Upcoming Events

In order to widen the scientific research themes and strengthen international and national relationships of young researchers and students with other Faculty of Public Health among Southeast Asian countries, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy will host The Second Scientific Conference of Young Researchers in April 2018.

The theme of the 9th ICPH-GMS (2017), Yangon is “Adopting Healthy Lifestyle: Combating Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)”. NCDs are the leading causes of death in the GMS countries at present and they create enormous health burden with serious socioeconomic implications.

Updating the 5th AHLA International Health Literacy Conference, 12th - 14th November 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


This kick-off meeting is organised to start officially the four year transdisciplinary research project Scaling-up nutrition-sensitive agricultural initiatives in mountainous areas in Vietnam and Lao PDR  a collaboration of...

Viện Nghiên cứu Sức khỏe Cộng đồng xin thông báo đến quý cơ quan về việc đăng ký nộp đề cương nghiên cứu năm 2017 như sau...

Recent works

“Hue Healthy Adolescent Cohort Study: Promotion of healthy vision and prevention of non-communicable diseases”
Institute for Community Health Research, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy in collaboration with Tokyo Medical...
People recovering from a first episode of schizophrenia in Hue and Da Nang
A study of their functioning in family, work and community life, and the factors that influence it.
“Why medical research needs ethical approval” – Professor Tran Tinh Hien
The program attracted the attention and participation of lecturers from the Faculty of Public Health and more than 40...
Nghiệm thu đề tài do Viện NCSKCĐ hỗ trợ
Trong ngày 17/06 và 27/06, Viện Nghiên cứu Sức khỏe Cộng đồng tổ chức nghiệm thu các đề tài nghiên cứu khoa học do Viện...
A cross-sectional study was conducted on 247 workers at Binh De construction stone manufacturing cooperative and Tuy...
Professor Michael Dunne

Professor Michael Dunne


Co-Director of ICHR and an Honorary Professor of Hue University. Michael is a social epidemiologist.

The main focus of his research in recent years has been on population mental health and the impact of childhood adversity. He has also contributed to research into social and psychological dimensions of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis risk behaviour and treatment adherence. Much of his work involves collaboration with doctoral students; he has supervised more than 40 PhD students, with most from Vietnam and countries in the East Asia and Pacific region. He collaborates with UNICEF, the WHO and colleagues in the USA, China, Malaysia and Vietnam, particularly regarding child protection research. At Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane Australia, Michael teaches International Health, Epidemiology and Health Sociology

Name: Professor Michael Dunne

Position(s): Professor, Co-Director of ICHR and an Honorary Professor of Hue University. 

Discipline : Public Health and Health Services

Phone+61 7 3138 3928

Fax+61 7 3138 3369


Qualifications: Phd (Murdoch University), BA(Hons) (Murdoch University)

Keywords: Mental health, Child maltreatment, Health research methods, International Public Health, Human sexuality

 At Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane Australia, Michael teaches International Health, Epidemiology and Health Sociology

For publications by this staff member, visit ICHR Publication