Name: Bach Tran

Country: Canada

Affiliation:

Postdoctoral Fellow,
Public Health Sciences.

Phone no: (780) 492-9087

Email: Send an Email


Address:

3-50 University Terrace,
Edmonton, AB,
Canada T6G 2T4.

Research Interests:

  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • E-Health
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Substance Abuse
  • Obesity
  • Medical Education

Biography:

  • Dr. Bach Tran‘s research interests primarily focus on applying decision analytic modeling to inform the development and evaluation of health technologies and policies.
  • He has extensive experience in consulting for United Nations agencies, international organizations and governments on global health and development issues in South-East Asia.
  • Much of his 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.
  • Dr. Tran is the winner of numerous international and domestic research awards, including the Hopkins Center for AIDS Research’s International Research Award and the Dang Van Ngu Memorial Award.
  • He has been publishing frequently in highly regarded international journals in global health sciences, including The Lancet, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, AIDS and Behaviors, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Tropical Medicine and International Health,…
  • Dr. Bach Tran earned his PhD (2011) and completed a postdoctoral fellowship (2013) in Health Economics and Policy from the University of Alberta, Canada.
  • He is an alumnus of the Inter Academy Medical Panel’s Young Physician Leaders program (2013).
  • Dr. Bach Tran served as a Health Economist at the Institute of Health Economics, Canada (2013), and a research fellow of the International AIDS Society at the Johns Hopkins University, USA (2014).
  • Dr. Bach Tran is the initiator of the Global Health Innovations Multidisciplinary Research Program (GHIM) which aims to fostering innovations, research and publications towards sustainable health and development in Vietnam.
  • He also serves as a co-founder and country coordinator of the Asian network on applied e-health research.

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