School of Nursing Centennial

April 24, 2018

Infant Mental Development

Rebecca Kang

Improved the health of immigrant families

Rebecca Kang, a professor emeritus at the School of Nursing, researches improving the health of Asian and Pacific Islander immigrants. She found that building resilient communities and relationships can improve public health, especially in immigrant communities. Kang is also a founding member of First Relationships, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving infant mental health and relationships between caregivers and infants in Hawai’i.


PhD (1985), Faculty (1989–2012)


Alumni, Faculty, Barnard Center for Infant Mental Health and Development, Center for Global Health Nursing

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