Uyen H. Kao, MPH

Executive Director, Administrative Core

Uyen H. Kao, MPH, currently serves as the Executive Director of CHIPTS.  She has over 15 years of experience in research administration, program management, and grant development. She also has experience in business marketing, organizational management, and assisting organizations in leading, implementing, and monitoring strategic planning processes.   Her past research work has focused on the facilitation of the use of evidence-based practices and prevention interventions in public health and in real-world practice settings.  Ms. Kao has managed numerous research projects from private, local, state, and federal funders in the areas of HIV, STDs, and substance abuse.  She has also worked with the Cochrane Collaboration Drugs and Alcohol Group and for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).