May Sudhinaraset, PhD

TitleAssistant Adjunct Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentEpidemiology & Biostatistics
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
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    May Sudhinaraset PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics an Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco. She received her doctoral training in epidemiology and demography from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at UCSF. Her research centers on the interplay between social determinants, gender, migration, and maternal and adolescent health. Dr. Sudhinaraset publishes and currently leads research efforts on migration, structural and social determinants of health, health equity, and health service delivery in Asia and Africa.

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    1. Afulani PA, Altman M, Musana J, Sudhinaraset M. Conceptualizing pathways linking women's empowerment and prematurity in developing countries. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017 Nov 08; 17(Suppl 2):338. PMID: 29143627.
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    2. Diamond-Smith N, Treleaven E, Murthy N, Sudhinaraset M. Women's empowerment and experiences of mistreatment during childbirth in facilities in Lucknow, India: results from a cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017 Nov 08; 17(Suppl 2):335. PMID: 29143668.
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    3. Montagu D, Sudhinaraset M, Diamond-Smith N, Campbell O, Gabrysch S, Freedman L, Kruk ME, Donnay F. Where women go to deliver: understanding the changing landscape of childbirth in Africa and Asia. Health Policy Plan. 2017 Oct 01; 32(8):1146-1152. PMID: 28541422.
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    4. Afulani PA, Diamond-Smith N, Golub G, Sudhinaraset M. Development of a tool to measure person-centered maternity care in developing settings: validation in a rural and urban Kenyan population. Reprod Health. 2017 Sep 22; 14(1):118. PMID: 28938885.
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    5. Aung T, Hom NM, Sudhinaraset M. Increasing family planning in Myanmar: the role of the private sector and social franchise programs. BMC Womens Health. 2017 Jul 01; 17(1):46. PMID: 28668083.
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    6. Sudhinaraset M, Ling I, To TM, Melo J, Quach T. Dreams deferred: Contextualizing the health and psychosocial needs of undocumented Asian and Pacific Islander young adults in Northern California. Soc Sci Med. 2017 Jul; 184:144-152. PMID: 28527372.
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    7. Sudhinaraset M, To TM, Ling I, Melo J, Chavarin J. The Influence of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on Undocumented Asian and Pacific Islander Young Adults: Through a Social Determinants of Health Lens. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Jun; 60(6):741-746. PMID: 28359735.
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    8. Sudhinaraset M, Treleaven E, Melo J, Singh K, Diamond-Smith N. Women's status and experiences of mistreatment during childbirth in Uttar Pradesh: a mixed methods study using cultural health capital theory. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 Oct 28; 16(1):332. PMID: 27793115.
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    9. Afulani PA, Torres JM, Sudhinaraset M, Asunka J, et al. Transnational ties and the health of sub-Saharan African migrants: The moderating role of gender and family separation. Soc Sci Med. 2016 Nov; 168:63-71. PMID: 27639482.
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    10. Diamond-Smith N, Sudhinaraset M, Montagu D. Clinical and perceived quality of care for maternal, neonatal and antenatal care in Kenya and Namibia: the service provision assessment. Reprod Health. 2016 Aug 11; 13(1):92. PMID: 27515487; PMCID: PMC4981972.
    11. Thet MM, Richards LM, Sudhinaraset M, Paw NE, Diamond-Smith N. Assessing Rates of Inadequate Feeding Practices Among Children 12-24 months: Results from a Cross-Sectional Survey in Myanmar. Matern Child Health J. 2016 Aug; 20(8):1688-95. PMID: 27003151.
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    12. Aung T, Lwin MM, Sudhinaraset M, Wei C. Rural and urban disparities in health-seeking for fever in Myanmar: findings from a probability-based household survey. Malar J. 2016 Jul 25; 15(1):386. PMID: 27456488; PMCID: PMC4960668.
    13. Diamond-Smith N, Sudhinaraset M, Melo J, Murthy N. The relationship between women's experiences of mistreatment at facilities during childbirth, types of support received and person providing the support in Lucknow, India. Midwifery. 2016 Sep; 40:114-23. PMID: 27428107.
