Hong-Ha Truong, PhD, MS, MPH

M.P.H., - Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles
M.S., - Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles
Postdoctoral Fellowship, - Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles
B.S., - Psychobiology, University of California, Los Angeles
Postdoctoral Fellowship, - Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Ph.D., - Pathobiology, University of Washington
  1. Truong HM, Fatch R, Ogolla D, Otieno B, Amboka S, Kadede K, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Guz? MA. Respondent-driven sampling to recruit adolescents in Kenya. Annals of epidemiology 2022. PMID: 36509343

  2. Truong HM, Guzé MA, Ouma D, Bushman D, Mocello AR, Kadede K, Bukusi EA, Odhiambo F, Cohen CR. Community-Based HIV Testing for Urban Youth in Western Kenya. AIDS and behavior 2021. PMID: 34518938

  3. Truong HM, Mocello AR, Ouma D, Bushman D, Kadede K, Ating'a E, Obunge D, Bukusi EA, Odhiambo F, Cohen CR. Community-based HIV testing services in an urban setting in western Kenya: a programme implementation study. The lancet. HIV 2020. PMID: 33166505

  4. Truong HM, Fatch R, Grant RM, Mathur M, Kumta S, Jerajani H, Kellogg TA, Lindan CP. Characterization of HIV Recent Infection Among High-Risk Men at Public STI Clinics in Mumbai. AIDS and behavior 2018. PMID: 29453551

  5. Truong HM, Blatyta PF, Santos FM, Montebello S, Esposti SP, Hangai FN, Salles NA, Mendrone A, Sabino EC, McFarland W, Gonçalez TT. Blood Donor Test-Seeking Motivation and Prior HIV Testing Experiences in São Paulo, Brazil. AIDS and behavior 2015. PMID: 25795320

  6. Truong HM, Pipkin S, O'Keefe KJ, Louie B, Liegler T, McFarland W, Grant RM, Bernstein K, Scheer S. Brief Report: Recent Infection, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Transmission Clusters Frequently Observed Among Persons Newly Diagnosed With HIV in San Francisco. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2015. PMID: 25967271

  7. Christopoulos KA, Scheer S, Steward WT, Barnes R, Hartogensis W, Charlebois ED, Morin SF, Truong HM, Geng EH. Examining clinic-based and public health approaches to ascertainment of HIV care status. Volume 69 Suppl 1. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2015. PMID: 25867779

  8. Rhee SY, Blanco JL, Jordan MR, Taylor J, Lemey P, Varghese V, Hamers RL, Bertagnolio S, Rinke de Wit TF, Aghokeng AF, Albert J, Avi R, Avila-Rios S, Bessong PO, Brooks JI, Boucher CA, Brumme ZL, Busch MP, Bussmann H, Chaix ML, Chin BS, D'Aquin TT, De Gascun CF, Derache A, Descamps D, Deshpande AK, Djoko CF, Eshleman SH, Fleury H, Frange P, Fujisaki S, Harrigan PR, Hattori J, Holguin A, Hunt GM, Ichimura H, Kaleebu P, Katzenstein D, Kiertiburanakul S, Kim JH, Kim SS, Li Y, Lutsar I, Morris L, Ndembi N, Ng KP, Paranjape RS, Peeters M, Poljak M, Price MA, Ragonnet-Cronin ML, Reyes-Terán G, Rolland M, Sirivichayakul S, Smith DM, Soares MA, Soriano VV, Ssemwanga D, Stanojevic M, Stefani MA, Sugiura W, Sungkanuparph S, Tanuri A, Tee KK, Truong HM, van de Vijver DA, Vidal N, Yang C, Yang R, Yebra G, Ioannidis JP, Vandamme AM, Shafer RW. Geographic and temporal trends in the molecular epidemiology and genetic mechanisms of transmitted HIV-1 drug resistance: an individual-patient- and sequence-level meta-analysis. PLoS medicine 2015. PMID: 25849352

