Bach Tran

TRAN XUAN BACH, PhD

Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Hanoi Medical University

1 Ton That Tung, Hanoi, Vietnam

 

          

                                        (084) 98-222-8662

                                         bach@hmu.edu.vn

 

EDUCATION

 

2009 – 2011

University of AlbertaSchool of Public Health, Edmonton, AB, Canada                                                                    

PhD in Health Economics, Health Services and Policy Research.

Thesis: “Cost – Effectiveness of Integrating Methadone Maintenance and Antiretroviral Treatment in Injection-Driven HIV Epidemics”.

 

 

2002 – 2006

Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam                                                                 

BSc in Public Health

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

2006 – present

 

 

Associate Professor of Health Economics

Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam & Johns Hopkins University, USA                                                                     

                                                                   

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Economic Evaluation,

Project Management and Development,

Health Technology Assessment,

Health Services and Policy Research,

 

Health Outcomes Measurement,

Population Health Intervention,

Medical Education,

Mobile Health, E-Health, Artificial Intelligence

 

HIV/AIDS,

Substance Abuse,

Obesity, 

Global Burden of Diseases,

PUBLICATIONS

 

Selected papers:

 

1. Tran BX, Giang HH, Giang TV, et al. Global Evolution of Research in Artificial Intelligence in Health and Medicine: A Bibliometric Study. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2019.

2. Tran BX, Nguyen HL, Ohinmaa A, Maher MM, Nong VM, Latkin AC. Longitudinal and cross sectional assessments of health utility in adults with HIV/AIDS: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Health Services Research. 12/2014.

3. Tran, B.X., A. Ohinmaa, S. Kuhle, et al., Life course impact of school-based promotion of healthy eating and active living to prevent childhood obesity. PLoS One, 2014. 9(7): p. e102242.

4. Tran BX, Ohinmaa A, Duong AT, Nguyen LT, Houston S, Jacobs P. Cost - effectiveness of integrating methadone maintenance and antiretroviral treatment for HIV-positive DUs in injection-driven HIV epidemics. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2012.

5. Tran BX, A Ohinmaa, S Kuhle, JA Johnson, P Veugelers.  Cost-Effectiveness of School-Based Health Promotion in Canada: A Life-Course Modeling Approach. Value in Health. 16 (7), A391.

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

Selected honors:

1. Young Physician Leaders Asia Region. 2013. InterAcademy Medical Panel (IAMP) and National University Health System Singapore

2. Dang-Van-Ngu Memorial Award, First Laureate. 2013.  Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam.

3. National Youth Medal for Creativity. 2004. Vietnam Central Youth Union.

4. Second Prize. National Contest for Technological Creativity (VIFOTEC). 2004. Vietnam Foundation of Technology.

5. Special Prize, at the 12th National Scientific and Technological Conference of Medical Sciences Universities. 2004. Vietnam Ministry of Health.

 

TECHNICAL AND CONSULTING ACTIVITIES

I have extensive experience in consulting for various international and governmental organizations including the World Bank and United Nations agencies on global health and development issues in South-East Asia. Much of my work centers on determining cost-effective interventions, assessing health services and innovations, and strengthening health systems, particularly related to HIV/AIDS and emerging diseases in the region.