Phan Thi Thu Ha MD PhD – Director

Dr. Phan has been working in the field of infectious disease epidemiology, HIV/AIDS research for over a decade, with a focus on tuberculosis (TB) clinical research for the last 12 years. As part of a CDC funded Multi-Center Clinical Trial on Tuberculosis treatment (Tuberculosis Trial Consortium) in Vietnam, she has conducted quality assurance evaluation of a Rifapentine–containing regimen for intensive phase treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis… Read More

Ngo Duc Anh MD, DrPH – Scientific Director

Dr. Ngo Duc Anh is a Health Service/Health System Specialist being trained as a physician in Vietnam. He has been leading many intervention and research projects in Vietnam that target vulnerable and marginalized populations. A key focus of his current projects is to unlock the power of big data and information and communication technology (ICT) to inform and transform the health system, healthcare delivery, and to…Read More

Ha Xuan Huy MD PhD – Vice Director

Dr. Huy Ha worked as a physician in the Gastrointestinal Surgery Department at Thai Nguyen Hospital in Vietnam for one year. He holds both an MPH and a DrPH degree in Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiology, with a focus on infectious diseases, from University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center USA. He serves as a clinical research coordinator and study physician for R2D2 study and DRAMATIC clinical trial. Dr. Ha has over 20 years…Read More

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

Dr. Hoang 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 Principal or Co-Investigator for several research studies funded by the Welcome Trust, USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Bank, Asian Development Bank…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, Principal Investigator

Dr. Vu Thi Thu Nga has over 15 years of experience managing and providing technical supports for HIV-related programming across prevention, care, and treatment in Vietnam. She is also experienced in conducting health research and evaluating public health interventions, covering key public health issues such as HIV/AIDS, substance use, sexual health, mother and child care, nutrition, and tuberculosis…Read More

Le Thi Thu Hien, Pharm, MIPH – Pharmacist – Study Coordinator

Pharm. Le has a background in pharmacy, economics and public health with over 20 years working with different roles of national regulatory affair, pharmacist, study coordinator and manager with various donors, international and national investigators, partners and beneficial people in projects on TB, TB-HIV, PPM, HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, COVID-19 and antibiotic resistance at all the levels in Vietnam, and the US. She specializes in infectious disease surveillance system, managing projects from developing concepts, strategies, protocols, SOPs…Read More

Nguyen Thi Thuy Hanh, MD, MPH – Study Coordinator

Dr. Nguyen has 17 years of experience working in tuberculosis (TB) clinical trials and TB diagnosis research. Since 2010, she has been a study coordinator at the Research Collaboration Unit between the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Vietnam National Tuberculosis Control Program (VNTP)/Center for Promotion of Advancement of Society (CPAS). She has contributed to several research projects funded by organizations such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the CDC, MSF and PIH…Read More