Sudha Shreeniwas, PHD

SUDHA SHREENIWAS (S. SUDHA)

Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina Greensboro 248 Stone Bldg., P.O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170, USA phone: (336) 484-1856, fax: (336) 224-5076, e-mail: s_shreen@uncg.edu Web page: www.uncg.edu/hdf/faculty/shreeniwas

COMMUNITY ENGAGED ACTIVITIES AND OUTPUTS ARE HIGHLIGHTED IN GREY

EDUCATION Ph.D. University of Michigan (Sociology and Population Studies) 1992 M. A. University of Delhi, (Sociology) 1986 B. A. University of Delhi, (English Literature Hons.) 1983

CURRENT POSITION 2007 – present Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies,

University of North Carolina Greensboro 2008 – present Research Fellow, Center for New North Carolinians, UNC Greensboro

PREVIOUS POSITIONS 2001 – 2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies,

University of North Carolina Greensboro 2001 – 2011 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health

Education, School of Public Health, UNC Chapel Hill.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONSULTANCIES

2014 Consultant on the project “How Far is Too Far? Raising Awareness on Sexual

Violence among South Asian Immigrants in NC”, Kiran Inc, NC 2008-2009 Consultant on the project “Reducing Unwanted Pregnancy Among Victims of

Sexual Assault – the Copperbelt Model of Integrated Care Phase II”, Population Council, Nairobi 2008 Consultant on the project “Female Initiated Prevention Methods”, Population

Council, Nairobi 2008 Consultant on the project “Multisectoral Community Responses to Address

Gender Based Violence and Alcohol Related Issues in Kenya and Uganda”, Family Health International, Nairobi 2007 Consultant on the project “Focused Ante Natal Care: The Experience of Six

African Countries”, Population Council, Nairobi 2007 Consultant on the project PSI Kenya Media Tracking Use of Emergency

Contraception among urban and peri urban women in Kenya. 1997–1998 Senior Social Scientist, SASHI (Situation Analysis of Sexual Health) Project,

Department for International Development (U.K.), based in Kerala, India 1983 Field Investigator, Institute of Social Studies Trust, New Delhi.

ADMINISTRATIVE

1999-2001 Co-Director, Investigator Development Core, Center on Minority Aging,

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ACADEMIC

2001 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health

Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1998-1999 Post-doctoral Fellow in Aging, Carolina Population Center, University of North

Carolina at Chapel Hill 1996-1998 Associate Fellow (Associate Professor), Centre for Development Studies,

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India 1994-1995 Research Associate, Stanford University, Morrison Institute for Population and

Resource Studies 1992-1994 Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California Berkeley, Departments of Demography and Anthropology

CURRENT RESEARCH AREAS Community engaged research on family relationships and adult health among immigrant/refugee communities in the US Participatory arts and neuropsychiatric symptoms among seniors with dementia Gender based violence and women’s use of reproductive health care

PUBLICATIONS Note: As of 1996 I publish under the name S. Sudha My scholarly profile can be viewed at: https://goo.gl/wZFSF0

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES *Undergraduate student co-authors; **Graduate student co-authors; #Community partner co-authors

32. *E. H. Eckemoff, S. Sudha, **D. Wang. (2018) Attitudes toward end of life care among older Russian immigrants Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology 33(3), 229-245 DOI 10.1007/s10823-018-9353-9 Online First: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10823-018-9353-9 31. S. D. Morrison, S. Sudha, Andrew Young, #Y Bhim Nie, #H Wier Siu, #*H’Yua Adrong, and

**Janet Sayers. (2018) When community calls, we collaborate! Implementing a Community-based participatory research project with the multi-language Montagnard refugee community Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action 2(12) 179-186 doi:10.1353/cpr.2018.0038 30. S. Sudha, Sharon D. Morrison, Kenneth J. Gruber. (2017). ‘Beneficioso y Una Prioridad’:

Latina Women’s Perceptions About HIV Testing American Journal of Health Behavior 2017;41(1):3-15 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.41.1.1 29. **K. E. Massengale, S. D. Morrison, S. Sudha. (2016). Community Health Advocate

Identified Enablers of HIV Testing for Latina Immigrant Women. AIDS Education and Prevention 28(4):312-327 28. S. Sudha and S. D. Morrison. (2016). Enhancing gerontology interest among MPH students:

Is adding aging to international service learning effective? (2016). Pedagogy in Health Promotion 2(2):137-143 DOI: 10.1177/2373379915625073 27. S. Sudha, SD Morrison, *Emma H. Thomas, *Samantha Herrera, *Carolina Ruiz. (2015)

¿Qué te parece?: Pre-testing an HIV Testing Enablers Diagnostic Tool among Hispanic/

Latino Immigrant Women. Hispanic Health Care International 13(3) 131-139 http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/1540-4153.13.3.131 26. Sharon D. Morrison, S. Sudha, *Samantha Herrera, *Carolina Ruiz, *Emma H. Thomas.

(2014). En sus proprias palabras (in their own words): Eliciting Latina women’s perspectives on enablers of HIV testing using freelisting Health Education Journal November 2014 DOI: 10.1177/0017896914559786 25. S. Sudha. (2014) Immigrant adaptation, family relations, and elder care use of older Asian

Indians in North Carolina. Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology, 29:97-107 DOI 10.1007/s10823-013-9220-7 24. S. Sudha, #Miller L, *Thomas EH, and **Chia E. (2013) A Picture is Worth a Thousand

Words: Evaluation of the ARTmail Senior Art Project among Seniors with Cognitive Limitations in North Carolina International Public Health Journal 2013;5(3). 23. Sudha, S., and Morrison, S.D. (2011). Marital violence and women’s reproductive health care

in Uttar Pradesh, India. Women’s Health Issues May-June 2011. Volume 21, Issue 3, May–June 2011, Pages 214–221 22. Khanna, S.K., Sudha S., Irudaya Rajan S. (2009) Family-building strategies in urban India:

converging demographic trends in two culturally distinct communities Contemporary South Asia , Volume 17 , Issue 2 June 2009 , pages 141 – 158 DOI: 10.1080/09584930902870800 21. Morrison, S.D., Haldeman, L., Sudha, S., Gruber, K.J., & Bailey, R. (2007) Cultural

adaptation resources for food security, nutrition and health in new immigrants in central North Carolina. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 9(3) pp 205-212 http://www.springerlink.com/content/21476jn88l22r820/ 20. Sudha, S., Morrison, S.D, & **Zhu, L. (2007). Violence against women, symptom reporting,

and treatment for reproductive tract infection in Kerala State, South India. Health Care for Women International 28(3) March 2007. 19. Sudha, S., Irudaya Rajan, S., Mutran, E. J., & Sarma, P. S. (2007). Marital status, family ties,

