Tran Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Tran Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences: Masters in Public Health

The Graduate School


Equipped to utilize advanced leadership roles throughout the community to improve the public’s well-being, reduce disparities, and serve diverse populations.
Focused on critical thinking, problem-solving, and information management to better healthcare delivery in the United States.
Experienced in research, preceptorship, and clinical laboratory in pharmaceutical/industrial research and large-scale hospital laboratory environment.

  • (706) 721-2940
  • EB 1009


  • DPH, Public Health Georgia Southern University, 2018

  • MPH, Public Health (Informatics) Georgia Regents University, 2013

  • BS, Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology Medical College of Georgia Sch, 2000




Awards & Honors

  • 2021 Student Research Program (Faculty Mentor) AU Provost's Office , 2021

  • 2021 CAHS Mentorship Grant Recipient CAHS, 2021

  • 2021 May Person of Impact Augusta University Office of Diversity and Inclusive, 2021

  • 2019 Christmas Cookie Contest Champion College of Allied Health Sciences, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MPHC 8999

    Capstone Course
  • MPHC 8011

    Ethical Conduct in Research
  • MPHM 7104

    Healthcare Financ Management
  • MPHC 8722

  • MPHC 8700

    Intro to Environmental Health
  • MPHM 8000

    Independent Study
  • CLSC 4540

    Clinical Immunology
  • CLSC 7540

    Clinical Immunology
  • MPHC 8600

    Fundamentals of Health Promo
  • MPHI 8100

    Health Care Info, Stds, Struct

Teaching Interests

Clinical Laboratory, Public Health Core, Health Management//Policy, Health Financial/Economic, Community Health Promotion, Health Information Technology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Local Health Departments’ Engagement in Activities to Address Opioid Use and Abuse: The Influence of Surveillance Systems’ Use., 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Community characteristics and COVID-19 outcomes: A study of 159 counties in Georgia, USA, 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Social Determinants of Health Associated with the Use of Screenings for Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, and Hyperglycemia among American Adults, 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • LabQ. Acute Cholecystitis with Cholelithiasis, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Building Informatics Capacity of Local Health Departments to Combat COVID-19: A Call to Action, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

Health disparities; Health equity; Immigrant health; Chronic diseases screening; Continuous improvement; Clinical laboratory; Health information technology.

Department Service

  • Health Promotion Student Association 2020 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Nutrition Program Faculty Search 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • MPH Admissions Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • CAHS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • University Curriculum and Policy Committee 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Faculty Rights & Responsibilities Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Community Service Committee 2019 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Healthcare Journal 2021 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Genealogy Journal 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • International Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Accident Analysis and Prevention Journal 2019 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • East Central Health District 2012 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta University Medical Center 2010 - Present

    Role: Other