Hae Ra Han

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Korean mothers' psychosocial adjustment to their children's cancer
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    J Adv Nurs 44:499-506. 2003
  2. pmc Tailored lay health worker intervention improves breast cancer screening outcomes in non-adherent Korean-American women
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:318-29. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Barriers to and strategies for recruiting Korean Americans for community-partnered health promotion research
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, Maryland, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:137-46. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlates of depression in the Korean American elderly: focusing on personal resources of social support
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe St, Room 448, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:115-27. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the training of Korean community health workers for chronic disease management
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:513-21. 2007
  6. pmc Experiences and challenges of informal caregiving for Korean immigrants
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adv Nurs 63:517-26. 2008
  7. pmc A meta-analysis of interventions to promote mammography among ethnic minority women
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Nurs Res 58:246-54. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of stressful life events in young black men with high blood pressure
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:64-70. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Implementation and success of nurse telephone counseling in linguistically isolated Korean American patients with high blood pressure
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 80:130-4. 2010
  10. pmc Measuring health literacy among immigrants with a phonetic primary language: a case of Korean American women
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21205 2110, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:253-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Korean mothers' psychosocial adjustment to their children's cancer
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    J Adv Nurs 44:499-506. 2003
    ..Although parental adjustment has been a research topic for many years, little research has been conducted among families in different cultures and countries...
  2. pmc Tailored lay health worker intervention improves breast cancer screening outcomes in non-adherent Korean-American women
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:318-29. 2009
    ..Further research should seek to replicate these findings and to incorporate more self-care skills such as health literacy when designing an intervention program for linguistically and culturally isolated immigrant women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Barriers to and strategies for recruiting Korean Americans for community-partnered health promotion research
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, Maryland, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:137-46. 2007
    ..Multiple strategies at different levels (individual and community) to address these issues are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlates of depression in the Korean American elderly: focusing on personal resources of social support
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe St, Room 448, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:115-27. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the training of Korean community health workers for chronic disease management
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:513-21. 2007
    ..While this course is judged to be effective in general, future research is warranted to determine whether CHW provision of care and support will affect health outcomes in the target population...
  6. pmc Experiences and challenges of informal caregiving for Korean immigrants
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adv Nurs 63:517-26. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study designed to explore the caregiving experiences of Korean Americans...
  7. pmc A meta-analysis of interventions to promote mammography among ethnic minority women
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Nurs Res 58:246-54. 2009
    ..Although many studies have been focused on interventions designed to promote mammography screening among ethnic minority women, few summaries of the effectiveness of the interventions are available...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of stressful life events in young black men with high blood pressure
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:64-70. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Implementation and success of nurse telephone counseling in linguistically isolated Korean American patients with high blood pressure
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 80:130-4. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the use of bilingual nurse-delivered telephone counseling in Korean Americans (KAs) participating in a community-based intervention trial to improve management of hypertension...
  10. pmc Measuring health literacy among immigrants with a phonetic primary language: a case of Korean American women
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21205 2110, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:253-9. 2011
    ..Meanwhile, REALM-English could be used as a crude health literacy test for individuals with some English skills...
  11. pmc The report of coping strategies and psychosocial adjustment in Korean mothers of children with cancer
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Psychooncology 18:956-64. 2009
    ..Using a new cultural sample of Korean mothers, this study describes their coping strategies. In addition, the association of particular coping patterns with mothers' report of psychosocial adjustment is investigated...
  12. pmc Interventions that increase use of Pap tests among ethnic minority women: a meta-analysis
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Psychooncology 20:341-51. 2011
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to examine the overall effectiveness of these interventions in increasing Pap test use by ethnic minority women in the US...
  13. pmc Development and evaluation of a hypertension knowledge test for Korean hypertensive patients
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:750-7. 2011
    ..It is sensitive to differences in blood pressure control status and should provide a valid, reliable, and standardized measure of HBP knowledge with wide relevance...
  14. ncbi request reprint The psychometric evaluation of Korean translation of the Personal Resource Questionnaire 85-Part 2
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Nurs Res 51:309-16. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors about hypertension control among middle-aged Korean Americans with hypertension
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Community Health 32:324-42. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Depression, substance use, adherence behaviors, and blood pressure in urban hypertensive black men
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:24-31. 2003
    ..Further in-depth investigation is needed to identify the role of depression and BP control in urban young Blacks in order to construct effective interventions that address their unique needs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Constructing and testing a self-help intervention program for high blood pressure control in Korean American seniors--a pilot study
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:77-84. 2006
    ..3 and 75.3 mm Hg, respectively, after 6 months of follow-up. This improvement of the HBP control rate in the sample highlights the clinical efficacy of the self-help intervention for this traditionally underserved immigrant group...
