Tan Pham started his Public Health career in 2000 as a sexual educator and as an activist where he pioneered a national youth campaign dedicated to abolishing the abstinence-only until marriage education policy in our school system. He has started conducting research during his undergraduate career where he had the unique opportunity to conduct field research on AIDS optimism among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Human Sexualities from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT and his Master of Public Health focusing on Epidemiology from the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, CT. He has experience working in many different types of institutions, such as non-profit/NGOs, community health centers, universities, state and federal government. EDUCATION M.P.H, Epidemiology University of Connecticut, 2011 B.A., Sociology and Human Sexualities Study University of Connecticut, 2008 Study Abroad: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender School for International Training, Brattleboro, VT and University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2007
Women Veterans’ Reproductive Health Preferences and Experiences: A Focus Group Analysis (with Kristin Mattocks, Cara Nikolajski, Sally Haskell, Cynthia Brandt, Jennifer McCall-Hosenfeld, Elizabeth Yano, and Sonya Borrero), Women's Health Issues (2011)
Although women veterans are seeking care at the Veterans Administration (VA) in record numbers,...
Patient Empowerment and Medication Adherence among HIV-Positive Patients in the Veteran Health Administration (with Kristin M. Mattocks, Jane Ungemack, Marysol Asencio, and Amy C. Justice) (2011)
Atlas of Injuries among American Indians and Alaska Natives in California, 1991-2006 (with Robert Newsad), Report for U.S. Public Health Service: Indian Health Services, California Area Office (2009)
Injuries (unintentional and intentional combined) are the leading cause of death among American Indians and...
The Impact of Patient Empowerment on HIV Medication Adherence among a Nationally-Representative Sample of HIV-Infected Veterans, Master's Theses (2011)
BACKGROUND: Previous studies suggest that patients who take an active role in their medical decision-making...
AIDS Optimism and Condom Usage among Men who Have Sex with Men in Australia, The Netherlands and United States., ISP Collection (2007)
This study investigates the literary discourse of AIDS optimism about men who have sex with...