Keck School Faculty

Jimi Huh

Jimi Huh

Associate Professor of Research Population and Public Health Sciences
SSB 302Y 2001 N. Soto Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Co-design Tensions Between Parents, Children, and Researchers Regarding Mobile Health Technology Design Needs and Decisions: Case Study JMIR Form Res. 2023 Apr 14; 7:e41726. . View in PubMed

Examining the Factor Structure of an Adapted Posttraumatic Growth Inventory in a Sample of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Brief Report Eval Health Prof. 2023 03; 46(1):100-104. . View in PubMed

Waist circumference and end-stage renal disease based on glycaemic status: National Health Insurance Service data 2009-2018 J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2023 02; 14(1):585-595. . View in PubMed

Hypothetical flavour ban and intention to vape among vape shop customers: the role of flavour preference and e-cigarette dependence Tob Control. 2023 01; 32(1):110-113. . View in PubMed

A National Portrait of Public Attitudes toward Opioid Use in the US: A Latent Class Analysis Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 03 02; 20(5). . View in PubMed

Longitudinal Examination of an Ethnic Paradox of Stress and Mental Health in Older Black and Latinx Adults Clin Gerontol. 2023 Jan-Feb; 46(1):27-46. . View in PubMed

An Assessment of Vape Shop Products in California before and after Implementation of FDA and State Regulations Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Nov 28; 19(23). . View in PubMed

Cholecystectomy Increases the Risk of type 2 Diabetes in the Korean Population: Data from the National Health Insurance Cooperation Health Checkup 2010-2017 Ann Surg. 2022 Sep 05. . View in PubMed

Time-Varying Associations Between Device-Based and Ecological Momentary Assessment-Reported Sedentary Behaviors and the Concurrent Affective States Among Adolescents: Proof-of-Concept Study JMIR Form Res. 2022 Jun 10; 6(6):e37743. . View in PubMed

Validating the Group-Based Medical Mistrust Scale with English and Spanish Speaking Latino Parents of Adolescents J Am Board Fam Med. 2022 Mar-Apr; 35(2):244-254. . View in PubMed

Substance Use Descriptive Norms and Behaviors among US College Students: Findings from the Healthy Minds Study Epidemiologia (Basel). 2022 Jan 27; 3(1):42-48. . View in PubMed

Adolescent Body Mass Index and Exposure to Peers with Overweight and Obesity: A Structural Equation Model Approach to Longitudinal Network Data Child Obes. 2022 10; 18(7):445-453. . View in PubMed

Alcohol use trajectories among US. adults during the first 42 weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2022 06; 46(6):1062-1072. . View in PubMed

Compliance to FDA's elimination of free tobacco product sampling at vape shops Addict Behav. 2022 02; 125:107148. . View in PubMed

Patterns of Objectively Measured Sedentary Time and Emotional Disorder Symptoms Among Youth J Pediatr Psychol. 2022 07 19; 47(7):757-768. . View in PubMed

Making of Mobile SunSmart: Co-designing a Just-in-Time Sun Protection Intervention for Children and Parents Int J Behav Med. 2021 Dec; 28(6):768-778. . View in PubMed

Peer Crowd Identification of Young and Early Middle Adulthood Customers at Vape Shops J Drug Educ. 2021 09; 50(3-4):98-107. . View in PubMed

Association between federal and California state policy violation among vape shops and neighbourhood composition in Southern California Tob Control. 2021 09; 30(5):567-569. . View in PubMed

Distress tolerance and subsequent substance use throughout high school Addict Behav. 2021 09; 120:106983. . View in PubMed

Sun protection changes among diverse elementary schoolchildren participating in a sun safety intervention: A latent transition analysis of a randomized controlled trial Prev Med. 2021 08; 149:106601. . View in PubMed

Examining the same-day relationship between morning cortisol after awakening, perceived stress in the morning, and physical activity in youth Stress. 2021 05; 24(3):338-347. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of disposable pod use and consumer preference for e-cigarette product characteristics among vape shop customers in Southern California: a cross-sectional study BMJ Open. 2021 10 05; 11(10):e049604. . View in PubMed

Test-retest repeatability of ultrasonographic shear wave elastography in a rat liver fibrosis model: toward a quantitative biomarker for preclinical trials Ultrasonography. 2021 Jan; 40(1):126-135. . View in PubMed

Vaping and psychotic experiences among college students in the United States Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 10 01; 227:108987. . View in PubMed

