP). Oral presentation at the 2011 Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Tampa, FL.
  1. Lee, J., Hahm, H.C., & *Porter, E. (2011, January). Routine gynecological care (RGC) and health insurance among Asian and Pacific Islander Women. Poster presentation at the 2011 Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Tampa, FL.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Chang, S., *Porter, E., & Hamilton-Mason, J. (2010, November). HIV risk behaviors among unmarried Asian American young women in the context of culture and family: A qualitative study. Roundtable presentation at the 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Gaumond, J., *Ward, A., & Lundgren, L. (2010, November). Substance use among young, unmarried, 2nd generation Asian American women: Preliminary results from “Healthy Women, Healthy Communities” study. Oral presentation at the 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  1. Lee, J., Hahm, H.C., & *Porter, E. (2010, November). Routine gynecological care (RGC) among Asian and Pacific Islander women: Does health insurance matter? Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Poster presentation at the 138th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Rough, K. (2010, June). The effect of discrimination on mental and physical health among Asian Americans. Poster presentation at the Family Research Consortium: Yale University Child Center, New York, NY.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, Y., & *Van Wert, M. (2010, March). The effects of multiple types of child maltreatment and subsequent risk behaviors among young women. Poster presentation at Society of Research on Adolescence (SRA), Philadelphia, PA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Gaumond, J., & *Sassani, J. (2010, January). Gender differences in epidemiology and correlates of Major Depressive Disorder and suicidal ideation among Asian Americans. Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
  1. *Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2010, January). Acculturation and sexual behaviors among Latina adolescents who are transitioning to young adulthood. Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Yu, M.S., & Hahm, H.C. (2010, January). Psychological and environmental determinants of smoking initiation and persistence among Asian American adolescents: Findings from a national sample. Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Song, I. H., Ozonoff, A., & *Sassani, J. (2010, January). HIV testing among sexually experienced Asian and Pacific Islander (API) young women: Association with Routine Gynecological Care (RGC). Oral presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Sassani, J., & *Deane, M., (2009, November). Factors associated with lifetime DSM-IV Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and lifetime suicidal ideation among Asian women and men. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Park, J. M., & *Gaumond, J., (2009, November). Correlates of lifetime suicidal ideation and lifetime DSM-IV Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) among Asian-American adolescents and young adults: Perceived discrimination, family cohesion, and coping. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  1. *Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2009, November). Epidemiology and socio-ecological factors of Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs) among Hispanic adolescents who are transitioning to young adulthood. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Gaumond, J., Sue, S., & *Sassani, J. C., (2009, November). Perceived discrimination and health outcomes: A gender comparison among Asian-Americans nationwide. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & Song, I. H. (2008, October). Moderating effects of family cohesion on perceived racial discrimination and substance use disorders and lifetime suicidal ideation among Asian Americans nationwide. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of Addiction Health Services Research, Boston, MA.
  1. Song, I. H., North, C. S., & Hahm, H.C. (2008, October). HIV/AIDS and reproductive health knowledge among homeless adults. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  1. *Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2008, October). Predictors of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and sexual risk behaviors among racial/ethnic minority females. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Ozonoff, A., *Sassani, J. C., & *Gaumond, J. (2008, October). HIV testing among sexually experienced Asian and Pacific Islander young women: Associations with routine medical/gynecological care. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, A., Heeren, T., & Song, I. H. (2008, October). Perceived racial discrimination, family cohesion, and lifetime suicidal ideation and delinquency among Asian Americans nationwide. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Sassani, J., & *Gaumond, J. (2008, August). Correlates of HIV testing among racial/ethnic minority women in the US. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Sassani, J., & *Gaumond, J. (2008, August). Factors associated with HIV testing among women of color. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  1. *Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2008, August). Sexually transmitted diseases among White, Hispanic, and API young females. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  1. *Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2008, January). Longitudinal predictors of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and sexual risk behaviors among White and Asian young females: Findings from Add Health Study. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Washington DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & Ozonoff, A. (2008, January). Recent HIV/STI testing among Asian and Pacific Islanders (API): Correlates and contexts. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of Society for Social Work and Research, Washington DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Zerden, L., *Lee, A., & Ozonoff, A. (2007, November). Longitudinal predictors of HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Gender, depression & substance use. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Washington DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Wong, K., & Ozonoff, A. (2007, November). The association between risk sexual behaviors and HIV/STIs testing behaviors among Asian Americans. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Washington DC.