  18. pmc Mail education is as effective as in-class education in hypertensive Korean patients
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:176-84. 2008
    ..In conclusion, education by mail was an effective strategy for improving BP control and may be a viable approach for other immigrant groups if the education materials address their cultural needs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hypertension care and control in underserved urban African American men: behavioral and physiologic outcomes at 36 months
    Martha N Hill
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:906-13. 2003
    ..African American men with hypertension in low socioeconomic urban populations achieve poor rates of hypertension control and suffer early from its complications...
  20. pmc A community-based, culturally tailored behavioral intervention for Korean Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe St 432, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:986-94. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of a culturally tailored comprehensive type 2 diabetes management intervention for Korean American immigrants (KAIs) with type 2 diabetes...
  21. doi request reprint Compliance with home blood pressure monitoring among middle-aged Korean Americans with hypertension
    Jiyun Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:253-60. 2010
    ..28; 95% CI, 1.79-10.23). These results suggest that the participants who checked their BP regularly at home had a stronger tendency to achieve BP control...
  22. doi request reprint Correlates of self-care behaviors for managing hypertension among Korean Americans: a questionnaire survey
    Jong Eun Lee
    The Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, United States
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:411-7. 2010
    ..While self-care behaviors have been documented as one of the main determinant of hypertension control, studies investigating correlates of self-care behaviors have been rare regarding hypertension among minority population...
  23. pmc Development and validation of the high blood pressure-focused health literacy scale
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:165-70. 2012
    ..A major barrier to designing and implementing such interventions is the lack of valid health literacy tools. This study developed and tested a novel health literacy scale for individuals with high blood pressure (HBP)...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use of traditional and Western medicine among Korean American elderly
    Miyong Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Community Health 27:109-20. 2002
    ..Implications for research and practice are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Metric equivalence assessment in cross-cultural research: using an example of the Center for Epidemiological Studies--Depression Scale
    Miyong Kim
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nurs Meas 11:5-18. 2003
    ..Although factor loadings showed similar patterns for the Korean and English versions of the CES-D, factorial similarity alone is not sufficient for testing the universality of the structure underlying an instrument...
  26. pmc Teletransmitted monitoring of blood pressure and bilingual nurse counseling-sustained improvements in blood pressure control during 12 months in hypertensive Korean Americans
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:605-12. 2011
    ..2%, P<.001). These findings suggest that home telemonitoring of BP and tailored counseling are both useful tools to sustain or improve short-term education effects...
  27. doi request reprint Translating current dietary guidelines into a culturally tailored nutrition education program for Korean American immigrants with type 2 diabetes
    Hee Jung Song
    Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diabetes Educ 36:752-61. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the process of translating evidence-based dietary guidelines into a tailored nutrition education program for Korean American immigrants (KAI) with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  28. pmc Influence of living arrangements on the management and control of hypertension: a mixed-methods study of Korean American elderly
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:944-52. 2013
    ..In conclusion, Korean elders living independently are neither socially-isolated nor at increased risk for poor BP control...
  29. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with depression experience of immigrant populations: a study of Korean immigrants
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 19:217-25. 2005
    ..Implications for future cross-cultural depression research and preventive strategies against depression in immigrant populations are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Barriers to care and control of high blood pressure in Korean-American elderly
    Jeong Hee Kang
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing 525 N Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:145-51. 2006
    ..To identify barriers to achieving optimal management of high blood pressure (HBP) among hypertensive Korean-American elderly (KAE)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Translation and validation of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension for koreans intervention: culturally tailored dietary guidelines for Korean Americans with high blood pressure
    Hyerang Kim
    Hyerang Kim, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Hee Jung Song, PhD Assistant Scientist, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Hae Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAAN Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Kim B Kim, PhD CEO President, Korean Resource Center, Ellicott City, Maryland Miyong T Kim, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor, School of Nursing, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 28:514-23. 2013
    ..Translating and testing the efficacy of culturally relevant dietary recommendations using a well-established dietary guideline such as DASH are imperative for promoting better cardiovascular health for this high-risk cultural group...
