Terence Cheng
Research Scientists

Terence Cheng

Research Scientist

Health Systems Group



Dr. Terence Cheng joined the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as a Research Scientist of Health Systems and Policy in May 2021. His research focuses on the economics of health care systems, with a particular emphasis on how public and private health care systems interact. He has studied private health insurance markets, medical labor markets, and well-being. His research at Harvard focuses on the evaluation of innovative health care financing and delivery models and the integration of multi-site cohort epidemiological data with policy and system research, with an emphasis on emerging economies. Prior to joining Harvard, Dr. Cheng held academic and research appointments at universities in Australia and Singapore. He was an Australian Endeavour Fellow in 2018. Terence received a MSocSci from the National University of Singapore, and his PhD from the Australian National University.