Women & Infants Dr. Chen Receives Beckwith Family Award

Friday, May 12, 2017
GoLocalProv News Team

Dr. Kenneth Chen
Women & Infants Dr. Kenneth Chen was presented with the Department of Medicine’s Beckwith Family Award for Outstanding Teaching at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. 

Chen is director of the Division of Obstetric and Consultative Medicine and co-director of the Integrated Program for High-Risk Pregnancy at Women and Infants Hospital. 

Kenneth Chen 

Chen received a MBBS degree, the equivalent of a MD degree, at the University of Sydney in Australia after which he completed a residency in internal medicine at Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney.

He then completed dual fellowships in endocrinology at The Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, and in obstetric and consultative medicine at Women & Infants Hospital, Brown University.

His primary interests include medical disorders in pregnancy with a special expertise in diabetes, obesity and endocrine disorders in pregnancy. He also has special interests in the use of insulin pumps in pregnancy; polycystic ovarian syndrome and endocrine causes of infertility; and pre-conception counseling for women with chronic medical conditions.

The Award 

Recipients of the award are nominated and chosen by students, residents, fellows, physicians, and program/course directors in Brown’s Department of Medicine, and each winner is presented with a plaque and a cash prize.

A guest lecturer is invited annually to Grand Rounds to augment the presentation of awards.

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