Chen Chen

Chen Chen is a research associate for Think Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations. Before coming to CFR, she was a community reporting fellow at KTOO Public Media in Juneau, Alaska. She studied global affairs as a Schwarzman Scholar in Beijing, China. She has interned with public health organizations in the U.S. and China, conducted infectious disease research, and is a science journalist with articles published in outlets such as Medscape Medical News, The Plain Dealer, The Third Pole, and Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism. 


Health Practitioners Say #MeToo

Unmasking widespread sexual harassment and abuse in the global health sector


Drug-Resistant Malaria Is Up 1,000 Percent in Myanmar

Civil conflict and disease compound in the eastern border regions


The Doctors Who Return Home

A death in Sudan’s diaspora and a collapsed health system


The Expansion of Virtual Emergency Care

Phones, cameras, and call centers improve patients’ access to health care in Pakistan


Women Leaders in Global Health

Three women discuss why they chose a career in global health and what inspired them to become leaders


Women in China After Zero-COVID

China’s future will be determined by its gender policies


Tackling Air Pollution Starts at Home

Rapidly developing countries critically need clean household energy  


COVID Deaths in Rural China

Funerals and traditions during Spring Festival travel


How Shepherds Access Health Care in Lesotho

Hurdles and innovations for nomadic and semi-nomadic people