Hoai-An Truong, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, FNAP has been public health pharmacist and educator over twelve years. He provided patient-centered care in interprofessional clinics to optimize medication use and health outcomes, as well as developed and implemented population-based programs to improve community health. He has served as coordinator, mentor and preceptor for pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and public health students on multiple medical missions to Haiti and Vietnam.
Currently an associate professor and director of public health at University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dr. Truong was founding chair of the Eastern Shore Collaborative for Interprofessional Education (ESCIPE), an interprofessional, inter-institutional initiative with Salisbury University. Previously, he was founding chair of the department of pharmacy practice at West Coast University School of Pharmacy, founding assistant dean for professional affairs at UMES, and assistant then acting executive director of experiential learning program at University of Maryland Baltimore. As a practitioner-educator, he provided medication management to improve healthcare access for underserved populations of the Primary Care Coalition. The team received a Life-saving Patient Safety Award.
Dr. Truong published over twenty peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and presented at multiple national and international conferences. He is co-editor and co-author of a book, The Pharmacist in Public Health: Education, Application, and Opportunities, published by the American Pharmacists Association in 2010. He is past chair of the Public Health Special Interest Group (PHSIG) of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). He is past president of the Maryland Public Health Association, past president of the Maryland Pharmacists Association, and past president of the Alumni Association of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Hoai-An received the Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award from the U.S. Public Health Service and was inducted as a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice.
Anh Hoang is a business owner and Chief Executive Officer who managed and supervised software programmers, marketing, and sales staff with decade long experience. He is the co-founder and serves on the Board of Directors.
Anh has twenty-eight years of experience in project management, budget planning, and execution. He has vast experience in business, marketing, and professional networking. Anh has broad perspective and extensive experience in inter-related fields of business development, operations, and business efficiency-process improvement.
Anh earned his Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from The Catholic University of America and Configuration Management II Professional Certification from Arizona State University. He is member of the IEEE Community since 1993.
Yen Pham is a business owner in Georgia since 2002. She is the Founder and serves as President of Second Chance Aid - Ngon Nen Tinh Yeu (a 501(c)3 non-profit organization since 2013) on the Board of Directors.
Yen has twenty three years of experience in humanitarian mission/project management. Yen has extensive experience in outreach and serves as liaison including coordination of Vietnam humanitarian mission/projects fundraising for all her associated non-profit organizations. She was also a Co-founder and served as Public Relation and Outreach Advisor of Viet Aid Fund on the Board of Directors from 2007 to 2013. She was an active volunteer member of the "Hoi Ban Nguoi Cui Vietnam - Friends of Lepers in Vietnam" from 1994 to 2007.
Jacqueline Dougé, MD, MPH, FAAP is currently the Director of Child Health Bureau at the Howard County Health Department (HCHD) in Columbia, MD where she oversees HCHD child health programs which include the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program, school based oral health, school based vision and hearing, school based wellness centers, immunization program, infant and toddlers, lead poison prevention, injury prevention, adolescent health and Family Options , a parenting and pregnant teen home visiting program. She also serves as medical consultant for the Howard County Public School System.
Dr. Dougé holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Medical Degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Rutgers University. Prior to joining HCHD, she served as the Deputy Health Officer for the Frederick County Health Department.
Dr. Dougé’s experience includes general pediatric practice, project management, policy development, program development, evaluation, health promotion, health disparities, media, adolescent health, school health, cultural competency, and community engagement.
Dr. Dougé has served in several volunteer and leadership roles, including the American Academy of Pediatrics Public Health Special Interest Group Co-chair, Howard County School Health Council, Practical Playbook National Advisory Committee Member, and Past President of the Maryland Public Health Association. She is also a member of the Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Ettie Rosenberg PharmD, JD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at West Coast University (WCU), School of Pharmacy in Los Angeles, California. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the University of Southern California, and Juris Doctor (JD) from Southwestern University School of Law, also in Los Angeles.
Dr. Rosenberg received Honorable Mention for her 2017 AACP Innovations in Teaching portfolio submission on “Implementation and Lessons Learned from a Mock Trial as a Teaching-Learning and Assessment Activity” based on the mock trial project in the PHAR 610 Evidence Based Practice 2 course, and the innovation was featured as a poster presentation at the AACP 2017 Annual Meeting.
Dr. Rosenberg currently serves a Chair for the AACP History of Pharmacy Special Interest Group (SIG) and has been active in the AACP History of Pharmacy SIG since 2013. She was Founding Editor of the AACP History of Pharmacy SIG Newsletter, “Pharmacy Chronicles: Past, Present and Future” also serving as its Editor from 2013-2016. Dr. Rosenberg presented at the AACP 2016 Annual Meeting Substance Abuse and Education SIG on “Don’t Put Mary Jane in the Closet: Medical Marijuana, A Call to Action for Pharmacy Educators” to encourage inclusion of medical marijuana topics in the PharmD curriculum, and at AACP 2015 Annual Meeting History of Pharmacy SIG CE session commemorating 100 years since the implementation of the Harrison Narcotic Act of 1914 on the topic: “The Harrison Narcotic Act of 1914: Why Coke isn’t Coke Anymore?” She has also been active in other AACP SIG activities, including joining Leadership SIG members in co-authorship of “Deliberate Integration of Student Leadership Development in Doctor of Pharmacy Program” (AJPE 2016; 80 (1) Article 2). Dr. Rosenberg authored a manuscript entitled “California Legislative Update on Marijuana: What’s the Score? Why Is the 51st State in Our Union the State of Confusion?” published in the California Pharmacist Journal, VOL. LXIII, NO. 3: 18-29, Summer Issue, September 1, 2016.
Dr. Rosenberg also participates nationally on the Pharmacy Law Educators Subcommittee of the American Society for Pharmacy and Law. Dr. Rosenberg presented in Austin, Texas at the 2016 ASPL Annual Seminar Session for Pharmacy Law Educators on “Flipping the Classroom via a Mock Trial Project.” At the state level, Dr. Rosenberg is active in California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) as a Board Member for the CPhA Academy of Pharmacy Educators, and a member of the CPhA Legislative Committee.
Vina HuLamm leads the global health activities and partnerships at the American Public Health Association (APHA). Vina works on the development of the Association’s international programs and collaborative partnerships that include the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA), Alliance of Public Health Associations of the Americas as well as other organizations. Additionally, she works with APHA’s member components, including its International Health section and the Committee on Women’s Rights, to advance the organization’s role and visibility globally. Currently, Vina is the co-chair of the WFPHA’s Global Health Equity and Digital Technology working group and a member of the International Congress Organizing Council for the 16th World Congress on Public Health to be held in Rome.
In her previous experience, Vina worked in international development and managed various health projects including those funded by government agencies, multi-lateral institutions, and the private sector. Additionally, she formerly taught English abroad as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching program (JET). Vina is currently a doctoral student in the public health leadership program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She earned an MS in global health with a graduate certificate in epidemiology from George Mason University and a BS in environmental science and policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. Vina has native proficiency in Vietnamese and is learning Spanish and Japanese. Her professional areas of interest are human resources for health; maternal, newborn and child health and global health diplomacy.