Alexander Vu

  • Director of International Emergency Medicine

  • Departmental Affiliation(s):

    International Health (Joint)
    School of Medicine (Primary)

    Contact Information

    5801 Smith Avenue
    Suite 3220
    Baltimore , Maryland   21209



    DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1996
    MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2005


    1. HIV research and M&E in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, and Uganda 2. International emergency and trauma health systems evaluation and research 3. Impact of humanitarian response in emergencies

    Research Interests

    Disaster response disaster preparedness international emergency medicine emergency medicine international health systems monitoring and evaluation international development work HIV/AIDS


    • PG Greenough, M Lappi, E Hsu, S Fink, YH Hsieh, A Vu, C Heaton, T Kirsch. Burden of Disease and Health Status among Hurricane Katrina Displaced Persons in Shelters: A Population-based Cluster Sample. Annals of Emergency Medicine. Accepted, to be published.
    • A Pant, T Kirsch, I Subbarao, YH Hsieh, A Vu. Faith Based Organizations and Sustainable Sheltering Operations in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina: Implications for Informal Network Utilization. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. Accepted to be published.