Giang Nguyen, MD, MPH, MSCE

Giang Nguyen, MD, MPH, MSCE
Senior Fellow

Executive Director, Student Health Service

Public Health Interests

Adolescents, Community Engagement, Health Equity, Health Services Research, LGBTQ



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Dr. Nguyen leads the Student Health Service at the University of Pennsylvania, which includes Campus Health (the public health arm of SHS). His team monitors the public health of the campus community, performs epidemiologic surveillance, implements health and wellness promotion programs, and conducts public health research with a focus on health equity and quality improvement in the college health setting.

Select Publications:

Drinkard LN, Huxta R, Halbritter A, Nguyen GT, Malebranche D: The Case for Extragenital Screening of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the College Health Setting. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 44(5): 274-275, 05/May 2017.

Nguyen GT, Yehia BR: Documentation of sexual partner gender is low in electronic health records: Observations, predictors, and recommendations to improve population health management in primary care. Population Health Management 18(3): 217-22, 06/Jun 2015.

LN Drinkard, A Halbritter, GT Nguyen, PL Sertich, M King, S Bowman, R Huxta, M Guagenti : Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis Among Veterinary Medicine Students - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 2015 MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 64(28): 773, 07/July 2015.

Nguyen GT, Yuen EJ, Hsu L, Kue K, Nguyen T.: Surveying linguistically challenged Southeast Asian American populations: Use of a community-partnered methodology. J of Health Care for the Poor & Underserved 22: 1101-1114, 08/Aug 2011