Phuong T Tran, B.S.Pharm., M.P.H.

Phuong Tran Headshot 2019

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Curriculum Vitae


  • 2018– present: Doctor of Philosophy (student) in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacoepidemiology Track, University of Florida College of Pharmacy,USA, Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
  • Master of Public Health – Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (2017)
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy (2014)

Entry Date into the POP Ph.D. program:  Fall, 2018

Research Interests

  •  My research has been focused on infectious diseases (e.g., respiratory tract infections) and quinolone antibiotics. I am also interested in cancer prevention or therapies.

Professional Experience

  • Research Contractor at Merck & Co., Inc., (PIs AG Winterstein and K Diaby)
  • Data Analyst (Intern) at Sanofi
  • Medical Representative at Sanofi


  • The Grinter Award, University of Florida, College of Pharmacy (2018–2021)
  • International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology Scholarship (2019–2020)
  • Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Fellowship, US Federal Government Agency (2016–2017)
  • The John C. Hume Fund for Academic Excellence and Promise, Johns Hopkins University (2016–2017)
  • The Y.C. Yang Student Scholarship, Johns Hopkins University (2016–2017)


  1. Tran PT, Antonelli PJ, Hincapie-Castillo JM, Winterstein AG. Association of US Food and Drug Administration Removal of Indications for Use of Oral Quinolones With Prescribing Trends. JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(6):808–816.
  2. Tran PT, Slayton WB, Dalal M, Brown J. Incidence and Risk Factors for 30-Day Readmission after Inpatient Chemotherapy among Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients. Healthcare (Basel). 2020;8(4).
  3. Tran PT, Diaby V. Letter to the editor: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Adjuvant Neratinib Following Trastuzumab in Early-Stage HER2-Positive Breast Cancer. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2020;26(2):221.
  4. Tran P, Winterstein A, Wang X, Rhew K, Antonelli P. Appropriateness of Otic Quinolone Use among Privately Insured US Patients. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2020;162(1):102-107.
  5. Tran PT, Meeker AK, Platz EA. Association between statin drug use and peripheral blood leukocyte telomere length in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002: a cross-sectional study. Ann Epidemiol. 2018;28(8):529-534.

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