1. Kim, A.W., Lambert, M., Norris, S.A. Mendenhall, E. (2023). Barriers to treatment and social experiences of prostate cancer treatment among Black South African men in Soweto, South Africa. Ethnicity & Health.
  2. Kim, A.W., Mohamed, R.S., Norris, S.A., Richter, L.M., Kuzawa, C.W. (2022). Psychological legacies of intergenerational trauma under South African apartheid: Prenatal stress predicts increased vulnerability to the psychological impacts of future stress exposure during late adolescence and early adulthood in Soweto, South Africa. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry.
  3. Oyenubi, A., Kim, A.W., Kollamparambil, U. (2022). COVID-19 risk perceptions and depressive symptoms in South Africa: Causal evidence in a longitudinal and nationally representative sample. Journal of Affective Disorders.
  4. Mpondo, F., Kim, A.W., Mendenhall, E., Tsai, A., Norris, S.A. (2022). Development and validation of the Soweto Coping Scale: A mixed-methods, population-based study of adults living in Soweto, South Africa. Journal of Affective Disorders.
  5. Mendenhall, E., Kim, A.W., Panasci, A., Cele, L., Norris, S.A. Tsai, A. (2022). Soweto Syndemics: A Two-Phase Study of Syndemic Clusters in a South African Township. Nature Human Behavior.
  6. Kolkenbeck-Ruh, A., Soepnel, L., Kim, A.W., Naidoo, S., Smith, W., Davies, J., Ware, L.J. (2022). Pulse wave velocity in South African women and children: Comparison between the Mobil-O-Graph and SphygmoCor Xcel devices. Journal of Hypertension.
  7. Kim, A.W., Maaroganye, K., Subramaney, U. (2021). Mental health experiences of public psychiatric healthcare workers during COVID-19 across southern Gauteng, South Africa: A call for strengthening public mental healthcare. 2021 South African Health Review.
  8. Kim, A.W., Burgess, R., Kwinda, Z., Chiwandire, N., Mendenhall, E. (2021). Perceptions, understandings, and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in urban South Africa. South African Journal of Psychiatry.
  9. Austin, M.K., White, I.I., Kim, A.W. (2021). Parental Incarceration and Child Physical Health Outcomes from Infancy to Adulthood: A Multi-Level Model of Potential Pathways and Critical Review. American Journal of Human Biology.
  10. Kim, A.W., Kakuhikire, B., Baguma, C., North, C.M., Satinsky, E.N., Perkins, J.M., Ayebare, P., Kiconco, A., Namara, E.B., Bangsberg, D.R., Siedner, M.J., Tsai, A.C. (2021) Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes: Cross-Sectional, Population-Based Study of Adults in Rural Uganda. Journal of Global Health.
  11. Ware, L.J., Kim, A.W., Prioreschi, A., Nyati, L., Draper, C., Lye, S.J., Norris, S.A. (2021). Social vulnerability and parity in urban African young women: A Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI). Journal for Public Health Policy.
  12. Mpondo, F., Kim, A.W., Tsai, A., Mendenhall, E. Development and validation of the Soweto Stress Scale: Mixed-methods, population-based study of adults living in Soweto, South Africa. Social Science & Medicine.
  13. Backe, E.L., Bosire, E.N., Kim, A.W., Mendenhall, E. “Thinking Too Much”: A Systematic Review of the Idiom of Distress in sub-Saharan Africa. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry.
  14. Kim, A.W., Nyengerai, T., Mendenhall, E. (2020). Evaluating the Mental Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Urban South Africa: Perceived Risk of COVID-19 Infection and Childhood Trauma Predict Adult Depressive Symptoms. Psychological Medicine.
  15. McKerracher, L., Fried, R., Kim, A.W., Moffat, T., Sloboda, D. Galloway, T. (2020). Digest: Synergies between the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Framework and Multiple Branches of Evolutionary Anthropology. Evolutionary Anthropology.
  16. Lambert, M., Mendenhall, E.M., Kim, A.W., Cubasch, H., Joffe, M., Norris, S.A. (2020). Health System Experiences of Breast Cancer Survivors in urban South Africa. Women’s Health.
  17. Kim, A.W., Adam, E.K., Bechayda, S.A., Kuzawa, C.W. (2020). Early life exposure to domestic violence and HPA axis function independently predict adult depression in metropolitan Cebu, Philippines. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
  18. Subramaney, U., Kim, A.W.,  Chetty, I., Chetty, S., Jayrajh, P., Govender, M., Maharaj, P., Pak, E. (2020). Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Psychopathology in South Africa: Anxiety and Beyond. Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine.
  19. Mendenhall, E., Bosire, E., Kim, A.W., Norris, S.A. (2019). Cancer, chemotherapy, and HIV: Living with Cancer amidst Comorbidity in a South African Township. Social Science & Medicine.
  20. Kim. A.W., Kaiser, B., Bosire, E., Shahbazian, K., Norris, S., Mendenhall E. (2019). Idioms of Resilience among Cancer Patients in Urban South Africa: An Anthropological Heuristic for the Study of Culture and Resilience. Transcultural Psychiatry.
  21. Shreckengost, C. H., Kim, A.W., Whitaker, S.H., Weng, L., Pearce, B.D., Kaiser, B.N. (2019). Prevalence of Folate Deficiency in Adult Men and Women in the Haitian Central Plateau. International Health.
  22. Mendenhall, E., Kim, A.W. (2019). How to Fail a Scale: Reflections on a Failed Attempt to Assess Resilience. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry.
  23. Thayer, Z.M., Wilson, M.A., Kim, A.W., & Jaeggi, A.V. (2018). Impact of prenatal stress on offspring glucocorticoid levels: A phylogenetic meta-analysis across 14 vertebrate species. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 4942.

