Tran Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Tran Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences: Masters in Public Health

Bio

Dr. Nguyen holds bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and Medical Technology, a master’s and a doctorate in Public Health. Her broad research interest is in utilizing advanced leadership roles throughout the community to improve the public’s well-being, reduce health disparities, and serve diverse populations.

Education

  • DPH, Public Health Georgia Southern University, 2018

  • MPH, Public Health (Informatics) Georgia Regents University, 2013

  • BS, Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology Medical College of Georgia Sch, 2000

Certifications

  • MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR CLINICAL PATHOLOGIST , 2001

  • SPECIALIST IN CHEMISTRY AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR CLINICAL PATHOLOGIST , 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MPHC 8999

    Capstone Course
  • MPHM 7220

    Current Topics in Pub Health
  • MPHC 8011

    Ethical Conduct in Research
  • MPHC 8722

    Internship
  • MPHC 8700

    Intro to Environmental Health
  • MPHC 8600

    Fundamentals of Health Promo
  • MPHI 8100

    Health Care Info, Stds, Struct

Teaching Interests

Clinical Chemistry; Core public health; Public health informatics; Public health law, policy, and management; and Public health leadership.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Local Health Departments’ Engagement in Activities to Address Opioid Use and Abuse: The Influence of Surveillance Systems’ Use., 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Building Informatics Capacity of Local Health Departments to Combat COVID-19: A Call to Action, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • LabQ. Acute Cholecystitis with Cholelithiasis, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Factors Associated With Continuous Improvement by Local Boards of Health., 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • A Mixed-Method Study of Practitioners' Perspectives on Issues Related to EHR Medication Reconciliation at a Health System., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Health information technology; Continuous improvement; Health equity; Clinical chemistry laboratory.

Department Service

  • MPH Admissions Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Community Service Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • International Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Accident Analysis and Prevention Journal 2019 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • American Public Health Association 2019 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper

Public Service

  • East Central Health District 2014 - Present

    Role: Other