Doan Y Dao, MD, is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center of Excellence for Liver Disease in Viet Nam (COE), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
As Director of the COE, Dr. Dao spearheads Johns Hopkins’s initiatives to help address the rising, urgent, and significant disease burden of liver cancer caused by hepatitis B in Viet Nam. The COE, in collaboration with stakeholders in Viet Nam, is responsible for stimulating, finding, defining, initiating, and managing programs and projects that contribute directly to encouraging, supporting, and facilitating meaningful medical care service delivery, scientific research, and educational activities in hepatitis B and liver cancer between Johns Hopkins Medicine and Viet Nam. On behalf of the COE, Dr. Dao lives and works in Viet Nam for approximately six months annually.
Dr. Dao obtained his Medical Degree and post-graduate training in Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), Dallas, Texas, USA. At UTSW, Dr. Dao was a member of the Physician Scientist Training Program, a formal mechanism to facilitate and support physician-scientists development in academic medicine. Since 2019, Dr. Dao is a member of the Medical Advisory Board, Hepatitis B Foundation, PA, USA.