Phan Thi Thu Ha MD PhD – Director

Dr. Phan has been working in the field of infectious disease epidemiology, HIV/AIDS research for a decade. In the last 6 years, she has been focusing on tuberculosis (TB) clinical research.  She has conducted quality assurance evaluation of a Rifapentine–containing regimen for intensive phase treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, including all study… Read More

Ha Xuan Huy MD PhD – Vice Director

Dr. Ha has a background in medicine (holding an MD degree) with advanced training on M&E and health research designs through master and doctoral programs in Behavior Sciences, Health Education, and Community Health Practice at the School of Public Health – University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has more than 15 years of work…Read More

Pham Hoang Van MD MSc DrPH – Principal Investigator (Public Health)

Dr. Pham has 15 years of work experience in conducting health research and evaluation of health intervention projects in Vietnam, and other countries in South East Asia, addressing key public health issues including but not limited to reproductive and sexual health, HIV/AIDS, substance use, nutrition, tuberculosis, and water and sanitation. She has served as…Read More

Nguyen Thi Van – Sociologist and Gender Expert

Mrs. Nguyen Thi Van has over 30 years of work experience in numerous researches, intervention, and development projects. Her past and current projects focus on addressing a wide range of health and social issues faced by vulnerable populations such as sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender women, and ethnic minorities. These include…Read More

Vu Thi Thu Nga MD PhD – Senior Researcher (Social Science)

Dr. Vu Thi Thu Nga has 12 years of experience in managing and providing technical assistance for HIV related programming across prevention, care and treatment and conducting health research and evaluation of public health interventions in Vietnam, covering key public health issues such as HIV/AIDS, substance use…Read More