and self-rated health among elderly men and women in South India. Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology Vol. 21 Nos. 3 and 4 Dec. 2006 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10823- 006-9027-x 18. Sudha, S., Mutran, E. J., **Williams, I. C., Suchindran, C. (2006). Childbearing history and

self-reported well-being in later life: Contrasting older African American and White women. Research on Aging 28(5) pp 599-621. 17. Sudha S., S. Irudaya Rajan, & P. S. Sarma. (2004). Intergenerational family support for older men and women in South India. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 3 & 4, 449-465. 16. Sudha S., & Irudaya Rajan, S. (2003). Persistent daughter disadvantage in India: what do

estimated sex ratios at birth and sex ratios of child mortality risk reveal? Economic and Political Weekly Special Issue on Sex Ratios in India, 38, 4361-4369. 15. Foley, K. L., Sudha, S., Gold, D., & Sloane P. (2003). Staff perceptions of successful

management of severe behavioral problems in dementia special care units. Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 2, 105-117. 14. Sloane P.D., Zimmerman S, Suchindran C., Reed P., Wang L., Boustani M., & Sudha, S.

(2002). The public health impact of Alzheimer's disease, 2000-2050: Potential implication of treatment advances. Annual Review of Public Health. 23, 213-31. 13. Mutran, E. J., Reed, P., & Sudha, S. (2001). Social support: Clarifying the construct with applications for minority populations. Journal of Mental Health and Aging, 7, 67-78.

12. Sudha S., & Mutran, E. J. (2001). Race and ethnicity, nativity, and issues of health care.

Research on Aging [Special Issue: Aging and Health in a Multiethnic Society Volume 2: Health Care Issues], 23, 3-13. 11. Mutran, E. J., Sudha, S., Desai, T., & Long, K. (2001). Satisfaction with care among elderly

African American and White residents of adult care facilities. Research on Aging [Special Issue: Aging and Health in a Multiethnic Society Volume 2: Health Care Issues], 23, 61-82 10. Mutran, E. J., & Sudha, S. (2000). Ethnic and racial groups, similar or different, and how do

we measure? Research on Aging [Special Issue: Aging and Health in a Multiethnic Society Volume 1: Patterns and Methods], 22, 589-98 9. Irudaya Rajan, S., Sudha S., & Mohanachandran, P. (2000). Development, fertility decline and

worsening gender bias in India: Is Kerala no longer an exception? Development and Change, 31, 1085-1092. 8. Mutran, E. J., & Sudha, S. (1999). Ethnicity and eldercare: Comparison of attitudes toward

adult care homes and care by families. Research on Aging, 21, 570-94 7. Sudha, S., & Irudaya Rajan, S. (1999). Female demographic disadvantage in India 1981-1991:

Sex-selective abortion and female infanticide. Development and Change [Special Issue on Gender, Poverty and Well-being], 30, 585-618. 6. Schatzberg, K., Sudha S., & Mutran, E. J. (1998). Elder-proxy agreement concerning the

elder’s functional status and medical history: The impact of caregiver burden and depressive symptomatology. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 46, 1103-11. 5. Fernandez M. E., Mutran, E. J., Reitzes, D. J., & Sudha S. (1998). Ethnicity, gender and

depression in older workers. The Gerontologist, 38, 71-79. 4. Mutran, E. J., Danis, M., Bratton, K. A., Sudha, S. & Hanson L. (1997). Attitudes of the

critically ill towards prolonging life: The role of social support. The Gerontologist, 37, 192-199. 3. Sudha, S. (1997). Family size, sex composition and children's education: Ethnic differentials

over development in Peninsular Malaysia. Population Studies, 51, 139-151. 2. Shreeniwas, Sudha. (1994). Population in its social context. International Social Science

Journal, 46, 257-75 1. Sudha, S. (1993, Summer). Compu-Devata: Electronic bulletin boards and political debates

among South Asian communities. SAMAR Magazine, 2. New York: SAMAR Collective.

BOOK CHAPTERS AND ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES *Undergraduate student co-authors; **Graduate student co-authors; #Community partner co-authors

11. S. Sudha, #Lia Miller, *Emma H. Thomas and **Edward Chia (2013) A Picture is Worth a

Thousand Words: Evaluation of the ARTmail Senior Art Project among Seniors with Cognitive Limitations in North Carolina in Building Community Capacity: Case Examples from Around the World Chapter 13 pp. 151-164 Editors Rosemary M. Caron and Joav Merrick New York: Nova Publishers. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=38055&osCsid= 90397db5344c106399a7802cfb90ee43 10. S. Sudha and S. Irudaya Rajan. (2007). Is Son Preference Emerging Among the Nayars of

Kerala in Southern India Chapter pp 267-294 in WATERING THE NEIGHBOUR’S GARDEN: THE GROWING DEMOGRAPHIC FEMALE DEFICIT IN ASIA eds. Isabelle Attane and Christophe Guilmoto Paris: CICRED Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography Paris 2007 9. S. Sudha, S. Khanna, S. Irudaya Rajan. (2009). Traditions in Transformation: Emerging Son Preference Attitudes Among Nairs of Kerala in Unwanted Daughters: Gender Discrimination in Modern India Eds.: T.V. Sekher and N. Hatti, Jaipur and New Delhi: Rawat Publications, India. 8. Is Son Preference Emerging among the Nayars of Kerala in South India? (2007) In Watering the Neighbor’s Garden, eds. I. Attane and C. Z. Guilmoto, Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography, Paris, pp. 267-294, (available online at: http://www.cicred.org/Eng/Publications/pdf/BOOK_singapore.pdf ), (co-authors: Sudha Shreeniwas and S. Irudaya Rajan). 7. Sudha S., & Irudaya Rajan, S. (2002). Aging in South Asia. In D. J. Ekerdt, R. A. Applebaum,

K. C. Holden, S. G. Post, K. Rockwood, R. Schulz, R. L. Sprott, and P. Uhlenberg, (Eds.) Encyclopedia of aging. New York: Macmillan Reference USA. 6. Mutran, E. J., Reed, P., & Sudha S. (2002). Social support: Clarifying the construct with

applications for minority populations. Reprinted in J. H. Skinner, J. A. Teresi, D. Holmes, S. M. Stahl, and A. L. Stewart (Eds.), Multicultural measurement in older populations. New York: Singer Publishing Company. 5. Mutran, E. J., Sudha S., Reed, P. Menon, M., & Desai, T. (2001). African-American use of

long-term care facilities: The case of adult care homes. In S. I. Zimmerman, P. Sloane, and K. Eckert, (Eds.), Assisted living. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. 4. Sudha, S., & Irudaya Rajan, S. (2000). Female demographic disadvantage in India 1981-1991:

