Tri Do’s research with the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies focuses on the social epidemiology of HIV health disparities in marginalized populations in the US and globally. This research seeks to advance understanding of how social conditions affect: 1) individuals’ health outcomes, 2) accessibility of appropriate health services, and 3) utilization of healthcare services among men who have sex with men and transgender individuals. He also conducts clinical research to establish the role of nucleic-acid based testing for the diagnosis and management of a number of HIV, hepatitis, cytomegalovirus, and other infections.

Clinically, Tri has been an HIV/AIDS-treating physician and an attending since 2001 at the Positive Health Program at San Francisco General Hospital. He provided medical support to HIV clinic scale-up for the CDC/PEPFAR in Viet-Nam through clinical mentoring and supervision. He has developed MSM & transgender-sensitivity training for medical providers in Southeast Asia, US medical schools, and for the California prison system. Recently, he provided leadership to the opening of a free LGBT health clinic in San Francisco with the Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center.

Last modified: December 4, 2014