Lynne H. Nguyen
Founder and Board Member
Asian American Health Coalition
Lynne Nguyen is Director of the Community & Populations Core in the Center for Community-Engaged Translational Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She leads MD Anderson’s efforts to increase minorities & women’s awareness, understanding, and participation in cancer clinical trials. Lynne leads a team of community health engagement experts that facilitate long-term, equitable research partnerships between MD Anderson researchers and community-based organizations. A passionate community volunteer and health advocate, Lynne founded the Asian American Health Coalition, the parent organization of HOPE Clinic in Houston. From its beginnings as a 4-hour a month volunteer-led clinic in 2002, HOPE Clinic is now a fully-staffed Federally Qualified Community Health Center that serves all patients regardless of insurance or income status. Lynne received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston and her Master in Public Health from the University Of Texas Health Science Center School Of Public Health here in Houston.