The Vietnam Viral Hepatitis Alliance (VVHA) was established in December 2014.  VVHA envisions Vietnam being free of viral hepatitis.


The mission of VVHA is to stimulate and facilitate the design, funding, and collaborative implementation of high-impact public health initiatives in Vietnam to deal decisively with the huge and pressing problems of hepatitis B and hepatitis C.



Doan Dao, M.D., is a Founder and President of VVHA. He has more than 10 years of experience in many aspects of hepatitis B viral infection (HBV), including basic research; clinical science; patient care; and outreach and advocacy programs. He is personally passionate about and professionally committed to serving those affected by HBV. He is also fluent in English and Vietnamese.  Read more…


Mr. Gary W. Mize, MBA, is a Senior Management Advisor to VVHA. He is one of the founders of VVHA and served as its first Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Mize played a key role in developing VVHA’s first strategic plan and its first plan for hepatitis screening and access to care in Vietnam.  Read more…


Mr. Ronald Emerson McAdams, MBA, has broad business experience, serving since 1979 as President, CEO, or Chairman of a number of companies, both private and public. He has founded over 10 companies, ranging from high technology companies in Silicon Valley to a natural meat company in Billings, MT. Read more…


Dr. Robert G. Gish, M.D., is a founding and active member of the Board of Directors for the VVHA. He is also the founder and principal consultant of Robert G. Gish Consultants, LLC in San Diego, CA. His area of specialty includes Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Transplant Medicine. Dr. Gish also has expertise in Hepatitis B, C, D and E Detection; Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation of liver disease and viral hepatitis; HBV treatment; Bioartificial livers; Liver Cancer; Drug development; Public policy on liver disease; HCV drug development; Policies on Global, liver disease.  Read more…


Dr. William M. Lee, M.D., FACP, FAASLD, is a founding and active member of the Board of Directors for the VVHA.  Dr. Lee has served as Professor of Internal Medicine and Bioengineering at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas since 1990. He holds the Meredith Mosle Chair in Liver Diseases in his honor.  Read more…



Dr. Anh Le, Ph.D. is the Chief Technology Officer for VVHA and Director for the Information Center at Saigon University, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam. Before that, he was CEO of MyXTeam and Vice Director of the Research & Development Department as well as Senior Software Developer, Personify, Inc. Read more…

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Dr. Lily Trang Ngoc Doan Pham, M.D. is Vice President of Professional Relations and Program Management. She also serves in the role of Program Manager for VVHA’s Cornerstone program in Vietnam. Dr. Pham is currently a PhD candidate in Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), where she works as Research Assistant in an evaluation project for the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer program, and Data Analyst for the Healthy Pregnancy study. She received her MS degree in Epidemiology at UIC under the Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) fellowship. Read more…

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Amy Trang, Ph.D, M.Ed., is VVHA’s Vice President of Administrative Services. She is also the founder and CEO of Social Capital Solutions, Inc., a management and consulting firm that provides program development and administrative services to U.S.-based nonprofit organizations. Dr. Trang is passionate about raising awareness about viral hepatitis screening and linkages to care services because she has had family and friends personally affected by it. In addition to VVHA, Dr. Trang also works with the National Task Force on Hepatitis B Focus on Asian and Pacific Islander Americans as its Administrator, and HBI-DC as a Program Development Consultant. Read more…


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