Jen Jen Chen
Pediatric Physician Expert
Jen Jen Chen, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in UC Irvine Department of Pediatrics and Physician Researcher in the Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center.
She obtained her medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University and completed both her pediatric residency and pediatric pulmonary fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. Her research interests include evaluating the effects of exercise in pediatric Cystic fibrosis, such as evaluating physiologic response to various exercise protocols and delivering exercise through telemedicine.
A believer in using digital health and the quantified self to advance medicine, Dr. Chen is currently pursuing a data science degree to become a physician-data scientist in order to better understand that relationship.
Her clinical duties at Miller Children’s Hospital are with both the pediatric pulmonary inpatient and outpatient service. Past projects include being the co-founder of the Super Kids Sunday Race and Get Fit Expo, a charity 5K for childhood obesity awareness, in collaboration with Millers Children’s hospital and UCI Pediatrics.