Sex-selective abortion and female infanticide. Reprinted in S. Razavi (Ed.), Gendered poverty and well-being. Oxford, UK; Malden, MA: Blackwell. 3. Shreeniwas, S. (1994). Population in its social context. Reprinted in N. Smelser (Ed.),

Sociology, Vol. 1. UNESCO/Blackwell Social Science Series. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers. 2. Shreeniwas, S. (1993). Family size, structure and children's education: Ethnic differentials over

time in Peninsular Malaysia. Proceedings of the seminar on micro-level consequences of high fertility. New York: Population Council. 1. Bittles, A. H., Mason, W., Singarayer, D. N., Shreeniwas, S., & Spinar, M. (1992). Sex-ratio

determinants in Indian populations: Studies at national, state, and district levels. In M. T. Smith, L. Schell, A. Bilsborough & E. Watts (Eds.), Urban Health and Ecology in the Third World. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

REVIEWS 2. Sudha S. (2004). [Review of the book Women at the center: Life in a modern matriarchy].

Journal of Marriage and the Family [Special Issue on International Families], 66, 1349- 1350 1. Sudha, S. (2000). [Review of the book Speaking the unspeakable: Marital violence among

South Asians in the United States]. South Asia Bulletin: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 20, 156-163.

RESEARCH REPORTS

5. S. Sudha, L. Miller, J. D. Labban (2018) “From pain to paint”: a systematic evaluation of

ARTmail for Alzheimer’s, a structured participatory visual arts program for seniors with cognitive symptoms” Final Research Product Report for the NEA grant 15-3800-7013 submitted to the National Endowment for the Arts

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4. S. Sudha and Sharon Morrison (2016) “This is health for all!” Technical report of the 2016 Montagnard Health Fair planned and conducted by the Montagnard Health Disparities Network submitted to the CDLC, UNCG. 3. S. Sudha. (2014). Report on event titled “How Far Is Too Far? Raising Awareness On Sexual

Assault Among South Asian Immigrants in North Carolina” North Carolina: Kiran Inc. organized by Kiran Inc, March 2014. 2. Lambert, H., Bharat, S., Sudha, S., & Kumari L. (1999). Situational analysis of sexual health

in India: Report on the social science research component, Trivandrum. London, UK: Department for International Development: SASHI Project. 1. Shreeniwas, S. (1995). Knowledge about HIV/AIDS and condom use among college students

in urban South India. Morrison Institute for Population and Resource Studies Research Report Series No. 63.

EDITED VOLUMES

Mutran, E. J. and Sudha S. (2001). Research on Aging [Special Issue: Aging and Health in a

Multiethnic Society].

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION *Undergraduate student co-authors; **Graduate student co-authors; #Community partner co-authors

S. Sudha, L. Miller, J. D. Labban. “From pain to paint: “From pain to paint”: evaluating ARTmail

for Alzheimer’s, a structured participatory visual arts program for seniors with memory / cognitive symptoms” (under peer review) S. Sudha, S. D. Morrison, **G. Wang, **N. Caudill “Marital quality and blood pressure among

Montagnard refugees resettled in the United States” (Under peer review) S. Sudha, S. D. Morrison, **G. Wang, **S. Sommers, K. Bernot, M. Malotky “Hair cortisol

concentrations indicating stress among Southeast Asian Refugee Adults in the United States”

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS *Undergraduate student co-authors; **Graduate student co-authors; #Community partner co-authors

S. Sudha, S. D. Morrison, **S. Sommers, **G. Wang, K. Bernot, M. Malotky, *Vanessa Enoch

“Hair Cortisol Concentrations among Southeast Asian Refugee Adults in the United States” Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting April 9th-13th 2019 FL #Lia Miller, S. Sudha, J. D. Labban “Art from the heart: the ARTmail participatory creative arts

program” presented at the Aging Reimagined 2018 DEAC Conference, May 2nd – 4th 2018, Wake Forest University NC S. Sudha, #Lia Miller, J. D. Labban “Art from the heart: evaluation of the ARTmail participatory creative arts program” presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting April 11th -13th 2018, Lake Lanier, GA. **Krishnaveni Balakrishnan, Sharon Morrison, S. Sudha, **Kunga Denzongpa, **Guan Wang,

“Asian American Minority Health: Health Status among Montagnards in North Carolina with Implications for Public Health Practice” Poster presented at the 39th Annual Minority Health Conference Reclaiming the Narrative Friday, February 23, 2018 William and Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC Kelsie Bernot, Sharon Morrison, Maura Nsonwu, S. Sudha, Michele Malotky “Community

engagement as a mechanism for integrated learning in undergraduate research

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experiences” presented at the UNC GA Undergraduate Research Council Retreat September 15th 2017, Chapel Hill, NC S. Sudha, #Lia Miller, Jeff Labban, **Neisha Washington, **Caroline Tisdale, *A’lexus Elliott, *Tamara Groce, **Rachel Pennington, Pa Der Lor, “ARTmail for Alzheimer’s: Workshop Demonstration” at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Conference, April 6-9th 2017, Asheville NC **Rachel Pennington, #Lia Miller S. Sudha, “Don’t Box Me In! How the ARTmail for

Alzheimer’s program was designed to improve quality of life for older adults with dementia” at the ARTmail for Alzheimer’s Workshop Southern Gerontological Society Annual Conference, April 6-9th 2017, Asheville NC S. Sudha, #Lia Miller, Jeff Labban, “Ensuring research rigor in the face of community ground realities” at the ARTmail for Alzheimer’s Workshop Southern Gerontological Society Annual Conference, April 6-9th 2017, Asheville NC S. Sudha, **Caroline Tisdale, *A’lexus Elliott, # Lia Miller, *Pa Der Lor. “Select, Consent,

Assent: the long and winding road to informed consent among decisionally impaired seniors in a community-engaged research project” in the ARTmail for Alzheimer’s Workshop Southern Gerontological Society Annual Conference, April 6-9th 2017, Asheville NC **Neisha Washington, *A’lexus Elliott, *Tamara Groce, Pa Der Lor S. Sudha “Exploring the role

of community engaged research experience in enhancing student gero-interest” in the ARTmail for Alzheimer’s: Workshop” at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Conference, April 6-9th 2017, Asheville NC Sharon Morrison, Sudha Shreeniwas, #Andrew Young, #*HVung Ksor, **Kunga Denzongpa

