Elizabeth S. Chen, PhD

Elizabeth S. Chen, PhD
Founding Associate Director

Dr. Elizabeth S. Chen is the Founding Associate Director of the Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics (BCBI), Associate Professor of Medical Science, and Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy & Practice at Brown University. She received a BS in Computer Science from Tufts University and PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Columbia University. Prior to joining Brown University in July 2015, she held appointments at Columbia University, Partners HealthCare/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and the University of Vermont. Within BCBI, Dr. Chen leads the Clinical Informatics Research & Discovery (CIRD) Laboratory that aims to provide expertise in leveraging Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems and data to improve healthcare delivery and biomedical discovery.