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Jacqueline Truong, DPM, MPH

Chair and Associate 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


2006-2009 Cambridge Health Alliance - Cambridge, MA | Residency Podiatric Medicine & Surgery 36 (PM&S 36)

2002-2006 Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University - North Chicago, IL | DPM, Durlacher Honors Society 2000-2002 Columbia Univeristy Mailman School of Public Health - New York, NY | MPH

1995-1999 University of Minnesota, College of Biological Sciences - Minneapolis, MN | BS in Microbiology


American Board of Podiatric Medicine | Board Certified 2016-current

CA Department of Public Health |Radiology & Fluoroscopy X-raySupervisor and Operator Permit 2015-current

American Board of Podiatric Medicine | Certified, Diplomate 2014-current

CA Board of Podiatric Medicine | Ankle Surgery License, Active 2009-current

Arthroscopic Foot and Ankle Surgery - American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons | Certified 2008

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.Dr. Truongserved 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 intramural 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.

Work Site

Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare, Pomona, CA 2018-current Medical Staff, Surgical Services | Podiatry

Chino Valley Medical Center, Chino CA 2016-current Medical Staff, Surgical Services | Attending Physician for Chino Valley Medical Center PMSR/RRA Program

Olive View Medical Center, University of California Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA 2014-2017 Medical Staff, Division of Podiatry , Dept. of Surgery | Attending Physician for DVA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Systems PMSR/RRA Program

Pomona Valley Regional Medical Center, Pomona, CA 2010-current Medical Staff, Department of Surgery

Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA 2010-current Medical Staff, Foot & Ankle Center at WesternU Health (Pomona Campus)

Research Interest

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


Regional and National Level

Voting Member: Post Graduate Affairs Committee | American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2018-current Evaluator in Training: Collaborative Residency Evaluator Committee | American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 2018-current Evaluator in Training: Collaborative Residency Evaluator Committee | American Board of Podiatric Medicine 2018-current Voting Member: Med. Care Section/ Comunity Health Planning & Policy Development Section | American Public Health Association 2017-current Voting Member: Council of Faculty | American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine 2016-current Voting Member: Public Health Committee | California Podiatric Medical Association 2015-2017 Exam Reviewer & Writer | American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examination/NBPME 2014-current Peer Reviewer: Foot and Ankle Specialist 2011-current Peer Reviewer: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 2011-current


Western Univeristy of Health Sciences

Voting Member: Inclusion & Humanism Task Force, Invited by Office of Institutional Research | Chair: Juan Ramirez, PhD 2019 Voting Member: Library Redesign Committee, Invited by WesternU Vice Provost | Chair: Jeffrey Keating, MA 2018 Voting Member: Flexible Classroom Design Task Force, Invited by WesternU Vice Provost | Chair: Sheree Aston, OD, MA, PhD 2018 Voting Member: CPM Dean's Search Committee, Appointed by WesternU Provost/CCO | Chair: MAry Lopez, PhD, RN 2018-2019 Voting Member: Academic Senate WesternU | Chair: Joshua Cameron, OD 2017-current Voting Member: Academic Support Service and Planning Committee | University Faculty Senate | Chair: Steven Standley, PhD 2017-current Voting Member: Student Health Insurance Committee | University Student Affairs | Chair: Beverly A. Sanks Guidry, EdD 2014-current Voting Member: Academic Administrative Team | WesternU College of Podiatric Medicine 2013-current Voting Member: Promotion and Tenure Committee | WesternU College of Podiatric Medicine 2013-current


Christman, RA, and Truong, JB. (2014). Chapter 7: Normal Development and Chapter 8: Development Variants. In Christman, RA (2nd Ed.), Foot and Ankle Radiology (pp.121-143 and 145-158). Philadelphia, PA. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Truong, JB and Levy, L. (pending). Public Health - Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Relevant Topics. In American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine's (3rd Ed.), Review Text in Podiatric and Primary Podiatric Medicine (pending page numbers). Bethesda, MD.


Dr. Truong is a native Minnesotan and speaks bothVietnamese 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.