Mr Kelvin Chan - PhD Student
Kelvin is a PhD student in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, with interest in the lived experience and public health impact of social policies targeting disadvantaged women and children in the UK and US. His primary supervisor is Dr. Simon Cohn, and secondary supervisor is Prof. Carol Brayne.
Prior to joining the group, he was a manager in the research department of the National Hemophilia Foundation (USA), a staff analyst in the development team of the Primary Care Information Project (PCIP) of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) Bureau of Health Care Access and Improvement (HCAI). He also spent a period of time studying the provision and management of emergency obstetrics services in a state-level hospital in Nigeria as a fellow of the Bixby Center for Population Health and Sustainability of the University of California, Berkeley. Kelvin also currently is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Department of Education of the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY.
Kelvin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Community Health, with honors, from Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island). Subsequently he earned a Master of Theological Studies in Comparative World Religions from Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts), where he also completed the teacher-training program, Program in Religious Studies and Education (PRSE). He most recently earned a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University in the City of New York.
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