Academic and general publications, presentations and media

PUBLICATIONS

PEER-REVIEWED

Dharod, J., Xin, H., Morrison, S., Young, A. & Nsonwu, M. (2013). Life Style, Food and Health Related Challenges Refugee Groups Face Upon Resettlement: Do We Have To Move Beyond Job and Language Training Programs? Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 8: 187-199.

Xin, H., Morrison, S., Dharod, J., Young, A., & Nsonwu, M. (2014). Cross-Cultural “Allies” in Immigrant Community Practice: Roles of foreign-trained former Montagnard health professionals. Health, Culture and Society, 6(1), 62-72.

Morrison, S., Shreeniwas, S. Young, A., Dharod, J., Nie, Y B., Siu, H W., Adrong, H Y., Sayers, J., Bernot, K., Malotky, M. & Nsonwu, M. (2018). When community calls, we collaborate! Community-based participatory research with the multi-language Montagnard refugee community. Progress in Community Health Partnership: Research, Education and Action.

Morrison, S. (2019). Immigrant and refugee explanatory models of chronic disease: Provider “Learning Up” for culturally responsive care. North Carolina Medical Journal, 80(2):113-115

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GENERAL

Young, A. (Jul 2014) The Montagnard Measure. Fresh Eyes, Triad City Beat

PRESENTATIONS

Young, A. DATS 2010: All Roads Lead to Food or, How refugees and immigrants remind us that is more than a commodity (2010) A video short for the panel discussion, "World Food in the Piedmont", that summarized our experiences to date working with the Montagnard community, presented as part of DATS 2010 conference, Food for Thought, Milton Rhodes Art Center, Winston-Salem NC.

Young, A., Mpang, B., Dely, M., Tong, H., Siu, L. (2011) Montagnard Reporters at Mosaic Festival (2011). Refugee youth were given Flip cameras and interviewed native born English speakers, some of them refugee service providers and academics involved in refugee resettlement, Where did they learn English? and How do you like America? Mosaic International Festival, Greensboro NC

Young, A. Rice Harvest by Montagnard Community Members (2011) A short documentary of the harvest of a small patch of land by local Montagnard refugees at North Carolina Agriculture and Technology University Demonstration and Research Farm. Greensboro NC.

Young, A., Khin H, Ksor, K. (Dec 2011). Montagnard Women’s Lay Community Health Team at AHEC. Voices of community health workers who explain the desperate conditions faced by their neighbors following the Great Recession. Greensboro AHEC, Moses Cone Hospital.

Young, A., Khin H, Ksor, K. (2012) Spring Roll Recipe: Interview with Kwol (2011). Documentation of preparation of traditional food in which a refugee community health worker explains a traumatic episode from childhood. UNCSA, WInston-Salem, NC.

Young, A., Tong, H., Siu, L., Y Jeo, Long, G. (2012) Sustainability For Everyone: Rethinking Piedmont Ideas About Green, Living, and Local (2012). With music by Rmah Dock and Y Suk Buonkrong. Sustainability redefined to include the Montagnard community and other refugee-immigrant groups who remind mainstream Americans how far off the mark they are when in comes to community building, economic development and environmental preservation. (2nd Place Winner in UNCG's Sustainability film shorts competition.)

Morrison, S., Young, A., Dharod, J., Xin, H., Nsonwu, M., Sills, S., Bailey, R. (Apr 2012). Empowering Underserved Communities. University of North Carolina Greensboro, NC

Xin, H., Young, A., Morrison, S., Dharod, J., & Nsonwu, M. (Apr 2012). “Yes, We are Ready. That’s My Dream!” Bridging the Gap Between Montagnard Refugee community & American Medical Society. Society for Applied Anthropology, Baltimore, MD

Morrison, S., Dharod, J., Sills, S., Nsonwu, M., Young, A., Xin, H. (Oct 2012). The Montagnard Health Disparities Network: Workable Solutions for Community Empowerment. National Refugee and Immigrant Conference, Chicago, IL.

Young, A., Khin H, Ksor, K Montagnard Women’s Learning Group grant report (Oct 2012). A slideshow presentation to funders explaining the impact on community. Moses Cone Foundation. Greensboro, NC

Young, A., Xiong, D., Ksa, K., Siu, L., Lumbu, A., Owensby, K. (Feb 2013). Farming Opportunities for Immigrant and Refugee Communities. Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI USA) Come to the Table Conference. UNCG Greensboro, NC. Hmong, Montagnard, Congolese and Karen farming traditions.

Siu, L., Ksor, V., Mlo, H L. (2013) Rosewood Neighborhood Center. Presented to Montagnard elders. Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, Greensboro NC

Young, A., Siu, H W., Ksa, K., H Khin. (Oct 2013). A Plan to Mobilize Refugee Community Health Workers. Special Populations Access to Care Task Force, Women's Hospital, Greensboro NC.

