Tran Viet Ha

Tran Viet Ha, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor
Department of Health Behavior


Tran Viet Ha is a medical doctor and public health professional living and working in Vietnam. Her published research includes studies about HIV-infected people who inject drugs and disclosure of HIV status. She is experienced in randomized control trials of multi-level risk and stigma reduction in Vietnam. Before joining the faculty of the Department of Health Behavior, she was associated with the department as a field supervisor of students working with projects in Vietnam.

Key Publications

Increased Survival Among HIV-Infected PWID Receiving a Multi-Level HIV Risk and Stigma Reduction Intervention: Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial. Go VF, Frangakis C, Le Minh N, Ha TV, Latkin CA, Sripaipan T, Zelaya CE, Davis. WW, Celentano DD, Quan VM (2017). J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr., 74(2), 166-174.

Roles and Functions of Social Networks Among Men Who Use Drugs in ART Initiation in Vietnam. Latkin CA, Smith MK, Ha TV, Mo TT, Zelaya C, Sripaipan T, Le Minh N, Quan VM, Go VF (2016). AIDS Behav, 20(11), 782-2789.

Social Desirability Response Bias and Other Factors That May Influence Self-Reports of Substance Use and HIV Risk Behaviors: A Qualitative Study of Drug Users in Vietnam. Latkin CA, Mai NV, Ha TV, Sripaipan T, Zelaya C, Le Minh N, Morales G, Go VF (2016). AIDS Educ Prev, 28(5), 417-425.


  • Certificate, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Institute in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2010
  • MSc, Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Hanoi Medical University Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, 2002
  • MD, Medicine, Hanoi Medical University, 1997