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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

Education

Dr. Jacqueline Truong is one of the many talented Podiatric Surgeons at the Western University Foot and Ankle Center. After training in research design and earning a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University, she went on to earn a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago.

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

She completed her 3-year residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at the Cambridge Health Alliance, the teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Residency/Fellowship

Residency - Podiatric Medicine and Surgery  - Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

 

Certification

Board Qualified: Foot Surgery - American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Board Qualified: Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery - American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Basic Life Support (BLS) - Recertified in May 2010

Research Interest

Dr. Truong treats all aspects of pediatric and adult foot and ankle conditions. She has extensive training in flatfoot and high arch foot reconstruction, congenital foot deformity repair, arthroscopic surgery, sport-related injuries, trauma, internal and external fixation, lower extremity plastic surgery and limb salvage. Her personal interest in public health reflects in her practice of medicine and her continuing research on complications related to common foot and ankle conditions.

Awards

2006 - Illinois Podiatric Medical Association Zone One Scholarship

2004 - Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Distiguished Scholarship Award 

2003 - Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Summer Research Fellowship Scholarship

2003 - Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine Merit Scholarship Award

Organizations

American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)

American Public Health Association (APHA)

California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA)

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)

Publication

“Ability of Lower-Extremity Severity Injury Scores to Predict Functional Outcomes after Limb Salvage” ACFAS Scientific Literature Review - Oct. 2008
 
“Sodium Hyaluronate in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Ankle: a Controlled, Randomized, Double Blind Pilot Study” ACFAS Scientific Literature Review - July 2007

Narrative

Originally from Minnesota, Dr. Truong enjoys staying active with swimming, hiking, and aerobics. She also enjoys traveling and hopes to eventually visit all 58 National Parks. Her personal skills include speaking Vietnamese and French.