Peggy G. Chen

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Natural Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
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M.D., Columbia University; M.Sc. in health policy, planning, and finance, London School of Economics & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; M.H.S. in health services research, Yale University; B.A. in English Literature, Stanford University

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Peggy Chen is a natural scientist at the RAND Corporation, a board certified pediatrician, and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research focuses broadly on improving health for vulnerable populations. Prior research has focused on topics including immigrant physicians, physician career satisfaction, supports for breastfeeding women, and community based participatory research. Chen received her M.D. from Columbia University.