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    14. Thein ST, Sudhinaraset M, Khin HS, McFarland W, Aung T. Who continues to stock oral artemisinin monotherapy? Results of a provider survey in Myanmar. Malar J. 2016 Jun 22; 15:334. PMID: 27333781; PMCID: PMC4918101.
    15. Diamond-Smith N, Thet MM, Khaing EE, Sudhinaraset M. Delivery and postpartum practices among new mothers in Laputta, Myanmar: intersecting traditional and modern practices and beliefs. Cult Health Sex. 2016 Sep; 18(9):1054-66. PMID: 27212423.
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    16. Sudhinaraset M, Melo J, Diamond-Smith N. Cross-border ties and the reproductive health of India's internal migrant women. SSM Popul Health. 2016 Dec; 2:341-349. PMID: 29349152.
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    17. Sudhinaraset M, Diamond-Smith N, Thet MM, Aung T. Influence of internal migration on reproductive health in Myanmar: results from a recent cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health. 2016 Mar 09; 16:246. PMID: 26961883; PMCID: PMC4784279.
    18. Sudhinaraset M, Wigglesworth C, Takeuchi DT. Social and Cultural Contexts of Alcohol Use: Influences in a Social-Ecological Framework. Alcohol Res. 2016; 38(1):35-45. PMID: 27159810; PMCID: PMC4872611.
    19. Lama TT, Sudhinaraset M, McFarland W, Raymond HF. Migration and HIV Risk Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, San Francisco, 2011. AIDS Educ Prev. 2015 Dec; 27(6):538-46. PMID: 26595266.
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    20. Thet MM, Khaing EE, Diamond-Smith N, Sudhinaraset M, Oo S, Aung T. Barriers to exclusive breastfeeding in the Ayeyarwaddy Region in Myanmar: Qualitative findings from mothers, grandmothers, and husbands. Appetite. 2016 Jan 01; 96:62-69. PMID: 26344810.
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    21. Khin HS, Chen I, White C, Sudhinaraset M, McFarland W, Littrell M, Montagu D, Aung T. Availability and quality of anti-malarials among private sector outlets in Myanmar in 2012: results from a large, community-based, cross-sectional survey before a large-scale intervention. Malar J. 2015 Jul 14; 14:269. PMID: 26169498; PMCID: PMC4501098.
    22. Blanchard K, Lince-Deroche N, Fetters T, Devjee J, de Menezes ID, Trueman K, Sudhinaraset M, Nkonko E, Moodley J. Introducing medication abortion into public sector facilities in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: an operations research study. Contraception. 2015 Oct; 92(4):330-8. PMID: 26162575.
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    23. Aung T, White C, Montagu D, McFarland W, Hlaing T, Khin HS, San AK, Briegleb C, Chen I, Sudhinaraset M. Improving uptake and use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in the context of artemisinin drug resistance containment in eastern Myanmar: an evaluation of incentive schemes among informal private healthcare providers. Malar J. 2015 Mar 06; 14:105. PMID: 25885581; PMCID: PMC4355503.
    24. Sudhinaraset M, Briegleb C, Aung M, Khin HS, Aung T. Motivation and challenges for use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests among informal providers in Myanmar: a qualitative study. Malar J. 2015 Feb 06; 14:61. PMID: 25889046; PMCID: PMC4328784.
    25. Chen IT, Aung T, Thant HN, Sudhinaraset M, Kahn JG. Cost-effectiveness analysis of malaria rapid diagnostic test incentive schemes for informal private healthcare providers in Myanmar. Malar J. 2015 Feb 05; 14:55. PMID: 25653121; PMCID: PMC4334415.
    26. Diamond-Smith N, Sudhinaraset M. Drivers of facility deliveries in Africa and Asia: regional analyses using the demographic and health surveys. Reprod Health. 2015 Jan 16; 12:6. PMID: 25595063; PMCID: PMC4320522.
