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  1. Pham, NhuNgoc., Do, Mai, & Diep, Jannette. (2023). Social Support and Community Embeddedness Protect Against Post-Disaster Depression among Immigrants: A Vietnamese American Case Study. Frontiers Psychiatry. Available here: https://lnkd.in/gNkHXNEH
  2. Pham, NhuNgoc., Do, Mai, & Diep, Jannette. (2023). Factors Associated with Poor Health Outcomes among Vietnamese Americans following Hurricane Harvey, Houston, TX, 2018-2019. Public Health Reports, 333549221148169. Advance publication online. https://lnkd.in/gHP4vneR 
  3. Do, Mai, Diep, Jannette & Pham, NhuNgoc (2023) Vietnamese Americans’ Experiences with Hurricane Harvey: Diversities and Unequal Challenges with Recovery. International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management (IJDREM), 6(1), 1-14. https://lnkd.in/guJ-Kwxz 
  4. Meekers, D., Pham, N. K., Tran, C. T., VanLandingham, M. J., & Do, M. (2023, August 4). Getting culturally appropriate health messages out in a hurry: Developing a communications campaign for COVID-19 testing in a Vietnamese-American community. Retrieved from osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/a9r8d (doi: 10.31235/osf.io/a9r8d).
  5. Abramson, David, Mark VanLandingham, and Mary Waters. (2023) Co-editors for Special Issue “Disaster Recovery and Population Health.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. IJERPH | Special Issue : Disaster Recovery and Population Health (mdpi.com)
  6. VanLandingham M. J. Nguyen T. Tran C.-T. Pham N. K. Bui B. & Anglewicz P. (2023). Building Bridges and Mending Fences: Cultural Conflict and Cultural Brokering between Academic and Immigrant Communities. Journal of Applied Social Science, 17(3), 324–337. https://doi.org/10.1177/19367244231171530 
  7. Do, Mai, Bonnie Khanh Ha Bui, NhuNgoc Pham, Philip Anglewicz, Lauren Nguyen, Trang Nguyen, Cam-Thanh Tran, and Mark VanLandingham. 2022. Validation of MoCA Test in Vietnamese Language for Cognitive Impairment Screening. Journal of Global Health Neurology and Psychiatry. Published online May 20, 2022:e2022008. Available at: https://joghnp.scholasticahq.com/article/35656-validation-of-moca-test-…. doi:10.52872/001c.35656
  8. VanLandingham, Mark, Bonnie Bui, David Abramson, Sarah Friedman, and Rhae Cisneros. 2022. Health, Mortality, and Natural Disasters. In International Handbook on Population and Environment (Clark Gray and Lori Hunter, editors). Springer.
  9. Pendley, Sofia, Mark VanLandingham, NhuNgoc Pham, and Mai Do. 2021. Resilience within Communities of Forced Migrants: Updates and the Path Forward. Journal on Migration and Human Security 9(3): 154-164.
  10. Zhang, Mengxi, Mark VanLandingham, Yoon Soo Park, Phil Anglewicz, and David Abramson.  2021. Differences in post-disaster mental health among Vietnamese and African Americans living in adjacent communities flooded by Katrina. PLoS One 16(8): 1-10.
  11. Meltzer GY, Zacher M, Merdjanoff A, Do MP, Pham NK, Abramson D. The effects of cumulative natural disaster exposure on adolescent psychological distress. Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk. 2021 August; 12(1).
  12. Bui, Bonnie, Philip Anglewicz, and Mark VanLandingham. 2021. The impact of early social support on subsequent health recovery after a major disaster: A longitudinal analysis. Social Science and Medicine – Population Health 14(3):1-6.   
  13. Kaji, Aiko; Mark VanLandingham; Philip Anglewicz; and Mai Do. 2021. Trajectories of post-disaster recovery in healthcare access for a major refugee enclave: Vietnamese Americans in post-Katrina New Orleans. Journal of Refugee Studies 34.
  14. Do, M., McCleary, J., Nguyen, D. and Winfrey, K. (2020) “Mental Illness Public Stigma and Generational Differences among Vietnamese Americans.” Community Mental Health: 56(5):839-853. doi: 10.1007/s10597-019-00545-y. 
  15. VanLandingham, Mark. 2018. Resilience among vulnerable populations: the neglected role of culture. In Zakour, Michael, Nancy Mock, and Paul Kadetz, Editors. Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency. Elsevier Press.
  16. Zhang, M., Pendley, S. (2017). Shifting Methods When Disaster Strikes: The Conversion of a Cross-National Comparative Approach to a Longitudinal Cohort Study of Vietnamese Americans - SAGE Research Methods. SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526423979
  17. VanLandingham, Mark. 2017. Weathering Katrina: Culture and Recovery among Vietnamese-Americans. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.  
  18. Do, M., Pham, N.N.*, Wallick, S.* and Nastasi, B. (2014) “Perceptions of mental illness and stigma among Vietnamese populations: Findings from a mixed method study”. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 16(6):1294-1298. DOI 10.1007/s10903-014-0018-7.
  19. Vu, L.,* VanLandingham, M., Do, M., and Bankston, C.III. (2009) “Evacuation and return of Vietnamese New Orleanians affected by hurricane Katrina”. Organization and Environment 22(4):422-436. doi: 10.1177/1086026609347187. 
  20. Do, M.P., Hutchinson, P.L., Mai, K.V.*  and VanLandingham, M.J. (2009) “Disparities in health care among Vietnamese New Orleanians and the impacts of hurricane Katrina”. Research in the Sociology of Health Care 27:301-319. doi: 10.1108/S0275-4959(2009)0000027016. 

  1. Hurricane Season: What It's Like to Be Displaced From Your Home As a Teen. Interviewed and cited by Vaishnavi Kumbala in Teen Vogue for a feature story on how adolescents deal with disaster-related displacement. July 6, 2022. https://www.teenvogue.com/story/hurricane-season-teens-trauma
  2. More than 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, scientists are learning what makes some survivors more resilient than others. Interviewed by Kelly Servick for Science magazine, for their feature story on resilience. February 27, 2018. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/more-12-years-after-hurricane-ka…
  3.  Featured in “Không gục ngã” (Not to be defeated), a segment about the Vietnamese community in New Orleans, shown on Vietnamese National Television on August 21, 2018. https://vtv.vn/video/phim-tai-lieu-khong-guc-nga-318849.htm
  4.  Vietnamese Americans affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Katrina. Interviewed by John Burnett for All Things Considered on National Public Radio, September 9, 2017. http://www.npr.org/2017/09/09/549426420/coastal-vietnamese-community-le…;
  5.  Overseas Vietnamese in New Orleans, LA, USA. Interviewed by Đỗ Kim Thịnh of Vietnamese National Television (VTV1) International Section. Aired internationally on VTV1 on Tet 2017 (January 29, 2017). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8e9i2L55WM
  6. Weathering Katrina. Interviewed by Susan Larson for The Reading Life on WWNO (NPR), on June 27, 2017. http://wwno.org/programs/reading-life?page=1