  1. Merighi, J. R., Hahm, H.C., & McCreary, D. R. (2007, August). STD self-examination in Asian American/Pacific Islander college students. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Zerden, L., & Ozonoff, A. (2007, August). The longitudinal effects of adolescent comorbidity on HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infections. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Wong, K., & Ozonoff, A. (2007, August). Predictors of HIV/STI testing among Asian American young adults. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, J., & Ozonoff, A. (2007, March). Substance use among Asian American and Pacific Islander sexually minority youth: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, J., & Ozonoff, A. (2007, March). Predictors of HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) among Asians and Pacific Islanders: Gender, sexual behaviors, and health beliefs. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Barreto, R., & Shin, S. H. (2007, January). Health care disparities and language use at home among Latino, Asian American, and American Indian adolescents: Findings from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS). Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Amodeo, M., Ozonoff, A., & *Lee, J. (2007, January). The relationship between problem behaviors and HIV risky sexual behaviors among Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs): Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health). Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Lee, J. (2006, November). The relationships between language use at home, health status, and access to health care among ethnic minority adolescents: Findings from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS). Poster presentation at the annual meeting of Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Newport, RI.
  1. Merighi, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2006, November). STD self-examination and testing behaviors of Asian American/Pacific Islander college students. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Wong, Y. F., & Huang, J. (2006, November). Smoking, alcohol, and drug use among Asian American sexual minority adolescents: Transition from adolescence to young adulthood. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, J., & Ozonoff, A. (2006, November). Gender differences in HIV/AIDS risky sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases STDs among Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) young women and young men. Presented at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Barreto, R., & Shin, S.H. (2006, November). Language use at home, health status, and access to health care among ethnic minority adolescents: Findings from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS). Presented at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Lee, J., Ozonoff, A., & Raddish, B. (2006, July). Correlates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI): Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Oral presentation at the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health Conference, National Institutes of Health, Washington DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lahiff, M., & *Barreto, R. (2005, October). Acculturation and Asian American adolescents’ sexual debut. Oral presentation at the Health Disparities Conference, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Atlanta, GA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & Chen, W. (2005, February). Acculturation, health status, and access to health care among California’s minority adolescents. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Council of Social Work Education, New York, NY.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & Segal, S. P. (2005, January). Self-assessed health among individuals with mental illnesses. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Miami, FL.
  1. Hahm, H.C., Lahiff, M., & *Barreto, R. (2005, January). Gender and acculturation differences in Asian American adolescents’ sexual activity. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Miami, FL.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2004, February). The role of parental attachment in Asian American adolescents’ health risk behaviors. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Council of Social Work Education, CSWE MFP Research Fellows Contributions Series, Anaheim, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2003, January). Asian American adolescents’ alcohol use: Acculturation as a risk and parental attachment as a protective factor. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington DC.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2002, January). Asian American adolescents’ substance use and risky sexual behaviors: Acculturation as a risk factor. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Atlanta, GA.
  1. Guterman, N. B., Hahm, H.C., & Cameron, M. (2001, January). Adolescent victimization and subsequent use of mental health services. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Atlanta, GA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & Lynn, C. J. (2001, January). Asian American adolescents’ substance use and delinquency: The role of acculturation. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Atlanta, GA.
  1. Guterman, N. B., Cameron, M., & Hahm, H.C. (2000, February). Community violence exposure and the presenting psychosocial consequences. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Council of Social Work Education, New York, NY.
  1. Gutterman, N. B., Cameron, M., & Hahm, H.C. (2000, January). Community violence exposure and the presenting psychosocial sequelae. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Charleston, SC.

