Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pmDowntown Campus
Trang Nguyen recently received her PhD from the University of South Carolina. She was a junior scholar in the South Carolina Smart State Center for Healthcare Quality (CHQ) Junior Scholars (2017–2018) cohort, and a 2018 SPARC Graduate Research Grant recipient. She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in social work from the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University. Her research interests include mental health issues in older adults (e.g., dementia and depression); psychological adjustment and resilience of family caregivers; and culturally competent, community-based, and art-based interventions for these groups. She is also interested in cross-cultural studies. She has worked on multiple research projects on mental health problems and socio psychological treatments for adults with mental disorders in Vietnam, as well as situations of and interventions for Vietnamese family caregivers living with people with dementia.
Sponsored by the Center for Studies of Displaced Populations and the KATRINA@10 Research Program