Annie Chan

Annie Chan works as a content writer at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). In this role, she creates audience-centric content to convey research findings and engage with policy influencers. Before joining IHME, she worked as an actuarial analyst at CalPERS and as a regional sports newsletter contributor at The GIST.


The Path to Vaccinating the World Against HPV

Fewer required doses, more affordable vaccines


The Curious Case of Japan's Alcohol Contest

Japan's young people are turning away from alcohol, but its tax agency wants to reverse the trend


Shining a Light on Native American Health

AIAN life expectancy has not improved over the past decades, but there are indigenous-led efforts aiming to change that


Unvaccinated in Nigeria and Still Waiting on a Jab

Scaling up COVID-19 antivirals to fight new variants is now more important than ever


Opioid Overdose Deaths: What the United States Can Learn From Other Countries

Naloxone for everyone and supervised drug consumption rooms could be the future


Memory Robber—Keeping Dementia From Stealing Our Future

Dementia cases may triple globally by 2050, here's how public health professionals can help


Sports Teams Took Their Shots, But Fans Lag Behind

What NFL, WNBA, and other professional athletes and teams around the globe can teach us about COVID-19 vaccination