Hee-Soon Juon

Hee-Soon Juon

Associate Professor

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Health, Behavior and Society (Primary)

Contact Information

624 N. Broadway, 704
Baltimore , Maryland
US        

410-614-5410
410-955-7241

Education

PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1992
MSN, Boston University

Overview

I am a social and behavioral scientist trained at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. My research has focused on liver cancer and HBV infection among Asian Americans, minority mental health, suicidal behavior, substance use, criminal behavior, and cancer control behaviors of underserved minority populations including Korean Americans, Asian Indians, and African Americans.

Honors and Awards

Delta Omega Honor Society, 2003 NIMH National Research Service Award, 1985 - 1990. Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant, 1986, 1989, 1990. Associate Editor, Cancer Cause and Control, 2009 -

Research Interests

Social and Behavioral Sciences; liver cancer; HBV infection; cancer control behavior; substance use; criminal behavior; minority mental health; cigarette smoking; suicidal behavior; Korean American; Asian Indian American; Chinese American; Vietnamese American

Publications

  • Philbin MM, Erby LAH, Lee S, Juon HS. (in press). Hepatitis B and liver cancer among three Asian American sub-groups: A focus group inquiry.  Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.
  • Khosla N, Juon HS, Kirk G, Mehta S. (in press). Correlates of non-medical prescription drug use among a cohort of injection drug users in Baltimore City. Addictive Behaviors
  • Crowne SS, Juon HS, Ensminger ME, Burrell L, McFarlane E, Duggan A. (in press).  Risk Factors for Intimate Partner Violence Initiation and Persistence among High Psychosocial Risk Asian and Pacific Islander Women in Intact Relationships. Women's Health
  • Juon HS, Fothergill KE, Green KM, Doherty EE, Ensminger ME. (2011). Antecedents and consequences of marijuana use trajectories over the life course in an African American population. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
  • Crowne SS, Juon HS, Ensminger ME, Burrell L, McFarlane E, Duggan A. (2011). Concurrent and long-term impact of intimate partner violence on employment stability. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 26, 1282-1304.