“Mentoring the "new diversity" generation in service-learning and community-engaged research: What must the academy bring to the table?” at the Gulf South Summit Conference, March 22nd – 24th 2017, Greensboro, NC Michele Malotky, Maura Nsonwu, Kayla Mayes, Gustavo Smith, Mesha Guinyard, #Andrew

Young, #*H’Lois Mlo, #*Lek Siuh, #*HVung Ksor, Melanie Lee-Brown, S. Sudha, Sharon D. Morrison, and Kelsie M. Bernot “A Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Focused on Health Disparities in Immigrant / Refugee Communities with Biology and Social Work Students” at the Gulf South Summit Conference, March 22nd – 24th 2017, Greensboro, NC S. Sudha, #Lia Miller, **Neisha Washington, *A’lexus Elliott “ARTmail for Alzheimer’s”

invited presentation at the UNCG Board of Visitors meeting, 27th October 2016, UNCG. S. Sudha, #Lia Miller, #Gerry O’Donnell, #Amy Snyder “ARTmail for Alzheimer’s: Art

participation of older adults with cognitive limitations: program benefits and design challenges” presented at The Creative Age: Global Perspectives on Creativity and Aging Leadership Exchange and Conference of the National Center for Creative Aging, 26th - 28th September 2016, Washington DC. S. Sudha, #Lia Miller, *Pa Der Lor, **Christina Peoples, *Katherine Skinner “ARTmail”

presented at the Move and Be Moved Symposium on Creative Aging, 6th May 2016, Charlotte, NC. S. Sudha “Cultural Competence in Health and Human Services” Presented in the “Becoming a

Medical Humanitarian in the Age of a Global Health Crisis” 16th – 17th April, 2016 at Guilford College, NC. Morrison Sharon D., Sudha S., *Adrong H’Yua, Young Andrew, “Mobilizing and Mentoring the

‘Next Generation’ through CBPR: The Montagnard Refugee Household Hypertension

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Project” presented at the 76th Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology Vancouver, Canada, March 29th – April 2nd 2016. #S. Menon, #R. Kaur, S. Sudha, #J. Kirkendoll, #S. Rau, #S. Maheshwary “How Far is Too Far: Raising Awareness on Sexual Violence among South Asian Immigrants in North Carolina”, presented at the Innovations 3rd Innovations in Domestic and Sexual Violence Research and Practice Conference Sponsored by Center for Women’s Health and Wellness, UNCG, NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence & NC Coalition Against Sexual Assault Effecting Change through Evidence-based Practice and Engaged Scholarship March 5-6, 2015, Elliott University Center, UNCG Campus S. D. Morrison and S. Sudha “Turning Community Service into Academic Research”, at the Bonner Congress, Guilford College, Greensboro NC, Saturday Oct 18, 2014 S.D. Morrison, J.M. Dharod, S. Sudha “Pre-arrival and survival status of Burmese families living

in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia”. Presented at the ARSP National Conference, October 8th and 9th, 2014, UNC Greensboro S. Sudha PhD, Huaibo Xin MD DrPH “Emerging issues in Alzheimer’s Disease Care in China: a review” Paper presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting April 3- 6 2014, Little Rock, AR. Andrew Young MFA, Sharon Morrison PhD, Jigna Dharod PhD, S. Sudha, PhD, #H Wier Siu,

*Lek H Siu, *Hvung Ksor, #Y Bhim Nie MD, *Branda Mlo “Towards inclusiveness and societal fairness, or the necessity of community engagement” Paper in a Symposium titled Family, Food, and Health: Hypertension in a South East Asian refugee community in the Southern US presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting April 3-6 2014, Little Rock, AR. Sharon Morrison PhD, S. Sudha PhD, Andrew Young MFA, Jigna Dharod PhD, #H Wier Siu MD, **Juan Miranda, *Lek H Siu, *Hvung Ksor, *Branda Mlo “Community understanding of hypertension and strategies for coping in the Montagnard population” Paper in a Symposium titled Family, Food, and Health: Hypertension in a South East Asian refugee community in the Southern US presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting April 3-6 2014, Little Rock, AR. Jigna Dharod PhD, Sharon Morrison PhD, S. Sudha, PhD Andrew Young MFA, #H Wier Siu, MD, **Jia Zhang, **Juan Miranda, *Lek H Siu, *Hvung Ksor, *Branda Mlo “Is Food Insecurity Increasing Risk for Hypertension: Understanding food and health dilemmas of Montagnard Refugees” Paper in a Symposium titled Family, Food, and Health: Hypertension in a South East Asian refugee community in the Southern US presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting April 3-6 2014, Little Rock, AR. S. Sudha, PhD, Sharon Morrison, Andrew Young MFA, Jigna Dharod PhD, #H Wier Siu, MD,

*Lek H Siu, *Hvung Ksor, *Branda Mlo, *Janet Sayers, *Cormikia Southerland “Family, food strategies, and hypertension risk in the Montagnard refugee community of North Carolina” Paper in a Symposium titled Family, Food, and Health: Hypertension in a South East Asian refugee community in the Southern US presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting April 3-6 2014, Little Rock, AR. *E. Hensley, S. Sudha, **D. Wang. Attitudes toward end of life care among older Russian

immigrants presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC April 3-5 2013. S. Sudha and S.D.Morrison. Enhancing awareness of elder issues among public health students:

an international service learning approach. Presented at the Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting Nashville TN April 18-22 2012.

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Morrison, S. & S. Sudha. “Busca de Los Perspectivos: Mapping HIV research relevant to

Hispanic/Latino immigrant women”. Panel Presentation at 72nd Annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Baltimore, MD. March, 2012 **Massengale, K., Morrison, S. & S. Sudha. “Lo que dijeron y como lo oimos: Interpreting

enablers of HIV testing behaviors among Hispanic/Latino immigrant women”. 72nd Annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Baltimore, MD. March, 2012 Sudha S., Morrison, S. & *Thomas, E. “¿Que te parece?: Piloting a HIV Enablers Testing Tool

among Hispanic/Latino immigrant women”. 72nd Annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Baltimore, MD. March, 2012. S. Sudha, #L. Miller, and *E. Thomas. “A picture is worth a thousand words: evaluation of the ARTmail structured arts program for seniors”. Presented at the NC Governor’s Conference on Aging, Charlotte NC, October 2011. S. Sudha and **R. B. Karnik. Immigrant adaptation, intergenerational relations, and elder care

preferences of older Asian Indians in North Carolina presented at the NC Governor’s Conference on Aging, Durham NC, October 13-15 2010. Sudha S., Khanna S., Irudaya Rajan S. & **Srivastava R. Traditions in transformation: Is son

preference emerging among the Nayars of Kerala state, South India? Individual Presentation at the American Sociological Association 101st Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, August 14-16 2006. Sudha S., & Morrison, S.D. Reproductive health problem reporting and treatment seeking

behaviors in Northern Indian women Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) in Boston, MA. Morrison S.D., Haldeman L.A., S. Sudha, Gruber K., Bailey R. Eco-mapping cultural adaptation

resources (CARS) for immigrant and refugee health in central North Carolina Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) in Boston, MA. Sudha S. Family and culture in South Asia. Invited presentation at the World Visions symposium

on South Asia at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 2006. Sudha S., **Williams, I. C., Dhossche D. & Herbert D. Comparing measurement validity of the

