Staff: Jenn L. Nguyen, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Jenn L. Nguyen

Jenn L. Nguyen, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Current Fellow

Cancer Research Training Award Fellow
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Jenn Nguyen, Ph.D., M.P.H., has joined the Health Behaviors Research Branch (HBRB) as a postdoctoral Cancer Research Training Award Fellow. Dr. Nguyen's research focuses on the intersection of health/eHealth literacy and cancer prevention and screening.

She has a broad background in public health, with specific training in qualitative research and methodology, survey research, and health disparities. She has experience writing grants, coordinating scientific conferences, and managing multiple research projects, including a landmark study of more than 10,000 prostate cancer survivors in Florida.

Dr. Nguyen earned a doctorate in public health from the University of Florida, a master's degree in public health from the University of South Florida, and bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Florida. She worked at the University of Florida as a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research.

During her time with the Health Behaviors Research Branch, Dr. Nguyen will be working on the sun safety agent-based modeling project, the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS), and other projects in the Behavioral Research Program.

Current and/or past BRP mentors include Frank Perna and Richard Moser.

Research Interests

  • Health literacy
  • Health disparities
  • Behavioral oncology
  • Social media