Le Minh Giang, MD, PhD
Hanoi Medical University - Chair, Department of Global Health
MD, General Practitioner, Hanoi Medical University
PhD, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University
MA, Medical Anthropology, Columbia University
Research Interests
Substance use, Sexual health, HIV/AIDS
Le Minh Giang is the Chair of the Department of Global Health and Acting Head of the Office of Science and Technology at Hanoi Medical University in Vietnam. Dr. Giang also holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University where he is an alumnus. Dr. Giang’s research interests focus on at untangling and reducing consequences of the intersections between substance abuse, poor sexual health, HIV/AIDS infections. He has been PI and Co-PI of several NIH-funded studies on drug abuse and HIV in Viet Nam. He has been working with CDUHR’s investigators (Drs. Goldsamt and Des Jarlais) on studies in Vietnam.  With support from PEPFAR and SAMHS, since 2012 he had led the development of Viet Nam-HIV Addiction Technology Transfer Center (V-HATTC) at Hanoi Medical University with the goal of developing addiction medicine workforce to confront drug and HIV epidemics in Vietnam.
Principal Investigator, Implementation of a Sexual Health Intervention for YMSM in Two Vietnamese Cities. Completed


Ha TV, Chockalingam L, Giang LM, Krishnan A, Bhadra M, Miller WC, Sripaipan T, Go VF (2019).
Awareness of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among men who have sex with men in Hanoi, Vietnam
Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 50 (3), 546-553. Abstract on Publisher's Website.

Nguyen TT, Luong AN, Nham TTT, Chauvin C, Feelemyer J, Nagot N, Des Jarlais D, Giang LM, Jauffret-Roustide M (2019).
Struggling to achieve a ‘normal life’: A qualitative study of Vietnamese methadone patients
International Journal of Drug Policy, 68, 18-26. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.03.026. PMCID: PMC6535358.

Withers K, Bristow C, Nguyen M, Stafylis C, Giang LM, Klausner JD (2019).
A field evaluation of a rapid dual immunoassay for human immunodeficiency virus and syphilis antibodies, Hanoi, Vietnam
International Journal of STD and AIDS, 30 (2), 173-180. doi: 10.1177/0956462418802685.

Nguyen HH, Bui DD, Dinh TT, Pham LQ, Nguyen VT, Tran TH, Pham TH, Nguyen SM, Suthar AB, Do NT, Ford N, Lo YR, Nguyen LH, Giang LM, Kato M (2018).
A prospective “test-and-treat” demonstration project among people who inject drugs in Vietnam
Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21 (7), e25151. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25151. PMCID: PMC6036396.

Hammett TM, Trang NT, Oanh KTH, Huong NT, Giang LM, Huong DT, Nagot N, Des Jarlais DC (2018).
The relationship between health policy and public health interventions: A case study of the DRIVE project to “end” the HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs in Haiphong, Vietnam
Journal of Public Health Policy, 39 (2), 217-230. doi: 10.1057/s41271-017-0115-7. PMCID: PMC5970070.

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