Vital Exhaustion and Depression Scale (MQ) among older African Americans and Whites. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 2004. Sudha S. Widows in India: Demographic facts and storytellers’ realities. Paper presented at the

Imagined Families in US and India seminar, Women’s Studies Dept. UNC-Greensboro, November 2002. Sudha S., Mutran, E.J., Suchindran, C, & **Williams, I.C. Reproductive history and later life

health: Contrasting older African American and White women. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Boston, November 2002. Sudha, S., Irudaya Rajan, S., & Sarma, P.S. Gender and family support in South India. Poster

presentation at Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, May 2002. Sudha S., Mutran, E.J., Irudaya Rajan, S., & Sarma, P.S. Preferences for family care among older men and women in South India. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 2001. Sudha S., and Irudaya Rajan, S. District level analysis of sex ratio at birth and sex ratio of child survival in India: 1981-1991. Paper presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Washington DC, March 2001.

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Mutran, E.J., Sudha, S. Ethnic differences in attitudes to and use of adult care homes. Paper

presented at the Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington DC, November 2000. Mutran, E.J., Sudha, S., Desai, T., & Long, K. Satisfaction with care among elderly African

American and White Residents of adult care facilities. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Southern Gerontological Society, Raleigh NC, March 2000. Shreeniwas, S. & Irudaya Rajan, S. Patriarchy, development and daughter-disfavour in India

1981-1991: Evidence on pre- and post-natal sex selection. Paper presented at the International Women's Conference: Women's Status Visions and Reality, New Delhi, February 2000. Sudha, S., Irudaya Rajan, S.I., Suchindran, C., Mutran, E.J., & Sarma, P.S. Social networks and

health status among elderly men and women in South India. Paper presented at The Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New York, March 1999. Sudha, S., Irudaya Rajan, S.I., Suchindran, C., Mutran, E.J., & Sarma, P.S. Social networks and health status among elderly men and women in South India. Paper presented at the NIA Technical Assistance Workshop for New Scholars in Aging Research, National Institute on Aging, Washington DC, Nov. 1998. Sudha, S., & Irudaya Rajan, S. Rising female demographic disadvantage in India 1981-1991:

What is the role of sex-selective abortion and female infanticide. Paper presented at the Seminar on Gender and Development: Indicators and Strategies, UNRISD and Norwegian Research Council, Oslo, Sept. 1998. Sudha, S., & Irudaya Rajan, S. Rising female demographic disadvantage in India 1981-1991:

What is the role of sex-selective abortion and female infanticide. Paper presented at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, jointly sponsored by the Centre for Population Studies and Health Promotion Research Unit, London, Sept. 1998. Sudha, S., and Irudaya Rajan, S. Intensifying masculinity of infancy sex ratio in India:

preliminary evidence from the 1981 and 1991 censuses. Paper presented at: the T. N. Krishnan Memorial Seminar on Development Experience of Southern States in a Comparative Perspective, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala, Sept. 1997. Sudha, S., and Irudaya Rajan, S. Intensifying masculinity of infancy sex ratio in India:

preliminary evidence from the 1981 and 1991 censuses. Paper presented at the Seminar on Gender, Poverty and Well-Being, UNDP / UNRISD / CDS, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala Nov. 1997. Sudha S. Qualitative research methods: An overview. Paper presented at the Kerala Research

Project on Local Level Development: Research Methodology Workshop, Kerala Institute for Local Administration, Dec. 1996. Shreeniwas, S. Political use of the Internet among South Asian groups. Paper presented at the

Workshop on International Democratization, School of International Affairs, Columbia University, sponsored by the Mellon Foundation, February 1996. Clark, A. W., & Shreeniwas S. Questioning the links between child survival and maternal education: An Indian case study. Paper presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 1995. Shreeniwas, S. and Mahmood, N. The impact of son mortality on parents' contraceptive use in

Pakistan. Poster presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meetings, San Francisco, 1995.

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A. W. Clark and Shreeniwas. Excess female child mortality in Gujarat State, India: Class

constraints on the effect of maternal education. Paper presented at the Bay Area Colloquium in Population, March 1994. A. W. Clark and Shreeniwas, S. Excess female child mortality in Gujarat State, India: Class

constraints on the effect of maternal education. Paper presented the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Miami, May 1994. Shreeniwas, S. Family size, structure and children's education: Ethnic differentials over time in

Peninsular Malaysia. Paper presented at the Seminar on the Micro-Level Consequences of High Fertility, Population Council, New York, June 1992. Shreeniwas, S. Family size, structure and children's education: Ethnic differentials over time in

Peninsular Malaysia. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association Conference on Social Stratification, Trento, Italy, May 1992. Shreeniwas, S. Family size, structure and the achievement of children: the case of Peninsular

Malaysia. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington DC, March 1991.

EXTERNAL GRANTS RECEIVED Collaboration, Diversity, and Inclusion in a Tri-Institutional CURE / IURE / Service Learning

Research Project UNC General Administration $26,250 (PI: Kelsie Bernot NC A&T, Co-PI: Maura Nsonwu NC A&T, Subaward PI: Sharon Morrison UNCG PHE, Subaward Co-PI: Sudha Shreeniwas UNCG HDFS) 2016-2017. “Do Structured Arts Programs Influence Wellbeing of Seniors with Dementia”. Awarded by the

National Endowment for the Arts. PI Sudha Shreeniwas. $ 20,000. 2016-2017 “Enablers of HIV testing decision-making in Hispanic/Latino Women in the US South” Sharon

Morrison-PI of pilot study, Sudha Shreeniwas, Co-PI of pilot study (15%), TRIAD Center for Health Disparities. 1P20MD002289-01, NCMHD/NIH, 10/1/2007-9/30/2012, $6,589,787 Wallace, Debra C. (PI), began 2010 ends 2012 “Traditions in transformation: Social change and new reproductive technologies in Kerala, India”,

funded by Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Foundation Research Grant. $ 25,000. 2003-2004. “Reproductive history and later life health: A pilot study”, funded by the Center on Minority

Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. $29,831. 2001-2002. “Reproductive history and later life health by ethnicity”, small seed grant from the University of

North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Research Council. $2,000. 2000.

