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Jacqueline B. Truong, DPM, MPH

Assistant Dean Pre-Clinical Curriculum and Faculty Affairs and Associate Professor

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, Medical Staff, Surgical Services Podiatry, Pomona, CA | 2018-present

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

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

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

WesternU Health Pomona Foot and Ankle Center, Medical Staff, Pomona, CA | 2010-present

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 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.