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Anh Nhat Tran

Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health
Family Medicine and Community Health, Community Health
Duke Box 104652, Durham, NC 27708
710 W. Main St, Durham, NC 27701
Office hours Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm  

Available to Mentor

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  • PhD
  • Post-Doc
  • Resident
  • Undergraduate

Advising & Mentoring

Fellows, doctoral, post docs

Role: Faculty Co-Mentor, 2020-2021                                                                                                    
Anh Bui, MD, ENT Clinical Researcher, National Otolaryngology Hospital of VN                                              Global Health Fogarty Fellow (funded by National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)                      Title: Evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients with oral cavity cancer (pre- and post- curative treatment) in Northern Vietnam

Role: Dissertation Committee Member, 2013-2015                                                                               Courtney Caiola, MPH, MSN, PhD; Nursing PhD Student, Duke School of Nursing.                                      
Title: The Social Determinants of Health for African American Mothers with HIV/AIDS.                                 


Role: Faculty Advisor for Population Health Improvement Team Project, 2013                                   Elizabeth Chisholm, MD; Family Medicine Resident, Duke Family Medicine Residency Program                          Title: Expectations of health maintenance exams at a family medicine clinic: Patient and provider perspectives.         

Medical students

Role: Schweitzer Faculty Advisor, 2018 2019                                                                                       Maya Talbott, MS3, 2018 Albert Schweitzer Fellow, Duke School of Medicine                                                  Title: Durham Health Literacy Initiative  

Role: PCLT Community Team and MPH Practicum Advisor 2023 2024                                                   Beau Blass MS2 and MS3, Duke School of Medicine                                                 
Title: Awareness of Rare Cancers: Hearing and Engaging Rural Communities     


Role: SOM Third Year Research Study Program Director, Primary Care Leadership Track (PCLT)

Provide orientation for students, starting MS1 year, regarding Third Year scholarly research expectations; host workshop on community-engaged research ethics, assist in identifying appropriate research mentors and developing population health-focused studies with community-engaged components; monitor progress of Third Year research, facilitate group reflection meetings and issue mid-year and year end grades: 

Laura Platt 2015

A Cross-Sectional Study of Gender’s Impact on Violence Against People with Developmental Disabilities

Anna Afonso 2016

Does Meaningful Use of electronic health records improve quality outcomes? A comparison of health outcomes in two primary care clinics

Trevor Dickey 2016

Effectiveness of Diabetes Disease Management Programs for Reducing Health Care Utilization: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Sarah Cassel 2016

Community Coaching: Feasibility, Process Evaluation, And Thematic Analysis Of A No-Cost Integrative Health Coaching Service In Community Settings

Brittany Pierce Hipkins 2016

Parents’ Sources of Information Regarding Childhood Obesity

The Role of Evidence in Choosing Wisely List Development

Shaniqua Johnson 2016

Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: Identifying and Assisting Those who are Lost to Follow Up

Stephanie Ngo 2016

Effectiveness of an Emergency Department (ED) Embedded Care Coordinator with Access to Community and Medical Record Systems in Decreasing Hospital and ED Use in Patients with Behavioral Health Issues

Amanda Kimberg 2016

Health Lifestyles Program for You (HLP4U) - A Pilot Study of an RCT to Examine the Effectiveness of Provider to Parent Text Messages to Augment Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Children with Obesity.

Jessica Friedman 2016

Primary Care Physicians’ Use of the 5 A’s to Counsel Adolescents about Alcohol

Arthurine Zakama 2017

The Management of Infertility in Women with PCOS

Mya Sendak 2017

An Examination of Participation in Youth Programs for Adolescents with Chronic Illness

Mark Sendak 2017 

Integrated Behavioral-Physical Care Management in the Primary Care Setting

Matthew Adams 2018

Emergency department utilization by children of women receiving group prenatal care: a retrospective cohort study

Jamie Farquhar 2018

Research into the treatment of anxiety in patients with coronary artery disease; research into the psychosocial correlates of pain in lung transplant patients

Lauren Groskaufmanis 2018

Group Prenatal Appointments: Maternal and Neonatal Health Outcomes

Jessica Lyden Hoffman 2018

An Integrated Clinic-Community Partnership for Child Obesity Treatment: A Randomized Pilot Trial.

Samara Jinks 2018

Mechanisms for Poor Hypertension Control Among Urban African Americans: Examining the Effect of Patient Perceptions on Blood Pressure Self-Management

Emily Mattoon 2018

Project CALM: Confusion Avoidance Led by Music, A Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Postoperative Delirium

Priscille Schettini 2018

Keeping Care Connected: E-Consultation Program Improves Access to Nephrology Care

Linda Zhang Jaffe 2019

Influences of Gender and Age on Physical Activity and Food Intake of Preschool Children in Family Centered Childcare Homes.

Claire Edelman 2019

Comparing High-Risk HPV Testing and Subtype Distribution in Self and Provider-Collected Samples Using the BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay

Maya Torain 2020

The Patient Point-of-View: Characterizing Patient-Level Factors Associated with Perceptions of Health Care 

Christelle Tan 2020

Improving Well-Being Amongst GME Trainees: Building a Partnership between GME and Primary Care can Increase Trainee Access to Primary Care

Melvin Larker 2020

Factors Associated with White and Non-White Patient Undergoing Peripheral Vascular Intervention for Peripheral Artery Disease

William Grant 2020

Pilot Study Evaluating Innovative Educational Approach to Increase Knowledge of HIV Prevention in the Next Generation of Providers

Julia Bellantoni 2021

Telehealth Video Transitions Enhancement Conference (V-TEC) to Improve Hospital Care Transitions to Skilled Nursing Facilities

 Rebecca Fabbro 2021

The Association of Patient Perceptions of the Quality of Care with Trust in Providers and Trust in the Healthcare System Among Black and White Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Charlotte Gerrity 2021

Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions for Infants with Neurologic Conditions

Ju Young Kim 2021

Acceptance of Love and Remarriage Among Older Adults in the Philippines

 Alex Villeda 2021

Does Parental Status Influence Resilience and Acculturation Stress in Latinx Immigrants?

Colette Whitney 2021

Hypertension and Atrial Fibrillation Among Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treated with Ibrutinib

Tressa Ellett 2022

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cesarean Complication Rates using NSQIP Database

Sarah Freeman 2022

COVID-19 Response Strategies at Large Institutes of Higher Education in the United States: A Landscape Analysis, Fall 2020

 Shauntell Luke 2022

Employment Considerations in the Prenatal and Postpartum Period

Mirai Matsuura 2022

Peer Coaching to Support Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care for Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Intervention Dose

Tichelle Porch 2022

Association between Birth Weight and Caregiver Feeding Behaviors at 2 Months