Patrick & Lily Okura Research Grants on Asian Pacific American Mental Health

Thanks to the generosity of the K. Patrick & Lily A. Okura Research Grants on Asian Pacific American Mental Health, UCLA faculty and graduate students from multidisciplinary areas across campus have benefited in pursuing their research focus on Asian Pacific Americans and mental health.

2015-16

Victoria Calip Rodriguez
PhD, Education & Information Studies - Human Development & Psychology

Research Project:
The Achievement-Adjustment Paradox: Understanding Academic Achievement & Psychosocial Adjustment of Filipino American Adolescents

2014-15

Heidi Tuason
Doctorate in Public Health - Community Health Sciences

Research Project:
The Kamalayan Project: Freeing Unspoken Voices of Mental (Un)Wellness in the Filipino Community

2013-14

Saanjh Kishore
PhD Psychology

Research Project:
Parental Rejections and Suicidal Behaviors in South Asian LGBT Americans

2012-13

William Tsai
PhD Psychology

Research Project:
Emotional Expression and Disclosure in Ethnic Matching

2011-12

Anna S. Lau
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Research Project:
"Challenging Assumptions about "Tiger Mothers" in the Chinese Diaspora"

2010-11

May C. Wang
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health - Community Health Sciences
Anna S. Lau
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Research Project:
"An Early Childhood Intervention to Promote Mental Health Later in Life for Chinese Immigrant Families"

2009-10

Shu-wen Wang
PhD Psychology

Research Project:
"Cultural Factors that Influence Biological and Psychological Stress Responses to Social Supports and their Links with Health in Asian American College Students"

2008-09

Anna S. Lau
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Jennifer Yu Louie

PhD Clinical Psychology

Research Project:
"Understanding Cultural Differences in Affect in Early Childhood"

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