Tri Tran, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Research
Senior MCH Epidemiologist

1450 Poydras Street, Ste. 2049
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 568-5055;


MD - 1990
Hue School of Medicine, Vietnam

MPH - 2000
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA


Community Health Research -1997
Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Sterilization Surgery - 1995
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Dac Lac Hospital, Vietnam.
Infertility Intern - 1994
Institute of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Neonatology, Ha Noi, Vietnam
Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology -1994
Institute of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Neonatology, Ha Noi, Vietnam
General Ultrasonography -1994
Medical Military Institute, Ha Noi, Vietnam

Research Interests

Maternal and child health epidemiology

Selected Publications

Burka G, Mather JF, Acuna JM, Tran T. Race-Specific Trends in Infant Mortality: Contributions of Birth-Weight Distribution and Birth-Weight-Specific Mortality, Louisiana 1991-2002, J La State Med Soc, July/August 2009, 161(4):199-205


Harville EW, Tran T, Xiong X, Buekens P. Population changes, racial/ethnic Disparities, and birth outcomes in Louisiana after hurricane Katrina. Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness, 2010; 4:S39-45


Richmond N, Tran T, Berry S. Receipt of transition services within a Medical Home: Do racial and geographic disparities exist? Matern Child Health J,2010 Aug. 15(6):742-52


Tran T, Roberson E, Borstell J, Hoyert DL. Evaluation of pregnancy mortality in Louisiana using enhanced linkage and different indicators defined by WHO and CDC/ACOG: Challenging and practical issues. Matern Child Health J, 2011 Oct; 15(7): 955-63


Berry S, Soltau E, Richmond NE, Kieltyka RL, Tran T, Williams A. Care coordination in a Medical Home in post-Katrina New Orleans: Lessons learned. Matern Child Health J, 2011 Aug; 15(6):782-93


Yan Liang, Lillian Funke, Tri Tran. Infant secondhand smoke exposure in Louisiana, 1998-2004: Trend and high risk population. J La State Med Soc, May/June 2011; 163(3):124-133


Richmond N, Tran T, Berry S. Can the Medical Home eliminate racial and ethnic disparities for transition services among youth with special health care needs? Matern Child Health J, 2012;16 (4):824-833


Tran T, Redeer A, Funke L, Richmond N. Association between smoking cessation interventions during prenatal care and postpartum relapse: Results from 2004-2008 multi-state PRAMS data. Matern Child Health J, 2013; 17(7):1269-1276 [Matern Child Health J. 2012 August; DOI: 10.1007/s10995-012-1122-8]


Waight MT, Rahman MM, Soto P, Tran T. Sexually transmitted diseases during pregnancy in Louisiana, 2007-2009: High risk populations and adverse newborn outcomes. J La State Med Soc, July/August 2013; 163(3), 219-226


Richmond N, Tran T, Berry S. What is the association between the Medical Home and Receipt of Standardized Pediatric Developmental Screening among US children 5 years and younger? J La State Med Soc. 2014; 166:62-71


Tran T, Wang HY, Webb J, Smith MJ, Soto P, Ibieta T, Peat M, Berry S. Using Medicaid Data to Improve New-born Hearing Screening Follow-Up Reporting: Results from a Pilot Study. J Healthc Commun. 2016; 1(2): 1-6


Tran T, Ng I, Choojitarom T, Webb J, Smith MJ, Ibieta T, Jumonville W, Peat M, Berry S. Late Newborn Hearing Screening, Late Follow-up, and Multiple Follow-Ups Increase the Risk of Incomplete Audiologic Diagnosis Evaluation. Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. 2016; 1(2): 49-55


Tran T, Wang Y, Smith MJ, Sharp B, Ibieta T, Webb J, Jumonville W, Peat M, Berry S. Time Trend and Factors Associated with Late Enrollment in Early Intervention among Children with Permanent Hearing Loss in Louisiana 2008-2013. Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. 2016; 1(2): 17-22


Berry S, Barovechio P, Mabile E, Tran T. Enhancing State Medical Home Capacity through a Care Coordination Technical Assistance Model. Matern Child Health J. DOI 10.1007/s10995-017-2312-1