David Chen, M.D., MPH

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David Chen, M.D., MPH

David Chen, M.D., MPH

Medical Director for Empowering Victims of Lived Violence (EVOLV) and Physician Scientist with iREACH

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Firearm Violence
  • Community Violence Exposure
  • Gun Violence
  • Firearm Injury Prevention

Education

  • MPH, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • M.D., Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • B.E., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Princeton University

David Chen, M.D., MPH

Medical Director for Empowering Victims of Lived Violence (EVOLV) and Physician Scientist with iREACH

Dr. David Chen is the medical director for Empowering Victims of Lived Violence (EVOLV) and a physician-scientist with the Institute for Research on Equity and Community Health. Dr. Chen has been honored with numerous recognitions for his grassroots efforts to reduce and prevent gun violence in communities.

Experience

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Media Appearances

Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation honored these COVID-19 ‘heroes’

2021-09-18 , Technical.ly
Two Delawareans, Dr. David Chen of ChristianaCare and Wanda Rincon-Burgos of the Latin American Community Center (LACC), were honored by the Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation as “Delaware Heroes who exemplify courage, dedication, compassion and the willingness to serve in the fight against COVID-19” at a ceremony was held at the the DuPont Country Club on Sept. 16.
External Service and Affiliations
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society : Member
Selected Honors and Awards
  • Governor’s Compassionate Champion Award, State of Delaware, 2020
  • Delaware Heroes, Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation, 2020
  • Mark W. Maxwell Award, Christiana Care Department of Medicine, 2014
Research Focus

Research Focus

2024-05-28 ,
Firearm violence intervention and prevention, and impact of community violence exposures on health.
Research Grants

Institutional Development Award (IDeA)

2024-05-28 , National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, $
U54-GM104941 (PI: Hicks)