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Anne Saw

  • Associate Professor, Clinical-Community Psychology
  • ​​​​PhD​​​       ​
  • Psychology
  • (773) 325-7880
  • ​​​Byrne Hall, Room 560​​​ 

Lab Website: Chicago Asian American Psychology Lab

BA, Psychology, UC Berkeley, 2002
MA, Clinical/Community Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005 
PhD, Clinical/Community Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010​​
Clinical Psychology Predoctoral Internship, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2009-2010 
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Davis, Asian American Center on Disparities Research, 2010-2012 
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, 2012-2014 

Major Areas of Interest 

  • Health and mental health disparities
  • Health promotion, including tobacco cessation and preventive health screenings
  • Sociocultural and structural influences on coping, health behaviors, access to care
  • Culturally responsive community-based interventions
  • Asian American immigrants, individuals with serious mental illness, and other underserved populations

Representative Sample of Publications

Okazaki, S., & Saw, A. (2011). Culture in Asian American community psychology: Beyond the East-West binary. American Journal of Community Psychology, 47, 144-156.

Sun, A., Tsoh, J., Saw, A., Chan, J. L., Cheng, J. W., & Liang, Y. (2012). Effectiveness of a diabetes self-management program for Chinese American immigrants. Diabetes Educator, 38, 685-694.

Saw, A., Kim, J., Lim, J., Powell, C., & Tong, E. K. (2013). Smoking cessation counseling for Asian immigrants with serious mental illness: Challenges and lessons learned in primary care-behavioral health integration. Health Promotion Practice, 14, S1, 70S-79S. doi: 10.1177/1524839913483141

Saw, A. & Song, A.V. (2014). Introduction to the special issue on disparities. Journal of Asian American Psychology, 5, 1-3. doi:10.1037/a0036096

Kim, J., Saw, A., Zane, N. W., Murphy, B. L. (2014). Patterns of utilization and outcomes of inpatient psychiatric treatment in Asian Americans. Journal of Asian American Psychology, 5, 35-43. doi: 10.1037/a0034439

Meyer, O. L., Saw, A., Cho, Y. I., & Fancher, T. L. (in press). Disparities in assessment, treatment, and recommendations for specialty mental health care: Patient reports of medical provider behavior. Health Services Research.​​​