  9. Goncalez TT, Blatyta PF, Santos FM, Montebello S, Esposti SP, Hangai FN, Salles NA, Mendrone A, Truong HM, Sabino EC, McFarland W. Does offering human immunodeficiency virus testing at the time of blood donation reduce transfusion transmission risk and increase disclosure counseling? Results of a randomized controlled trial, São Paulo, Brazil. Transfusion 2015. PMID: 25646883

  10. Truong HM, Fatch R, Grasso M, Robertson T, Tao L, Chen YH, Curotto A, McFarland W, Grant RM, Reznick O, Raymond HF, Steward WT. Gay and bisexual men engage in fewer risky sexual behaviors while traveling internationally: a cross-sectional study in San Francisco. Sexually transmitted infections 2014. PMID: 25355773

  11. Baesi K, Moallemi S, Farrokhi M, Alinaghi SA, Truong HM. Subtype classification of Iranian HIV-1 sequences registered in the HIV databases, 2006-2013. PloS one 2014. PMID: 25188443

  12. Hsu LC, Truong HM, Vittinghoff E, Zhi Q, Scheer S, Schwarcz S. Trends in early initiation of antiretroviral therapy and characteristics of persons with HIV initiating therapy in San Francisco, 2007-2011. The Journal of infectious diseases 2013. PMID: 24218501

  13. Woolf-King SE, Rice TM, Truong HM, Woods WJ, Jerome RC, Carrico AW. Substance use and HIV risk behavior among men who have sex with men: the role of sexual compulsivity. Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 2013. PMID: 23974946

  14. Truong HM, Grasso M, Chen YH, Kellogg TA, Robertson T, Curotto A, Steward WT, McFarland W. Balancing theory and practice in respondent-driven sampling: a case study of innovations developed to overcome recruitment challenges. PloS one 2013. PMID: 23990901

  15. McFarland W, Chen YH, Nguyen B, Grasso M, Levine D, Stall R, Colfax G, Robertson T, Truong HM, Raymond HF. Behavior, intention or chance? A longitudinal study of HIV seroadaptive behaviors, abstinence and condom use. AIDS and behavior 2012. PMID: 21644001

  16. Truong HM, Kellogg TA, McFarland W, Louie B, Klausner JD, Philip SS, Grant RM. Sentinel surveillance of HIV-1 transmitted drug resistance, acute infection and recent infection. PloS one 2011. PMID: 22046237

  17. Taylor KD, Raymond HF, Truong HM, Ick T, Le B, Rive J, McFarland W. International travel among HIV-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men, San Francisco, USA. International journal of STD & AIDS 2011. PMID: 21998176

  18. McFarland W, Chen YH, Raymond HF, Nguyen B, Colfax G, Mehrtens J, Robertson T, Stall R, Levine D, Truong HM. HIV seroadaptation among individuals, within sexual dyads, and by sexual episodes, men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 2008. AIDS care 2011. PMID: 21347888

  19. Truong HM, Fritz K, McFarland W, Hartogensis W, Fiamma A, Coates TJ, Morin SF. Recent HIV type 1 infection among participants in a same-day mobile testing pilot study in Zimbabwe. AIDS research and human retroviruses 2011. PMID: 21087196

  20. Truong HM, Sim MS, Dillon M, Uittenbogaart CH, Dickover R, Plaeger SF, Bryson YJ. Correlation of immune activation during late pregnancy and early postpartum with increases in plasma HIV RNA, CD4/CD8 T cells, and serum activation markers. Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI 2010. PMID: 20980480

  21. Hamkar R, Mohraz M, Lorestani S, Aghakhani A, Truong HM, McFarland W, Banifazl M, Eslamifar A, Foroughi M, Pakfetrat A, Ramezani A. Assessing subtype and drug-resistance-associated mutations among antiretroviral-treated HIV-infected patients. AIDS (London, England) 2010. PMID: 20610954

  22. Truong HM, Kellogg T, Louie B, Klausner J, Dilley J, McFarland W. Recent HIV-1 infection detection: comparison of incidence estimates derived by laboratory assays and repeat testing data. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2009. PMID: 19387356

