Nadine Chen, MD

Nadine E. Chen, Assistant Clinical Professor, is an internal medicine physician with an emphasis on HIV prevention and care. She received her MD from UC Davis, her Internal Medicine Residency training from Yale, and her General Internal Medicine Fellowship training and MPH from Johns Hopkins University. Prior research has included healthcare access and engagement in care issues in a variety of vulnerable populations including former and current inmates and Latino immigrants. Her current research is focused on understanding the effects of social instability, namely homelessness and migration, on HIV risk among the vulnerable populations of female sex workers and injection drug users. She will also be working as an attending physician at the UCSD Hillcrest General Internal Medicine Lewis Street clinic.

Selected Publications:

  1. Chen NE, Gallant JE, and Page KR. A systematic review of HIV/AIDS survival and delayed diagnosis among Hispanics in the United States. J Immig Minor Health. Epub 2011 Jul 21. PMID: 21773882.
  2. Chen NE, Meyer JP, and Springer SA. Advances in the prevention of heterosexual transmission of HIV/AIDS among women in the United States. Infectious Disease Reports. 2011 June; Epub DOI:10.4081/2362.
  3. Meyer JP, Chen NE, and Springer SA. HIV treatment in the criminal justice system: critical knowledge and intervention gaps. AIDS Res Treat. Epub 2011 Jul 12. PMID: 21776379.
  4. Chen N, Erbelding E, Yeh HC, and Page K. Predictors of HIV testing among Latinos in Baltimore City. J Immigr Minor Health. 2010 Dec;12(6):867-74. PMID:19830563.