Regional

  1. Hahm, H.C., Lee, G.S., Lee, S.S., Trentadue, M., Choi, Y.S. (2016, March). Developing Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE): An intervention to improve the mental and sexual health of Asian-American Women. Poster presentation at the Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute (BU CTSI) 5th Annual Translational Research Symposium, Boston, MA.
  1. Lahiff, M., & Hahm, H.C. (2004, June). Acculturation and health status among minority adolescents. Oral presentation at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Faculty Symposium, Berkeley, CA.

Invited Presentations

International

  1. Hahm, H.C., (2015. November). Delivering an intervention to reduce mental and sexual health problems among Asian-American women. Invited presentation at the 12th World Congress of World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Seoul, South Korea.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Liang, V., *Lee, C., & *Cha, J. (2015, March). Translational research: From observation study to intervention development: The creation of AWARE (Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment). Invited special lecture at Seoul National University, Social Welfare Department, Seoul, South Korea. Presentation delivered in Korean.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Tagerman, M.D., *Dougher, D., *Iansiti, J. (2015, March). Epidemiology of Asian-American women’s mental health and the Creation of AWARE (Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment). Invited special lecture at Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea. Presentation delivered in Korean.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Meneses, M., *Tagerman, M.D., & *Pak, J. (2014, October). Translational research: From observational study to intervention development: The creation of AWARE (Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment). Invited presentation at Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea. Presentation delivered in Korean.

National

  1. Hahm, H.C. (2016, January). HIV testing and HIV knowledge among sexually active young Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese women. Invited presentation at the 20th Annual Conference Anniversary Celebration of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

Hahm, H.C. (2015, November). How to fight against Menboong? (Stress/mental illness in Koreans). Invited presentation at Renew 2015, Korean Christian Conference, Danvers, MA.

  1. Hahm, H.C. (2015, November). Healthy families and science of mental health. Invited presentation at Renew 2015, Korean Christian Conference, Danvers, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2015, February). Mental health and suicidality among young second-generation Asian-Americans. Invited presentation at Duke University, Durham, NC.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2012, October). Advanced practice behaviors meeting. Involvement in the Behavioral Health Disparities Curriculum Infusion Project (BHDCIP), Denver, CO. Co-sponsored by the Council on Social Work Education and the National Association of Deans and Directors. Collaborated to develop advanced practice competencies in behavioral health for graduate social work programs.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2011, November). Diversity supplement meeting: Strategies to improve our current programs and to create new improved opportunities. Involvement in the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Bethesda, MD.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2011, November). Fatherhood planning work group. Involvement in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (SAMHSA/CSAT), Bethesda, MD.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2011, May). API women’s sexual health issues. A&PI Women’s Sexual Health press conference/panel discussion at the 7th Annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, The Banyan Tree Project. San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2011, January). Early career development with K01 mechanism (Research & Career Development Series Part I). Preconference workshop at the Society for Social Work and Research Fifteenth Annual Conference (SSWR), Tampa, FL.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2009). Examples of research careers. Invited oral presentation at the CSWE Minority Fellowship Program at the annual meeting of Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2005). Strategies for applying for a NIH dissertation grant and loan repayment program grant. Invited oral presentation at the CSWE Minority Fellowship Program at the annual meeting of Society for Social Work and Research, Miami, FL.