Effect of a mobile just-in-time implementation intention intervention on momentary smoking lapses in smoking cessation attempts among Asian American young adults Transl Behav Med. 2021 02 11; 11(1):216-225. . View in PubMed

Signs and customer behaviors at vape shops: Multivariate multilevel model analysis Addict Behav Rep. 2020 Dec; 12:100299. . View in PubMed

In Lieu of Smoking: Are Smokers More Likely to Enact Certain Types of Implementation Intention Plans During a JIT Smoking Cessation? Int J Behav Med. 2020 Oct; 27(5):556-564.. View in PubMed

Subjective effects from the first cigarette of the day vary with precigarette affect in premenopausal female daily smokers Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2020 Jun; 28(3):299-305. . View in PubMed

Using pre-prandial blood glucose to assess eating in the absence of hunger in free-living individuals Eat Behav. 2020 08; 38:101411. . View in PubMed

Interstitial glucose and subsequent affective and physical feeling states: A pilot study combining continuous glucose monitoring and ecological momentary assessment in adolescents J Psychosom Res. 2020 08; 135:110141. . View in PubMed

Mother-child dyadic influences of affect on everyday movement behaviors: evidence from an ecological momentary assessment study Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2020 05 11; 17(1):56. . View in PubMed

Dual Versus Single Parental Households and Differences in Maternal Mental Health and Child's Overweight/Obesity Matern Child Health J. 2019 Apr; 23(4):547-556. . View in PubMed

Initial application of a human laboratory model for estimating the motivational substitutability of e-cigarettes for combustible cigarettes Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2019 Apr; 27(2):125-135. . View in PubMed

Momentary affect, stress coping, and food intake in mother-child dyads Health Psychol. 2019 Mar; 38(3):238-247. . View in PubMed

Do fluctuations in positive affective and physical feeling states predict physical activity and sedentary time? Psychol Sport Exerc. 2019 Mar; 41:153-161.. View in PubMed

Gadoxetate-enhanced dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI for evaluation of liver function and liver fibrosis in preclinical trials BMC Med Imaging. 2019 11 15; 19(1):89. . View in PubMed

The Association of Maternal Perceived Stress With Changes in Their Children's Healthy Eating Index (HEI-2010) Scores Over Time Ann Behav Med. 2019 08 29; 53(10):877-885. . View in PubMed

The impact of perceived discrimination on depressive symptoms and the role of differentiated social support among immigrant populations in South Korea Int J Equity Health. 2019 01 11; 18(1):7. . View in PubMed

Mobile Ecological Momentary Diet Assessment Methods for Behavioral Research: Systematic Review JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Nov 20; 6(11):e11170. . View in PubMed

Mean level of positive affect moderates associations between volatility in positive affect, mental health, and alcohol consumption among mothers J Abnorm Psychol. 2018 Oct; 127(7):639-649. . View in PubMed

Relationships among affective states, physical activity, and sedentary behavior in children: Moderation by perceived stress Health Psychol. 2018 Oct; 37(10):904-914. . View in PubMed

Association Between Self-Reported and Objective Activity Levels by Demographic Factors: Ecological Momentary Assessment Study in Children JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Jun 28; 6(6):e150. . View in PubMed

Metabolic syndrome epidemic among Korean adults: Korean survey of Cardiometabolic Syndrome (2018) Atherosclerosis. 2018 10; 277:47-52. . View in PubMed

Ovarian Hormones and Transdermal Nicotine Administration Independently and Synergistically Suppress Tobacco Withdrawal Symptoms and Smoking Reinstatement in the Human Laboratory Neuropsychopharmacology. 2018 03; 43(4):828-837. . View in PubMed

Dual CCR2/5 Antagonist Attenuates Obesity-Induced Insulin Resistance by Regulating Macrophage Recruitment and M1/M2 Status Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 02; 26(2):378-386. . View in PubMed

Response patterns and intra-dyadic factors related to compliance with ecological momentary assessment among mothers and children Transl Behav Med. 2018 03 01; 8(2):233-242. . View in PubMed

Prevalence of sun protection behaviors in Hispanic youth residing in a high ultraviolet light environment Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Jan; 35(1):e52-e54. . View in PubMed

Differences in Mothers' and Children's Dietary Intake during Physical and Sedentary Activities: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Aug; 117(8):1265-1271. . View in PubMed

Sugar Restriction Leads to Increased Ad Libitum Sugar Intake by Overweight Adolescents in an Experimental Test Meal Setting J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Jul; 117(7):1041-1048. . View in PubMed

