Thach Nguyen, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Key member of Board of Trustees
Acting Provost
Dean of School of Medicine

Dr Thach Nguyen is Director of cardiology at St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart Indiana, USA and Director of Cardiovascular Research Methodist Hospital, Merrillville Indian USA

He is clinical assistant Professor at Indiana University school of medicine and a Visiting Professor at First Nanjing Medical University Hospital.

He is deputy editor-in-chief of Interventional Cardiology Grand Round, associate editor-in-chief of the Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, Beijing, China, editorial consultant of the Journal of Interventional Cardiology Journal, Wiley-Liss, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States and Chinese Medical Journal, Beijing – China. He is also honorary professor of Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam, Central Military Hospital 301,  the Friendship Hospital, Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China and the First Nanjing University Medical Center, Nanjing China.

He was lead-editor and author of Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems (Fourth edition 2016 by Wiley Blackwell, NJ), Evidence Based Cardiology Practice: a 21st Century Approach (2009 by People’s Medical Publishing House, Connecticut, US) and the Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology (5th edition, 2017 by Wiley Blackwell) (many times bestseller #1 at Barnes and Noble Bookstores for interventional cardiology).

His research interests include new techniques in Interventional Cardiology, appropriate application in techniques and practices of clinical cardiology and other new developments in antiplatelet therapy and pulmonary hypertension.


Mr. Huynh Ho, Vice Provost

He graduated from the University of Pedagogy, majoring in Mathematics, State management, Politics. He later obtained a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. He is considered by many as a Senior Executive of Vietnam.

MSc. Huynh Ho has had 40 years of service to Vietnam and its educational developments since 1972, especially in the management of local and provincial education. He was appointed as Principal of Phuoc Hiep Middle School, Cu Chi, Gia Dinh (1975), Vice-Principal of Vung Liem High School, Vinh Long Province (1975-1977), Principal of Cang Long High School, Cuu Long Province (1977-1990), Head of the Functional Department of the Department of Education and Training of Cuu Long Province (1990-1992), Vice-Director of the Department of Education and Training of Tra Vinh Province (1992-1996) and Director of the Department of Education and Training of Tra Vinh Province (1996-2008). He had three months as Deputy of the Department of Propaganda and Training of the Party’s Committee of Tra Vinh Province before coming to Ho Chi Minh City to hold the position of Vice-Principal of Ho Chi Minh City Institute of Educational Managers (August 2008 – April 2011).

During his career, Mr. Huynh Ho has received many Certificates of Merit from the provincial authorities as well as the Ministry of Education and Training for his achievements and contribution to Vietnam’s educational development. He has been awarded the title of “Chiến sĩ thi đua” (Individuals who have obtained great achievements in production and fighting) for many years. He has also been awarded 12 medals, for all kinds of achievements throughout his career by Vietnam’s Ministries and Departments. In 1990, he was granted the title of “Meritorious Teacher of Vietnam”.

At present, MSc. Huynh Ho is the Vice-Provost of Tan Tao University and is the Provost of Tan Tao Talented High School.