Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Stanford University Medical Center
Sharon F. Chen is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases at Stanford University who engages in clinical work, in research and in education pursuits. As Co-director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Program in Immunocompromised Hosts (PIDPIC), Dr. Chen develops and conducts clinical and translational studies to improve identification, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases in the immunocompromised patient population. In collaboration with the clinical teams, PIDPIC establishes best practices from clinical studies to improve care for patients. Dr. Chen has a special interest in viral infections that commonly affect immunocompromised patients, especially latent and persistent viruses like cytomegalovirus (CMV), BK virus and adenovirus.
Dr. Chen is also the Co-director of the Microbiology and Infectious Diseases course for Stanford University School of Medicine. Her research extends to medical education and focuses on the learning sciences. Dr. Chen is interested in how learners learn, and she is working on an assessment tool that allows learners to track their learning growth based on their justifications to decisions they make. Dr. Chen completed her undergraduate work at the University of Texas (Austin), her medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, her pediatric residency at University of Rochester Golisano Children’s Hospital, her pediatric infectious diseases fellowship at Stanford University Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Dr. Chen also completed a masters of science in Clinical Research at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
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Friday, October 23, 2020
2:45pm – 4:00pm EDT