Dr. Quynh Nguyen received her MSPH (2009) and PhD (2011) in Epidemiology from UNC at Chapel Hill. She received her B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford in 2005. Her research focuses on adolescent health, health disparities, chronic diseases, and international comparisons of health outcomes across developed countries. Her overarching career goal is to examine factors that enable (and prohibit) success of at-risk youth.
Quynh Nguyen, PhD
Siddiqi A, Ornelas IJ, Quinn K, Zuberi, D, Nguyen, QC. (In press) Societal Context and the Production of Immigrant Status Based Health Inequalities: A Comparative Study of the United States and Canada. Journal of Public Health Policy.
Nguyen QC, Villaveces A, Marshall SW, Hussey JM, Carolyn CT, Poole C. (2012). Adolescent Expectations of Early Death Predict Adult Risk Behaviors. PLOS ONE.
Nguyen QC, Hussey JM, Carolyn CT, Villaveces A, Marshall SW, Siddiqi A, Poole C (2012). Adolescent Expectations of Early Death Predict Socioeconomic Status. Social Science & Medicine, May; 74(9): 1452-1460.
Nguyen, Q.C., Tabor, J.W., Entzel, P.P., Lau, Y., Suchindran, C., Hussey, J.M., Halpern, C.T., Harri,s K.M., & Whitsel, E.A. (2011). Discordance in National Estimates of Hypertension Prevalence among Young Adults. Epidemiology, 22(4), 532-541.
Nguyen, Q.C., Waddell, E.N., Huston, S.L., Thomas, J.C., Kerker, B.D., & Gwynn, R.C. (2011). Inequities in Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension and Hypercholesterolemia among the Insured in New York City. Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(5), A109. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2011/sep/10_0205.htm.
Siddiqi, A., & Nguyen, Q.C.. (2010). A Cross-National Comparative Perspective on Racial Inequities in Health: The United States versus Canada. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(1), 29-35.
Siddiqi, A., Zuberi, D., & Nguyen, Q.C. (2009). The role of health insurance in explaining immigrant versus non-immigrant disparities in access to health care: Comparing the United States to Canada. Social Science & Medicine, 69(10), 1452-9.