Examining acute bi-directional relationships between affect, physical feeling states, and physical activity in free-living situations using electronic ecological momentary assessment J Behav Med. 2017 Jun; 40(3):445-457. . View in PubMed

Correlates of sun protection behaviors among Hispanic children residing in a high UVR environment Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2017 Mar; 33(2):75-83. . View in PubMed

Momentary assessment of physical activity intention-behavior coupling in adults Transl Behav Med. 2017 12; 7(4):709-718. . View in PubMed

Development of a Just-in-Time Adaptive Intervention for Smoking Cessation Among Korean American Emerging Adults Int J Behav Med. 2017 10; 24(5):665-672. . View in PubMed

Associations of Affective Responses During Free-Living Physical Activity and Future Physical Activity Levels: an Ecological Momentary Assessment Study Int J Behav Med. 2017 08; 24(4):513-519. . View in PubMed

Daily Associations of Stress and Eating in Mother-Child Dyads Health Educ Behav. 2017 06; 44(3):365-369. . View in PubMed

Involuntary Tobacco Smoking Exposure Among Korean American Emerging Adults: A Qualitative Study J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 06; 19(3):733-737. . View in PubMed

RE-AIM Analysis of a School-Based Nutrition Education Intervention in Kindergarteners J Sch Health. 2017 01; 87(1):36-46. . View in PubMed

The Role of Assimilating to the US Culture and the Relationship Between Neighborhood Ethnic Composition and Dietary Intake Among Hispanic Youth J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2016 Oct 17. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal Associations between Anhedonia and Internet-Related Addictive Behaviors in Emerging Adults Comput Human Behav. 2016 Sep; 62:475-479. . View in PubMed

Within-Day Time-Varying Associations Between Behavioral Cognitions and Physical Activity in Adults J Sport Exerc Psychol. 2016 Aug; 38(4):423-434. . View in PubMed

Premenstrual symptoms and smoking-related expectancies Addict Behav. 2016 Jun; 57:38-41. . View in PubMed

Social contexts of momentary craving to smoke among Korean American emerging adults Addict Behav. 2016 May; 56:23-9. . View in PubMed

Intraindividual covariation between e-cigarette and combustible cigarette use in Korean American emerging adults Psychol Addict Behav. 2016 Mar; 30(2):246-51. . View in PubMed

Physical Activity and Variation in Momentary Behavioral Cognitions: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study J Phys Act Health. 2016 Mar; 13(3):344-51. . View in PubMed

Prevalence and Co-Occurrence of Addictive Behaviors Among Russian and Spanish Youth: A Replication Study J Drug Educ. 2016 Mar-Jun; 46(1-2):32-46. . View in PubMed

Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth J Adolesc Health. 2016 Feb; 58(2):181-5. . View in PubMed

Progression of Poly-tobacco Product Use Patterns in Adolescents Am J Prev Med. 2016 10; 51(4):513-7. . View in PubMed

Correlates of Perceived Smoking Prevalence Among Korean American Emerging Adults J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 10; 18(5):1183-1189. . View in PubMed

Using Ecological Momentary Assessment to Identify Common Smoking Situations Among Korean American Emerging Adults Prev Sci. 2016 10; 17(7):892-902. . View in PubMed

The E-cigarette Social Environment, E-cigarette Use, and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking J Adolesc Health. 2016 07; 59(1):75-80. . View in PubMed

Tobacco Withdrawal Amongst African American, Hispanic, and White Smokers Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 06; 18(6):1479-87. . View in PubMed

Momentary Assessment of Psychosocial Stressors, Context, and Asthma Symptoms in Hispanic Adolescents Behav Modif. 2016 Jan; 40(1-2):257-80. . View in PubMed

Incremental Predictive Value of Serum AST-to-ALT Ratio for Incident Metabolic Syndrome: The ARIRANG Study PLoS One. 2016; 11(8):e0161304. . View in PubMed

Momentary assessment of contextual influences on affective response during physical activity Health Psychol. 2015 Dec; 34(12):1145-53. . View in PubMed

Patterns of sun protective behaviors among Hispanic children in a skin cancer prevention intervention Prev Med. 2015 Dec; 81:303-8. . View in PubMed

Effects of high-sugar and high-fiber meals on physical activity behaviors in Latino and African American adolescents Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Sep; 23(9):1886-94. . View in PubMed

Association of usual self-reported dietary intake with ecological momentary measures of affective and physical feeling states in children Appetite. 2015 Sep; 92:314-21. . View in PubMed