  32. pmc Utility of a point-of-care device in recruiting ethnic minorities for diabetes research with community partners
    Soohyun Nam
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:1253-63. 2011
    ..A point-of-care (POC) A1c test could facilitate the recruitment of such populations for diabetes research in community settings...
  33. doi request reprint Does access to care still affect health care utilization by immigrants? Testing of an empirical explanatory model of health care utilization by Korean American immigrants with high blood pressure
    Hee Jung Song
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:513-9. 2010
    ..These findings strongly support a need to improve access to health care for KAIs by introducing a variety of community resources and building sustainable community infrastructures...
  34. pmc Unmet needs for social support and effects on diabetes self-care activities in Korean Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Youngshin Song
    Eulji University, Seongnam si, South Korea
    Diabetes Educ 38:77-85. 2012
    ....
  35. pmc Advancing a program of research within a nursing faculty role
    Marie T Nolan
    Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Prof Nurs 24:364-70. 2008
    ..Noting the scarcity of research that evaluates the effect of these strategies, we are actively engaged in collecting data on their relationship to the scholarly productivity of students and faculty members within our own institution...
  36. doi request reprint Measuring self-care in patients with hypertension: a systematic review of literature
    Hae Ra Han
    Hae Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAAN Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Department of Community and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Hee Jung Song, PhD Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park Tam Nguyen, PhD, RN, MPH Research Associate, School of Nursing, Department of Community and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Miyong T Kim, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor, School of Nursing, Department of Community and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 29:55-67. 2014
    ..High blood pressure (HBP) self-care is critical for the control of HBP. Adequate measurement of HBP self-care is a necessary first step toward ameliorating the global pandemic of HBP...
  37. pmc Feasibility and validity of dementia assessment by trained community health workers based on Clinical Dementia Rating
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1141-5. 2013
    ..To determine the level of agreement between dementia rating by trained community health workers (CHWs) based on the Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) and the criterion standard: physician diagnosis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Development and Validation of the Hypertension Self-care Profile: A Practical Tool to Measure Hypertension Self-care
    Hae Ra Han
    Hae Ra Han, PhD, RN FAAN Associate Professor, School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Hwayun Lee, MSN MPH, RN Doctoral Candidate in PhD Program, School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Yvonne Commodore Mensah, BSN, RN Doctoral Candidate in PhD Program, School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Miyong Kim, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor, School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 29:E11-20. 2014
    ..A number of hypertension (HBP) self-care instruments are available, but existing tools do not capture all the critical domains of HBP self-care and have limited evidence of reliability and validity...
  39. pmc Improving access to mental health services for korean american immigrants: moving toward a community partnership between religious and mental health services
    Hochang B Lee
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, US
    Psychiatry Investig 5:14-20. 2008
    ..By working with the Korean clergy, a small voluntary organization such as the Association of Korean American Psychiatrists could provide invaluable assistance in removing the barriers to mental health services for KAs...
  40. doi request reprint Work limitations and their relationship to morbidity burden among academic health center employees with diabetes
    Martha L Sylvia
    Department of Acute and Chronic Care, John Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Workplace Health Saf 60:425-34. 2012
    ..Morbidity burden level is an indicator of work limitations in employees with diabetes and can be used to identify employees who may benefit from specialized services aimed at addressing their work limitations associated with diabetes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Women's perceptions of their male batterers' characteristics and level of violence
    Sara Torres
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing, 65 Bergen Street, Suite 1100, Newark, NJ 07107 3001, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 24:667-79. 2003
    ..1% of the variability, with the behavioral indicators accounting for an additional 4.6% of the variability. Several research and clinical implications are addressed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychological well-being amongst Korean immigrants to the United States: a structured interview survey
    Hye Sook Shin
    College of Nursing Science, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:415-26. 2007
    ..As international migration becomes a common phenomenon in many countries, the health issues of immigrants are becoming an important area of concern among health care professionals worldwide...
  43. ncbi request reprint Does knowledge matter?: intentional medication nonadherence among middle-aged Korean Americans with high blood pressure
    Eun Young Kim
    Department of Nursing, Kangwon National University, Chunchon, South Korea
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 22:397-404. 2007
    ..To examine predictors of intentional and unintentional nonadherence to antihypertensive medication regimens and their relationships to blood pressure outcomes...

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