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Global Cancer Research and Control Seminar Series
Advancing Tobacco Use Treatment in Viet Nam: Health Systems and Population-Based Research


Drs. Donna Shelley and Nam Nguyen will present a community health center study and findings from an R21 grant award that developed a text messaging program.

Dr. Donna Shelley is a Professor of Public Health Policy and Management, Vice Chair for Research, and Director of the Global Center for Implementation Science in the Department of Public Health Policy and Management at the New York University (NYU) School of Global Public Health (GPH). She is also Co-lead of the Epidemiology and Cancer Control Program for the NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center. Dr. Shelley has built a program of translational, population-based, and policy-relevant research that aims to optimize dissemination, implementation, and scale-up of tobacco use treatment in safety-net health care delivery systems in the US and Viet Nam. She applies implementation research methods to study the influence of organizational and individual-level factors on implementation of evidence-based tobacco policies and practices and tests strategies for addressing barriers to implementation in a wide range of settings, including health care systems, communities, and public housing.

Dr. Nam Nguyen is the Director of the Institute of Social and Medical Studies in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. He has served as PI or Co-Investigator for more than 30 large-scale quantitative and qualitative studies. He has substantial experience in conducting large-scale surveys, and he is an expert in data management and data analysis with complex datasets. He is very familiar with the health care system in Viet Nam. Dr. Nam oversees the Survey Center, Training Center, Center for Health and Nutrition, and Administration & Finance Division at ISMS.

Nov 2, 2021 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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