Trent Tsun-Kang Chiang
Trent Tsun-Kang Chiang, MS is currently a second-year medical student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Trent started advocating for greater and affordable access to medicines as an undergraduate student at Duke University, where he graduated with high distinction in Economics. As an undergraduate student, Trent participated in the 2012 AMSA Pharmaceutical Policy and Leadership Institute.
After graduation from college, he continue his research in health and pharmacoeconomics after receiving a scholarship from the Swedish Government to complete his MS in Business and Economics at Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden. His research focus was on the economics of health innovation as well as pharmacoeconomics and prescribing decision-making process. He was given the award “Global Swede” in May 2015 by the Swedish Foreign Ministry.
Currently, Trent is also the president for the AMSA chapter at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He continues to use his past economics training to facilitate AMSA’s goal in promoting evidence-based, affordable healthcare access for patients.