Theresa Nguyen, MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish (intermediate), Vietnamese

Clinical Expertise

  • Global Health / Tropical Medicine

Medical Education

Medical School
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Residency
Christiana Care Health System - Emergency Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Research

  • Fine mapping of the association with obesity at the FTO locus in African-derived populations Hassanein, M. T.; Lyon, H. N.; Nguyen, T. T.; Akylbekova, E. L.; Waters, K.; Lettre, G.; Tayo, B.; Forrester, T.; Sarpong, D. F.; Stram, D. O.; Butler, J. L.; Wilks, R.; Liu, J.; Le Marchand, L.; Kolonel, L. N.; Zhu, X.; Henderson, B.; Cooper, R.; McKenzie, C.; Taylor, H. A., Jr; Haiman, C. A.; Hirschhorn, J. N., Human molecular genetics
  • Genome-wide association of anthropometric traits in African- and African-derived populations Kang, S. J.; Chiang, C. W.; Palmer, C. D.; Tayo, B. O.; Lettre, G.; Butler, J. L.; Hackett, R.; Adeyemo, A. A.; Guiducci, C.; Berzins, I.; Nguyen, T. T.; Feng, T.; Luke, A.; Shriner, D.; Ardlie, K.; Rotimi, C.; Wilks, R.; Forrester, T.; McKenzie, C. A.; Lyon, H. N.; Cooper, R. S.; Zhu, X.; Hirschhorn, J. N., Human molecular genetics
  • Rapid assessment of genetic ancestry in populations of unknown origin by genome-wide genotyping of pooled samples. Chiang, C. W.; Gajdos, Z. K.; Korn, J. M.; Kuruvilla, F. G.; Butler, J. L.; Hackett, R.; Guiducci, C.; Nguyen, T. T.; Wilks, R.; Forrester, T.; Haiman, C. A.; Henderson, K. D.; Le Marchand, L.; Henderson, B. E.; Palmert, M. R.; McKenzie, C. A.; Lyon, H. N.; Zhu, X.; Hirschhorn, J. N., PLoS Genetics
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  • Racial differences in blood pressure response to calcium channel blocker monotherapy: a meta-analysis Nguyen, T. T.; Kaufman, J. S.; Whitsel, E. A., American Journal of Hypertension
  • The association of a SNP upstream of INSIG2 with body mass index is reproduced in several but not all cohorts. Lyon, H. N.; Emilsson, V.; Hinney, A.; Heid, I. M.; Lasky-Su, J.; Zhu, X.; Thorleifsson, G.; Gunnarsdottir, S.; Walters, G. B.; Thorsteinsdottir, U.; Kong, A.; Gulcher, J.; Nguyen, T. T.; Scherag, A.; Pfeufer, A.; Meitinger, T.; Brönner, G.; Rief, W.; Soto-Quiros, M. E.; Avila, L.; Klanderman, B.; Raby, B. A.; Silverman, E. K.; Weiss, S. T.; Laird, N.; Ding, X.; Groop, L.; Tuomi, T.; Isomaa, B.; Bengtsson, K.; Butler, J. L.; Fox, C. S.; O'Donnell, C. J.; Vollmert, C.; Celedón, J. C.; Wichmann, H. E.; Hebebrand, J.; Stefansson, K.; Lange, C.; Hirschhorn, J. N., PLoS Genetics