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

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

*Denotes student participation in project

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

Hahm, H.C., Augsberger, A., Feranil, M., Jang, J., & *Tagerman, M. (2015, In press). The associations between forced sex and severe mental health, substance use, and HIV risk behaviors among Asian-American women. Violence Against Women.

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):A2  doi:10.1186/1940-0640-10-S1-A2

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. Vol 66 (3), 258-264

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

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. 24(6): 549-563. PMID: 23206203

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. PMCID: PMC3409832

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

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., & *Kim, A. (2010). In the path of establishing ethnic identity: stories of young Korean-American women. Journal of Korean-American Education, 27, 31-37.

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. PMID: 20020189

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

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. PMID: 19589477

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

 

 

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, C., *Tagerman, M., *Maru, M. (October, 2015). 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 City, NY.

Hahm, H.C., *Peterson, J., Kim, M., *Choe, E. (October, 2015). Suicidal ideation and intent among young Asian-American women using Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS). Poster presentation at the International Summit on Suicide Research, New York City, NY.

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 to be presented at the 6th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health, Tokyo, Japan.

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 to be presented in XVI World Congress of Psychiatry. Spain, Madrid. (Accepted).

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., Feranil, M., *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

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 

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.

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.

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.

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, (2015-Present) Bio Medical Central (BMC) Public Health
Reviewer, (2015-Present) LGBT Health
Reviewer, (2014-Present) Bio Medical Centra (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) 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

2015             Innovator’s Award (Contribution for research innovation) by Asian Women for Health Organization
2015             Certificate of Appreciation, Boston University School of Social Work, Professional Education Program
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 (http://www.bu.edu/research/our-research/featured-researchers/)
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)
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)

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