GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Her research interests include medical ethics, psycho-oncology, palliative care, psychology of and psychological support for terminally-ill patients and their families.
Tran Thi Uyen Phuong is a Visiting Postgraduate Research Fellow from Vietnam. She received her Master’s degree in medical and clinical psychology. Currently, she provides assistance in conducting, developing curriculum materials in Western and Vietnamese medical ethics for the medical schools in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC); researching Vietnamese thinking on physician responsibility and the patient-physician relationship; and writing scholarly papers on Vietnamese medical ethical practice.
She was a lecturer of Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine, teaching medical psychology, psycho-sociology, and medical ethics and behavioral sciences courses. She also worked as a psychologist at Pediatric Department and the Department of Palliative Care, HCMC Oncology Hospital (Vietnam’s largest cancer center), providing training to staff and psychological support to terminally-ill patients and families. She is the founder and the chairperson of Nu Cuoi Trai Tim Psychological and Educational Science Branch, HCMC Psycho-Pedagogical Association. The branch services include training, researching and practicing in different aspects of psychology, conducting internship training programs for undergraduate and graduate students in medical and clinical psychology, counseling and psychotherapy; providing psychological counselling free of charge to poor people with cancer and chronic diseases and their families as well as vulnerable and disadvantaged groups. Ms. Uyen Phuong was a visiting lecturer on palliative care and hospice care at the following educational institutions: at Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine & Pharmacy, HCMC Oncology Hospital, Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Can Tho Oncology Hospital.
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