Turning an app into an opportunity

18 December 2018

University of Queensland Medicine alumnus and startup entrepreneur Dr Zachary Tan has been chosen as one of 140 international scholars selected for the Schwarzman Scholars, a prestigious master’s program.

Dr Tan is the director of CancerAid, a leading cancer patient support startup, rated the number one cancer app in the US, UK and Australia.

The Schwarzman scholarship will see him complete a one-year Masters in Global Affairs at the Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

“I chose the Schwarzman scholarship because exciting things are happening in China with technology, software, and AI breaking down barriers in rural and urban access to health care,” he said.

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