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Hee-Soon Juon

Departmental Affiliations

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Info

Thomas Jefferson University, 834 Chestnut Street, Suite 311

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

Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Boston University School of Nursing

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 & 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 -

Select 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.

2009 Global Breast Cancer Conference(GBCC)