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Nga Nguyen, M.S.

Senior Statistical Analyst

Degrees

  • M.S. in Applied Mathematics, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • M.S. in Agricultural Sciences, Vietnam Agricultural Science Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • B.S. in Biology, University of Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam

Areas of Interest

  • Design and analysis of behavioral science studies
  • Spatial statistics, statistical genetics
  • Analysis of categorical and longitudinal data
  • Structural equation modeling, mediation analysis

Publications

Reitzel LR, Nguyen N, Zafereo ME, Li G, Wei Q, Sturgis E. Neighborhood deprivation and clinical outcomes among head and neck cancer patients. Health & Place 2013; 18: 861-868.

Reitzel LR, Nguyen N, Strong LL, Wetter DW, McNeill LH. Subjective social status and health behaviors among African Americans. American Journal of Health Behavior 2012; 37: 104-111.

Reitzel LR, Nguyen N, Cao Y, Vidrine JI, Daza P, Mullen PD, Velasquez MM, Li Y, Cinciripini PM, Cofta-Woerpel L, Wetter DW. Race/ethnicity moderates the effect of prepartum menthol cigarette use on postpartum smoking abstinence. Nicotine & Tobacco Research 2011; 13(12): 1305-1310.

Ledoux TA, Watson K, Barnett A, Nguyen NT, Baranowski JC, Baranowski T. Components of the diet associated with child adiposity: A cross-sectional study. Journal of the American College of Nutrition 2011; 30(6): 536-546.

Latif H, Watson K, Nguyen N, Thompson D, Baranowski J, Jago R, Cullen KW, Baranowski T. Effects of goal setting on dietary and physical activity changes in the Boy Scout badge projects. Health Education & Behavior 2011; 38(5): 521-529.

Mendoza J, Watson K, Nguyen N, Cerin E, Baranowski T, Nicklas T. Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and weight status among US youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 2011; 8(4): 488-495.

Baranowski T, Baranowski J, Thompson D, Buday R, Jago RA, Abdelsamad D, Griffith M, Islam N, Nguyen N, Watson K. Video game play induced health behavior change among children. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2011; 40(1): 33-38.

Baranowski T, Baranowski JC, Watson KB, Jago R, Islam N, Beltran A, Martin SJ, Nguyen N, Tepper BJ. 6-n-propylthiouracil taster status not related to reported cruciferous vegetable intake among ethnically diverse children. Nutrition Research 2011; 31(8): 594-600.

Mendoza J, Watson K, Baranowski T, Nicklas T, Uscanga D, Nguyen N, Hanfling M. Ethnic minority children’s active commuting to school and association with physical activity and pedestrian safety behaviors.  Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk 2010; 1(1): 1-23.

Neal CL, Yao J, Yang W, Zhou X, Nguyen NT, Lu J, Danes CG, Guo H, Lan KH, Ensor J, Hittelman W, Hung MC, Yu D. 14-3-3zeta overexpression defines high risk for breast cancer recurrence and promotes cancer cell survival. Cancer Research 2009; 69(8): 3425-3432.

Hassan MM, Spitz MR, Thomas MB, Curley SA, Patt YZ, Vauthey J, Glover KY, Kaseb A, Lozano RD, El-Deeb AS, Nguyen NT, Wei SH, Chan W, Abbruzzese JL, Li D. The association of family history of liver cancer with hepatocellular carcinoma: A case-control study in the United States. Journal of Hepatology 2009; 50(2): 334-341.

Hassan MM, Spitz MR, Thomas MB, El-Deeb AS, Glover KY, Nguyen NT, Chan W, Kaseb A, Curley SA, Vauthey J, Ellis LM, Abdalla E, Lozano RD, Patt YZ, Brown TD, Abbruzzese JL, Li D. Effect of different types of smoking and synergism with hepatitis C virus on risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in American men and women: Case-control study. International Journal of Cancer 2008; 123(8): 1883-1891.

Li D, Day SR, Bondy ML, Sinha R, Nguyen NT, Evans DB, Abbruzzese JL, Hassan MM. Dietary mutagen exposure and risk of pancreatic cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 2007; 16: 655-661.

Nguyen NT, Nguyen DD. Mold contamination of pre-harvest maize in Hanoi suburb. Plant Protection 1999; 1: 8-10.

Abstracts/Posters

Nguyen N, Reese-Smith J, Roberson C, and McNeill L. Relationship between self-efficacy, social support, and physical activity among a church-based sample of African American adults. Oral Presentation, 139th APHA Annual Meeting (October 29 - November 2, 2011), Washington, DC.

Reese-Smith J, Nguyen N, and McNeill L. Prevalence of depression among an African American community-based population. Oral Presentation, 139th APHA Annual Meeting (October 29 - November 2, 2011), Washington, DC.

Reese-Smith J, Murguia K, Nguyen N, and McNeill L. Racial/Ethnic differences in recreational trail use in master planned communities. Poster Presentation, 139th APHA Annual Meeting (October 29 - November 2, 2011), Washington, DC.

Mendoza JA, Watson K, Nguyen N, Cerin E, Baranowski T, and Nicklas T.  Physical activity as a mediator of the relationship between active commuting to school and adiposity.  Poster Presentation, International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting, June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal.

Mendoza JA, Watson K, Nguyen N, Cerin E, Baranowski T, Nicklas T. Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and adiposity among US youth. Abstract, The Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, May 2-5, 2009, Baltimore, Maryland.

Ledoux T, Watson K, Baranowski J, Nguyen N, Baranowski T. Effect of reporting style on the association between BMI and energy intake. Poster Presentation, Annual meeting of the Texas Obesity Research Center Conference, April 2009, Houston, Texas.

Baranowski T, Baranowski J, Callie M, Beltran A, Missighian M, Watson K, Nguyen N, Jago R, Tepper B. PROP sensitivity is weakly related to adiposity among diverse children. Abstract, The Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, October 3-7, 2008, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Updated March 7, 2013


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