Irene Yen, PhD, MPH

Title(s)Professor, Social Behavioral Sciences
SchoolSchool of Nursing
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    Educational trajectories & health: when people finish school and how it matters
    NIH R01AG056360Sep 30, 2017 - May 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Measuring neighborhood: Key aspects for multiethnic older adults'health status
    NIH K01AG027273Sep 1, 2006 - May 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Social Literacy: Nurses' Contribution Toward the Co-Production of Self-Management. Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2021 Jan-Dec; 8:2333393621993451. Dubbin L, Burke N, Fleming M, Thompson-Lastad A, Napoles TM, Yen I, Shim JK. PMID: 33628867.
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    2. Housing Stability and Hepatitis C Infection for Young Adults Who Inject Drugs: Examining the Relationship of Consistent and Intermittent Housing Status on HCV Infection Risk. J Urban Health. 2020 12; 97(6):831-844. Morris MD, Yen IH, Shiboski S, Evans JL, Page K. PMID: 32901411.
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    3. Racial Discrimination in the Life Course of Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness: Results from the HOPE HOME Study. J Soc Distress Homeless. 2020; 29(2):184-193. Paul DW, Knight KR, Olsen P, Weeks J, Yen IH, Kushel MB. PMID: 33727778.
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    4. Long-term Mortality in Pediatric Firearm Assault Survivors: A Multicenter, Retrospective, Comparative Cohort Study. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 12; 25(12):1447-1457. Shaahinfar A, Yen IH, Alter HJ, Gildengorin G, Pan SJ, Betts JM, Fahimi J. PMID: 30311324.
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    5. Caring for "Super-utilizers": Neoliberal Social Assistance in the Safety-net. Med Anthropol Q. 2019 06; 33(2):173-190. Fleming MD, Shim JK, Yen I, Van Natta M, Hanssmann C, Burke NJ. PMID: 30291726.
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    6. Stratified citizenship, stratified health: Examining latinx legal status in the U.S. healthcare safety net. Soc Sci Med. 2019 01; 220:49-55. Van Natta M, Burke NJ, Yen IH, Fleming MD, Hanssmann CL, Rasidjan MP, Shim JK. PMID: 30391641.
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    7. Like a Fish out of Water: Managing Chronic Pain in the Urban Safety Net. J Health Soc Behav. 2018 12; 59(4):487-500. Rubin S, Burke N, Van Natta M, Yen I, Shim JK. PMID: 30229682.
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    8. Do the health benefits of education vary by sociodemographic subgroup? Differential returns to education and implications for health inequities. Ann Epidemiol. 2018 11; 28(11):759-766.e5. Vable AM, Cohen AK, Leonard SA, Glymour MM, Duarte CDP, Yen IH. PMID: 30309690.
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    9. Health in changing neighborhoods: A study of the relationship between gentrification and self-rated health in the state of California. Health Place. 2018 07; 52:188-195. Izenberg JM, Mujahid MS, Yen IH. PMID: 29957396.
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    10. Gentrification and binge drinking in California neighborhoods: It matters how long you've lived there. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 07 01; 188:1-9. Izenberg JM, Mujahid MS, Yen IH. PMID: 29709759.
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    11. Complex care and contradictions of choice in the safety net. Sociol Health Illn. 2018 03; 40(3):538-551. Van Natta M, Burke NJ, Yen IH, Rubin S, Fleming MD, Thompson-Lastad A, Shim JK. PMID: 29424102.
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    12. Assessing Patient Activation among High-Need, High-Cost Patients in Urban Safety Net Care Settings. J Urban Health. 2017 Dec; 94(6):803-813. Napoles TM, Burke NJ, Shim JK, Davis E, Moskowitz D, Yen IH. PMID: 28597203.
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    13. Response to commentary, "Trauma and the structuring of complex care: Back to the settlements?" by Elizabeth Bowen. Soc Sci Med. 2017 11; 192:28-29. Thompson-Lastad A, Yen IH, Fleming MD, Van Natta M, Rubin S, Shim JK, Burke NJ. PMID: 28957781.
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    14. Defining trauma in complex care management: Safety-net providers' perspectives on structural vulnerability and time. Soc Sci Med. 2017 08; 186:104-112. Thompson-Lastad A, Yen IH, Fleming MD, Van Natta M, Rubin S, Shim JK, Burke NJ. PMID: 28618290.
