Maureen Lahiff PhD

Lecturer, Biostatistics, Epi/Biostat, and
Maternal and Child Health
Research Interests: 
  • Multivariate methods
  • Time series and longitudinal data
  • Acculturation and health
Selected Publications: 

Casares, WN, Lahiff, M, Eskenazi, B and Halpern-Felsher, BL. Unpredicted trajectories: the relationship between race/ethnicity, pregnancy during adolescence, and young women's outcomes, Journal of Adolescent Health, 47, 2: 143-150, 2010

Javier, JR , Lahiff, M, Ferre, RR, and Huffman, LC. Examining depressive symptoms and use of counseling in the past year among Filipino and non-Hispanic White adolescents in California, Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 31, 4: 295-303, 2010

Browne, M, Jacobs, B, Lahiff, M, and Miller, S. Perineal injury in nulliparous women giving birth at a community hospital: reduced risks in births attended by certified nurse-midwives, Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 55, 3: 243-249, 2010

Hahm, HC, Lahiff, M, Baretto, RM, Shin, S, and Chen, WY. Health care disparities and language use at home among Latino, Asian American, and American Indian adolescents: Findings from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), Journal of Community Psychology 36, 1: 20-34, 2008

Stotland, NE, Caughey, AB, Lahiff, M, and Abrams, B. Weight Gain and Spontaneous Preterm Birth: The Role of Race or Ethnicity and Previous Preterm Birth, Obstetrics & Gynecology 108:1448-1455, 2006

Hahm, HC, Lahiff M, and Baretto, RM. Asian American adolescents' first sexual intercourse: Gender and acculturation difference, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 38, 1: 28-36, 2006

Hahm, HC, Lahiff, M, and Guterman, N, Asian American adolescents' acculturation, binge drinking, and alcohol and tobacco using peers, Journal of Community Psychology, 32: 3: 295-308, 2004

Hahm HC, Lahiff M and Guterman, NB. Acculturation and parental attachment in Asian-American adolescents' alcohol use, Journal of Adolescent Health, 33:119-129, 2003
Zlotnick C, Robertson MJ and Lahiff M. Getting off the streets: economic resources and residential exits from homelessness, Journal of Community Psychology, 27:209-224, 1999
Zlotnick C, Robertson MJ and Lahiff M. A longitudinal perspective on entitlement income among homeless adults, Psychiatric Services, 49:1039-1042, 1998

Other interests: 
  • School of Public Health Distinguished Teaching and Mentoring Award, 2009
  • Instructor, Patten University at San Quentin State Prison
Profile Updated: September 25, 2013