Short Reports

  1. Kim, A.W. (2023). “Epidemic Illusions: On the Coloniality of Global Public Health. Eugene Richardson. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2020. Medical Anthropology Quarterly.
  2. Burgess, R., Kim, A.W., Cele, L., Khadka, S., Sigdel, K., Hagaman, A.K. (2022). Psychosocial training and support guidelines for research staff. Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
  3. Kim, A.W. (2020). Promoting mental health in community and research settings during COVID-19: Perspectives and experiences from a South African epidemiological study. Invited Commentary. American Journal of Human Biology.
  4. Kim. A.W. (2020). Is it time to rethink how we deliver mental healthcare services? Mental Health Matters. 7(3), 30-32.
  5. Kim, A.W. (2020). How should we study intergenerational trauma? Reflections from a 30-year birth cohort study in Soweto, South Africa. Somatosphere.

Book Chapters

  1. Kuzawa, C.W., Kim, A.W. (2021). Early environments, developmental plasticity and chronic degenerative disease. In N. Cameron & B. Bogin (Eds.), Human growth and development. Second Edition. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Inc.
  2. Kim, A.W., Susser, E.S. (2021). Epidemiology in Community Psychiatry. In McQuistion, H.L., Sowers, W.E., Ranz, J.M., Feldman, J.M. (Eds.) Handbook of Community Psychiatry. New York: Springer.
  3. Kim, A.W., Subramaney, U. Psychiatric Morbidity and Mental Healthcare during the Coronavirus Pandemics in South Africa. In Dhai, A., Ballot, D. Veller, M. (Eds.) Pandemics in Healthcare: Principles, Processes and Practice. Cape Town: JUTA Academic.
  4. (In press) Mendenhall, E., Kim, A.W., Bosire, E. (2020). Qualitative Research in Mental Health in the African Context. In Ndetei, D. (Eds.) African Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry and Mental Health. Second Edition. Nairobi: The African Medical and Research Foundation.
  5. Mendenhall, E., Kim, A.W. (2020). Rethinking Idioms of Distress and Resilience in Anthropology and Global Mental Health. In Dyer, A., Kohrt, B., Candilis, P., & Cratsley, K. (Eds.) Textbook of Global Mental Health: Ethical Principles and Best Practices. New York: Springer.
  6. Smith, A.K., Parets, S.E., Kim, A.W. (2013). Epigenetics of Psychopathology. In Rhee, S.H. & Ronald, A. (Eds.), Behavior Genetics of Psychopathology. New York: Springer.

Reports, Public Articles, and Other Publications

  1. Kim, A.W. NPOwer Mental Health Programme: Survey Findings and Recommendations. South African Depression and Anxiety Group & Tshikululu Social Investments.
  2. Kim. A.W., Mendenhall. E. Mental health and childhood trauma influenced how people perceived risk for COVID-19 during the first six weeks of South African lockdown. The Conversation.
  3. Kim. A.W. COVID-19 has changed the way South Africa’s only toll-free mental health hotline works. Here’s why it matters. 8 August 2020. Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism.
  4. Kim. A.W. (2020). Co-creating an integrated approach to Mental Health/Psychosocial Support Services  & Peacebuilding – Preliminary findings. Institute for Justice and Reconciliation. January 2020.
  5. Kim. A.W. (2016). Community food assessment in La Alma-Lincoln Park. Hunger Free Colorado. Congressional Hunger Center. February 2016.
  6. Kim. A.W. (2016). Food insecurity in farmworker communities. Farmworker Justice. Congressional Hunger Center. August 2016.

Media Coverage

  1. Radio 702 – The Best of Weekend Breakfast. Understanding on the mental health of the NPO sector during the Pandemic.
  2. CGTN Africa. Impact of COVID on mental health in Africa. 30 minute TV panel discussion.
  3. National Institutes of Health – Fogarty International Center. Profile: Dr Andrew Kim studies the impact of apartheid-based prenatal stress and COVID-19 in South Africa.
  4. News24. Researchers find Covid-19 affects mental well-being.
  5. Scientific American – Arabic Version. warnings-about-danger-of-covid-19-on-mental-health/. 11 November 2020. Article.
  6. Health24. Lockdown, pandemic effects: Soweto study re-emphasises need for better access to mental healthcare.
  7. Cambridge University Press. Fear of COVID-19 raises risk of depression among Soweto’s deprived communities. Press Release. Syndicated in Healio, Medical Xpress
  8. The Lancet Digital Health. Africa turns to telemedicine to close mental health gap. 1 November 2020. News article.
  9. Radio 702 – Afternoon Drive with Joanne Joseph. COVID-19 has changed the way SA’s only toll-free mental health helpline works. Here’s why it matters. 11 August 2020. Radio interview.
  10. Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism. COVID-19 has changed the way South Africa’s only toll-free mental health helpline works. Here’s why it matters. 11 August 2020. Opinion article. Syndicated in The Daily Maverick.
  11. GauTV – Daughters of Destiny. Biology of Gender-Based Violence. 1 November 2019.
  12. ScienceDaily. Humans and others exposed to prenatal stress have high stress levels after birth. 10 April 2018.
  13. The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Emory to help immigrant students. 18 April 2015.
  14. WABE – NPR’s Local Atlanta Radio Station. Emory To Offer Financial Aid To Some Undocumented Students. 3 April 2015.
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