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 legal system responses to substance use and mental health issues, with a focus on access to care and alternatives to arrest and incarceration.

Prior to Vera, Jason contributed to applied research on models for urgent psychiatric outpatient care, assertive community treatment, and intensive case management, as well as on Housing First and supportive housing for people experiencing houselessness, mental illness, and substance use disorders. Jason has also led research, advocacy, and health promotion on gender equity, sexual health, and youth development. Jason completed his MSc at the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and his BSc at McGill University.