Dr Jennifer Ilo Van Nuil
Jennifer Van Nuil
Social and Behavioural Research
Jennifer Ilo Van Nuil, PhD, is a Global Health Bioethics Network Research Fellow at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Jennifer’s expertise is in Medical Anthropology and she is broadly concerned with the relationships between global health interventions, politics, and practice. Her main research interests include the ethnography of biomedicine, infectious diseases, global health, and social theory. Jennifer has worked on research in Rwanda for over ten years and has been working in Vietnam for the past year.
Current research includes exploring the socio-cultural context of access to medications for viral hepatitis through post-marketing clinical trials in southern Vietnam, community attitudes and practices regarding antibiotics in northern Vietnam, and research on the ethical challenges in conducting clinical trials and studies in low and middle income countries.
Prior to joining OUCRU, Jennifer worked with multiple non-governmental organizations (both national and international) in Rwanda. Past work includes ethnographic research with members of HIV support associations in Rwanda, acceptability research within clinical trials regarding women’s health interventions in Kigali, Rwanda, and qualitative research regarding care and treatment seeking pathways for people with hepatitis C in Rwanda.
Digital Health Policy and Programs for Hospital Care in Vietnam: Scoping Review.
Tran DM. et al, (2022), Journal of medical Internet research, 24
Mapping for Engagement: Setting up a Community Based Participatory Research Project to Reach Underserved Communities at Risk for Hepatitis C in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Nguyen Quoc G. et al, (2022), Frontiers in Public Health, 10
Researcher and study participants’ perspectives of consent in clinical studies in four referral hospitals in Vietnam
Van Nuil JI. et al, (2020), BMC Medical Ethics, 21
Towards a fair and transparent research participant compensation and reimbursement framework in Vietnam.
Sansom LJ. et al, (2020), International health, 12, 533 - 540
Improved quality of life following direct-acting antiviral treatment for chronic hepatitis C infection in Rwanda: Results from a clinical trial in sub-Saharan Africa (the SHARED study).
Van Nuil JI. et al, (2020), Journal of viral hepatitis