  23. Remien RH, Higgins JA, Correale J, Bauermeister J, Dubrow R, Bradley M, Steward WT, Seal DW, Sikkema KJ, Kerndt PR, Mayer KH, Truong HM, Casey CY, Ehrhardt AA, Morin SF. Lack of understanding of acute HIV infection among newly-infected persons-implications for prevention and public health: The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: II. AIDS and behavior 2009. PMID: 19533323

  24. Steward WT, Remien RH, Higgins JA, Dubrow R, Pinkerton SD, Sikkema KJ, Truong HM, Johnson MO, Hirsch J, Brooks RA, Morin SF. Behavior change following diagnosis with acute/early HIV infection-a move to serosorting with other HIV-infected individuals. The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: III. AIDS and behavior 2009. PMID: 19504178

  25. Kerndt PR, Dubrow R, Aynalem G, Mayer KH, Beckwith C, Remien RH, Truong HM, Uniyal A, Chien M, Brooks RA, Vigil OR, Steward WT, Merson M, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Morin SF. Strategies used in the detection of acute/early HIV infections. The NIMH Multisite Acute HIV Infection Study: I. AIDS and behavior 2009. PMID: 19495954

  26. Chen YH, Raymond HF, McFarland W, Truong HM. HIV risk behaviors in heterosexual partnerships: female knowledge and male behavior. AIDS and behavior 2009. PMID: 19365720

  27. Truong HM, Kellogg T, Schwarcz S, Delgado V, Grant RM, Louie B, Ngo H, McFarland W. Frequent international travel by men who have sex with men recently diagnosed with HIV-1: potential for transmission of primary HIV-1 drug resistance. Journal of travel medicine 2008. PMID: 19090802

  28. Scheer S, Kellogg T, Klausner JD, Schwarcz S, Colfax G, Bernstein K, Louie B, Dilley JW, Hecht J, Truong HM, Katz MH, McFarland W. HIV is hyperendemic among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: 10-year trends in HIV incidence, HIV prevalence, sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour. Sexually transmitted infections 2008. PMID: 19028954

  29. Raymond HF, Chen S, Truong HM, Knapper KB, Klausner JD, Choi KH, McFarland W. Trends in sexually transmitted diseases, sexual risk behavior, and HIV infection among Asian/Pacific Islander men who have sex with men, San Francisco, 1999-2005. Sexually transmitted diseases 2007. PMID: 16940897

  30. Truong HM, Truong HH, Kellogg T, Klausner JD, Katz MH, Dilley J, Knapper K, Chen S, Prabhu R, Grant RM, Louie B, McFarland W. Increases in sexually transmitted infections and sexual risk behaviour without a concurrent increase in HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in San Francisco: a suggestion of HIV serosorting? Sexually transmitted infections 2006. PMID: 17151031

  31. Truong HM, Grant RM, McFarland W, Kellogg T, Kent C, Louie B, Wong E, Klausner JD. Routine surveillance for the detection of acute and recent HIV infections and transmission of antiretroviral resistance. AIDS (London, England) 2006. PMID: 17086059

  32. Truong HM, Kellogg T, McFarland W, Kang MS, Darney P, Drey EA. Contraceptive intentions among adolescents after abortion. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine 2006. PMID: 16857542

  33. Truong HM, Klausner JD. Diagnostic assays for HIV-1 infection. MLO: medical laboratory observer 2004. PMID: 15318787

  34. Truong HM, Berrey MM, Shea T, Diem K, Corey L. Concordance between HIV source partner identification and molecular confirmation in acute retroviral syndrome. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2002. PMID: 11873072

  35. Erler BS, Hsu L, Truong HM, Petrovic LM, Kim SS, Huh MH, Ferrell LD, Thung SN, Geller SA, Marchevsky AM. Image analysis and diagnostic classification of hepatocellular carcinoma using neural networks and multivariate discriminant functions. Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology 1994. PMID: 7933994

  36. Erler BS, Truong HM, Kim SS, Huh MH, Geller SA, Marchevsky AM. A study of hepatocellular carcinoma using morphometric and densitometric image analysis. American journal of clinical pathology 1993. PMID: 8395139