Uy Hoang – research publications and presentations


BSc, MBBS (Lond.), MPH (Yale), FFPH, MD(Res)

‘Changes in primary care visits arising from the COVID-19 pandemic: an international comparative study by the International Consortium of Primary Care Big Data Researchers (INTRePID)’ by Tu K, Sarkadi Kristiansson R, Gronsbell J, de Lusignan S, Flottorp S, Goh LH, Hallinan CM, Hoang U, Kang SY, Kim YS, Li Z, Ling ZJ, Manski-Nankervis JA, Ng APP, Pace WD, Wensaas KA, Wong WC, Stephenson E; INTRePID. BMJ Open. 2022 May 9;12(5):e059130. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059130.PMID: 35534063

‘A Profile of Influenza Vaccine Coverage for 2019-2020: a Database Study of the English Primary Care Sentinel Cohort’ by Hoang U, Delanerolle G, Fan X, Aspden C, Byford R, Ashraf M, Haag M, Elson W, Leston M, Anand S, Ferreira F, Joy M, Hobbs R, de Lusignan S. JMIR Preprints. 05/05/2022:39297

‘Representativeness, vaccination uptake and COVID clinical outcomes 2020-21 in the UK’s Oxford-RCGP Research and Surveillance Network: cohort profile’ by Leston M, Elson WH, Watson C, Lakhani A, Aspden C, Bankhead CR, Borrow R, Button E, Byford R, Elliot AJ, Fan X, Hoang U, Linley E, Macartney J, Nicholson BD, Okusi C, Ramsay M, Smith G, Smith S, Thomas M, Todkill D, Tsang RR, Victor W, Williams A, Williams J, Zambon M, Howsam G, Amirthalingam G, Lopez-Bernal J, Hobbs FR, de Lusignan S. JMIR Preprints. 04/05/2022:39141

‘Observational study of mental health presentations across healthcare setting during the first 9 months of the COVID-19 pandemic in England’ by Smith G, Harcourt S, Hoang U, Lemanska A, Elliot A, Morbey R, Hughes H, Lake I, Edeghere O, Oliver I, Sherlock J, Amlôt R, de Lusignan S.JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2022 Apr 26. doi: 10.2196/32347. 

‘Early and ongoing stable glycaemic control is associated with a reduction in major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in people with type 2 diabetes: primary care cohort study’ by Whyte MB, Joy M, Hinton W, McGovern A, Hoang U, van Vlymen J, Ferreira F, Mount J, Munro N, de Lusignan S. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2022 Apr 4. doi: 10.1111/dom.14705. Online ahead of print.

‘National rates and disparities in childhood vaccination and vaccine-preventable disease during the COVID-19 pandemic: English sentinel network retrospective database study’ by Hoang U, de Lusignan S, Joy M, et al. Arch Dis Child. 2022 Mar 31:archdischild-2021-323630. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2021-323630. Online ahead of print.

‘Assessing the clinical and socio-economic burden of RSV in children under 5 years in primary care: Protocol for a prospective cohort study in England and report on adaptations of the study to the COVID-19 pandemic’ by Hoang U, Button E, Armstrong M, Okusi C, Ellis J, Zambon M, Anand S, Delanerolle G, Hobbs R, Van Summeren J, Paget J, de Lusignan S. JMIR Preprints. 16/03/2022:38026

‘Systematic Review of COVID Films Screened by Festivals During 2020 and The Basis of an Archive of Films to Support Research on the Social Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic’ by Hoang U, Sharma K, Seminog O. Journal of Corona Virus. 2021Vol. 1Issue 2

‘Low levels of respiratory syncytial virus activity in Europe during the 2020/21 season: what can we expect in the coming summer and autumn/winter?’ by van Summeren J, Meijer A, Aspelund G, Casalegno JS, Erna G, Hoang U, Lina B, VRS study group in Lyon, de Lusignan S, Teirlinck AC, Thors V, Paget J, Eurosurveillance, 26, 2100639 (2021),

‘National record-linkage study of hospital admissions for schizophrenia in childhood and adolescence in England’ by Seminog O, Hoang U, Goldacre M, James A.  Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry (2021).

