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Trang Q. Nguyen, PhD

  • Assistant Scientist

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624 N. Broadway
Hampton House 800
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

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PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2014
MHS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2014
MS, Harvard School of Public Health, 2001
BA, Ha Noi Foreign Trade University, 1995


Methodological research interest: biostatistics, causal inference, latent variable modeling

Broad application scope with focus on health and social justice: mental health, substance use, HIV, sexual and gender minority health and health disparities

Selected publications

  • Nguyen, T. Q., Webb-Vargas, Y., Koning, I. M., & Stuart, E. A. (2016). Causal Mediation Analysis With a Binary Outcome and Multiple Continuous or Ordinal Mediators: Simulations and Application to an Alcohol Intervention. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 23(3), 368–383. doi:10.1080/10705511.2015.1062730
  • Nguyen, T. Q., Bandeen-Roche, K., German, D., Nguyen, N. T. T., Bass, J. K., & Knowlton, A. R. (2016). Negative Treatment by Family as a Predictor of Depressive Symptoms, Life Satisfaction, Suicidality, and Tobacco/Alcohol Use in Vietnamese Sexual Minority Women. LGBT Health, 00(00), lgbt.2015.0017. doi:10.1089/lgbt.2015.0017
  • Nguyen, T. Q., Poteat, T., Bandeen-roche, K., German, D., Nguyen, Y. H., Vu, L. K.-C., … Knowlton, A. R. (2016). The Internalized Homophobia Scale for Vietnamese sexual minority women: Conceptualization, factor structure, reliability, and associations with hypothesized correlates. Archives of Sexual Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10508-016-0694-6
  • Nguyen, T. Q., & Blum, R. W. (2014). Homosexuality tolerance among male and female Vietnamese youth: An examination of traditional sexual values, self-esteem and demographic/contextual characteristics. Journal of Adolescent Health, 55(6), 823–829. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.07.11
  • Nguyen, T. Q., Weir, B. W., Des Jarlais, D. C., Pinkerton, S. D., & Holtgrave, D. R. (2014). Syringe exchange in the United States: A national level economic evaluation of hypothetical increases in investment. AIDS and Behavior, 18(11), 2144–55. doi:10.1007/s10461-014-0789-9