EXTERNAL GRANTS APPLIED FOR Remote Connections Shaping Attitudes toward Aging in an Online Undergraduate Course

submitted to the Retirement Research Foundation PI Sudha Shreeniwas Applied Dec 2018 (Not funded) Remote Connections Shaping Attitudes toward Aging in an Online Undergraduate Course submitted to the Spencer Foundation PI Sudha Shreeniwas Applied 2018 (Not funded) Attitudes toward Sexual Violence in Indian Communities submitted to the Emory Global Health

Initiative Seed Grant program. PI Dr. Ameeta Kalokhe (Emory University) Co-investigator Sudha Shreeniwas. Applied April 2018 (Not funded) R03 Pilot Study Grant Application submitted to NIMH for “Feasibility of the HIV Testing

Enablers Assessment (H-TEA) Tool for use with Latino Women” PI: Sharon Morrison, Co- Investigator, Sudha Shreeniwas Applied January 2015 (Not funded)

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Investigator Initiated Grant Application to the Alzheimer’s Association titled “How Structured Arts Programs Influence Wellbeing of Seniors with Dementia”. Applied April 2013. (not funded) R-21 Grant Application titled “Does participation in structured arts programs improve

psychosocial wellbeing of seniors with cognitive limitations?” submitted to NIA in response to PA-11-124: Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community (R21). Applied January 2012. (not funded)

INTERNAL GRANTS RECEIVED 14. “Montagnard/Southeast Asian Health Disparities Research Network (MSAHDRN)” awarded

by the School of Health and Human Sciences’ Building Collaborations Initiative. In partnership with Dr. Sharon Morrison (PHE) and Montagnard community organizations. $2,000 - 2019 13. “Knowledge of and resources for elder abuse and neglect in refugee communities in

Greensboro” Small grant to conduct a program with diverse language communities on elder abuse in refugee groups. Community engaged grant in partnership with Institute for Peace and Harmony and the Creative Aging Network NC Awarded by the CDLC, UNCG. $ 3,00 0. 2018 12. Undergraduate Globally Engaged Research Fellowship for a CARS student (Aralys Castillo)

to engage in consumer research related to marketing cultural goods produced by the Montagnard immigrant/refugee community in NC. $ 3,000. URSCO, UNCG, Spring 2017 11. HHS Graduate Student Research Assistantship award for 2016-2017. UNCG School of Health

and Human Sciences $ 3,000 10. “Forced Migration Summer Institute” (Fall 2017) HDFS and CNNC Co-ordinated application

to the HES Foundation $ 5,000. 9. “Undergraduate Research Fellowship for 2 HDFS students to engage in research on the project

“Do Structured Arts Programs Influence Wellbeing of Seniors with Dementia”. $ 3,000. URSCO, UNCG, Summer 2016 8. “This is health for our families!” Small grant to conduct a program with diverse language

communities, to conduct a health fair with a focus on hypertension. Awarded by the CDLC, UNCG. $ 3,000. 2016 7. “Biosocial factors in hypertension among SE Asian refugee communities in the US South.”

Awarded from the UNCG School of Health and Human Sciences Research Excellence Grant $ 10,000 2015 6. “Family factors associated with hypertension among the Montagnard refugee/immigrant community in NC” Support received for CBPR research from OLSL. This study is a companion to the study submitted to the URSCO for undergraduate student support. That study is titled “Household food insecurity and hypertension status in Montagnard young adults”. Total support received (URSCO and OLSL) $ 5,000 2014-2015. 5. “Family relationships, household strategies, and hypertension risk in S.E. Asian Adults in the

US South.” This pilot study examines how family relationship factors (intergenerational relations, spouse/partner relationships, and extended family networks) affect hypertension risk factors (food insecurity, nutrition choices, and primary health care access,) among adults in the SE Asian refugee community in the US South. $ 8,000 pilot funding from HDFS UNCG; PI Sudha Shreeniwas, co-PIs Jigna Dharod, Sharon Morrison, Andrew Young 5/1/13 – ongoing 4. “ARTmail evaluation”. Evaluation of the ARTmail structured art activity for seniors conducted

by the Creative Aging Network NC. Sudha Shreeniwas PI Small grant from the HES Dean’s

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Office, UNCG. $ 2,000. Also awarded $ 5,000 from the Office of Leadership and Service Learning, UNCG. 3. “Community cultural adaptation resources for nutritional health information and food

security”, with Lauren Haldeman, Sharon Morrison, and Ken Gruber. UNCG External Proposal Development Incentive Program. $ 50,000. 2003-2004. 2. “District-level analysis of sex ratios at birth using 1981 and 1991 Indian census data to

examine intensifying bias against girl children during development”, UNFPA Population and Sustainable Development Program. $750. 1997. 1. "AIDS/HIV Awareness Among College Students in South India", Mellon Foundation research

grant, U-C Berkeley. $2500. 1994.

STUDENT GRANTS MENTORED URSCO Undergraduate Globally Engaged Research Fellowship for two UNCG undergraduate

students (Vanessa Enoch HDFS and Victoria Espinoza SOC) to engage in community engaged research related to Montagnards Count! Counting a refugee community in Greensboro NC. $ 3,000. URSCO, UNCG, Spring 2017 URSCO Undergraduate Research Fellowship for two HDFS undergraduate students (A’lexus

Elliott and Rebecca March) to engage in community engaged research related to the impact on seniors’ neuropsychiatric symptoms of their participation in structured participatory visual arts NC. $ 3,000. URSCO, UNCG, Spring 2017 URSCO Undergraduate Research Fellowship Undergraduate Globally Engaged Research

Fellowship 2017 for CARS student Aralys Castillo for consumer research related to marketing cultural goods produced by the Montagnard community, co-mentored with Dr. Hodges of CARS. URSCO 2016 Undergraduate Research Fellowship for HDFS Undergraduate student Katherine

Skinner received support for developing research skills on the community engaged project “Do Structured Arts Programs Influence Wellbeing of Seniors with Dementia” URSCO Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2015: HDFS undergraduate student Oyediya

Akaronu received support for the project “Transnational use of plants in health and chronic illness management in Montagnard Families” Office of Undergraduate Research 2013. Undergraduate research fellowship for two HDFS

undergraduate students, Denise Amaya and Karina Velasquez for the community engaged project “Latina women’s understanding of HIV risk factors” under the project “Enablers of HIV testing decision-making in Hispanic/Latino Women in the US South”. UNCG Gerontology. HDFS student Emily Hensley received support for her independent study on

“End of Life Care among Russian Immigrants”.

