Belle P Khuu
- Post-Doctoral Associate
Belle Khuu, Ph.D, MSW, MPH is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute on Community Integration (ICI) part of CEHD at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Khuu is a proud 1.5 generation Vietnamese American with a refugee background. She is currently involved in various projects designed to enhance full participation, social inclusion, positive outcomes for persons and families with disabilities. She has over 15 years of research experience ranging from coordinating clinical trials to conducting her own research inquiry into the insidious mental health effects of war trauma on diasporic communities. Her past collaborations were studies examining health disparities, identifying social determinants of health and mental health, and culturally adapting parenting interventions among Asian Americans. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in social work with a master's in public health and clinical social work and a prevention science minor. She has expertise in qualitative and quantitative research, assessment, program development, and evaluation of individuals and families with disabilities.