Academic Rank:
Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
Short Bio:

Linda Hoang is a physician and the associate director and program head of the Bacteriology & Mycology Lab at BCCDC. She is also a clinical associate professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at UBC.

Bio

Linda Hoang, MD, MSc, DTM&H, FRCPC, is a medical microbiologist. She is the associate director and program head of the Public Health Advanced Bacteriology & Mycology Lab in the BCCDC Public Health Laboratory and the co-medical director of the Provincial Infection Control Network (PICNet).

She enjoys teaching and is the site supervisor of the Medical Microbiology Residency Training Program in the BCCDC Public Health Laboratory. She is also a clinical associate professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC.

Dr. Hoang received her master’s and medical degrees, and her FRCPC qualification in medical microbiology from UBC. She also obtained a diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene from the London School of Hygiene & Epidemiology in the UK. She has been based at BCCDC since 2006, but has been involved in BCCDC-led projects in Vietnam and BC from 1998.

 

Academic background

  • BSc (Hons.), Area of research: Vascular Physiology, Dept of Physiology, Univ of British Columbia. 1991-1995
  • MSc, Area of research: Membrane Electrophysiology & Bacteriology, Dep of Physiology, Univ of British Columbia. 1995-1997
  • MD University of British Columbia. 1997-2001
  • FRCPC Medical Microbiology. Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. The University of British Columbia. Jul 2001-Jun 2006
  • DTM&H. Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Jan-Apr 2005
  • Residency in Medical Microbiology, Dept of Pathology & Lab Medicine, Univ of British Columbia. 2006

Publications

For a list of publications, see PubMed.

Research Interest

Dr. Hoang’s clinical and academic interests include agents of bioterrorism and containment-level-3 pathogens.

She is also interested in healthcare-acquired infections, antibiotic-resistant organisms and Cryptococcus gattii, as well as enteric bacterial pathogens and outbreaks in BC.