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Ping (Teresa)

Research Associate II
Ping (Teresa) Yeh

Departmental Affiliations

Social and Behavioral Interventions

Ping Teresa Yeh, MSPH ’16, uses qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate strategies to improve the health of people living in resource-limited settings.

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E5038

Research Interests

HIV prevention; behavioral interventions; fishing communities; qualitative research; systematic review; meta-analysis; guidelines; values and preferences; sub-Saharan Africa; Uganda; Tanzania; Malawi
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Rice University
Ping Teresa Yeh applies qualitative and quantitative methods to developing, describing, and evaluating strategies to improve the health and well-being of people living in resource-limited settings. Her current research portfolio is primarily comprised of systematic reviews and qualitative and multi-method research related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment interventions and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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Most recent publications
  • Ssekubugu R*, Makumbi F, Enriquez R, Lagerstrom SR, Yeh PT, Kennedy CE, Gray RH, Negesa L, Serwadda DM, Kigozi G, Ekstrom AM, Nordenstedt H. Cardiovascular (Framingham) and type II diabetes (Finnish Diabetes) risk scores: a qualitative study of local knowledge of diet, physical activity and body measurements in rural Rakai, Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2022:22:2214. doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-14620-9
  • Yeh PT, Rhee DK, Kennedy CE, Zera CA, Lucido B, Tunçalp Ö, Gomez Ponce de Leon R, Narasimhan M. Self-monitoring of blood pressure among women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: a systematic review. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2022 May 31;22(1):454. doi: 10.1186/s12884-022-04751-7. PMID: 35641913; PMCID: PMC9152837.
  • Yeh PT, Kautsar H, Kennedy CE, Gaffield ME. Values and preferences for contraception: a global systematic review. Contraception. 2022 May 4:S0010-7824(22)00128-7. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2022.04.011. PMID: 35525287; PMCID: PMC9232836.
  • Soin KS, Yeh PT, Gaffield ME, Ge C, Kennedy CE. Health workers' values and preferences regarding contraceptive methods globally: a systematic review. Contraception. 2022 May 5:S0010-7824(22)00129-9. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2022.04.012. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35526598.
  • Ssuuna C, Ssempijja V, Kalibbala S, Serwadda D, Yeh PT, Wawer M, Gray R, Chang L, Kagaayi J, Reynolds S. Hepatitis B virus infection and factors associated with its acquisition among adults in a Lake Victoria HIV hyperendemic fishing community in Kyotera district, Uganda: a cross-sectional observation. BMJ Open. 2022 Apr 7;12(4):e050436. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050436. PMID: 35393306.