Keng-Yen Huang

New York University School of Medicine
Keng-Yen Huang, PhD, MPH. is an Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Huang’s research interests include investigating mechanisms of health disparities; testing cost-effective family and system approaches of preventive strategies to address health disparities; and broadening evidence-based program implementation and dissemination in underserved child populations both in the US and in the international contexts. She is a principal investigator and co-investigator on numerous early childhood prevention and developmental research projects that focus on Asian American, African American and Latino children in the US and children in Uganda. In her current NIMH funded R21 project, she is studying effective strategies to implement a school-based mental health prevention program in Uganda. As an IRI follow, Dr. Huang plans to further develop and test effective and sustainable strategies to disseminate and implement evidence-based child health promotion program for children in low-resources communities.