Maurizio Trevisan MD, MS

International Scholar

  •  Dean of Health Sciences | VinUniversity
  •  Vietnam | United States
  •   Chronic Diseases | Disease Prevention | Epidemiology

Languages: English, Italian, and Spanish


Dr Maurizio Trevisan is the Dean of Health Sciences at VinUniversity. He is a cardiovascular disease epidemiologist interested in ways to prevent CVD through changes in life style habits. He has been engaged in a number of international epidemiological collaborative studies. In his current position in Vietnam, he is focused on Chronic Disease prevention in a country in transition with a significant shift in the leading causes of mortality and morbidity. As a researcher, he has authored more than 250 publications, which have appeared in such high-impact journals as the "Journal of the American Medical Association," "Annals of Internal Medicine" and "The New England Journal of Medicine."  He has extensive experience directing and conducting multi-center and international collaborative studies, as well.

Recent Global Health Projects

Dr Trevisan currently serves as the Dean of Health Sciences at VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam. More information on the Vingroup-Penn Alliance can be found here

He is also engaged in global health projects relating to emerging risk factors and cardiovascular disease.

Selected Publications

Wood AM, et al. Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption: combined analysis of individual-participant data for 599 912 current drinkers in 83 prospective studies. Lancet. 391(10129):1513-1523, 2018