H. Bryant Nguyen, MD, MS
John E. Peterson Professor
Head, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Hyperbaric, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Medicine
Departments of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Basic Sciences and Pharmacy Practice
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
Dr. Nguyen is the John E. Peterson Professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Basic Sciences and Pharmacy Practice. He is the Head of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Hyperbaric, Allergy and Sleep Medicine, Director for the Medical Intensive Care Unit, as well as the Vice-Chair of Research in Department of Medicine at Loma Linda University in California. He received M.D. degree from the University of California, Irvine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, and went on to complete a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Loma Linda University.
Dr. Nguyen joined the faculty of Loma Linda University in 2003. His research includes multi-disciplinary critical care delivery, early intervention and novel therapies in severe sepsis, shock resuscitation, lactate clearance and biomarkers discovery. Having co-authored Early Goal-Directed Therapy (EGDT), Nguyen led his institution as one of the earliest adopters of the sepsis resuscitation bundle. Dr. Nguyen has championed sepsis education and guidelines not only within his own institution, but his list of over 100 publications and dedication to bridging the gap between research and clinical practice has taken him across the country and around the globe.
As Division Head, Dr. Nguyen’s vision is for Pulmonary & Critical Care at Loma Linda University to be a Center of Excellence within the region. In addition to Medical Critical Care; the Advanced Lung Disease Center, Interventional Pulmonary, Pulmonary Hypertension, Severe Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, Sleep Disorders, Hyperbaric and Wound Care are amongst the programs that his Division leads. Faculty development, promotions, and physician well-being are crucial in his Division. More recently, Dr. Nguyen has developed special interest in clinical informatics and partners with Information Services at LLUMC to develop predictive analytics in order to better patient care.
He is married now for 26 years, with 2 children, both in high school. His hobbies include fitness, swimming, running and enjoying his kids growing up.
- Wearing turquoise in the months of March, April and May
- Raising awareness for the cause through their social media networks
- Fundraising for the American Lung Association, with a minimum target of $1000