Dr. Tran's goal is to improve the health of vulnerable pediatric populations by preventing developmental delays in high risk children through the investigation of the physiologic causes and potential treatments of developmental delays in infants with a variety of diagnoses, including Congenital Heart Disease (CHD).
University of California Los Angeles
2014 Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation, Future of Nursing Scholar UCLA, School of Nursing, Los Angeles
2017 Best Dissertation Award UCLA, School of Nursing, Los Angeles
2018 Mentored Career Development in Clinical and Translational
Science Scholar USC, School of Medicine, Los Angeles
Tran, N, Hackett, H, Cadaver, C, Fichera, S, and Azen, C., Comparison of calf and brachial blood pressures in infants: Is there a difference between calf and brachial blood pressures? Journal of Vascular Nursing. 32(4):139-143, 2014. PMID#25455319
Schmithorst, V. J., Votava‐Smith, J. K., Tran, N., Kim, R., Lee, V., Ceschin, R., ... & Paquette, L. (2018). Structural network topology correlates of microstructural brain dysmaturation in term infants with congenital heart disease. Human brain mapping.
Tran, N. N., Kumar, S. R., Hodge, F. S., & Macey, P. M. (2018). Cerebral Autoregulation in Neonates With and Without Congenital Heart Disease. American Journal of Critical Care, 27(5), 410-416.
2013, Sigma Theta Tau International, Is There a Difference between Calf and Brachial Blood Pressures presentation, https://stti.confex.com/stti/bc42/webprogram/Paper58745.html
2014, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Future of Nursing Scholar press release, http://futureofnursingscholars.org/scholar-bio/nhu-tran/
2014, Nurse.com article on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Future of Nursing Scholar, https://www.nurse.com/blog/2014/10/13/ucla-phd-candidate-receives-future-of-nursing-scholars-program-award/
2014, UCLA press release on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Future of Nursing Scholar, http://www.nursing.ucla.edu/news-and-events/press-releases/press-releases-archive-2014/ucla-phd-candidate-among-first-recipients-of-prestigious-future-of-nursing-scholars-program-awards/
2015, The Beach Reporter, Article on Haiti Mission Trip, http://tbrnews.com/news/redondo_beach/redondo-beach-nurses-return-from-haiti-mission-to-save-conjoined/article_349a8d1e-2bd7-11e5-a4dd-ab02e7df9d4d.html
2015, Article on Nursing Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, https://www.aacn.org/nursing-excellence/nurse-stories/nhu-tran