‘Brand-specific influenza vaccine effectiveness estimates during 2019/20 season in Europe – Results from the DRIVE EU study platform’ by Stuurman AL, Biccler J, Carmona A, Descamps A, Díez-Domingo J, Muñoz Quiles C, Nohynek H, Rizzo C, Riera-Montes M and DRIVE Public Partners. Vaccine, 2021, ISSN 0264-410X, 

‘Study into COVID-19 Crisis Using Primary Care Mental Health Consultations and Prescriptions Data’ by Lemanska A, Hoang U, Jeffreys N, Bankhead C, Bhui K, Ferreira F, Harcourt S, James A, Liyanage H, Nicholson BD, Sherlock J, Smith G, Smith NAS, Thomas SA, Williams J, De Lusignan S.Stud Health Technol Inform. 2021 May 27;281:759-763. doi: 10.3233/SHTI210277.PMID: 34042680

‘Using Point of Care Testing to estimate influenza vaccine effectiveness in the English primary care sentinel surveillance network’ by de Lusignan S, Hoang U, Liyanage H, Tripathy M, Sherlock J, Joy M, Ferreira F, Diez-Domingo J, Clark T.PLoS One. 2021 Mar 11;16(3):e0248123. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248123. eCollection 2021.PMID: 33705452

‘The role of antibody tests for COVID-19 in primary care’ by Zarif A, McGagh D, Hoang U, de Lusignan S.Br J Gen Pract. 2021 Feb 25;71(704):131-134. doi: 10.3399/bjgp21X715169.

‘Rapid community point-of-care testing for COVID-19 (RAPTOR-C19): protocol for a platform diagnostic study’ by Nicholson BD, Hayward G, Turner PJ, Lee JJ, Deeks A, Logan M, Moore A, Seeley A, Fanshawe T, Oke J, Koshiaris C, Sheppard JP, Hoang U, Parimalanathan V, Edwards G, Liyange H, Sherlock J, Byford R, Zambon M, Ellis J, Bernal JL, Amirthalingam G, Linley E, Borrow R, Howsam G, Baines S, Ferreira F, de Lusignan S, Perera R, Hobbs FDR. Diagn Progn Res. 2021 Feb 8;5(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s41512-021-00093-8.PMID: 33557927 

‘Reflections on running an International Public Health Film Competition during the COVID-19 pandemic and implications for future film festivals’ by Hoang U, Sharma K, Russell P, Bergonzi-King L, Kapoor N, Rae M, Seminog O. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, Volume 14, Issue 1, DOI: 10.1080/17538068.2021.1878751

‘Using an Ontology to Facilitate More Accurate Coding of Social Prescriptions Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Feasibility Study’ by Jani A, Liyanage H, Okusi C, Sherlock J,Hoang U, Ferreira F, Yonova I, de Lusignan S.J Med Internet Res. 2020 Dec 11;22(12):e23721. doi: 10.2196/23721.PMID: 33306032

‘Using an ontology to facilitate more accurate coding of social prescribing’ by Jani A, Liyanage H, Okusi C, Sherlock J, Hoang U, Ferreira F, Yonova I, de Lusignan S. JMIR Preprints. 20/08/2020:23721. DOI: 10.2196/preprints.23721

‘Vaccine effectiveness against laboratory-confirmed influenza in Europe – Results from the DRIVE network during season 2018/19’ by Stuurman AL, Bollaerts K, Alexandridou M, Biccler J, Díez Domingo J, Nohynek H, Rizzo C, Turunen T, Riera-Montes M; DRIVE Public Partners. Vaccine. 2020 Sep 22;38(41):6455-6463. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.07.063. Epub 2020 Aug 7. PMID: 32778474.

‘Integrating molecular point-of-care testing for influenza into primary care: a mixed-methods feasibility study’ by de Lusignan S, Hoang U, Liyanage H, Tripathy M, Yonova I, Byford R, Ferreira F, Diez-Domingo J, Clark T.Br J Gen Pract. 2020 Jul 13:bjgp20X710897. doi: 10.3399/bjgp20X710897. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32661013

‘Oxford Royal College of General Practitioners Clinical Informatics Digital Hub: Rapid Innovation to Deliver Extended COVID-19 Surveillance and Trial Platforms’ by de Lusignan S, Jones N, Dorward J, Byford R, Liyanage H, Briggs J, Ferreira F, Akinyemi O, Amirthalingam G, Bates C, Lopez Bernal J, Dabrera G, Eavis A, Elliot AJ, Feher M, Krajenbrink E, Hoang U, Howsam G, Leach J, Okusi C, Nicholson B, Nieri P, Sherlock J, Smith G, Thomas M, Wood I, Zambon M, Parry J, O’Hanlon S, Joy M, Butler C, Marshall M, Hobbs FR. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2020 Jun 1. doi: 10.2196/19773. 

