covid-19 research studies impact of the disease on the vietnamese communityUCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing PhD candidate Valerie Pham is a 2020 Campus-Committee Research Incubator Awardee for her COVID-19 research.

Her study, COVID-19 Prevalence and Psychological Distress Among Vietnamese-American Cancer Patients and Community Members, looks at the effect of community events on COVID-19-related psychological distress and attitudes in the Vietnamese community.

Pham was advised by assistant professor Sanghyuk Shin, PhD

The project is a partnership between UCI and the Vietnamese-American Cancer Foundation.