Christina Chen
Instructor of Medicine

Christina Chen, MD is a physician scientist who is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School, Nephrologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and a research scientist at MIT. She has a background in biomedical engineering and computer science. She attends on the nephrology consult service at BIDMC and has an outpatient renal clinic. Her team’s “sentiment analysis” project won the Big Data competition at the London Datathon in 2016 and it was presented at the Intensive Care Society State of the Art Meeting. With her background in engineering and medicine, she hopes to bridge the gap between data scientists and clinicians to answer innovative questions. Her current research interests include studying acute kidney injury and using echocardiography to determine effects of cardiac dysfunction on outcomes.