Dr. Nguyen is Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF, where he provides primary care to a diverse patient population and teaches students, clinicians, and researchers. He is the Co-Director of the Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project, a community-academic research unit working on Asian health issues since 1986. Dr. Nguyen’s research focuses on addressing health disparities using community-based participatory research (CBPR) methods. Dr. Nguyen is the Deputy Principal Investigator of the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART), a national network funded by the NCI to address cancer disparities through research, community involvement, and capacity building since 2000. He was formerly Co-Director of the UCSF Tobacco Education Center, where he provided smoking cessation counseling and pharmacotherapy. His research interest is in smoking cessation for ethnic minorities through public health and individual education.
This is a telephone survey funded by the California Tobacco Control Section to evaluate current smoking-related behaviors among Vietnamese Americans in California.
Harvard University, B.A., 1986, Philosophy
Stanford University, M.D., 1991, Medicine
Stanford University, 1990, Health Services Research
1. Koch-Weser S, Grigg-Saito D, Liang S, Toof R, Kreth NN, Pot M, Foo MA, Foong HL, Kagawa-Singer M, Lee SW, Nguyen TN, Tanjasiri SP, Tran, JH, Nguyen TT, McPhee SJ, Liao Y, Tucker P, Giles W. Health Status of Cambodian and Vietnamese Americans compared with That of All Asian Americans and the U.S. Population - - Analysis of Data from the REACH 2010 Risk Factor Survey. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, 2004;53(33):760-764.