Doson Nguyen

Doson Nguyen

Legislative Affairs Manager, National Rural Health Association


Doson joined NRHA staff in 2023. He represents the rural health care policy and programmatic interests of NRHA with the U.S. Congress. As a prior-service Army Combat Medic and a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, Doson has more than a decade of health care experience.

After deployment, Doson earned an A.S. in health science and a B.S. in pre-medical biology. During this time, he worked in rural health as a phlebotomist, and an EMT, and interned at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Human Nutrition Research Center, where he helped to conduct research on how diet and exercise influence energy metabolism.

While in law school, Doson was a leader in the development of a medical technology accelerator at Northeast Ohio Medical University and completed a judicial externship at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Prior to his role at NRHA, Doson served as a HillVets Congressional Fellow in the Office of U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, where he consulted on contemporary health care policy and advised on legislation before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.