Nhung Nguyen, PhD, PharmD

Assistant Adjunct Professor

Nhung Nguyen, PhD, received her doctorate 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. 


Population-Based Disease Odds for E-Cigarettes and Dual Use versus Cigarettes.

NEJM evidence

Glantz SA, Nguyen N, Oliveira da Silva AL

Factors Associated With Abstinence Among Young Adult Smokers Enrolled in a Real-world Social Media Smoking Cessation Program.

Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Lyu JC, Meacham MC, Nguyen N, Ramo D, Ling PM

Associations between tobacco and cannabis use and anxiety and depression among adults in the United States: Findings from the COVID-19 citizen science study.

PloS one

Nguyen N, Peyser ND, Olgin JE, Pletcher MJ, Beatty AL, Modrow MF, Carton TW, Khatib R, Djibo DA, Ling PM, Marcus GM

Perceptions of Safety of Daily Cannabis vs Tobacco Smoking and Secondhand Smoke Exposure, 2017-2021.

JAMA network open

Chambers J, Keyhani S, Ling PM, Hoggatt KJ, Hasin D, Nguyen N, Woods A, Ryder A, Cohen BE

Adolescents' and young adults' perceptions of risks and benefits differ by type of cannabis products.

Addictive behaviors

Nguyen N, Wong M, Delucchi K, Halpern-Felsher B

Self-reported Changes in Cannabis Use Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic among US Adults.

Journal of psychoactive drugs

Nguyen N, Keyhani S, Ling PM, Hoggatt KJ, Hasin D, Cohen BE

Factors associated with dual and polytobacco use among people in residential substance use disorder treatment.

The American journal on addictions

Nguyen N, Kapiteni K, Straus ER, Guydish J

Perceived reward from using cigarettes with alcohol or cannabis and concurrent use: A smartphone-based daily diary study.

Addictive behaviors

Thrul J, Gubner NR, Nguyen N, Nguyen C, Goodell EA, Holmes LM, Vandrey RG, Ling PM

Using Peer Crowd Affiliation to Address Dual Use of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes among San Francisco Bay Area Young Adults: A Cross Sectional Study.

International journal of environmental research and public health

Nguyen N, Holmes LM, Kim M, Ling PM

Same-day use of cigarettes, alcohol, and cannabis among sexual minority and heterosexual young adult smokers.

Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors

Nguyen N, McQuoid J, Neilands TB, Dermody SS, Holmes LM, Ling PM, Thrul J

Factors associated with spontaneous adverse drug reaction reporting among healthcare professionals in Vietnam.

Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Le TT, Nguyen TTH, Nguyen C, Tran NH, Tran LA, Nguyen TB, Nguyen N, Nguyen HA

Popular Flavors Used in Alternative Tobacco Products Among Young Adults.

The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine

Nguyen N, McKelvey K, Halpern-Felsher B

Past 30-day co-use of tobacco and marijuana products among adolescents and young adults in California.

Addictive behaviors

Nguyen N, Barrington-Trimis JL, Urman R, Cho J, McConnell R, Leventhal AM, Halpern-Felsher B

Differential Associations Between Anti-Tobacco Industry Attitudes and Intention to Quit Smoking Across Young Adult Peer Crowds.

American journal of health promotion : AJHP

Nguyen N, Lisha NE, Neilands TB, Jordan JW, Ling PM

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

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