Dr Nam Tran is a quantitative health researcher with strong analytical expertise in social epidemiology and health-related social issues.
With over 15 years of extensive research experience, Dr Tran has conducted and managed large-scale surveys of both general population and disadvantaged and higher risk groups. His competencies extend to administrative data linkage, integrated data analytics, and data visualisation in health research.
Currently serving as a data analyst at The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Dr Tran has both academic and non-academic experiences. He previously held the position of a research fellow at The Institute for Social Science Research and The ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course at The University of Queensland from 2016 to 2022. Prior to this, Tran occupied various roles, including university lecturer and senior researcher in both public and non-public sectors in Vietnam where his research focused on social and public health research.
Dr Nam Tran obtained his PhD in health sociology from The University of Queensland in 2016 and a Master of Art degree in Sociology from Brown University in 2006. His broad research interests focus on, but are not limited to, adverse childhood experiences, child maltreatment, school bullying, child and adolescent mental health, women health and wellbeing, as well as research on tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use in Australia.
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