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS MENTORED “Hair Cortisol Levels and Stress Correlates Among Southeast Asian Refugee Adults in the United

States” Savannah Sommers Presented at the UNCG Grad Expo April 10th 2019. “Oral and Other Health Disparities In The Montagnard Refugee Community of Guilford County”

Victoria Espinoza, Vanessa Enoch, Xuem Siu, Liana Adrong. Presented at the Norwood Undergraduate Research Expo April 11th 2019 “Marital quality and blood pressure among Montagnard refugees resettled in the United States”

G. Wang, N. Caudill Presented at National Council for Family Relations Annual Meeting 2018 CA.

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“Position and Information in the Community Engaged Context” A’Lexus Elliott, Rebecca March

(and faculty and community mentors) Presented at the Norwood Undergraduate Research Expo April 2018 “ARTmail for Alzheimer’s: Participatory Creative Arts and Memory Symptoms” Katherine

Skinner and faculty/community mentors Presented at the Norwood Undergraduate Research Expo April 2017 “Analysis of Psychosocial Stress Factors of Hypertension among SE Asian Refugee Populations”

Kayo Robinson (UNCG/HDFS), Aiperi Iusupova (Guilford College) co-mentors Sudha Shreeniwas HDFS and Sharon Morrison PHE, AMSA Conference, Washington DC 27th February 2015. “Comparative study of Quality for Prenatal Care of Childbearing Women in Sikkim, India and

the US” Kunga Denzongpa, Guilford College. Co-mentors: Sudha Shreeniwas HDFS, Melanie Lee-Brown, Guilford College, SNCURCS Conference, NCSU, November 2014. “The Prevalence of Alzheimer ’s disease in America versus India: How Differences in Diet Might

Play a Role” Krishnaveni Balakrishnan, HDFS student, SNCURCS Conference, NCSU, November 2014. “HIV/AIDS in Latino Families Impact and Cultural Strategies for Awareness” co-presenters

Denise Amaya Teeters and Karina Velasquez. HDFS Dept. Faculty co-mentors: Sudha Shreeniwas (HDFS) and Sharon Morrison (PHE). presented at the UNCG OUR Undergrad Research Expo 2014 Evaluation of the ARTmail Senior Art Project. Presenter Emma Thomas HDFS Department.

Faculty mentor: Sudha Shreeniwas HDFS. Presented at the UNCG 6th Annual OUR Research Expo, April 12 2012 in the Social Sciences Category.

HONORS AND AWARDS 2019 Named as a Victor Marshall Fellow of the Southern Gerontological Society 2019 Provost's annual Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Distinction 2018 Awarded the Southern Gerontological Society Applied Gerontologist Award 2017 Awarded the UNCG HHS Community Engaged Scholar Award 2016 Nominated for the UNCG Undergraduate Mentor Award 2016 Nominated for the UNCG HHS Community Engaged Scholar Award 2015 Nominated for the UNCG Undergraduate Mentor Award 2015 Nominated for the UNCG HHS Teaching Award 2014 UNCG Kohler Fund International Travel Award 2012 Nominated for the UNCG HHS Teaching Award 1992-1994 Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, Demography/Anthropology 1992 Department, University of California Berkeley 1992 Hewlett Visiting Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington, Population

Institute for Research and Training 1990-1992 Rockefeller Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship 1986-1990 Hewlett Graduate Fellowship, Population Studies Center, Univ. of Michigan 1985 Shriram Traveling Fellowship, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi 1983 N. V. Thadani Memorial Prize for B.A. (Hons.) English Literature, Univ. of Delhi 1983 Silver Jubilee Memorial Scholarship, Miranda House, University of Delhi 1983 Gayatri Dasgupta Memorial Award, Miranda House, University of Delhi

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

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Southern Gerontological Society Gerontological Society of America Association of Refugee Service Providers Indian Association of Women's Studies Indian Association for the Study of Population

UNIVERSITY AND DEPARTMENT SERVICE UNCG Faculty Senator, 2016-2019 UNCG Tenure and Promotions Committee Member, 2017-2019 UNCG Faculty Professional Development Committee Member, 2016-present UNCG Teaching and Learning Advisory Committee Member, 2016-present HDFS Member of the UNCG MARC-U-STAR Committee, 2017-present HDFS VAP Search Committee Member, 2019 HDFS Family Studies Assistant Professor Search Committee 2017-2018 HDFS Department Graduate Committee Member, 2017-present HDFS Department Honors College Liaison, 2017-present HDFS Department Undergraduate Committee Member, 2009-2017 HHS Transition Committee Member (Tenure and Promotion Documents) 2011-2012 HDFS Internationalization Committee Member, 2009 - 2017 HES Faculty Council Member 2010-2011 UNCG HDFS Textbook Committee Member, 2009 - 2013 UNCG HDFS Faculty Student Liaison Committee Member 2005-2006. UNCG Gerontology Program Advisory Committee Member, 2001 – 2006; 2009-2011 HDFS Social Committee Member, 2001 – 2006.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Member of Community Advocates Advisory Committee for Project CLICC NC Governor’s Crime

Commission 2018-2020 S. Sudha, #Lia Miller, *A’lexus Elliott, *Rebecca March: ARTmail for Alzheimer’s exhibit at the UNCG

HHS Donors Gala, 28th September 2017. Review Panel for National Endowment for the Arts Research Lab grant proposals 2017 Review Panel for National Endowment for the Arts “Research Art Works” grant proposals 2016-2017 Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology (2016-ongoing) Member-at-large, Board of the Southern Gerontological Society (2013-2015) Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Marriage and the Family (2008-2015) Member, Program Committee, Gerontological Society of America Behavioral and Social Science Section

Program, 2002-2003. Co-guest Editor with E. J. Mutran of a special issue of Research on Aging devoted to Culture, Minority

Group Membership and Health Occasional manuscript reviewer for:

American Sociological Review, Journal of Marriage and Family Journal of Biosocial Science Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology Population Studies Research on Aging Social Science and Medicine Violence and Victims Journal of Family Issues Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health Journal of Women’s Health Indian Journal of Medical Research Wiley Textbook Publisher Bridgeport textbook publisher Pearson Textbook Publisher Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

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COMMUNITY SERVICE Raised funds and assisted in design and delivery of the Hypertension Focused Community Health Fair

among the Montagnard Community, April 10th 2016 and May 17th 2016. The latter date included co- ordinating with Kiran Inc to facilitate a community dialogue on first steps toward developing community awareness of family violence. Co-designed the evaluation of the workshop on “How Far Is Too Far? Raising Awareness On Sexual

Assault Among South Asian Immigrants in North Carolina” North Carolina: Kiran Inc. organized by Kiran Inc, March 2014. Presented information on cultural diversity issues among aging populations in NC for the Greensboro

Mental Health Coalition, Jan. 2005. Presented information on South Asian populations in North Carolina at the North Carolina Coalition

Against Domestic Violence Statewide Conference, May 16th-18th 2002. Conduct informational workshops on South Asian cultural and women's issues for North Carolina

Triangle area service providers. Conduct training sessions for volunteers in domestic violence resource groups serving the South Asian

immigrant community in North Carolina Conduct outreach programs among the South Asian immigrant community regarding domestic violence

issues and services Co-Founder / Former Board Member of KIRAN Inc, a North Carolina Triangle area crisis resource group

for people with ties to the South Asian community in NC Volunteer for NARIKA, a domestic violence resource group for South Asian women in the San Francisco

East Bay Area (1993-95).

