Amy Trang, Ph.D., M.Ed.
Amy Trang, Ph.D., M.Ed., Vice-President of Administrative Services & Planning. Dr. Amy Trang, PhD, MEd is Vice-President of Administrative Services and Planning for V-VHA. She is also the founder and CEO of Social Capital Solutions, Inc. Since 2014, Dr. Trang has served as the Administrator for the National Task Force on Hepatitis B Focus on Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. As the Administrator for the Task Force, Dr. Trang has worked alongside physicians and public health researchers to develop education curriculum on hepatitis B and C for liver cancer prevention as well as training seminars (in-person and virtually) targeted at primary care providers and mid-level practitioners.
Dr. Trang is passionate about raising awareness about viral hepatitis screening and linkages to care services because she has family and friends personally affected by it. In addition to the National Task Force on Hepatitis B Focus on Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, she also serves as a Program Development Consultant for HBI-DC; she has assisted those nonprofit organizations with developing culturally and linguistically appropriate patient education curriculum and learning materials. She has also been serving on the Hep B United National Advisory Committee since 2017.
Dr. Trang completed her doctorate degree in Public Policy from George Mason University School of Public Policy after transferring her doctoral studies in Culture and Values of Education from McGill University (Montreal, Canada). She holds a master’s degree in Social and Psychological Foundations of Education from the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Education and Human Development, and a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from George Mason University. She has also been an adjunct faculty at UVA since 2000, where she has taught Sociology of Education, Education in Multicultural Societies, Anthropology of Education, Critical Education Policy, Comparative Education, and Asian Education. She was one of the first faculty at UVA to successfully pilot an online course in 2015.