Jason Tan de Bibiana

Jason Tan de Bibiana is a research associate in Vera's Redefining Public Safety program. His projects focus on the intersections of public health and criminal justice responses to substance use and mental health issues, as well as alternatives to arrest and incarceration.

Jason completed his MSc at the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and his BSc at McGill University. He has worked with research and policy institutions, intergovernmental organizations, and community groups in Canada, Jamaica, and the United States to improve access to mental health services and housing supports, shift social norms around healthy masculinities and gender equity, and promote youth sexual health and social-emotional development.