Katherine T Chen, MD
- PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
- PROFESSOR | Medical Education
Specialty:Obstetrics and Gynecology
Katherine Chen is Professor and Vice-Chair of Education in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is also a Professor in the Department of Medical Education. She is responsible for all the Ob-Gyn related academic programs in undergraduate and graduate medical education which involve approximately 140 medical students, 60 residents, and 20 fellows every year.
Dr. Chen has a B.S. and B.A. from Stanford University, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and an M.P.H. from Columbia University. She trained at the Harvard Medical School's Combined Program in Ob-Gyn at the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals.
Dr. Chen was an ACOG Fellow in Women's Health Policy and also an NIH Scholar in the Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Program. She is the recipient of the “Outstanding Harvard Medical School Teacher of Ob/Gyn” from 1995 – 1998 and the ACOG / CREOG National Faculty Award in 2007 while at Columbia University. She is also the recipient of the Outstanding Mount Sinai School of Medicine Clinical Attending Faculty Award in 2009; the Outstanding Medical School Teaching Award in 2012; the Institute for Medical Education 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award; and, the Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators Dean's Award in 2012. Dr. Chen was elected by the Mount Sinai Institute of Education as a Fellow and by the Mount Sinai Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as Faculty Member.
Dr. Chen has clinical expertise and research endeavors in infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology and is a writer for UpToDate. She currently is an expert in Ob-Gyn mobile health technology, specifically applications, and has led teams of researchers across institutions to identify and evaluate apps for health care providers and patients to use. She is a contributing editor for OBG Management with a quarterly App Review Series.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
- HIV And AIDS
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, OB-GYN, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Chen KT, Sell RL, Tuomala RE. Cost-effectiveness of elective cesarean delivery in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women(1). Obstetrics and gynecology 2001 Feb; 97(2).
Chen KT, Puopolo KM, Eichenwald EC, Onderdonk AB, Lieberman E. No increase in rates of early-onset neonatal sepsis by antibiotic-resistant group B Streptococcus in the era of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2005 Apr; 192(4).
Chen KT, Ringer S, Cohen AP, Lieberman E. The role of intrapartum fever in identifying asymptomatic term neonates with early-onset neonatal sepsis. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 2002 Dec; 22(8).
Bryant AE, Genc M, Hurtado RM, Chen KT. Pulmonary Kaposi's sarcoma in pregnancy. American journal of perinatology 2004 Aug; 21(6).
Chen KT, Tuomala RE, Cohen AP, Eichenwald EC, Lieberman E. No increase in rates of early-onset neonatal sepsis by non-group B Streptococcus or ampicillin-resistant organisms. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2001 Oct; 185(4).
Chen KT, Qian HZ. Mother to child transmission of HIV in China. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2005 Jun; 330(7503).
Chen KT, Eskild A, Bresnahan M, Stray-Pedersen B, Sher A, Jenum PA. Previous maternal infection with Toxoplasma gondii and the risk of fetal death. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2005 Aug; 193(2).
Chen KT, Segú M, Lumey LH, Kuhn L, Carter RJ, Bulterys M, Abrams EJ. Genital herpes simplex virus infection and perinatal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus. Obstetrics and gynecology 2005 Dec; 106(6).
Pocock SB, Chen KT. Inappropriate use of antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent infective endocarditis in obstetric patients. Obstetrics and gynecology 2006 Aug; 108(2).
Chen KT. Bird flu prevention. Lancet (London, England) 2006 Apr; 367(9518).
Chen KT, Huard RC, Della-Latta P, Saiman L. Prevalence of methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pregnant women. Obstetrics and gynecology 2006 Sep; 108(3 Pt 1).
Chen KT, Campbell H, Borrell LN, Huard RC, Saiman L, Della-Latta P. Predictors and outcomes for pregnant women with vaginal-rectal carriage of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. American journal of perinatology 2007 Apr; 24(4).
Chen KT, Tuomala RE, Chu C, Huang ML, Watts DH, Zorrilla CD, Paul M, Hershow R, Larussa P. No association between antepartum serologic and genital tract evidence of herpes simplex virus-2 coinfection and perinatal HIV-1 transmission. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2008 Apr; 198(4).
Kho KA, Eisinger K, Chen KT. Management of an obstetric health care provider with acute parvovirus B19 infection. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2008 May; 198(5).
Atrio JM, Sperling RS, Posada R, Rodriguez Caprio G, Chen KT. Maternal atazanavir usage in HIV-infected pregnant women and the risk of maternal and neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2013 Aug; 63(5).
Farag S, Chyjek K, Chen KT. Identification of iPhone and iPad applications for obstetrics and gynecology providers. Obstetrics and gynecology 2014 Nov; 124(5).
Bibbo C, Bustamante A, Wang L, Friedman F, Chen KT. Toward a better understanding of gender-based performance in the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship: women outscore men on the NBME subject examination at one medical school. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2015 Mar; 90(3).
Sierra T, Figueroa MM, Chen KT, Lunde B, Jacobs A. Hypersensitivity to laminaria: a case report and review of literature. Contraception 2015 Apr; 91(4).
Chyjek K, Farag S, Chen KT. Rating Pregnancy Wheel Applications Using the APPLICATIONS Scoring System. Obstetrics and gynecology 2015 Jun; 125(6).
Perry R, Lunde B, Chen KT. An evaluation of contraception mobile applications for providers of family planning services. Contraception 2016 Jan;.
Farag S, Fields J, Chyjek K, Pereira E, Chen KT. Identification and Rating of Gynecologic Oncology Applications Using the APPLICATIONS Scoring System. . Manuscript in publication in Telemedicine and e-Health 2016;.
Moglia M, Nguyen H, Chyjek K, Chen KT, Castano PM. Evaluation of Smartphone Menstrual Cycle Tracking Applications Using an Adapted APPLICATIONS Scoring System. . Manuscript in publication in Obstet Gynecol 2016;.