Tung-Sung Tseng, DrPH, MS, CHES/MCHES

Associate Professor

Behavioral & Community Health Sciences

LEC 213




Biography & Expertise

Dr. Tung-Sung Tseng, is an Associate Professor in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Dr. Tseng is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) / Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) and co-chairs the Ethics Committee of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). He serve as editor, associate editor and editor board member for several professional journals. He is an active member of the Tobacco Control Initiative (TCI), a multi-disciplinary program the specializes in helping tobacco users quit, in party by offering free or low-cost tobacco treatment services to all Louisiana public hospital patients, employees, and the communities they serve. He also serves as a member of Design and Analysis Core, LSU’s Improving Clinical Outcomes Network, Health Care Services Division- Innovation Resource Center (HCSD-IRC) and Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center.


DrPH Public Health Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine 2005
MS Health Sciences National Taiwan University 1996
BS Public Health Chung Shan Medical University 1994

Selected Publications

Talwar, D., Tseng, T., Foster, M., Xu, L., & Chen, L. Genetics/genomics education for nongenetic health professionals: a systematic literature review. Springer Nature.
Tseng, T., Moody-Thomas, S., Horswell, R., Yi, Y., Celestin, M. D., & Jones, K. D. Using a Health Informatics System to Assess Effect of a Federal Cigarette Tax Increase on Readiness to Quit Among Low-Income Smokers, Louisiana, 2009. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 11.
Yoshida, Y., Scribner, R., Chen, L., Broyles, S. T., Phillippi, S., & Tseng, T. S. Role of Age and Acculturation in Diet Quality Among Mexican Americans — Findings From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999–2012. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 14.
Yoshida, Y., Scribner, R., Chen, L., Broyles, S. T., Phillippi, S., & Tseng, T. S. (2017, May). Diet quality and its relationship with central obesity among Mexican Americans: findings from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2012. , 20(7), 1193-1202.
Tseng, T. S., Nuss, H. J., Yu, Q., Celestin, M. D., & Moody-Thomas, S. (2017). Self-management practices of smokers with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A cross-sectional survey..
Kepper, M. M., Sothern, M., Theall, K. P., Griffiths, L. A., Scribner, R., Tseng, T. S., Schaettle, P., Cwik, J. M., Felker-Kantor, E., & Broyles, S. T. (2017, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). A Reliable, Feasible Method to Observe Neighborhoods at High Spatial Resolution. , 52(1S1), S20-S30.
Kepper, M., Broyles, S. T., Scribner, R., Tseng, T. S., Zabaleta, J., Griffiths, L., & Sothern, M. (2016, December). Parental Perceptions of the Social Environment Are Inversely Related to Constraint of Adolescents' Neighborhood Physical Activity. , 13(12).
Chen, L., Kaphingst, K. A., Tseng, T., & Zhao, S. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). How are lung cancer risk perceptions and cigarette smoking related?—testing an accuracy hypothesis. AME Publishing Company, 5(S5), S964-S971.