• Alemi, Q.,& James, S. (2011). Identifying strategies of gaining access to the Afghan refugee population: a qualitative study. Presented at 139th American Public Health Associaiton (APHA) conference, Washington,D.C. (2011)
  • Baek, K., Ortiz, L., & Alemi, Q. (2016, November). Korean mental health perspectives and experiences in the United States. Paper presented at the meeting of the 62nd Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA. (11/2016)
  • Miller, K.E., & Alemi, Q. (2022, January). Webinar: Post-resettlement stressors, coping strategies, and the Afghan Symptom Checklist. Center of Excellence in Newcomer Health. Minnesota Department of Health. State of Minnesota.  (01/2022)
  • Alemi, Q. (2021, October). Panel Discussion: Afghan American Diaspora and Community Buidling. Middle Eastern Islamic Studies Department, University of California, Riverside, CA. (10/2021)
  • Stempel, C., & Alemi, Q. (2021, March). Covid-19, Black Lives Matter and the Well-Being of College Students. Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, CA. (03/2021)
  • Stempel, C., & Alemi, Q. (2020, March). White identities and political positions: in-group favoritism or animus towards racial outgroups? Pacific Sociological Association, Eugene, OR. (03/2020)
  • Alemi, Q. (2019, December). Towards effective tabacco control policy in Afghanistan: insights from the 2015 Demographic and Health Survey. Institute for Health Policy & Leadership, Loma Linda University , Loma Linda, CA. (12/2019)
  • Malika, N., Alemi, Q., Montgomery, S., Ortiz, L., & Belliard, J.C. (2019, November). Effect of sleep on severe mental distress as moderated by discrimination, safety and bullying: a cross-sectional study of adolescents in a low-income minority school district. 147th Annual American Public Health Association (APHA) conference, Philadelphia, PA. (10/2019)
  • Alemi, Q. (2019, July). Discrimination and distress among Afghan refugees in northern California: The moderating role of rpe-and post-migration factors. Ulysses Refuge Symposium, University of California Davis, Davis, CA. (07/2019)
  • Shabaik, H., Lee, E., Pavlish, C., Alemi, Q., & Mentes, J. (2018, November). Perceptions of cancer, screening and prevention among Afghan refugee women. Paper presented at the 146th Annual American Public Health Association (APHA) conference, San Diego, CA. (11/2018)
  • Baek, K., Mann, S.K., Alemi, Q., Ibrahim, D., Soret, S., Spencer-Hwang, R., & Montgomery, S. (2016, November). Exploring the impact of quality of life, heart disease, and respiratory illness on health status in a low-income community in southern California. Paper presented at the meeting of the 144th Annual American Public Health Association Conference, Denver, CO. (11/2016)
  • Alemi, Q. (2016, March). Key findings from the 2015 Afghan-American Survey. Presented at 2nd Annual Afghan-American Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. (03/2016)
  • Alemi, Q. (2011). "How to conduct a systematic literature review." Presented at Behavioral Health Institue (BHI), Redlands, CA. (2011)
  • Baek, K., Siddiq, H., Alemi, Q., & Montgomery, S. (2016). Afghan-American Perceptions of Diaspora Community Probems, Underlying Causes, and Solutions. Presented at 19th American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences (AABSS) conference, Las Vegas, NV. (2016)
  • Alemi, Q. (2016). Impact of post-migration living difficulties on the mental health of Afghans resettled in Istanbul. Presented at Behavioral Health Institue, Ground Rounds, Redlands, CA. (2016)
  • Alemi, Q. (2016). Refugees & asylum-seekers: key terms, trends, needs, and best practices. Presented at Community Resiliency Model training, ADRA, Belgrade, Serbia. (2016)
  • Alemi, Q., Baek, K., Siddiq, H., & Montgomery, S. (2016). Effect of eprceived discrimination on depressive symptoms in 1st-and 2nd-generation Afghan-Americans. Presented at 76th Society for Applied Anthropology, Session on Dietary and Health Issues among Refugees, Vancouver, BC. (2016)
  • Alemi, Q., (2015). Mental health in Afghan diaspora communities. Presented at 1st Afghan-American Conference, Mental Health Component, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. (2015)
  • Alemi, Q., Monice, S., Stiel, L., Montgomery, S. (2015). Evaluating the effectiveness of an educaitonal program aimed at improving healthy decisions among Native youth. Presented at 143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) conference, Chicago, IL. (2015)
  • Alemi, Q., & Luna, A. (2014). "Exploring gender differences in depression beliefs among Afghan refugees: an application of the Cultural Consensus Model". Presented at 17th American Association of Behavioral and Social Siences (AABSS) conference, Las Vegas, NV. (2014)
  • James, S., Alemi, Q., & Zepeda, V. (2013). The effectiveness and implentation of evidence-based practices in residential care settings. Presented at 57th Conference of Children's Risidential Centers, New York, NY. (2013)
  • Alemi, Q., & James, S. (2012). An era of sacrifice: resettlement stressors and views of depression among Afghan refugees. Presented at 8th International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL. (2012)
  • James, S., & Alemi, Q. (2011). "The California Group Home survey-preliminary findings." Presented at California Alliance of Child and Family Services, Winter Executive Conference, Napa, CA. (2011)


  • Baek, K., Mann, S.K., Alemi, Q., et al. (2019, November). Factors that impact the mental health of Korean American church leaders in southern California. Poster presented at the meeting of the 147th Annual American Public Health Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (11/2019)