PhD, Ohio State University
MPH, University of California, Berkeley
MA, University of Maryland
BEd, National Taiwan Normal University
Dr. Ted Chen is professor emeritus in the Department of Social, Behavioral, and Population Sciences. Chen taught at Tulane for 24 years following a career that took him from Taiwan to the U.S., and from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst to the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans. In 1986-1990, he was elected to serve as a member of the Executive Board of the American Public Health Association. In 1989, he founded the Asia-Pacific Association for the Control of Tobacco and served as the Permanent Executive Secretary. Besides serving on numerous NIH, CDC review committees and various journal review boards, he also served as an advisor to the Division of Health Policy Research of the National Health Research Institutes of Taiwan.
Chen is a passionate health educator who has worked in tobacco control and global health program development, particularly in Asia. He was the President of the Asia-Pacific Association for the Control of Tobacco and the Head of the Health Education section.
He published over 50 research articles in topics related to health promotion and disease prevention. He conducted studies and projects that cover areas in primary prevention related to health policy studies, social mobilization and healthy community building projects, impact of international tobacco marketing on health behavior change and projects related to executive leadership training and community leadership empowerment.
View Dr. Chen's publications at his NCBI link.