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Tu C. Nguyen, DO

Academic Title:

Clinical Instructor

Primary Appointment:

Emergency Medicine


110 S. Paca Street 6th Floor, Suite 200

Phone (Primary):


Education and Training

Undergraduate:  University of Maryland College Park

Medical School:  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Tu is a native of Maryland, born and raised in Silver Spring. She attended University of Maryland, College Park, and obtained a degree in Microbiology and citations in Statistics and Spanish Languages and Cultures. 

She subsequently lived in Norway for 1 year before returning to attend medical school in Philadelphia at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Tu returned to Maryland to complete her residency at University of Maryland Medical Center and her fellowship in Ultrasound.

She clinically works at University of Maryland's Prince George's Hospital Center and teaches/supervises medical students and residents. 

She is currently on the committee, NORSEM, which supports the development of emergency medicine in Norway, where she travels annually for their symposium.

Her interest lies in ultrasound education domestically and abroad, having taught in Norway, Rwanda and Zanzibar.

Research/Clinical Keywords

International Emergency Medicine: Disaster; Health System Development

Highlighted Publications

  • Huis in ‘t Veld MA, Nguyen TC, Martinez JP, Mattu A. ‘Need-to-Know’ emergency medicine articles of 2014. International Journal of Emergency Medicine 8:5, March 2015.