Young, A. (2012–3) 5 Cases: Montagnard Doctors and Community Health Workers in Action .

Young, A., Morrison, S., Dharod, J., Sudha, S., Siu, H.W., Siu, H. L., Ksor, H.V., Nie Y B. , Mlo, B. (April 2014). Towards inclusiveness and societal fairness, or the necessity of community engagement. Symposium: Family, Food, and Health:Hypertension in a Southeast Asian refugee community in the Southern US. Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR.

Morrison, S., Sudha, S.,Young, A., Dharod, J., Siu, H. W., Miranda, J, Siu, L, Ksor, H V., Mlo, B. (April 2014). Community understanding of hypertension and strategies for coping in the Montagnard population. Symposium: Family, Food, and Health: Hypertension in a Southeast Asian refugee community in the Southern US. Southern Gerontological Society, Little Rock, AR.

Dharod, J., Morrison, S., Sudha, S., Young, A.,Siu, H. W.,Zhang, J, Miranda, J, Siu, L, Ksor, H V., Mlo, B. (April 2014). Is Food Insecurity Increasing Risk for Hypertension: Understanding food and health dilemmas of Montagnard Refugees Symposium: Family, Food, and Health:Hypertension in a Southeast Asian refugee community in the Southern US. Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR.

Sudha, S., Morrison, S., Young, A., Dharod, J., Siu, H. W., Siu, L, Ksor, H V., Mlo, B, Sayers, J., Southerland, C. Family, food strategies, and hypertension risk in the Montagnard refugee community of North Carolina. Symposium: Family, Food, and Health: Hypertension in a Southeast Asian refugee community in the Southern US. Southern Gerontological Society, Little Rock, AR.

Young, A., Siu, D., Siu, J., Siu, H W. (Oct 2014), Interpretation Problems and Refugee Civil Rights: Documenting Civil Rights Violations with the Montagnard Community. 4th Annual Association for Refugee Service Professionals National Conference, Greensboro NC.

Morrison, S., Sudha, S. (Oct, 2014). Turning Community Service into Academic Research. Bonner Congress, Guilford College, Greensboro NC

Young, A. (Oct 2014). The Newest Frontier: Protecting Civil Rights and Building Strong Communities. Bonner Congress, Guilford College, Greensboro NC

Mayes, K., Smith, G., Beveridge, J., Mlo, H’ L., Siu, L., Ksor, V., Young, A., Lee-Brown, M., Nsonwu, M., Bernot, K., Maltoky, M. (Apr 2015). Analyzing Disparities within the Montagnard Community using Community-Based Participatory Research. North Carolina A&T State University Undergraduate Research Symposium. Greensboro, NC

Mayes, K., Smith, G., Beveridge, J., Mlo, H L., Siu, L., Ksor, V., Young, A., Lee-Brown, M., Nsonwu, M., Bernot, K., & Maltoky, M. (April 2015). Mobilizing the Montagnard Refugee Community and Academic Community to Address Hypertension: “We need to conquer hypertension together.” 37th Minority Health Conference, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC.

Morrison, M., Nsonwu, M., Young, A. (Aug 2015). Montagnard Health Disparities Research Network: Health Gaps and Strategies for Empowerment. Gillings School for Global Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC

Mayes, K., Malotky, M., Nsonwu, M., Smith, G., Young, A., Mlo, H L., Siu, L., Ksor, V., Lee-Brown, M., Shreeniwas, S.,Morrison, S., Bernot, K. (Oct 2015). Design of a Course based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Focused on Health Disparities in Immigrant / Refugee Communities. Undergraduate Research Symposium. North Carolina A&T State University. Greensboro, NC

Malotky, M., Nsonwu, M., Mayes, K., Smith, G., Young, A., Mlo, H L., Siu, L., Ksor, V., Lee-Brown, M., Shreeniwas, S., Morrison, S., & Bernot, K. (Oct 2015). Design of a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Focused on Health Disparities in Immigrant / Refugee Communities. SENCER SCI South Regional Meeting. Asheville, NC

Young, A., Puih, T., Gurung, M., Dew, S., Mpang, S., Nhan (Dec 2015). Charette for Community: How to design a living space for a refugee family. Understanding housing needs through the eyes of Next Generation youth and their experiences in their countries of birth, refugee camps and here in the USA. Guilford College, Greensboro, NC.

