Hyeouk Chris Hahm

HahmAssociate Professor
Social Research
Phone: 617-353-3925
hahm@bu.edu

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Education

MSSW (social work), Columbia University
PhD (social work), Columbia University
NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship (social welfare), University of California, Berkeley

Courses Taught

CP 759  Introduction to Clinical Social Work Practice
SR 743  Introduction to Social Work Research

Scholarly and Practice Interests

HIV/STI infections among Asian Americans, acculturation, health risk behaviors (tobacco use, binge drinking, sexual activity); health care utilization among Asian American adolescents and sexual minority populations; health status and health care utilization among people with mental illness

Selected Publications

For a complete list of publications please click on the following link:
http://www.bu.edu/awship/publications/

*Denotes student participation in project

Hahm, H.C., Chang, S.T.H., Tong, H.Q., Meneses, M.A., Yuzbasioglu, R.F., Hien, D.Intersection of suicidality and substance abuse among Asian American young women: Implications for developing interventions in young adulthood. Advances in Dual Diagnosis (in press).

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

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

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, accepted.

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

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. S1:004. doi:10.4172/2155-6113.S1-004.

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. doi:10.1016/j.whi.2011.07.003 PMCID:PMC3236805

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

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

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

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.

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.

Hahm, H.C., & *Adkins, C. (2009). A model of Asian Pacific Islander sexual minority acculturation. Journal of LGBT Youth, 6 (2-3), 155-173.

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.

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.

Hahm, H.C., *Lee, J., *Zerden, L., Ozonoff, A., & Amodeo, M. (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.

Hahm, H.C., Lahiff, M., *Baretto, 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.

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.

Selected Presentations

For a complete list please click on the following link:
http://www.bu.edu/awship/publications/presentations/

International Conference Presentations
*Denotes student participation in project

Hahm, H.C., Lee, J., Cook, B. (2013, Oct).  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.

Hahm, H.C., *Jang, J., *Vu, C., *Alexander, M., *Chiao, C., & *Hwang, H. (2013, October). Drug use, co-morbid mental health, and suicidality: Findings on young Asian-American women. Oral presentation at the III International Congress on Dual Disorders, Barcelona, Spain.

 Hahm, H.C. (2013, March). Substance use, HIV risk behaviors, and health care utilization associated with forced sex among Asian-American women. Presented at the 5th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Lima, Peru.

 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.

 Hahm, H.C., Jang, J., *Shilling, S. (2012, September). Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors among Asian-American Women. Scheduled to be presented at the 14th European Symposium of Suicide & Suicidal Behavior, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Hahm, H.C., & Lee, J. (2012, April). HIV Risk, Substance Use, and Suicidal Behaviors among Asian American Sexual-Minority Women. Poster presented at the Semi-annual meeting of Korean Academy of Social Welfare (KASW). Osan, Korea.

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 presented at International on HIV and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Marseille, France.

Hahm, H.C., & *Gaumond, J (2009, August). The gender dimension in the effect of perceived discrimination on health: Asian Americans nationwide. Poster presented at the International Conference on Asia Pacific Psychology (ICAPP) Korean Psychological Association & Japanese Psychological Association, Seoul, Korea.

Hahm, H.C., & *Gaumond, J. (2009, August). Gender differences in major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation among Asian Americans: findings from NLAAS. Poster presented at the International Conference on Asia Pacific Conference, Seoul, Korea

National Conference Presentations
*Denotes student participation in project

Hahm, H.C. (2014, January). Mental health diagnosis and patterns of mental health care utilization among Asian-American women who were sexually assaulted. Poster presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX.

Hahm, H.C. (2013, November). Web of pain: Suicidal and self-harm behaviors among young Asian-American women. Oral presentation at the 141st American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

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 (APHA) Meeting and Expo in Boston, MA.

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. Oral presentation at the 141st Annual American Public Health Association Meeting (APHA) and Expo. Boston, MA.

Hahm, H.C., *Alexander, L.M., Chiao, C., Chmielewski, J., & Lee, C. (2013, May). Who becomes valuable to depression?: Voices of young Asian Pacific-Islander (API) Women. Poster presentation at the 21st annual Society for Prevention Research meeting in San Francisco, CA.

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 the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Conference. Seattle, WA.

Lee, J., & Hahm, H. (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.

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. Scheduled to be presented at the 140th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Lee, J., & Hahm, H.C. (2012, October). HIV risk, substance use, and suicidal behaviors among Asian American sexual minority women. Scheduled to be presented at the 140th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

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 presented at the annual meeting of the 2012 Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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 presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

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 presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

*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 presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.

Hahm, H.C., Lundgren, L., *Choe, J.U., & *Lo, V. (2011, November). Suicidal ideation and substance use among Asian-American young women. Oral presentation presented at the annual meeting of American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.

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.

Hahm, H.C., Lee, J., *Rough, K., *Ward, A., & *Yang, Y. (2011, January). The association between sexual relationship power, sexual health, and mental health: Findings from Asian-American Women’s Sexual Health Initiative Project (AWSHIP). Oral presentation at the 2011 Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Tampa, FL.

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.

Selected Grant Activity

2013-2016 Intervention for API Women for Sexual Health and Mental Health, 1R34MH0999-01A1, National Institute of Mental Health
2009-2014 PI: Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, 1 K01 MH086366-01A1: STI/HIV risk related behaviors among Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese women.
2007-2008 Co-PI: Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), to BU School of Public Health, NIAAA Center for the Prevention of Youth Alcohol Problems.
2007-2008 PI: Boston University School of Social Work, Dean’s Grant.
2008-2009 PI: Boston University School of Social Work, Dean’s Grant.
2002-2005 PI: National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program Grant Award
2001-2002 PI: Dissertation Grant (Grant No. 1 RO3 # MH 64341-01), National Institute of Mental Health, Office of AIDS.

Professional Activities

2008-Present  Editorial Board Member, Journal of Youth and Adolescence
Ad Hoc Reviewer for Grants and Conferences
Grant Reviewer, (2010) Israel Science Foundation
Reviewer of Conference Abstracts, (2010) Society for Social Work and Research Conference 2011, Tampa, FL

Peer Review Journals
2012-Present    The Early Career Reviewer, National Institute of Health (NIH) at the Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
2008-Present  Editorial Board Member, Journal of Youth and Adolescence
Ad Hoc Reviewer for Grants and Conferences
Grant Reviewer, (2010) Israel Science Foundation
Reviewer of Conference Abstracts, (2010) Society for Social Work and Research Conference 2011, Tampa, FL

Peer Review Journals

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) Yonsei Medical Journal (Publishes in South Korea)
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

Awards and Honors

Awards
2012    The Early Career Peer Reviewer for Study Section, National Institute of Health (NIH)
2012    Honorable Mention. “Who’s Who in Academia” by Stephen Bozanek. News Digest International
2010             Research Fellow, Family Research Consortium Summer Institute, Yale University Child Center
2007             Member of the Year, Cambridge Who’s Who
2006             Research Fellow, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Child Intervention, Prevention, and Services (CHIPS), Summer Institute
2005             Health Disparity Scholar, Special recognition by National Institutes of Health
2004             Dissertation Award, Council on Social Work Education, 50th Annual Program Meeting
2004             Health Disparity Scholar, NIMH
2002             Dissertation Distinction Award, Columbia University, School of Social Work
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

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)

Licensure and Certifications

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