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.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Community Violence Exposure
Firearm Injury Prevention
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: MPH 2011
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: M.D. 2011
Princeton University: B.E., Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2005
Media Appearances (1)
Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation honored these COVID-19 ‘heroes’
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 & Affiliations (1)
- Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society : Member
Selected Honors & Awards (3)
Governor’s Compassionate Champion Award, State of Delaware
Delaware Heroes, Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation
Mark W. Maxwell Award, Christiana Care Department of Medicine
Research Focus (1)
Firearm violence intervention and prevention, and impact of community violence exposures on health.
Research Grants (1)
Institutional Development Award (IDeA)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health
U54-GM104941 (PI: Hicks)