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  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, College of Nursing, University of Utah. Project: Encouraging Provider Referrals to Community-Based Prediabetic Management Program in a Primary Care Setting


Van received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (2015), and Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree in Family (2020) from University of Utah. She worked full-time primarily in operating room as an RN. She returned to complete her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2017 and began working part-time in juvenile justice services setting. Prior to covid pandemic, she participated in a humanitarian effort as part of a medical team providing health care in rural Timo, Haiti.

In 2020, Van joined the University of Utah College of Nursing in the Faculty Practice Division, providing primary care services as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) for Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake. Within this role, she provide care to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) population. Between 2020-2022, She also worked in Neurology in Cognitive Disorders Clinic as an NP serving geriatrics population. As of February of 2022, she started her faculty role teaching in the Undergraduate Nursing Programs focusing on community and population health.

Van was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She immigrated to Utah with her family in 2001. She enjoys indoor gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family. 

Native Languages: Vietnamese, Cantonese