Regional

  1. Hahm, H.C. (2016, November). Developing an Intervention to Reduce Mental and Sexual Health Problems among Asian-American Women (AWARE). Invited speaker at Tufts University, Medford, Ma
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2016, May). Infusion of Technology with AWARE Intervention. Invited speaker for Round Robin at The State of Asian Women’s Health Conference at the Impact Hub, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2016, April). Korean American’s MenBoong (Mental collapse in Korean): Mental health talk for Korean-American parents. Invited special talk at the Korean-American Math Competition organized by the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2016, March). Difficult conversations: Korean mental health issues for pastors in New England. Invited special talk at Cambridge Korean Church, Cambridge, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2016, February). Suicidal behaviors among Asian American women and the development of the AWARE study. Guest Lecturer for Social Epidemiology (EP 775) with Dr. Yvette Cozier at the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2015, February). Asian American women’s mental health. Guest Lecturer for Social Epidemiology (EP 775) with Dr. Yvette Cozier at the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2015, January). Epidemiology of Asian-American women’s mental health and intervention development. Round table discussion for Boston University clinicians and administrators, Boston, MA.
  1. Sang, T.J.Y., & Hahm, H.C. (2014, November). Promoting positive mental health among Asian American women. Invited oral presentation at the Women’s Center, Cambridge, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2014, November). Guest lecturer for Quantitative Clinical Research Methods (Instructor: Dr. Ruth Paris). Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2014, October). AWARE intervention development: Results from the phase I study. Boston University, Health Services Center, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2014, October). Translational research: From observational study to intervention development: The creation of AWARE (Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment). BUSSW Research Luncheon Seminar Series at the Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2014, September). Translational research: From observational study to intervention development: The creation of AWARE (Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment). Invited panelist for the Massachusetts Chapter of National Association of Social Workers (NASW-MA) Cultural Competence Conference: Clinical and Macro Perspectives. McLean Hospital (Pierce Hall), Belmont, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2014, February). Asian American women’s suicidal behaviors and development of AWARE study. Guest lecturer for Social Epidemiology (EP 775) with Dr. Yvette Cozier. Boston University School of Public Health. Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2013, May). How to successfully complete the doctoral program. (Guest lecturer for instructor: Dr. Lena Lundgren)
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2013, May). Making the invisible visible: How to educate, engage, and empower the Asian American Pacific Islander community. Invited presentation at the 4th Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Forum, Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2013). Web of pain: suicidality and self-harm behaviors among Asian American women. Urban health lecture series part 1 at the Boston University School of Social Work for Continuing Education, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2010). NIMH K Award: From conceptualization to implementation and results: A social work researcher’s experience. Faculty workshop at the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Chestnut Hill, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2010, June). The effects of social networks on Asian American adolescents: The ADD health data. Invited oral presentation for Ph.D. students at the Boston University math department, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2010, April). The meaning of being a Korean-American adolescent: Navigating the boundaries of two cultures. Invited presentation at the New England Korean School, Newton, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2010, February). What to expect in a research class. Invited oral presentation at the seminar for the Bridge Program, Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2007). Predictors of STDs among Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Young Adults. Invited oral presentation at Social Welfare Analysis Colloquium, Boston University School of Social Work, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2005, February). Mental health and Korean immigrants. Invited presentation at the Golden Gate Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2003). The facts about Social Work Research and Practice. Invited oral presentation at University of California, Berkeley. School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2000). How to work with Asian American clients. Invited oral presentation at Columbia University, School of Social Work. Field Work Seminar, New York, NY.

Invited Addresses & Panelist Discussions

  1. Panelist for Patient engagement/peer support. The 4th State of Asian Women’s Health in Massachusetts (2016, May 25).
  1. Panelist for Got Stress? A Discussion on Self-Care. White House Initiative on Asian-American and Pacific Islanders. Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA (2015, November 16).
  1. Panelist for research panel: HIV knowledge, HIV testing among young Asian-American women. The 3rd State of Asian Women’s Health in Massachusetts (2015, May 14).
  1. Panelist for Invisible Minority No More: Exploring stress, coping, and mental health among Asian and Asian-American students. Harvard Graduate School of Education, Boston, MA. (2014, November 12).
  1. Panelist for Depression, substance abuse, and suicidality among AAPIs – Uncovering disparities and promoting successful strategies for care and prevention. Breaking Barriers, Shattering Stigmas: Addressing AAPI Behavioral Health Issues and Disparities, Tufts University, Boston, MA. (2014, November 1).
  1. Panelist for the National Association of Social Workers. NASW-MA: Cultural Competence Conference: Clinical and Macro Perspectives, McLean Hospital (Pierce Hall), Belmont, MA. (2014, September 5).
  1. Panelist for Female Asian student mental health. Asian American Awareness Week 2014. Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. (2014, April 9).
  1. Panelist for Health risk behaviors and health care utilization patterns among Asian-American women with history of forced sex. 6th Annual Health Disparities Conference, New York, NY. (2014, March 7-8).
  2. Panelist for Gender, race, and social ecology: The health of women of color. LGBT Caucus and Women’s Caucus with the American Public Health Association (APHA). Invited to give a talk and be panelist at the 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition, Boston, MA. (2013, November 2-6).
  3. Panelist for sexual health & healthy relationships. Asian Sisters Participating In Reaching Excellence (ASPIRE), Speaker Series, Boston University Health Center, Boston, MA. (2013, October 17).
  4. Panelist for The Asian American health crisis. State of Asian Women’s Health Forum. Invited to give a talk and be a panelist at the Federal Reserve Building, Boston, MA. (2013, May).
  1. Moderator for the following presentations at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C. (2012, January):
  2. “Are Asian-American women who were maltreated as children at higher likelihood for HIV risk behaviors and adverse mental health outcomes?” (H.C. Hahm, E.K. Kolaczyk, Y. Lee, J. Jang, & L. Ng).
  3. “Family factors and competence: African American children in informal kinship care with low competence levels” (T. Washington, Q.R. Cryer, & T.M. Coakley).
  4. “Community context, race, and foster care placement: A multi-level analysis” (N. Rolock, I. Jantz, S. J. Leathers, A.J. Dettlaff, & J.P. Gleeson).16.Panelist for Mentoring: My experiences and perspectives. National Institute of Drug Abuse (NADA), Asian American and Pacific Islander Workgroup Conference, Alexandria, VA (2012, June).