    27. Sudhinaraset M, Briegleb C, Aung M, Khin HSS, Aung T. Motivations and challenges for use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests among informal providers in Myanmar: A qualitative study. Malaria Journal. 2015; 61(14).
    28. Sudhinaraset, M., Wigglesworth, C.Takeuchi, D. Social and Cultural Contexts of Alcohol Use: Neighborhood, Immigration, and Societal Influences. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews. 2015.
    29. Lwin MM, Sudhinaraset M, San AK, Aung T. Improving malaria knowledge and practices in rural Myanmar through a village health worker intervention: a cross-sectional study. Malar J. 2014 Jan 04; 13:5. PMID: 24386934; PMCID: PMC3893499.
    30. Khaleghparast S, Ghanbari B, Kahani S, Malakouti K, SeyedAlinaghi S, Sudhinaraset M. The effectiveness of discharge planning on the knowledge, clinical symptoms and hospitalisation frequency of persons with schizophrenia: a longitudinal study in two hospitals in Tehran, Iran. J Clin Nurs. 2014 Aug; 23(15-16):2215-21. PMID: 24329909.
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    31. Sudhinaraset M, Raymond HF, McFarland W. Convergence of HIV prevalence and inter-racial sexual mixing among men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2004-2011. AIDS Behav. 2013 May; 17(4):1550-6. PMID: 23229337.
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    32. Sudhinaraset M, Ingram M, Lofthouse HK, Montagu D. What is the role of informal healthcare providers in developing countries? A systematic review. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e54978. PMID: 23405101; PMCID: PMC3566158.
    33. Montagu D, Sudhinaraset M, Lwin T, Onozaki I, Win Z, Aung T. Equity and the Sun Quality Health Private Provider Social Franchise: comparative analysis of patient survey data and a nationally representative TB prevalence survey. Int J Equity Health. 2013 Jan 10; 12:5. PMID: 23305063; PMCID: PMC3560149.
    34. Sudhinaraset M, Mmari K, Go V, Blum RW. Sexual attitudes, behaviours and acculturation among young migrants in Shanghai. Cult Health Sex. 2012 Oct; 14(9):1081-94. PMID: 22943505.
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    35. Sudhinaraset M, Astone N, Blum RW. Migration and unprotected sex in Shanghai, China: correlates of condom use and contraceptive consistency across migrant and nonmigrant youth. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Mar; 50(3 Suppl):S68-74. PMID: 22340859; PMCID: PMC4166512.
    36. Blum R, Sudhinaraset M, Emerson MR. Youth at risk: suicidal thoughts and attempts in Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Mar; 50(3 Suppl):S37-44. PMID: 22340854.
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    37. Sudhinaraset M, Blum RW. The unique developmental considerations of youth-related work injuries. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2010 Apr-Jun; 16(2):216-22. PMID: 20465066.
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    38. Mmari, K.N, Sudhinaraset, M. Blum, R. Exploring the role of social connectedness among military youth: Perceptions from youth, parents, and school personnel. Child and Youth Care Forum. 2010; 351-366.
    39. Johnson, S., Sudhinaraset., M., Blum, R.W. . Neuromaturation and Adolescent Risk Taking: Why Development is not Determinism. Journal of Adolescent Research. 2010; 1(25):4-23.
    40. Bradshaw, C., Sudhinaraset, M., Mmari, K., Blum, R.W. . School Transitions among Military Adolescents: A Qualitative Study of Stress Appraisal and Coping. School Psychology Review. 2010; 1(39):84-105.
    41. Mmari, K., Roche, K., Sudhinaraset, M., and Blum, R. . When a Parent Goes Off to War: Exploring the Issues Faced by Adolescents and their Families. Journal of Youth and Society. 2009; 4(40):455-475.
    42. Sudhinaraset M. Reducing unsafe abortion in Nigeria. Issues Brief (Alan Guttmacher Inst). 2008; (3):1-3. PMID: 19537327.
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