Irene Yen, PhD, MPH

Social Behavioral Sciences

Mixed Methods for Research on Support Networks of People Experiencing Chronic Illness and Social Marginalization.

Qualitative health research

Nápoles TM, Ekl EA, Nicklas J, Gómez-Pathak L, Yen IH, Carrillo D, de Leon K, Burke NJ, Perry BL, Shim JK

Reproducibility and implementation of a rapid, community-based COVID-19 "test and respond" model in low-income, majority-Latino communities in Northern California.

PloS one

Chamie G, Prado P, Oviedo Y, Vizcaíno T, Arechiga C, Marson K, Carrera O, Alvarado MJ, Corchado CG, Gomez M, Mochel M, de Leon I, Garibay KK, Durazo A, Young MT, Yen IH, Sauceda J, Rojas S, DeRisi J, Petersen M, Havlir DV, Marquez C

Understanding the benefits of different types and timing of education for mental health: A sequence analysis approach.

The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences

Vable AM, Duarte CDP, Wannier SR, Chan-Golston AM, Cohen AK, Glymour MM, Ream RK, Yen IH

Social Literacy: Nurses' Contribution Toward the Co-Production of Self-Management.

Global qualitative nursing research

Dubbin L, Burke N, Fleming M, Thompson-Lastad A, Napoles TM, Yen I, Shim JK

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.

Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine

Morris MD, Yen IH, Shiboski S, Evans JL, Page K

Racial Discrimination in the Life Course of Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness: Results from the HOPE HOME Study.

Journal of social distress and the homeless

Paul DW, Knight KR, Olsen P, Weeks J, Yen IH, Kushel MB

Long-term mortality in pediatric firearm assault survivors: a multi-center, retrospective, comparative cohort study.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Shaahinfar A, Yen IH, Alter HJ, Gildengorin G, Pan SJ, Betts JM, Fahimi J

Caring for "Super-utilizers": Neoliberal Social Assistance in the Safety-net.

Medical anthropology quarterly

Fleming MD, Shim JK, Yen I, Van Natta M, Hanssmann C, Burke NJ

Stratified citizenship, stratified health: Examining latinx legal status in the U.S. healthcare safety net.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Van Natta M, Burke NJ, Yen IH, Fleming MD, Hanssmann CL, Rasidjan MP, Shim JK

Like a Fish out of Water: Managing Chronic Pain in the Urban Safety Net.

Journal of health and social behavior

Rubin S, Burke N, Van Natta M, Yen I, Shim JK

Complex care and contradictions of choice in the safety net.

Sociology of health & illness

Van Natta M, Burke NJ, Yen IH, Rubin S, Fleming MD, Thompson-Lastad A, Shim JK

Assessing Patient Activation among High-Need, High-Cost Patients in Urban Safety Net Care Settings.

Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine

Napoles TM, Burke NJ, Shim JK, Davis E, Moskowitz D, Yen IH

Response to commentary, "Trauma and the structuring of complex care: Back to the settlements?" by Elizabeth Bowen.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Thompson-Lastad A, Yen IH, Fleming MD, Van Natta M, Rubin S, Shim JK, Burke NJ

Defining trauma in complex care management: Safety-net providers' perspectives on structural vulnerability and time.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Thompson-Lastad A, Yen IH, Fleming MD, Van Natta M, Rubin S, Shim JK, Burke NJ

Patient engagement at the margins: Health care providers' assessments of engagement and the structural determinants of health in the safety-net.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Fleming MD, Shim JK, Yen IH, Thompson-Lastad A, Rubin S, Van Natta M, Burke NJ

San Francisco childcare centers' preparedness in the prevention and management of asthma among preschool-aged children.

The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma

Young CA, Stookey J, Patel AI, Chan C, Evans J, Cohn K, Agana L, Yen IH, Fernandez A, Cabana MD

Long-term mortality of patients surviving firearm violence.

Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention

Fahimi J, Larimer E, Hamud-Ahmed W, Anderson E, Schnorr CD, Yen I, Alter HJ

Development of a Tool to Evaluate Asthma Preparedness and Management in Child-Care Centers.

Pediatric allergy, immunology, and pulmonology

Young CA, Chan C, Stookey J, Patel AI, Evans J, Cohn K, Agana L, Yen IH, Fernandez A, Cabana MD

Neighborhood influences on girls' obesity risk across the transition to adolescence.


Hoyt LT, Kushi LH, Leung CW, Nickleach DC, Adler N, Laraia BA, Hiatt RA, Yen IH

California Breast Cancer Prevention Initiatives: Setting a research agenda for prevention.

Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.)

Sutton P, Kavanaugh-Lynch MH, Plumb M, Yen IH, Sarantis H, Thomsen CL, Campleman S, Galpern E, Dickenson C, Woodruff TJ

Neighborhood Characteristics and ADHD: Results of a National Study.

Journal of attention disorders

Razani N, Hilton JF, Halpern-Felsher BL, Okumura MJ, Morrell HE, Yen IH

How design of places promotes or inhibits mobility of older adults: realist synthesis of 20 years of research.

Journal of aging and health

Yen IH, Fandel Flood J, Thompson H, Anderson LA, Wong G

Impact of neighborhood and individual socioeconomic status on survival after breast cancer varies by race/ethnicity: the Neighborhood and Breast Cancer Study.

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

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

A pilot study using global positioning systems (GPS) devices and surveys to ascertain older adults' travel patterns.

Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society

Yen IH, Leung CW, Lan M, Sarrafzadeh M, Kayekjian KC, Duru OK

Comparing Symptom Burden in Patients with Metastatic and Nonmetastatic Cancer.

Journal of palliative medicine

Kim Y, Yen IH, Rabow MW

Built environment and mobility of older adults: important policy and practice efforts.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Yen IH, Anderson LA

Older people and social connectedness: how place and activities keep people engaged.

Journal of aging research

Yen IH, Shim JK, Martinez AD, Barker JC

An analysis of public health policy and legal issues relevant to mobile food vending.

American journal of public health

Tester JM, Stevens SA, Yen IH, Laraia BL

Functional recovery following musculoskeletal injury in hospital workers.

Occupational medicine (Oxford, England)

Gillen M, Cisternas MG, Yen IH, Swig L, Rugulies R, Frank J, Blanc PD

Measuring the neighborhood environment: associations with young girls' energy intake and expenditure in a cross-sectional study.

The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity

Leung CW, Gregorich SE, Laraia BA, Kushi LH, Yen IH

Childhood obesity and the built environment.

Current opinion in pediatrics

Galvez MP, Pearl M, Yen IH

Mobile food vending and the after-school food environment.

American journal of preventive medicine

Tester JM, Yen IH, Laraia B

Neighborhood environment in studies of health of older adults: a systematic review.

American journal of preventive medicine

Yen IH, Michael YL, Perdue L

The association of socioeconomic status and psychosocial and physical workplace factors with musculoskeletal injury in hospital workers.

American journal of industrial medicine

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

Negative life events and quality of life in adults with asthma.


Archea C, Yen IH, Chen H, Eisner MD, Katz PP, Masharani U, Yelin EH, Earnest G, Blanc PD

Area-level socio-economic status and health status among adults with asthma and rhinitis.

The European respiratory journal

Blanc PD, Yen IH, Chen H, Katz PP, Earnest G, Balmes JR, Trupin L, Friedling N, Yelin EH, Eisner MD

Impact of the home indoor environment on adult asthma and rhinitis.

Journal of occupational and environmental medicine

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

Integrating qualitative research into occupational health: a case study among hospital workers.

Journal of occupational and environmental medicine

Gordon DR, Ames GM, Yen IH, Gillen M, Aust B, Rugulies R, Frank JW, Blanc PD

The psychosocial work environment and musculoskeletal disorders: design of a comprehensive interviewer-administered questionnaire.

American journal of industrial medicine

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