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Articles by Bich-May Nguyen, MD, MPH

Bich-May Nguyen, MD, MPH
About Bich-May Nguyen, MD, MPH

Bich-May Nguyen cares for patients at a community health center and teaches medical students, residents, and faculty development fellows. Dr. Nguyen received her MD in the Underserved Track from Baylor College of Medicine and an MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her residency training in Family Medicine at Boston University. Dr. Nguyen is involved with the National Physicians Alliance and serves on the Executive Board of the New Leaders Council Houston. You can follow her at @bicmay. She began contributing to Policy Prescriptions® in 2013. Contact: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | More Posts

America Should Invest in Gun Violence Research

Suicide is often an impulsive act. A person has a short-term mental health crisis and spontaneously considers suicide. Most who survive suicide do not usually die from another attempt. Committing suicide by gun is one of the most common and lethal [...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

What Works? Three Laws that Prevent Gun Deaths

A number of laws have been passed at the state level to address firearm safety. Some laws loosen restrictions on gun ownership while others tighten restrictions on gun ownership. Not all firearm-related laws are effective. Researchers conducted a [...]

September 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Missing Link Between Mental Health and Guns

The crime rate in the United States has decreased despite public perception. However, the death rate from firearms – especially for suicides – has not seen as great a reduction. Source: Iorna (Flickr/CC) Researchers at Duke and the [...]

August 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

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