Areas of Expertise:
- Clinical and Anatomical Pathology
- Pathology Informatics
- Clinical Informatics
- Electronic Health Record Systems
- Clinical Decision Support
- Data visualization
Ngoc Tran has joined the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Surveillance Informatics Branch (SIB) as an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) pathology informatics fellow. She will be working on the Precision Cancer Surveillance Pilot (Pilot 3) to enhance current surveillance system methodologies and tools, with a focus on pathology. In addition to collaborative activities with the Department of Energy, she will be also be working with pathology reports and images, natural language processing, and precision modeling. Dr. Tran will also work with Dr. Alison Van Dyke on Cancer Pathology Coding Histology and Registration Terminology (Cancer PathCHART) and Site-Histology Tree projects.
After finishing medical school in Viet Nam, Dr. Tran completed her pathology residency at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After her residency, she obtained a Master’s degree in Health and Clinical Informatics as well as Clinical Informatics fellowship training at Oregon Health & Science University.