 

Presentations to the General Public

  1. Hahm, H.C. (2000, December). Depression and dementia. Corona Senior Citizen Center, Corona, CA.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2000, October). Depression and dementia. Daughters of Jacob Nursing Home, Bronx, NY.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (2000, October). Coping with depression. Queens’ Blvd Extended Care Facility, Queens, NY.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (1998, April). Mental health for international students. New School University, New York, NY.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (1997, March). How to cope with cancer. Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Queens, NY.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & Mattani, M. (1996, November). Therapy for Asian-Americans. Multicultural Workshop, New York, NY.
  1. Hahm, H.C. (1996, March). Asian-Americans’ mental health. Flushing Medical Center, Queens, NY.

Student Presentations at Boston University UROP Symposia

  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Hwang, H.J. (2013, September). Fractured Identity: Asian American women’s suicidal and self-harm behaviors. Poster presentation at the Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boston, MA.
  1. *Shilling, S., & Hahm, H.C. (2012, October). Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE). Poster presentation at the Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., *Jang, J., *Ward, A., & *Driscoll, K. (2012, October). Impact of different types of substance uses among Asian-American women: Suicidal ideation and suicide attempt. Poster presentation at the Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boston, MA.
  1. *Bhindarwala, A., & Hahm, H.C. (2011, October). Social networking: The longitudinal impact of friendship on binge drinking behaviors from adolescence to young adulthood. Poster presentation at the Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boston, MA.
  1. *Kim, A., & Hahm, H.C. (2010, November). In the path of establishing ethnic identity: Navigating the boundaries of two cultures. Oral presentation at the “Becoming Asian: Diversity, Cooperation, and Beyond” Student Symposium at Boston University, Boston, MA.
  1. *Kim, A., & Hahm, H.C. (2010, October). Asian Women’s Health Initiative Project (AWSHIP): Recruitment strategies for Asian American communities. Poster presentation at the Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boston, MA.
  1. *Ward, A., & Hahm, H.C. (2010, October). The prevalence of RTIs among Asian American women. Poster presentation at the Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boston, MA.
  1. Hahm, H.C., & *Ward, A. (2010, October). Gender, power control, sexual experiences, safer sex practices, and potential HIV risk behaviors among young Asian-American Women. Poster presentation at the Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boston, MA.
  1. *Gaumond, G., & Hahm, H.C. (2008, October). The effects of perceived discrimination on Asian Americans. Oral presentation at the Boston University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Boston, MA.

Selected Media

Directed to General Public – Dr. Hahm’s work has been featured in more than 100 newspaper and magazine articles. More information is available at www.bu.edu/awship/research/in-the-media/.
  1. Online Publication – Mosley, T. (2016, September 12th). How Wellesley Plans To Address The Mental Health Of Its Asian-American Students. Retrieved from WBUR, http://www.wbur.org/edify/2016/09/12/wellesley-asian-american-suicide-intervention
  2. Online Publication – Veridiano, R. (2016, June 15th). Little Sex Ed, Stereotypes Could Lead to Health Risks, Family Planning Issues. Retrieved from NBCNEWS, http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/little-early-sex-ed-stereotyping-could-lead-health-risks-family-n586611
  3. Online Publication – Le, T. (2016, April 29). No more saving face: Empowering Asian-American women to seek mental health treatment. Retrieved from Pulitzer Center, http://http://pulitzercenter.org/reporting/no-more-saving-face-empowering-asian-american-women-seek-mental-health-treatment
  4. Newspaper – Gorman, A. (2015, May 22). For many Asian Americans, depression is an unfamiliar word.Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/for-many-asian-americans-depression-is-an-unfamiliar-word/2015/05/22/f186d140-e8f1-11e4-9767-6276fc9b0ada_story.html?utm_source=social&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=prbuexperts
  5. Newspaper – Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment. (2015, May 22). Boston university researchers study Asian female mental stresses. Retrieved from Sampan, http://http://sampan.org/2015/05/boston-university-researchers-study-asian-female-mental-stresses/?utm_source=social&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=prbuexperts
  6. Newspaper – Associated Press. (2015, April 22). When depression and cultural expectations collide. Retrieved from The Herald Press, http://http://news.hjnews.com/features/when-depression-and-cultural-expectations-collide/article_c68354ae-e91a-11e4-ac7fe390ae882194.html?utm_source=social&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=prbuexperts
  7. Newspaper – Wong, L.-M. (2014, November 21). Asian Americans speak out on mental health at Harvard event. Retrieved from Sampan, http://http://sampan.org/2014/11/asian-americans-speak-out-on-mental-health-at-harvard-event/
  8. Television – VATV (2014, September 10). Interview regarding “The AWARE Intervention.” Broadcast on the Boston Neighborhood Network. More information is available at: http://www.bnntv.org/tune-in/community-tv.
  9. Press Conference – A&PI Women’s Sexual Health press conference/panel discussion (2011, May 16) at the 7th Annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, The Banyan Tree Project. San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA.
  10. Radio – Asia Boston (2010, August 7). Interview regarding “AWSHIP: Healthy Women, Healthy Communities,” broadcast on www.blogtalkradio.com/asianboston.

