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Connie S. Chan, PhD

University Of Massachusetts - Boston

University Of Massachusetts - Boston
Phone: (617) 287-7271
Fax: (617) 287-4969


connie.chan@umb.edu

Connie S. Chan, PhD

University Of Massachusetts - Boston

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Professor, Public Policy and Public Affairs, University Of Massachusetts - Boston

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Research Abstract

My research and publications have focused on sexuality and health among Asian American women, and among Asian adolescents. I was a co-PI on research that focused on the health and mental health needs of elderly Asian women in the Boston area and worked with a team that included a nursing professor and two masters-level nursing students. I was also a leader of a clinical team that provided services to HIV-positive Asian American adolescents in the Boston area. At UMASS Boston, I am leading a small group of doctoral students in a research project on the effects and intersections of sexuality and identity on sexual minority Asian women. I am interested in addressing issues of public policy, sexuality and psychological aspects of the Asian women and Latina population. A proposed collaborative project with Drs. Recklitis and Sanchez Varela catalyzes a new collaboration that will lead to an expansion of my sexuality research and clinical work with minority groups to understanding cultural and linguistic differences among breast cancer survivors.

Publications

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  • Chan, C.S. and Baughman, A.L. . Sexuality, identity, and culture among Asian/Asian-American sexual minority women 2012.
  • Connie S. Chan. Psychological Issues of Asian Americans 2003.