Nhung Nguyen, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar
Cardiovascular Research Inst

Nhung Nguyen received her PhD in Epidemiology from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, and her BS in Pharmacy from Hanoi University of Pharmacy, Vietnam. Her dissertation was among the first to examine smoking prevalence, nicotine dependence, and related factors among HIV-positive people in Vietnam. Her research interests include application of technology and data science in smoking cessation intervention among smokers with polysubstance use, and in smoking prevention among youth and young adults. 

Publications: 

CRAC channel-based optogenetics.

Cell calcium

Nguyen NT, Ma G, Lin E, D'Souza B, Jing J, He L, Huang Y, Zhou Y

Real-time predictors of smoking among sexual minority and heterosexual young adults: An ecological momentary assessment study.

Drug and alcohol dependence

Nguyen N, McQuoid J, Ramo D, Holmes LM, Ling PM, Thrul J

Real-time predictors of smoking among sexual minority and heterosexual young adults: an Ecological Momentary Assessment study.(In press)

Drug and alcohol dependence

Nguyen, Nhung, McQuoid, Julia, Ramo, Danielle, Holmes, Louisa M., Ling, Pamela, Thrul, Johannes

Factors associated with nicotine dependence during methadone maintenance treatment: findings from a multisite survey in Vietnam.

BMJ open

Do HP, Nguyen LH, Thi Nguyen NP, Ngo C, Thi Nguyen HL, Le GT, Nguyen LK, Nguyen CT, Tran BX, Le HT, Vu TMT, Phan HTT, Tran TD, Latkin CA, Dunne MP

Motivation for smoking cessation among drug-using smokers under methadone maintenance treatment in Vietnam.

Harm reduction journal

Tran BX, Nguyen LH, Do HP, Nguyen NP, Phan HT, Dunne M, Latkin C

Effects of cigarette smoking and nicotine dependence on adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-positive patients in Vietnam.

AIDS care

Nguyen NT, Tran BX, Hwang LY, Markham CM, Swartz MD, Vidrine JI, Phan HT, Latkin CA, Vidrine DJ

Motivation to quit smoking among HIV-positive smokers in Vietnam.

BMC public health

Nguyen NT, Tran BX, Hwang LY, Markham CM, Swartz MD, Vidrine JI, Phan HT, Latkin CA, Vidrine DJ

Prevalence of cigarette smoking and associated factors in a large sample of HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in Vietnam.

PloS one

Nguyen NP, Tran BX, Hwang LY, Markham CM, Swartz MD, Phan HT, Nong VM, Nguyen CT, Nguyen AH, Latkin CA, Vidrine DJ

HIV infection, risk factors, and preventive services utilization among female sex workers in the Mekong Delta Region of Vietnam.

PloS one

Tran BX, Nguyen TV, Pham QD, Nguyen PD, Khuu NV, Nguyen NP, Bui DH, Thi Phan HT, Nguyen LT

Prevalence and correlates of alcohol use disorders during antiretroviral treatment in injection-driven HIV epidemics in Vietnam.

Drug and alcohol dependence

Tran BX, Nguyen N, Ohinmaa A, Duong AT, Nguyen LT, Van Hoang M, Vu PX, Veugelers PJ