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    15. Patient engagement at the margins: Health care providers' assessments of engagement and the structural determinants of health in the safety-net. Soc Sci Med. 2017 06; 183:11-18. Fleming MD, Shim JK, Yen IH, Thompson-Lastad A, Rubin S, Van Natta M, Burke NJ. PMID: 28445806.
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    16. San Francisco childcare centers' preparedness in the prevention and management of asthma among preschool-aged children. J Asthma. 2016 09; 53(7):691-8. Young CA, Stookey J, Patel AI, Chan C, Evans J, Cohn K, Agana L, Yen IH, Fernandez A, Cabana MD. PMID: 27164036.
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    17. Long-term mortality of patients surviving firearm violence. Inj Prev. 2016 Apr; 22(2):129-34. Fahimi J, Larimer E, Hamud-Ahmed W, Anderson E, Schnorr CD, Yen I, Alter HJ. PMID: 26506959.
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    18. Development of a Tool to Evaluate Asthma Preparedness and Management in Child-Care Centers. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2015 Jun 01; 28(2):121-128. Young CA, Chan C, Stookey J, Patel AI, Evans J, Cohn K, Agana L, Yen IH, Fernandez A, Cabana MD. PMID: 26155370.
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    19. Neighborhood influences on girls' obesity risk across the transition to adolescence. Pediatrics. 2014 Nov; 134(5):942-9. Hoyt LT, Kushi LH, Leung CW, Nickleach DC, Adler N, Laraia BA, Hiatt RA, Yen IH. PMID: 25311606.
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    20. Neighborhood Characteristics and ADHD: Results of a National Study. J Atten Disord. 2015 Sep; 19(9):731-40. Razani N, Hilton JF, Halpern-Felsher BL, Okumura MJ, Morrell HE, Yen IH. PMID: 25028386.
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    21. How design of places promotes or inhibits mobility of older adults: realist synthesis of 20 years of research. J Aging Health. 2014 Dec; 26(8):1340-72. Yen IH, Fandel Flood J, Thompson H, Anderson LA, Wong G. PMID: 24788714.
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    22. Impact of neighborhood and individual socioeconomic status on survival after breast cancer varies by race/ethnicity: the Neighborhood and Breast Cancer Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 May; 23(5):793-811. Shariff-Marco S, Yang J, John EM, Sangaramoorthy M, Hertz A, Koo J, Nelson DO, Schupp CW, Shema SJ, Cockburn M, Satariano WA, Yen IH, Ponce NA, Winkleby M, Keegan TH, Gomez SL. PMID: 24618999.
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    23. A community cohort study about childhood social and economic circumstances: racial/ethnic differences and associations with educational attainment and health of older adults. BMJ Open. 2013; 3(4). Yen IH, Gregorich S, Cohen AK, Stewart A. PMID: 23562813.
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    24. A pilot study using global positioning systems (GPS) devices and surveys to ascertain older adults' travel patterns. J Appl Gerontol. 2015 Apr; 34(3):NP190-201. Yen IH, Leung CW, Lan M, Sarrafzadeh M, Kayekjian KC, Duru OK. PMID: 24652872.
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    25. Comparing Symptom Burden in Patients with Metastatic and Nonmetastatic Cancer. J Palliat Med. 2016 Jan; 19(1):64-8. Kim Y, Yen IH, Rabow MW. PMID: 22663083.
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    26. Using mobile fruit vendors to increase access to fresh fruit and vegetables for schoolchildren. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:E102. Tester JM, Yen IH, Laraia B. PMID: 22632739.
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    27. Built environment and mobility of older adults: important policy and practice efforts. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 May; 60(5):951-6. Yen IH, Anderson LA. PMID: 22568533.
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    28. Older people and social connectedness: how place and activities keep people engaged. J Aging Res. 2012; 2012:139523. Yen IH, Shim JK, Martinez AD, Barker JC. PMID: 22272374.
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    29. Predictors of pneumonia severity in HIV-infected adults admitted to an Urban public hospital. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2011 May; 25(5):273-7. Chew KW, Yen IH, Li JZ, Winston LG. PMID: 21488749.
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    30. Healthy food availability and participation in WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) in food stores around lower- and higher-income elementary schools. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Jun; 14(6):960-4. Tester JM, Yen IH, Pallis LC, Laraia BA. PMID: 21205402.
