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Ha T. Nguyen, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Ha T. Nguyen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,




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Academic: 336-716-3702 | Department: 336-716-4479

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Central Florida , 1994
  • Ph.D., Penn State University , 2000
  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health , 2006
  • M.S., Penn State University , 1997
  • Fellowship, Research Administration, University of Texas Medical Sc, 2002
  • Fellowship, Research Administration, National Institutes Hlth, 2007

NPI Number

  • 1447281829
Ha T. Nguyen, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Ha T. Nguyen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Sticht Center on Aging
Center for Worker Health

Research Interests

aging, degenerative disorders, occupational health, prevention

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-3702 | Department: 336-716-4479

Recent Publications

Sandberg JC, Suerken CK, Quandt SA, Altizer KP, Bell RA, Lang W, Nguyen HT, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA. Self-reported sleep difficulties and self-care strategies among rural older adults. J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2014;19(1):36-42.

Quandt SA, Ip EH, Kirk JK, Saldana S, Chen SH, Nguyen H, Bell RA, Arcury TA. Assessment of a short diabetes knowledge instrument for older and minority adults. Diabetes Educ. 2014;40(1):68-76.

Bell RA, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Neiberg R, Lang W, Nguyen H, Altizer KP, Arcury TA. Medical skepticism and complementary therapy use among older rural African-Americans and Whites. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013;24(2):777-787.

Yamamoto KT, Robinson-Cohen C, de Oliveira MC, Kostina A, Nettleton JA, Ix JH, Nguyen H, Eng J, Lima JA, Siscovick DS, Weiss NS, Kestenbaum B. Dietary phosphorus is associated with greater left ventricular mass. Kidney Int. 2013;83(4):707-714.

Bell RA, Arcury TA, Ip E, Grzywacz JG, Nguyen H, Kirk JK, Saldana S, Quandt SA. Correlates of physician trust among rural older adults with diabetes. Am J Health Behav. 2013;37(5):660-666.

Nguyen HT, Kirk JK, Arcury TA, Ip EH, Grzywacz JG, Saldana SJ, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Cognitive function is a risk for health literacy in older adults with diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2013;101(2):141-147.

Leggett A, Zarit SH, Hoang CN, Nguyen HT. Correlates of cognitive impairment in older Vietnamese. Aging Ment Health. 2013;17(8):915-923.

Nguyen H, Hoang C, Ngoc N, Zarit SH. Correlates of subjective health in older Hispanic Americans and adults in Vietnam: a cross-national study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):141.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Nguyen H, Altizer K, Stoller EP, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Older adults' self-management of daily symptoms: complementary therapies, self-care, and medical care. J Aging Health. 2012;24(4):569-597.

Kirk JK, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Ip EH, Nguyen HT, Bell RA, Saldana S, Quandt SA. Performance of health literacy tests among older adults with diabetes. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27(5):534-540.

Bell R, Arcury T, Ip E, Grzywacz J, Nguyen H, Kirk J, Saldana S, Quandt S. Demographic, health and self-management correlates of physician trust among rural older adults with diabetes [abstract]. Diabetes. 2012;61(Suppl 1):A582.

Nguyen HT, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Galvan L, Kitner-Triolo MH, Arcury TA. Stress and cognitive function in Latino farmworkers. Am J Ind Med. 2012;55(8):707-713.

Nguyen HT, Grzywacz JG, Quandt SA, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Altizer K, Stoller EP, Bell RA, Arcury TA. The relationship between cognitive function and non-prescribed therapy use in older adults. Aging Ment Health. 2012;16(5):648-658.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Ip EH, Saldana S, Nguyen HT, Bell RA, Kirk JK, Quandt SA. Social integration and diabetes management among rural older adults. J Aging Health. 2012;24(6):899-922.

Leggett A, Zarit SH, Nguyen NH, Hoang CN, Nguyen HT. The influence of social factors and health on depressive symptoms and worry: a study of older Vietnamese adults. Aging Ment Health. 2012;16(6):780-786.

Nguyen HT, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Saldana SJ, Ip EH, Kirk JK, Bell RA, Quandt SA. The association of mental conditions with blood glucose levels in older adults with diabetes. Aging Ment Health. 2012;16(8):950-957.

Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Ip EH, Nguyen HT, Saldana S, Reynolds T, Bell RA, Kirk JK, Quandt SA. Cultural basis for diabetes-related beliefs among low- and high-education African American, American Indian, and White older adults. Ethn Dis. 2012;22(4):466-472.

Sandberg JC, Ge Y, Nguyen HT, Arcury TA, Johnson AJ, Hwang W, Gage HD, Reynolds T, Carr JJ. Insight into the sharing of medical images: physician, other health care providers, and staff experiences in a variety of medical settings. Appl Clin Inform. 2012;3(4):475-487.

Nguyen H. CNA the relationship between cognition and gait function in Latino adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):57-58.

Nguyen HT, Bertoni AG, Nettleton JA, Bluemke DA, Levitan EB, Burke GL. DASH eating pattern is associated with favorable left ventricular function in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Am Coll Nutr. 2012;31(6):401-407.

Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Neiberg RH, Lang W, Nguyen HT, Altizer K, Stoller EP, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Daily use of complementary and other therapies for symptoms among older adults: study design and illustrative results. J Aging Health. 2011;23(1):52-69.

Robinson E, Nguyen HT, Isom S, Quandt SA, Grzywacz JG, Chen H, Arcury TA. Wages, wage violations, and pesticide safety experienced by migrant farmworkers in North Carolina. New Solut. 2011;21(2):251-268.

Nguyen HT, Markides KS, Winkleby MA. Physician advice on exercise and diet in a U.S. sample of obese Mexican-American adults. Am J Health Promot. 2011;25(6):402-409.

Leggett AN, Zarit SH, Chuong H, Nguyen H. Pain as a mediator of health behaviors and ADL functioning: a study on older Vietnamese adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):300.

Newcomer Z, Leggett AN, Zarit SH, Hoang C, Nguyen H. The role of pain in functional and mental health in older Vietnamese [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):300.

Nguyen HT, Grzywacz JG, Arcury TA, Chapman C, Kirk JK, Ip EH, Bell RA, Quandt SA. Linking glycemic control and executive function in rural older adults with diabetes mellitus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(6):1123-1127.

Nguyen HT, Grzywacz JG, Lang W, Walkup M, Arcury TA. Effects of complementary therapy on health in a national U.S. sample of older adults. J Altern Complement Med. 2010;16(7):701-706.

Arcury TA, Neiberg R, Altizer KP, Bell RA, Lang W, Nguyen H, Quandt S. Using daily diaries to document use of complementary and other therapies for specific symptoms among rural older adults: study design and illustrative results [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):198.

Leggett AN, Zarit SH, Ngoc N, Chuong H, Nguyen H. Predictors of cognitive impairment in older Vietnamese adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):387.

Zarit SH, Chuong H, Ngoc N, Leggett AN, Nguyen H. Cognitive performance and emotional well-being of older people in Vietnam [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):313.

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Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine

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