Dr. Dieu Thao KhoaNguyen

Founder and CEO of DT Pharmacy and DT Collagen LLC – DT Healthcare group

Founder and President of Vietnamese- American Pharmacist Association(VAPHA)

Founder and CEO of DT Collagen

Dr. DieuthaoKhoa Nguyen received her Doctorate in Pharmacy degree in 2004 from University of Louisiana at Monroe. After her graduation, Dieu Thao founded DT Pharmacy in 2005 with the goal to serve underserved residents in Pasadena city and surrounding areas. Under her leadership, the enterprise has relentlessly optimized its operation to provide affordable, genuine and dedicated healthcare services to the communities.

With a strong desire to support her fellow pharmacists and to give back to the community, Dieu Thao founded VAPHA in 2016. The organization was establishedto unify and empower Vietnamese pharmacists across the nation, promoting cultural identityand ultimatelyto practice social justice inthese communities through a plethora of public engagement initiatives.

Additionally, she is also the Founder and CEO of DT Collagenproviding beauty productsto help women stay young and confident.Despite her busy schedule, Dieu Thaoserves as a prominentmotivational speaker at universities sharing her passion, experiences and insights from her pharmacy start-up to inspire pharmacy students and hone theirtechnical and management skills.

Notable accomplishments

Dieu Thao in the cohort of VAPHA team members has been instrumental in launching 13 health fairs that successfully service thousands of underserved Houstonians. The health fairs focus on delivering health screening services such as blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol, as well as immunizing Houstonians against influenza.

With support from other VAPHA executives and prestigious doctors, Dieu Thaohosts her own a radio talk show named “stay healthy and beautiful” on VIETRADIO AM 1560 to promotehealthcare awareness andto provideconsultation on health-related subjects and medicine to audiences.

Dieu Thao is an honorable community member and among the true legacies of Vietnamese Veterans of South Vietnam. She plays a pivotal role in coordinatingthe annual memorial parade and organizing yearly “Houston Cam on Anh” fund-raising Gala aimed at paying tribute to the heroes who fought and sacrificed for the independence of South Vietnam. The fund raised is utilized to provide sustained financial support to theseVeterans in the US and Vietnam.