Elaine Tan Su Yin obtained her Bachelor Of Medicine, Bachelor Of Surgery (MBBS) degree from Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China, in 2019. While she pursues her postgraduate studies in medicine, she is also a global health enthusiast and advocate, particularly interested in climate change, non-communicable diseases and digital health.
She was a Research Intern for the RESPOND project at United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH), focusing on hypertension management and care in Malaysia. Moreover, she represented the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA) as a youth delegate at the 148th World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board Meeting and the 74th World Health Assembly.
Furthermore, Elaine has completed the Training Disaster Medicine Trainers (TdmT) course at CRIMEDIM – UNIUPO, Italy, and continued to deliver peer-to-peer disaster medicine training to medical students worldwide after completing the course. Currently, she is one of the Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) Climate Policy and Research group members working on Malaysia’s national adaptation strategies to climate change.