Jennifer Kue PhD
374 Newton Hall
1585 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Dr. Kue’s research interests include cancer control and prevention, health disparities, cultural influences on health behavior, and community-engaged research. Specifically, Dr. Kue's research focus is on cancer screening in refugee and immigrant populations. She has expertise in developing and implementing culturally appropriate health education programs for Asian and African refugees and immigrants, coalition building, and community-based participatory research.
Thorburn, S., Levy Keon, K., & Kue, J. (in press). Sources of breast and cervical cancer information for Hmong women and men. Women & Health.
Kue, J., & Thorburn, S. (in press). Hepatitis B knowledge, screening, and vaccination among Hmong Americans. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
Kue, J., Zukoski, A., Levy Keon, K., & Thorburn, S. (in press). Breast and cervical cancer screening: Exploring perceptions and barriers with Hmong women and men in Oregon. Ethnicity and Health.
Menon, U., Szalacha, L., Prabhughate, A., & Kue, J. (in press). Correlates of colorectal cancer screening among South Asian immigrants in the U.S. Cancer Nursing.
Thorburn, S., Kue, J., Levy Keon, K., & Zukoski, A. (in press). “We don’t talk about it” and other interpersonal influences on Hmong women’s breast and cervical cancer screening decisions. Health Education Research.
Thorburn, S., Kue, J., Keon, K.L., & Lo, P. (2012). Medical mistrust and discrimination in health care: A qualitative study of Hmong women and men. Journal of Community Health, 37(4), 822-829.
DeMarco, M., Thorburn, S., & Kue, J. (2009). "In a country as affluent as America, people should be eating": Experiences with and perceptions of food insecurity among rural and urban Oregonians. Qualitative Health Research, 19(7), 1010-1024.
Funded Grants (most recent 5 years)
2009-2011 Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening among Hmong: Social, Cultural & System Factors (NCI-R21 CA1239147; PI:Thorburn; Role:Co-Investigator)
Professional Service, Honors, and Awards
American Public Health Association, Society of Behavioral Medicine, American Society of Preventive Oncology, Midwest Nursing Research Society (member)
Asian Health Initiative Free Clinic (advisory board member)