‘Development of the Oxford Audience Reception Survey and Score (OARSS) for health films and its use for audience analysis’ by Sharma K, Hoang U, Kahn A, Seminog O. Submitted to MED2020 Conference: Mobilising Methods in Medical Anthropology

‘Feasibility of Point-of-Care Testing for Influenza Within a National Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network in England: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study’ by de Lusignan S, Hoang U, Liyanage H, Yonova I, Ferreira F, Diez-Domingo J, Clark T. JMIR Res Protoc 2019;8(11):e14186. DOI: 10.2196/14186. PMID: 31710303

‘The nexus between air pollution, green infrastructure and human health’ by Kumar P, Druckman A, Gallagher J, Gatersleben B, Allison S, Eisenman TS, Hoang U, Hama S, Tiwari A, Sharma A, Abhijith KV, Adlakha D, McNabola A, Astell-Burt T, Feng X, Skeldon AC, de Lusignan S, Morawska L. Environment International. Volume 133, Part A, December 2019, 105181.

‘Glycaemic trajectories in type 2 diabetes and risk of cardiovascular disease: exploring the link’ by Whyte MB, Joy M, Hoang U, Hinton W, McGovern A, Munro N, Mount JE, Calderara S, de Lusignan S. Diabetologia. 62: S63-S64. Sep 2019

Chapter 7 – The Invisibility of Children in Data Systems by Rigby M, Deshpande S, Luzi D, Pecoraro F, Tamburis O, Rocco I, Corso B, Minicuci N, Liyanage H, Hoang U, Ferreira D, de Lusignan S, MacPepple E, Gage H. In Issues and Opportunities in Primary Health Care for Children in Europe (1st Edition) edited by Blair M, Rigby M, Alexander D. Emerald Publishing. Published May 2019. ISBN: 978-1-78973-354-9, eISBN: 978-1-78973-351-8

Chapter 8 – The Conundrum of Measuring Children’s Primary Health Care by Rocco I, Corso B, Luzi D, Pecoraro F, Tamburis O, Hoang U, Liyanage H, Ferreira D, de Lusignan S, Minicuci N. In Issues and Opportunities in Primary Health Care for Children in Europe (1st Edition) edited by Blair M, Rigby M, Alexander D. Emerald Publishing. Published May 2019. ISBN: 978-1-78973-354-9, eISBN: 978-1-78973-351-8

‘Determinants of inter-practice variation in ADHD diagnosis and stimulant prescribing: cross-sectional database study of a national surveillance network’ by Hoang U, James AC, Liyanage H, Jones S, Joy M, Blair M, Rigby M, Lusignan S. BMJ Evid Based Med. 2019 Feb 14. pii: bmjebm-2018-111133. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2018-111133.

‘Determinants of inter-practice variation in childhood asthma and respiratory infections: cross-sectional study of a national sentinel network’ by Hoang U, Liyanage H, Coyle R, Godden C, Jones S, Blair M, Rigby M, de Lusignan S. BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 24;9(1):e024372. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024372.

‘Association of long term antibiotic use and diagnosis of chronic disease’ by Wachtel S, Hoang U, Sherlock J, McGee C, Byford R, de Lusignan S. Asia Pac J Med Toxicol 2018;7:60-7.

‘Incidence of household transmission of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in a primary care sentinel network (1992–2017): cross-sectional and retrospective cohort study protocol’ by de Lusignan S, Konstantara E, Joy M, Sherlock S, Hoang U, Coyle R, Ferreira F, Jones S, O’Brien S.  BMJ Open 2018;8:e022524. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022524

‘Profiling Databases to Facilitate Comparison of Child Health Systems Across Europe Using Standardised Quality Markers’ by Liyanage H, Shinneman S, Hoang U, Ferreira F, Alexander D, Rigby M, Blair M, de Lusignan S. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2018;247:61-65.

‘What’s in the ‘Public Health Toolbox’ by Hoang U, Botchway S, van Schalkwyk M. Juniper Online Journal of Public Health Volume 3 Issue 2 – April 2018, DOI: 10.19080/JOJPH.2018.03.555607

Chapter 117 – Stroke: epidemiology of different types of strokes by Hoang U, Douiri A, Ayis S, Wang Y, Rudd A, Wolfe CD. In Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine (3 ed.) edited by Michel J-P, Beattie BL, Martin FC, and Walston JD. Oxford University Press. Published December 2017. ISBN : 9780198701590. DOI: 10.1093/med/9780198701590.003.0117

‘Availability of Computerised Medical Record System Data to Compare Models of Child Health Care in Primary Care Across Europe’ by Liyanage H, Hoang U, Ferreira F, Alexander D, Rigby M, Blair M, De Lusignan S. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;244:8-12.

