Dr. Pham Hung Van, PhD
Dr. Pham Hung Van, PhD - Second President and Dean of Faculty of Phan Chau Trinh University.

PhD,  Doctor Pham Hung Van graduated from Ho Chi Minh University of Medicine and Pharmacy in 1978 and became a lecturer of the school until 2013. During 35 years of teaching medical microbiology at the school, many generations of medical students and post-grads have been taught of the basic and advanced, modern knowledge of microbiology applied in medicine. He is a pioneer in bridging the training and scientific research, especially in the field he was responsible for, because he considers that: "Knowing is not enough, we must apply; willing is not enough, we must do”. A number of new researches have been carried out at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy and many other domestic research centers have been supported by him. He did advanced studies in the Netherlands, the United States and Korea, and also worked with researchers from organizations of those countries to research on Molecular Biology, Clinical Immunology, and Antibiotic drug resistance.
He is also a pioneer in creating solutions to resolve difficulties related to the actual conditions to restore and establish microbiological tests in many hospitals in the country. 
- In 1995, Dr. Pham Hung Van received a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City. 
- In 1996, he founded and developed the Molecular Biology Laboratory for the University of Medicine and Pharmacy to become the most useful biomedical laboratory for diagnostics and research. In 1999, in order to further popularize the applications as well as the products he had studied in many hospitals and diagnostic centers, he and several co-founders of NK-BIOTEK established the facility which has now become a well-known and trusted biomedical research and application center.
- He has also participated in many research organizations domestic and abroad. Particularly in 1999, he was the Principal Member of the ANSORP (Asian Network for Surveillance of Resistant Pathogens) and APFID (Asian Pacific Foundation for Infectious Diseases); in 2008, he became a member of the Asia Pacific Advisory Board on pneumococcal conjugate vaccines and the protein D of H. Influenzae on disabling bacterial pneumococcal infection. In 2009, he was Chair of the Vietnam Society for Molecular Biology and Medicine, which is part of Vietnam Association of Clinical Biochemists, and in 2013 he was Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Clinical Microbiology. Ho Chi Minh City
A number of national and international awards were granted to him, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the San Francisco-HCMC Society honoring those who devoted their lives to science.
In 2017 PhD, Dr. Pham Hung Van was offered the position of Director and Dean of Medical Faculty of Phan Chau Trinh University in Quang Nam - his homeland.