Medical Doctor
Nguyen Duc Minh

Positions undertaken
  • 2010 – present: Chief Executive Officer of Nutricare Nutrition Join Stock Company
  • 2009: Vice Director - Institute of Social & Medical Studies, Vietnam
  • 2007 – 2009: Deputy Chief of the Department of Scientific Research Management Section, National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam
  • 2005 – 2006: Deputy Dean of the Applied Nutrition Department. Head of Policy Unit, National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam
  • 2003 – 2005: Master of Nutritional Sciences, University of Washington at Seattle, United State
  • 1999 – 2003: Senior Program Officer in Protein – Energy Malnutrition Control Program - National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam
  • 1997 – 1999: Program Officer in the National Plan of Action for Nutrition (NPAN) Program in the National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam
  • 1989 – 1995: Student in Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam
Expert information

Medical Doctor (MD) Nguyen Duc Minh is a leading nutritionist in Vietnam, with 25 years working experience in the field of Nutrition & Community Health Care in countries of the Americas, Europe, Asia, including the United States of America and Vietnam.

MD. Nguyen Duc Minh has made many important contributions to the medical and pharmaceutical industry at domestic and foreign. He has continuously participated in cooperation programs of leading Medical Nutrition organizations such as: Wageningen University & Research (Netherlands), Universitas Indonesia (Jakarta – Indonesia), Academy of Social Sciences and American Population Council, Chulalongkorn University (Thailand), Administration of Science Technology and Training – Ministry of Health (Vietnam)…

Many of his scientific studies related to nutrition on the body of Vietnamese people have been published in prestigious medical publications.

Certificate of Appreciation: Global Initiative for Mother Support by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia in April 2002.

Certificate in Quantitative Analysis in Population by Council of Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population.


  1. John Knodel and Minh Duc Nguyen. Grandparents and grandchildren: care and support in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Ageing and Society / FirstView Article. 01 August 2014.
  2. Kavita Sethuraman. Wendy Hammond. Mai Anh Hoang. Kirk Dearden. Minh Duc Nguyen. Ha Thi Thu Phan. Nam Truong Nguyen. Challenges for Safe Replacement Feeding among HIV-Positive Mothers in Vietnam: A Qualitative Study of Mothers, Fathers, Health Care Providers, and Other Experts. AED/USAID technical report, 2011.
  3. Le Vu Anh, Nguyen Ngoc Bich, Nguyen Duc Minh, Le Thanh Ha, Do Minh Son, Tran Thi Tuyet Hanh. Knowledge, attitude and practice of local residents at Bien Hoa city – Vietnam on preventing dioxin exposure through foods. Organohalogen Compounds, Volume 70 (2008): 535 – 38.
  4. Nguyen MD, Beresford SA, Drewnowski A. Trends in overweight by socio-economic status in Vietnam: 1992 to 2002. Public Health Nutr. 2007 Feb;10(2):115-21. PMID: 17261219.
  5. Khan NC, Mai LB, Minh ND, Do TT, Khoi HH, West CE, Hautvast JG. Intakes of retinol and carotenoids and its determining factors in the Red River Delta population of northern Vietnam. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Jul 11. PMID: 17622264.
  6. Co-author in book: Q&A about Dioxin. Public Health Association, 2008.
  7. Co-author in book: National Sampling Survey on overweight and obesity of Vietnamese adult, 2005. Health Publishing House, 2007.
  8. Main author: Trends of overweight and its associated factors among Vietnamese adult: 1992-2002. Proceeding – Global Health Forum for Health Research 2006. Cairo, Egypt. Nov 2006.
  9. Co-author in books: Caring for mother and children at home, Health Publishing house, 1998. Handbook for nutrition collaborator network, Health Publishing House, 1998. Helping mother learn about nutrition, Health Publishing House, 2001.
  10. Co-author in article: Weight gain, food intake and energy consumption in pregnancy – Journal of Practical Medicine, No. 6 (424), 2002. Pg 92-95.