‘Films for public health: developing the evidence base for films to support public health goals’ by Botchway S, Simpson D, Bettiol S, van Schalkwyk M, Flodgren G, Hoang U.  Perspectives in Public Health, September 2017 Vol 137 No 5 p. 260-261

‘What predicts early glycaemic control in people with type 2 diabetes?’ by McGovern AP, Hoang U, Hinton W, Munro N, Calderara S, de Lusignan S, Whyte M. Diabetologia. 60: S509. Sep 2017.

‘Real world evidence for legacy effect of early glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes on risk of macrovascular disease’ by Whyte M, Hoang U, Hinton W, McGovern AP, Munro N, de Lusignan S. Diabetologia. 60: S523-S524. Sep 2017.

‘First International Public Health Film Competition 2016-reflections on the development and use of competition judging criteria’ by Hoang U, Luna P, Russell P, Bergonzi-King L, Ashton J, McCarthy C, Donovan H, Inman P, Seminog O, Botchway S. J Public Health (Oxf). 2017 Mar 25:1-6. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx022

‘Shaping innovations in long-term care for stroke survivors with multimorbidity through stakeholder engagement’ by Sadler E, Porat T , Marshall I , Hoang U, Curcin V, Wolfe CDA, McKevitt C. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177102.

‘Air pollution and the incidence of ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke in the South London Stroke Register: a case–cross-over analysis’ by B K Butland, R W Atkinson, S Crichton, B Barratt, S Beevers, A Spiridou, U Hoang, F J Kelly, C D Wolfe. J Epidemiol Community Health 2017;0:1–6. doi:10.1136/jech-2016-208025

‘Effect of Exhaust- and Non-exhaust Related Components of Particulate Matter on Long-Term Survival After Stroke’ by Desikan A, Crichton S, Hoang U, Barratt B, Beevers SD, Kelly FJ, Wolfe CD. Stroke. 2016 Dec;47(12):2916-2922. Epub 2016 Nov 3.

‘Associations between exhaust and non-exhaust particulate matter and stroke incidence by stroke subtype in South London’ by Crichton S, Hoang U, Barrat B, Beevers S, Kelly F, Wolfe C. Science of the Total Environment, Volume 568, 15 October 2016, Pages 278–284

‘Reflections on the UK’s first Public Health Film Festival’ by Botchway S and Hoang U. Perspectives in Public Health January 2016 vol. 136 no. 1 23-24

‘Conversion from depression to bipolar disorder in a cohort of young people in England, 2002-2011: a national record linkage study’ by James A, Goldacre M, Wotton CJ, Hoang U, Duffy A. In : Journal of Affective Disorders, 185, 1 October 2015, p. 123–128

‘Dementia – the challenge of putting the horse before the cart’ Guest editorial by Hoang U, Crouch SEM,  Knifton L, Brayne C, (2015) “Guest editorial” for Journal of Public Mental Health, 14 (1), 2015

‘Stroke outcomes in Sickle Cell Disease’ by Vasconcelos Da Silva M, Hoang U, Sheldenkar A, Bray B, Rudd A, Wolfe CD. Abstract accepted for poster presentation to the UK Stroke Forum, Harrogate, 2-4 Dec 2014

‘The effect of personalised care on long- term loss to follow-up in a stroke register’ by Hoang U, Sheldenkar A, Redfern J, Leon J, Emmett E, McKevitt C, Wolfe CD. Abstract accepted for poster presentation to the World Stroke Congress, Istanbul, 22-25 Oct 2014

Semi Automated Transformation to OWL Formatted Files as an Approach to Data Integration: A Feasibility Study Using Environmental, Disease Register and Primary Care Clinical Data. Liang, S. F., Taweel, A., Miles, S., Kovalchuk, Y., Spiridou, A., Barratt, B., Hoang, U., Crichton, S., Delaney, B. C. & Wolfe, C.6 Jun 2014 In : Methods of Information in Medicine. 53, 4

