Faculty & Staff bios

Jacqueline Truong, DPM, MPH

Assistant Professor, Podiatric Medicine, Surgery & Biomechanics, College of Podiatric Medicine

College of Podiatric Medicine

E-Mail: jbtruong@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-706-3907 | Fax: 909-706-3500

Website: www.westernu.edu

Join year: 2009


Dr. Truong is an alumnus of University of Minnesota Twin Cities. While at Columbia Uniersity, she earned her Master of Public Health degree. She received her doctoral degree from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, and completed a three-year foot and ankle surgical residency at Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School affiliate hospital. Dr. Truong treats all aspects of pediatric and adult foot and ankle conditions. She also has training in research design.

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, North Chicago, IL

Master of Public Health - Columbia University, New York, NY

Bachelor of Science, Microbiology - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Education Experience

Residency - 3 years Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (PM&S 36), Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA



Board Certified - American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Board Qualified, Foot - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Board Qualified, Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Certified, Basic Life Support - American Heart Association

X-ray Supervisor and Operator Permit, current - CA Department of Public Health, Radiography and Fluoroscopy

Professional Experience

Dr. Truong began in service to Westchester County Department of Health in New York under the Deputy Commissioner of Communicable Diseases. As she transitioned to podiatry, she applied her talents and leadership skills in service of multiple committees, podiatric institutions and organizations. For instance, she served as Co-Chief Resident during her residency training. Since then, she served as the Chair of the Public Health Committee for the California Podiatric Medical Association, Advisor for the American Podiatric Medical Association's Public Health & Preventative Podiatric Medicine Committee, clinical instructor and mentor to podiatric medical students and residents, peer reviewer for academic journals, and exam reviewer/writer for the American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examinations. She applies her research skills to intra- and extramural collaborative projects with colleagues from different professions including podiatry, medicine, allied health, and optometry. In addition, she has lectured for regional and national conferences and has published peer reviewed materials.

Member - American Podiatric Medical Association
Member - American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Member - California Podiatric Medical Association
Member - American Public Health Association
Member - American Association for Women Podiatrists

Research Interest

Pediatric and adult foot and ankle surgery and medicine, public health and education.


Dr. Truong is a native Minnesotan and speaks both Vietnamese and French. She enjoys spending time with her family and staying active with swimming, hiking, and yoga. She is a former acappella singer and continues to expand her creative side with floral arrangements.