Young, A., Malotky, M., Swoap, A., Barber, Z., Morrison, S., Bernot, K., Mahowald, S. (Feb 2016). High Impact Practices: Engaging with Immigrant Communities: 2 Models of Service Learning and CBPR. Campus Compact PACE conference, High Point NC

Morrison, S., Shreeniwas, S., Young, A., Adrong, H’Y. (Mar 2016). Mobilizing and Mentoring the Next Generation Through CBPR: The Montagnard Refugee Household Hypertension Project. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC

Veale, S., Mayes, K., Mann, S., Ksor, V., Mlo, H L., Siu, L., Smith, G., Guinyard, M., Nsonwu, M., Young, A., Malotky, M., & Bernot, K. (Mar 2016). Student Learning Gains in a Health Disparities Research Course. North Carolina Academy of Science Annual Conference. High Point, NC

Young, A., Malotky, M., Renfrew, B., Bush, C., Raczkowski, C., Morrison, S., Bernot, K., Shreeniwas, S., Dharod, J. (Apr 2016). Food Health and Culture: What the Montagnard Refugee Community can Teach Us. Presented by the Montagnard Health Disparities Research Network. IDS Speaker Series, Guilford College, Greensboro NC

Bernot, K., Malotky, M., Nsonwu, M., Mayes, K., Smith, G., Guinyard, M., Young, A., Mlo, H L., Siu, L., Ksor, V., Lee-Brown, M., Shreeniwas, S., Morrison, S. (Jul 2016). A Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Focused on Health Disparities in Immigrant / Refugee Communities improves scientific literacy, cultural competency and ability to work in groups. SABER National Meeting 2016 Society for Advancement of Biology Education Research Minneapolis, MN

Young, A., Shreeniwas, S., Morrison, S., Denzongpa, K., Ksor, V. (Mar. 2017). Mentoring the New Diversity Generation in Service-Learning and Community-Engaged Research: What Must the Academy Bring to the Table? Gulf South Summit Conference, University of North Carolina Greensboro, NC

Young, A., Rodas-Garcia, D., Stevenson, E., Mantuano, M., Premslyer, L. (Jun 2017). No Service, No CBPR. Bonner Foundation Summer Leadership Institute, Lindsey Wagner College, KY

Young, A. (Aug 2017) Engaging the New Diversity: Connecting Service Learning/Community Engagement (SLCE) to Research. Campus Compact Summer Network Meeting, Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, NC

Bernot, K., Morrison, S., Nsonwu,M., Sudha, S., Malotky, M. (Sept 2017). Community engagement as a mechanism for integrated learning in undergraduate research experiences. UNC GA Undergraduate Research Council Retreat, Chapel Hill, NC

Shreeniwas, S., Morrison, S., Young, A., et al (Oct 2017). Report 2012-17: The Montagnard Hypertension Research Project Preliminary Results. Center for New North Carolinians, Greensboro NC.

Shreeniwas, S., Morrison, S., Young, A. (Oct 2017). Human Development and Family Studies Professional Seminar: CBPR, Community Engaged Research, R01 Grants and Community Partnerships. A slide show presentation for UNCG faculty and graduate students demonstrating how CBPR practice connects to NIH funding opportunities.

Morrison, S., Young, A., Renfrew B., Ksor, V., Romah, S., Adrong, H’Y. (Feb 2018). Why Cultural Humility is Key when Working with Marginalized: Outsider and Insider Perspectives. A slide show and interactive presentation to UNCG PHE graduate students.

Mlo, H L. et al (Feb 2018) Racialization, Trauma and the Resilience of Marginalized Communities. Panel discussion, 39th Minority Health Conference, UNC Chapel Hill

Balakrishnan, K., Morrison, S., Sudha, S., Denzongpa, K., Wang, G. (Feb 2018). Asian American Minority Health: Health Status among Montagnards in North Carolina with Implications for Public Health Practice. Poster presentation, 39th Annual Minority Health Conference, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC

Young, A. Montagnard Population Count: Let's Count All Montagnards (Spring 2018). A slideshow that proposes technical approaches to overcoming systemic resistance to recognizing the community on the local, state and national levels.

Morrison, S., Renfrew B. (Apr 2018). Sustainable Futures: Sustaining Montagnard Cultural Knowledge through Ethnobotany, Oral History and Community Health. Society for Applied Anthropology annual conference, Philadelphia. Panel discussion presentation.

Sudha, S., Morrison, S., Sommers, S., Wang, G., Bernot, K., Malotky, M., Enoch, V. (April 2019). Hair Cortisol Concentrations among Southeast Asian Refugee Adults in the United States. Poster presentation, Southern Gerontological Society Annual Meeting, FL

Bush, C., Renfrew, B., Ksor, V. (Jun 2019). An Analysis of the Ethnobotanical Knowledge of Indigenous Tribes of Vietnam (the Montagnards) Now Living in Greensboro, NC, USA. North American Refugee Health Conference, Toronto, Canada