Alvin Tran is a Doctor of Science student at Harvard University. He studies Nutrition and Social & Behavioral Sciences. During the 2014 to 2015 academic year, Alvin served as the President of Student Government at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

He is also a writer for Boston’s NBC affiliate, WHDH-TV, and regularly contributes health stories to KQED and WBUR Public Radio.

Alvin is a forIMG_0385mer Fellow in Health Policy Reporting for Kaiser Health News (KHN) in Washington, D.C. At KHN, he covered a variety of health topics, including the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, palliative care, and medical education and training.

Alvin’s work has appeared in The Washington Post, National Public Radio, and PBS NewsHour.