Tara Chen

Climate-Health Fellow, Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER)

Tara Chen is a young public health professional working to strengthen health systems with a vision that “everything & everywhere is public health”. She holds a BHSc from Western University, Canada, and a dual Masters of Public Health (Europubhealth+) in Governance and Health Economics. She is currently a PhD Student in the Department of Geography & Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Canada, under the Geographies of Health in Place (GoHelP) lab. For the last 6 years, she has been exploring health systems abroad, with her most recent experience in Taiwan. She has an active interest in health systems, SDGs, planetary health, health literacy and cross-sectoral collaborations. Tara is currently a Climate-Health Fellow with the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region, working on advocating for climate-health competencies in public health curriculum. Tara is also a strong advocate for amplifying young voices in dialogue, research and practice.