Psychosocial Factors Associated With Adolescent Electronic Cigarette and Cigarette Use Pediatrics. 2015 Aug; 136(2):308-17. . View in PubMed

Gender-specific association between urinary sodium excretion and body composition: Analysis of the 2008-2010 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys Metabolism. 2015 Jul; 64(7):837-44. . View in PubMed

Investigating within-day and longitudinal effects of maternal stress on children's physical activity, dietary intake, and body composition: Protocol for the MATCH study Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Jul; 43:142-54. . View in PubMed

The time-varying association between perceived stress and hunger within and between days Appetite. 2015 Jun; 89:145-51. . View in PubMed

Maternal age at first delivery is associated with the risk of metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women: from 2008-2010 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0127860. . View in PubMed

High Dietary Sodium Intake Assessed by Estimated 24-h Urinary Sodium Excretion Is Associated with NAFLD and Hepatic Fibrosis PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0143222. . View in PubMed

Clustering of modifiable biobehavioral risk factors for chronic disease in US adults: a latent class analysis Perspect Public Health. 2014 Nov; 134(6):331-8. . View in PubMed

Acculturation and perceived discrimination: predictors of substance use trajectories from adolescence to emerging adulthood among Hispanics Addict Behav. 2014 Sep; 39(9):1293-6. . View in PubMed

Momentary negative moods and being with friends precede cigarette use among Korean American emerging adults Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Sep; 16(9):1248-54. . View in PubMed

Place matters in perceived tobacco exposure among Korean American young adults: mixed methods approach Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Jun; 49(8):1054-63. . View in PubMed

The interaction of social networks and child obesity prevention program effects: the pathways trial Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jun; 22(6):1520-6. . View in PubMed

Toward a multidimensional understanding of residential neighborhood: a latent profile analysis of Los Angeles neighborhoods and longitudinal adult excess weight Health Place. 2014 May; 27:134-41. . View in PubMed

Momentary assessment of affect, physical feeling states, and physical activity in children Health Psychol. 2014 Mar; 33(3):255-63. . View in PubMed

Self-Construal as a Predictor of Korean American Women's Intention to Vaccinate Daughters against Human Papillomavirus Asian Am J Psychol. 2014 Jan; 5(2):96-105. . View in PubMed

Cigarettes, culture, and Korean American emerging adults: an exploratory qualitative study West J Nurs Res. 2013 Oct; 35(9):1205-21. . View in PubMed

Transitional life events and trajectories of cigarette and alcohol use during emerging adulthood: latent class analysis and growth mixture modeling J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2013 Sep; 74(5):727-35. . View in PubMed

Changes in friends' and parental influences on cigarette smoking from early through late adolescence J Adolesc Health. 2013 Jul; 53(1):132-8. . View in PubMed

Executive function and latent classes of childhood obesity risk J Behav Med. 2012 Dec; 35(6):642-50. . View in PubMed

Identifying patterns of eating and physical activity in children: a latent class analysis of obesity risk Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Mar; 19(3):652-8. . View in PubMed

Demographic profiles of smokeless tobacco users in the US. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Jul; 37(1):29-34. . View in PubMed

Use of propensity score matching in evaluating smokeless tobacco as a gateway to smoking Nicotine Tob Res. 2009 Apr; 11(4):455-62. . View in PubMed

Income volatility and psychological depression Am J Community Psychol. 2009 Mar; 43(1-2):57-70. . View in PubMed

Do smokers of specialty and conventional cigarettes differ in their dependence on nicotine? Addict Behav. 2009 Feb; 34(2):204-11.. View in PubMed

The impact of nativity on chronic diseases, self-rated health and comorbidity status of Asian and Hispanic immigrants J Immigr Minor Health. 2008 Apr; 10(2):103-18. . View in PubMed

Dr.Jimi Huh has joined the University of Southern California in 2011. She has a background in psychology and epidemiology, with specific interests in the topics of health disparities, acculturation and immigrant health. Since joining IPR, she has expanded her research to include developmental aspects of various health behaviors and has acquired various analytic skills, with special emphasis on multilevel modeling, mixture growth curve modeling, piecewise growth curve model, latent class analysis and latent transition analysis. Her past project, funded by Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) examines cultural influences on tobacco use and environmental exposure to smoking among Korean American emerging adults (KAEA), using mixed methods. Her recent work also includes applying innovative statistical models pertinent to Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) data such as mixed-effects location scale model and time-varying effect models. Her current project assesses ecological contexts of smoking among KAEA using mobile device. She plans to develop a culturally-tailored ecological momentary intervention to curb smoking among KAEA.
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