Linda Hoang is the medical director of the BCCDC Public Health Laboratory. She is also an associate director & program head of the Bacteriology & Mycology Lab at BCCDC and a clinical professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.
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.
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 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 since 1998.
- For a list of publications, see PubMed.