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Hongtu Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Affiliate

Hongtu Chen has spent more than two decades researching elderly care and improving health care systems for Alzheimer's disease, depression and other chronic conditions. His research focuses on the design and implementation of various behavioral health interventions. He has served as program director for major research projects at the National Institutes of Health and other federal government agencies. He is a Fulbright Scholar. He was the Executive Editor of the journal, Ageing International, and he is Co-Director of Harvard Social Technology for Global Aging Research Initiative. His work focuses on the development and evaluation of elderly care resources to lead and improve the quality of elderly living and care as well as the optimal use of social and cultural resources for elder care in PRC and other Asian countries.

Religious participation as a predictor of mental health status and treatment outcomes in older persons.
Authors: Authors: Chen H, Cheal K, McDonel Herr EC, Zubritsky C, Levkoff SE.
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry
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Satisfaction with mental health services in older primary care patients.
Authors: Authors: Chen H, Coakley EH, Cheal K, Maxwell J, Costantino G, Krahn DD, Malgady RG, Durai UN, Quijano LM, Zaman S, Miller CJ, Ware JH, Chung H, Aoyama C, Van Stone WW, Levkoff SE.
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry
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Engaging Asian Americans for mental health research: challenges and solutions.
Authors: Authors: Chen H, Kramer EJ, Chen T, Chung H.
J Immigr Health
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The bridge program: a model for reaching Asian Americans.
Authors: Authors: Chen H, Kramer EJ, Chen T.
Psychiatr Serv
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Self-attention as a mediator of cultural influences on depression.
Authors: Authors: Chen H, Guarnaccia PJ, Chung H.
Int J Soc Psychiatry
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