‘A comparison of american and english hospital discharge rates for pediatric bipolar disorder, 2000 to 2010’ by James, A., Hoang, U., Seagroatt, V., Clacey, J., Goldacre, M. & Leibenluft, E. Jun 2014 In : Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 53, 6, p. 614-624

‘Smoking in Ethnic Minorities and its Association With Stroke Outcomes’ by Chukwu O, Hoang U, Crichton S, Wolfe CD. Abstract accepted for poster presentation to the European Stroke Conference, Nice, 6-9 May 2014

‘Mortality following hospital discharge with a diagnosis of eating disorder: National record linkage study, England, 2001-2009’. Hoang U, Goldacre M, James A. Int J Eat Disord. 2014 Mar 5. doi: 10.1002/eat.22249.

‘Subsequent primary malignancies in patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer in England: a national record-linkage study’. Ong EL, Goldacre R, Hoang U, Sinclair R, Goldacre M. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Mar;23(3):490-8. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-13-0902.

‘Risk of primary malignant cancer after non-melanoma skin cancer in England: A national record linkage study’ by Ong E, Goldacre R, Hoang U, Sinclair R, Goldacre M. . Australasian Journal of Dermatology 54:24 May 2013.

‘Trends in hospital admission rates for whooping cough in England across five decades: database studies’. Haslam N, Hoang U, Goldacre MJ. J R Soc Med. 2014 Feb 13.

‘Associations between bullous pemphigoid and primary malignant cancers: an English national record linkage study, 1999-2011′ Archives of Dermatological Research, 2013, vol 4, 4th Aug

‘Avoidable mortality in people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in England’, ACTA Psychiatr Scand 2012: 1–7

‘Hospital admissions for depression in England 1999-2010: national study of hospital statistics’, abstract accepted for oral presentation at the International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, ACC Liverpool, 10-13 July 2012

‘Avoidable mortality in people with severe mental illness: a cohort study of people recently discharged from hospital in England’, abstract accepted for poster presentation to the EPA-EU GEI Conference, Maastricht, 13-16 June 2012

‘Geographical variations in patterns of hospital admission for older people with dementia in England, 1999 – 2008’, abstract accepted for poster presentation to the Oxford Public Health Mini-Conference, Oxford, 24 April 2012 

“Cultural influences on the presentation and treatment of psychological distress amongst the Vietnamese in the UK” chapter 9 within the book ‘Southern Medicine for Southern People’ edited by Laurence Monnais, Michele Thompson and Ayo Wahlberg, Cambridge Scholars Press, Feb 2012, ISBN-13:978-1-4438-3497-1

‘Mortality after hospital discharge for people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder: retrospective study of linked English hospital episode statistics, 1999-2006’, BMJ 2011; 343:d5422.

‘Career plans and views of trainees in the Academic Clinical Fellowship Programme in England’, Medical Teacher 2011; 33(11): e637-43

‘Geography of Hospital Admissions for Multiple Sclerosis in England and Comparison with the Geography of Hospital Admissions for Infectious Mononucleosis: A Descriptive Study’, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 2011;82:682-687

‘Under-reporting of measles cases among the traveller community in the Thames Valley’, abstract accepted for poster presentation to the HPA National Conference, 2009

‘Highlighting the challenges of working with other partners in care homes’, abstract accepted for poster presentation to the HPA National Conference, 2009

‘Relationship of cultural factors to child outcomes in a behavioural health system of care’ Masters thesis presentation to the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, 28th April 2006

‘Relationship of cultural factors to child outcomes in a behavioural health system of care’, published by Universal Microfilms, Michigan, USA, ISBN No. 0-542-62487-7, Pub No. 1434181, 2006

‘Using the DSM-IV Cultural Formulation to understand gambling and religion in a Chinese Immigrant’ presentation to the UCSF Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Case Conference Series, San Francisco General Hospital, in association with Professor Francis Lu, 22nd July 2005

‘The Development of Mental Health Services for the Vietnamese in the UK’ presentation to the Yale Vietnamese Studies Group, 2nd November 2004

‘Retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma presenting as acute appendicitis’, Gastroenterology Today, Winter 2003, Vol 13, No. 4, p122-123

‘$50m record damages awarded against tobacco company’, BMJ 1999; 318: p481

‘East meets West’ , BMJ 1999; 318: p543

‘BMA warns of arrival of genetic weapons’, BMJ 1999; 318: p283

‘Researchers discover new mutant gene’, BMJ 1999; 318: p146