Lung Vu conducts implementation science (IS) research and evaluations of sexual, reproductive health (SRH), and HIV/AIDS programs in international settings. He has worked on topics, including HIV surveillance, costing, stigma among sexual minorities and people living with HIV, gender and HIV vulnerability, behavioral interventions, SRH/HIV linkages and referrals on HIV treatment outcomes, and integrated health services.
Vu has 15 years of combined experience in HIV programming and research. Before joining the Population Council, he was a research advisor at Population Services International (PSI), where he provided technical assistance to country programs to measure effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of SRH, HIV and TB intervention programs. Prior to PSI, he was a harm-reduction specialist at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vietnam and a Fred H. Bixby research fellow at the Population Council in Washington, DC.
Vu received his MPH (2006) and PhD (2009) from Tulane University, in addition to his doctor of medicine (MD, 2001) from Hanoi Medical School. He has authored more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals.