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Ian A. Chen , MD , MPH

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Professor of Medicine
      Associate Chairman, Faculty Development
      Medical Director, Sickle Cell Disease Management Program           

       

    • Additional Certifications:
    • Focus Areas:
    • Internal Medicine, Sickle Cell Disease

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910

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    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

      1989-1992

          B.S.

        

      Chemistry

       

    • Graduate Education:
    • Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine/Old Dominion University

       

      2003-2005

       MPH

      Epidemiology

    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Postdoctoral Training:

      Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, VA

       

      1999-2000

      Chief Resident

      Internal Medicine

       

      University of North Carolina

      Faculty Development Fellowship

       

      2001-2003

       

      Internal Medicine

       

       

      Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine/Old Dominion University

       

      2003-2005

       MPH

      Epidemiology

       

      Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, ExPRT Training Program

      2002-2005

       

      Internal Medicine

                                                               

    • Medical Education:
    • University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

       

      1992-1996

          M.D.

    • Residency:
    • Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, VA

      1997-1999

       

      Internal Medicine

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Board Certification(s):
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)  1999-2009

      Recertified:  2009-2019                

       

    • Affiliation(s):
    • Research Interests:
    • Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a major congenital hematological disorder characterized by deformed red blood cells, acute episodic attacks leading to widespread organ damage and early death.  The disease primarily affects the underserved, African American population.  SCD has multiple avenues of research including biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social science issues. 

    • Primary Specialty:
    • Internal Medicine, Sickle Cell Disease

    • Hospital:
    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

    • Courses Taught:
    • Current Projects:
    • Bio:

Alford D, Liebschutz J, Chen I et al.  “Update in Pain Medicine”  The Journal Of General Internal Medicine.  Jun 2008;23(6):841-5. Epub 2008 Mar 11

Goodman B, Artz N, Kennedy L, Radford B, and Chen I.  “Prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency in adults with Sickle Cell Disease”  April 2010. Journal of the National Medical Association  Vol 102(4):332-335.

Alford D, Krebs E, Chen I et al.  “Update in Pain Medicine”  The Journal Of General Internal Medicine.   Nov 2010;25(11):1222-1226.

Derlega, Janda, Goodman, Chen I, Smith.  “Patients’ Self-Disclosure about Sickle Cell Pain and Living with Sickle Cell Disease.” (Pain Medicine, 2014 – in press)

Derlaga, Janda, Goodman, Chen I.  “Social and Spiritual/Religious Issue Confronting African Americans with Sickle Cell Disease.” (submitted – Journal of Sickle Cell Disease and Hemoglobinopathies, 2014)