Bao-Oanh Nguyen attended medical school at the University of Maastricht and received her Doctor of Medicine degree in 2016. She has worked as a clinical doctor at the Department of Cardiology in Zuyderland Heerlen. During her Master she was involved in clinical research at the department of Cardiology. Since 2017 she started a PhD program at the Department of Cardiology at the University of Groningen. Her main research topic is to elucidate the pathophysiological mechanisms of atrial fibrillation progression, prevalence and predictors associated with cardiovascular outcome. She is the study coordinator of RACE 3 study.