Dr. Nguyen is originally from Southern California and received her initial medical training at the University of California, San Diego. Drawn by the opportunity to integrate strong clinical training with caring for the underserved in an academic setting, she completed her internal medicine residency at UT Southwestern. Following residency, she completed a primary care research fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Nguyen brings to UT Southwestern a strong background in health services research, with training in clinical epidemiology, biostatistics, and implementation and dissemination sciences. She currently specializes in internal medicine, with a focus on patient-centered care across both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Outside of medicine, she is a food enthusiast, an avid reader, and an aspiring cyclist, hiker and traveler.