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    31. An analysis of public health policy and legal issues relevant to mobile food vending. Am J Public Health. 2010 Nov; 100(11):2038-46. Tester JM, Stevens SA, Yen IH, Laraia BL. PMID: 20864711.
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    32. Measuring the neighborhood environment: associations with young girls' energy intake and expenditure in a cross-sectional study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2010 Jun 01; 7:52. Leung CW, Gregorich SE, Laraia BA, Kushi LH, Yen IH. PMID: 20515487.
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    33. Childhood obesity and the built environment. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010 Apr; 22(2):202-7. Galvez MP, Pearl M, Yen IH. PMID: 20090524.
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    34. Mobile food vending and the after-school food environment. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):70-3. Tester JM, Yen IH, Laraia B. PMID: 20117559.
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    35. Neighborhood environment in studies of health of older adults: a systematic review. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Nov; 37(5):455-63. Yen IH, Michael YL, Perdue L. PMID: 19840702.
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    36. From homeless to hopeless and healthless?: the health impacts of housing challenges among former foster care youth transitioning to adulthood in California. Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs. 2009; 32(2):77-93. Yen IH, Hammond WP, Kushel MB. PMID: 21992092.
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    37. Older adults' perspectives on key domains of childhood social and economic experiences and opportunities: a first step to creating a multidimensional measure. Epidemiol Perspect Innov. 2007 Nov 06; 4:14. Yen IH, Stewart AL, Scherzer T, Pérez-Stable EJ. PMID: 17986341.
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    38. Women's perceptions of neighborhood resources and hazards related to diet, physical activity, and smoking: focus group results from economically distinct neighborhoods in a mid-sized U.S. city. Am J Health Promot. 2007 Nov-Dec; 22(2):98-106. Yen IH, Scherzer T, Cubbin C, Gonzalez A, Winkleby MA. PMID: 18019886.
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    39. Homelessness and health care access after emancipation: results from the Midwest Evaluation of Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Oct; 161(10):986-93. Kushel MB, Yen IH, Gee L, Courtney ME. PMID: 17909143.
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    40. Impact of perceived neighborhood problems on change in asthma-related health outcomes between baseline and follow-up. Health Place. 2008 Sep; 14(3):468-77. Yen IH, Yelin E, Katz P, Eisner MD, Blanc PD. PMID: 17950654.
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    41. The association of socioeconomic status and psychosocial and physical workplace factors with musculoskeletal injury in hospital workers. Am J Ind Med. 2007 Apr; 50(4):245-60. Gillen M, Yen IH, Trupin L, Swig L, Rugulies R, Mullen K, Font A, Burian D, Ryan G, Janowitz I, Quinlan PA, Frank J, Blanc P. PMID: 17311255.
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    42. Perceived neighborhood problems and quality of life, physical functioning, and depressive symptoms among adults with asthma. Am J Public Health. 2006 May; 96(5):873-9. Yen IH, Yelin EH, Katz P, Eisner MD, Blanc PD. PMID: 16571704.
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    43. Historical perspective: S. Leonard Syme's influence on the development of social epidemiology and where we go from there. Epidemiol Perspect Innov. 2005 May 25; 2:3. Yen IH. PMID: 15916710.
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    44. Impact of the home indoor environment on adult asthma and rhinitis. J Occup Environ Med. 2005 Apr; 47(4):362-72. Blanc PD, Eisner MD, Katz PP, Yen IH, Archea C, Earnest G, Janson S, Masharani UB, Quinlan PJ, Hammond SK, Thorne PS, Balmes JR, Trupin L, Yelin EH. PMID: 15824627.
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    45. Integrating qualitative research into occupational health: a case study among hospital workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2005 Apr; 47(4):399-409. Gordon DR, Ames GM, Yen IH, Gillen M, Aust B, Rugulies R, Frank JW, Blanc PD. PMID: 15824632.
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    46. Community based participatory research: a promising approach for increasing epidemiology's relevance in the 21st century. Int J Epidemiol. 2004 Jun; 33(3):499-506. Leung MW, Yen IH, Minkler M. PMID: 15155709.
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    47. The psychosocial work environment and musculoskeletal disorders: design of a comprehensive interviewer-administered questionnaire. Am J Ind Med. 2004 May; 45(5):428-39. Rugulies R, Braff J, Frank JW, Aust B, Gillen M, Yen IH, Bhatia R, Ames G, Gordon DR, Janowitz I, Oman D, Jacobs BP, Blanc P. PMID: 15095425.
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