ming hui chen

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Ming Hui Chen, MD, MMSc is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an attending cardiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Originally hailing from New York City, Dr. Chen graduated from Princeton University, and obtained her MD from Harvard Medical School. After receiving a master’s degree in clinical investigation from Harvard Medical School, she trained as an internist and cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and has been on-staff at the Harvard Teaching Hospitals for more than 20 years.

Dr. Chen has focused much of her clinical research efforts on the diagnosis and amelioration of late cardiac effects in cancer survivors—attempting to understand treatment-related cardiac effects in patients currently undergoing cancer treatment. Her experience in cardiac imaging over the last 20 years includes both adult and pediatric echocardiography, where she has been a leader in the development and implementation of novel or cutting-edge imaging modalities in patients

In 2006, Dr. Chen pioneered the first pediatric stress echocardiography program at Boston Children's hospital which has since become one of the largest pediatric stress echo programs across the country. Dr. Chen is the founder and leader of the C-BrDG (pronounced C-Bridge) (Cardiology of Brain Development in Genetics Program) which helps to improve the lives of patients with PVNH and cardiovascular disease. For her clinical work and leadership, she has been recognized by the "Partners-in-Excellence" Award and has been named by the Boston Business Journal as one of the "40 individuals under 40". She has amassed over 90 publications and 7800 citations in Google Scholar and her work has been funded by the American Heart Association, the National Cancer Institute, and the National Institute of Medicine.