Chia-Yu (Jennifer) Chen

Dr. Chia-Yu (Jennifer) Chen

Instructor in Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity
Jennifer Chen

Dr. Chia-Yu (Jennifer) Chen received her dental degree (DDS) from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan and completed her periodontology training and Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) in oral biology from Harvard School of Dental Medicine.


At HSDM, Dr. Chen was selected as a Presidential Scholar and, at graduation, was the recipient of both the James H. Shaw Award for excellence in biomedical research and the Joseph L. Henry Award, which recognizes excellence in research and clinical training from Harvard.


Dr. Chen is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She maintains a clinical practice limited to periodontology and implantology in the Faculty Group Practice at the Harvard Dental Center.


Fields of Interest


Dr. Chen's clinical and research interests include the use of innovative concepts, technologies and biomaterials to enhance treatment outcomes and patients' experiences. She is involved in both preclinical and clinical research related to soft/hard tissue regeneration, implant dentistry and digital dentistry.

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