Anh N. Tran, PhD, MPH

Anh N. Tran, PhD, MPH, Director for the PCLT Third Year Study Program
Director for the PCLT Third Year Study Program, Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Third Year Mentor - Primary Care Leadership Track (PCLT)

Anh N. Tran, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine and Vice Chief of Education for the Division of Community Health, serves as Director for the PCLT Third Year Study Program.  Dr. Tran received her MPH in Community Health Sciences from UCLA and spent time in Vietnam as a Fogarty International Center research fellow conducting HIV/AIDS research with young people. While completing her PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education at UNC-Chapel Hill, she received pre-doctoral fellowship training from the NCI Cancer Control and Education Program, administered through UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Dr. Tran has two decades of experience in implementing and evaluating community-engaged research initiatives aimed at improving the health status of communities which face the greatest health inequities. She has conducted her work in both domestic and international settings, and topics have included lay health advisor programs, culturally competent healthcare, patient-provider interaction, mental health services, and chronic and infectious disease prevention. Aside from her research endeavors, Dr. Tran’s roles in education/training include directing the Duke Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Leadership Program,  Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program for advanced practice nurses and Community Health Elective for medical students.