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Dr. Quach’s primary research interest has focused on immigrant populations to examine environmental, occupational and socio-cultural factors which may influence their health. She has a strong commitment to community-based participatory research, and has worked with different advocacy, environmental and community-based organizations to leverage public health goals that promote the health and well-being of under-served populations.
In collaboration with Asian Health Services, a community health center serving the Asian indigent populations in
Dr. Quach is also expanding her research portfolio to include intervention studies. Currently, she is conducting a pilot study to develop an intervention curriculum targeting nail salon workers and owners to reduce their workplace chemical exposures.
Selected Research Projects:
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Selected Research Publications:
Quach T, Gunier R, Tran A, Von Behren J, Doan-Billings PA, Nguyen D, Okahara L, Lui B, Nguyen M, Huynh J, Reynolds P. Characterizing Workplace Exposures in Vietnamese Women Working in California Nail Salons. Am J Public Health. 2011;101 (Suppl 1):S271-6.
Quach T, Nuru-Jeter A, Morris P, Allen L, Shema S, Winters J.K., Le G, Gomez SL. Experiences and perceptions of discrimination among a multi-ethnic sample of breast cancer patients in the San Francisco Bay Area. Am J Public Health. [in press].
Quach T, Doan-Billing PA, Layefsky M, Nelson D, Nguyen KD, Okahara L, Tran AN, Von Behren J, Reynolds P. Cancer Incidence in Female Cosmetologists and Manicurists in California, 1988-2005. AJE. 2010;172(6):691-9.
Gomez SL, Quach T, Horn-Ross PL, Pham JT, Cockburn M, Chang ET, Keegan THM, Clarke CA. Hidden disparities: breast cancer occurrence among Asian women by immigrant status. AJPH. 2010;100(S1):S125-31.
Quach T, Nguyen KD, Doan-Billing PA, Okahara L, Fan C, Reynolds P. A Preliminary Survey of Vietnamese Nail Salon Workers in Alameda County, California. J of Comm Health. 2008 Oct;33(5):336-43.
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