COURSES TAUGHT AT UNCG HDF 211: Lifespan Development (Undergraduate), face to face and online HDF 304: Adult Development in the Family (Undergraduate) HDF 321: Issues in Parenting (Undergraduate) HDF 409: Family Diversity (Undergraduate) HDF 428: Families in the Middle Years (Undergraduate), a Service Learning Course HDF 464: Immigrant and Refugee Families (Undergraduate) HDF 562: Family Gerontology (Undergraduate) HDF 602A: Problems in HDF/Gerontology: Aging, Social Support and Health (Graduate) HDF 662: Families in Middle and Later Life (Graduate) HDF 703/ HEA 676: Family Relationships, Diversity, and Health (co-taught) (Graduate) HDF 656: Race, Class, and Culture (Graduate)

OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE Psychosocial Aspects of Aging (Medical Sociology). Spring 2002, Department of Health Behavior and

Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Graduate / Upper level undergraduate course, with students from allied health departments. Selected Topics in the Sociology of Health. (Guest Lecturer) Department of Health Behavior and Health

Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fall 1999. Psychosocial Aspects of Aging. (Guest Lecturer) Department of Health Behavior and Health Education,

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fall 1999. Gender Relations, Population and Development. Developed training materials and taught for the

UNFPA’s Population and Sustainable Development Diploma Program for mid-level policy and

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planning officials from developing countries world-wide, at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. 1996-98. Micro-approaches to Population and Development. Developed training materials and taught for the UNFPA’s Population and Sustainable Development Diploma Program for mid-level policy and planning officials from developing countries world-wide, at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. 1998. Qualitative Research Approaches. Developed teaching summary for participants in the Kerala Research Program on Local Level Development, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. 1996.

GRADUATE ADVISING AT UNCG PhD THESIS COMMITTEE MEMBER:

GHEITH BANI MELHEM: Member Dissertation Committee. Directed by Dr. Debra Wallace.

JUNGMIN LEE: Member Dissertation Committee. Directed by Dr. Ratchneewon Ross

ELISA VARGAS (2018). Ph.D. Children’s Expressions of Gratitude and their Association with Cultural Values among Brazilians, Brazilians in the U. S., and U.S. Ethnic Groups. Member Dissertation Committee. Directed by Dr. Jon Tudge. DANSOKHO, SELMA CHIPENDA (2010). An Examination of the Relationships Among

Immigrant Ethnic Capital, Acculturative Stress, Family Economic Hardship, and Adolescent Adjustment. Directed by Dr. Andrea Hunter CRAIG, DEBRA (2008). Household Income, Economic Pressure, and Depressive Mood among

Unmarried Women in Midlife: The Moderating Effects of Locus of Control, Financial Instrumental Support Received from Parents, and Race. Directed by Dr. Heather Helms MURPHY, YVETTE. (2004). Constructed Meanings of Kinship Care: African American

Grandmothers Raising Grandchildren Within the Context of the Child Welfare System. Directed by Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson. (Awarded the George and Beatrice Goldman Fisher Gerontology Doctoral Thesis Prize UNCG,

2004) WILLIAMS, ISHAN, C. (2003). The effects of context on the emotional and physical health

outcomes of Black and White family caregivers. Directed by Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson. (Awarded the George and Beatrice Goldman Fisher Gerontology Doctoral Thesis Prize UNCG,

2003) GIBSON, BRENT, E. (2003). A Methodological Journey to Examine the Stress Process Among Dementia Caregivers from Three Ethnoracial Groups - Caucasian, African American, and Hispanic. Directed by Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson.

MASTER’S THESIS COMMITTEE MEMBER:

DANA CONLIN. Member, directed by Dr. Linda Hestenes KARIS J. MADISON (2006). Parent, Child and Relational Contexts of Child Disclosure About Peer Relationships in Early Adolescence. Directed by Dr. Anne Fletcher and Dr. Andrea Hunter. DEBRA L. CRAIG (2005). Household Income and Depressive Mood among Single Women in Midlife: Does the Source of Income Matter? Directed jointly by Dr. Heather Helms and Dr. Sudha Shreeniwas (Awarded the George and Beatrice Goldman Fisher Gerontology Master’s Thesis Prize UNCG, 2005) OTHER GRADUATE ADVISING

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PhD THESIS COMMITTEE MEMBER: TUNG, HO-JUI. (2001). Ethnicity, use of Chinese medicine physicians, and health status among

the elderly in Taiwan. School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Directed by Dr Elizabeth J. Mutran.

MASTER’S THESIS COMMITTEE MEMBER: PARIKH, SAPANA. (2002). Negotiation of Retirement and Health Needs: Aging Indian

Americans and their Children in North Carolina. School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Directed by Dr Elizabeth J. Mutran. MARZ. PAMELA J. (2001). Neglect of Elders: A Structural Analysis of Nursing Homes at the

Turn of the Century. School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Directed by Dr Elizabeth J. Mutran. STEVENS, RACHEL A. (2001). Reproductive Health in Northeast Cambodia: A Quantitative

Program Evaluation of a Community-Based Distribution Project. School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Directed by Dr. Sudha Shreeniwas and Dr. Alfredo Fort.

UNDERGRADUATE MENTORING MIKA ROBINSON (2017). Oral Health Risk Factors and Health Behaviors among SE Asian

Immigrants /Refugees. Honors Project. KAYO ROBINSON (2015). Review of Hypertension Risk Factors among SE Asian Immigrants /

Refugees. Honors Thesis. KRISHNAVENI BALAKRISHNAN (2015). Review of Chronic Disease Risk Factors among

Asian Immigrants. Honors Thesis. EMILY HENSLEY (2013). End of Life Care among Russian Immigrants in North Carolina:

Independent Study