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


Adamson PC, Bhatia R, Tran KDC, Bui HTM, Vu D, Shiraishi RW, Giang LM (2022).
Prevalence, anatomic distribution, and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among a cohort of men who have sex with men in Hanoi, Vietnam
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 49 (7), 504-510. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001626.

Trang K, Jovanovic T, Hinton DE, Sullivan P, Worthman CM, Lam LX, Chi NK, Thanh NC, Ha TV, Go V, Hoffman I, Giang LM (2022).
Elevated trauma exposure and mental health burden among men who have sex with men in Vietnam
Transcultural Psychiatry, 59 (3), 362-379. doi: 10.1177/13634615211058348.

Chen JS, Levintow SN, Tran HV, Sripaipan T, Nguyen MX, Nguyen SM, Miller WC, Go VF, Giang LM (2022).
HIV and STI prevalence and testing history among men who have sex with men in Hanoi, Vietnam
International Journal of STD and AIDS, 33 (2), 193-201. doi: 10.1177/09564624211060185.

Nguyen TT, Giang HT, Nguyen DQ, Nguyen AH, Luong NA, Laureillard D, Nagot N, Des Jarlais D, Huong DT, Thanh NTT, Oanh KTH, Khue PM, Le MS, Michel L, Rapoud D, Giang LM (2022).
How has the COVID-19 epidemic affected the risk behaviors of people who inject drugs in a city with high harm reduction service coverage in Vietnam? A qualitative investigation
Harm Reduction Journal, 19 (1), 6. doi: 10.1186/s12954-021-00586-1. PMCID: PMC8799429.

Trang K, Le LX, Brown CA, To MQ, Sullivan PS, Jovanovic T, Worthman CM, Giang LM (2022).
Feasibility, acceptability, and design of a mobile ecological momentary assessment for high-risk men who have sex with men in Hanoi, Vietnam: Qualitative study
JMIR Formative Research, 6 (1), e30360. doi: 10.2196/30360. PMCID: PMC8950985.

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