11.  Radio – California State University, Northridge (2009, November 2). Interview regarding “The stress differences between Asian American sexual minorities and sexual minorities from other groups,” broadcast on KCSN 88.5 fm.

 

University and SSW Service

Boston University

 

2016-Present             Faculty Elected SSW Dean Search Committee

2016- Present              Boston University Hub, Quantitative Reasoning Committee

2016- Present Faculty Council Member (Alternate)

2015-Present              Provost Task force on Diversity and Inclusion Committee

2014-Present               Graduate Academic Programs & Policies Committee

2013-2014                   University Program Assessment Committee

2011-2012                   UROP Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC)

2010-2011                   Committee Member, Boston University Research Compliance-Program in

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

2010-2011                   Facilitator, Boston University Research Compliance – Program in RCR

 

Boston University School of Social Work

2016- Present              SSW Doctoral Committee

2015-Present              Member, Search Committee

2015-Present              Faculty Meeting Facilitator

2013-2015                  Member, SSW Doctoral Committee

2013-2014                   Chair, SSW Program Assessment Committee

2011-2013                   Member, SSW Program Assessment Committee

2011-2012                   Faculty Meeting Facilitator

2011-2012                   Awards Committee

2008-2011                   Chair, SSW Program Assessment Committee:

Responsible for designing the BUSSW process to comply with the accreditation guidelines for The Council on Social Work Education. Duties include leading committee in developing school wide measures and work plan, educating and coordinating faculty on acquire competence-based education, applying these various measures to obtain assessment data, and informing faculty of findings for curriculum modification.

2010-2011                   SSW Library Liaison

2009-2010                   Member, SSW Curriculum Committee

2008                            Trainer, Endnote program for BUSSW faculty and doctoral students

2007                            Member, SSW Program Assessment Committee

2006-2007                   Member, SSW Technology Committee

2005-2006                   SSW Library Liaison

 

Board Membership/Working group

2016-Present Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA)

2014-Present   Asian-American Commission in Massachusetts

2013-Present   Harvard University Behavioral Health Center, suicide prevention working group

2013-Present   Asian Women for Health working group

2009 – 2011     Advisory Board, Korean Reunification Association, Appointed by the President of South Korea, Lee Myung-Bak

 

Professional Memberships

2007-Present   American Psychological Association (APA)

2007-Present   Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)

2006-Present   American Public Health Association (APHA)

2000-Present   The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)

 

Community Service

2015- Present   Board member, Korean Science Engineering Association.

2013-2015          Co-President of Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) at F.A. Day Middle School, Newton, MA. Fund raising more than $50,000 for the school.

2012-Present   Fundraiser for Korean Parents at Pierce (KPP). Pierce Elementary School.             Newton, MA.

2012-Present      Simultaneous Translator/Interpreter for Korean and English at Cambridge   Korean Church

2000-2001          Mental Health Columnist for major Korean newspapers (The Central Korean Newspaper, The Korean Newspaper), published in NY, national        circulation. Writing bi-weekly regarding various types of mental illnesses, coping strategies, and community education for Korean immigrants

 

 

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