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Ann Chen Wu

Director of the Division of Child Health Research and Policy (CHeRP) Ruth Sager Endowed Professor

Ann Chen Wu MD, MPH is the Ruth Sager Endowed Associate Professor in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. She is the Director of the Division for Child Health Research and Policy (CHeRP) and the PRecisiOn Medicine Translational Research (PROMoTeR) Center. Additionally, she is a practicing pediatrician at Boston Children's Hospital. After receiving her BS in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and her MD from Harvard Medical School, Dr. Wu completed her pediatrics residency at Boston Children's Hospital and completed fellowship training in the Harvard Pediatric Health Services Fellowship. She received an MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Wu's research focuses at the intersection of genetic epidemiology and health services research. Dr. Wu is currently leading the Age-Dependent Pharmacogenomics of Asthma Treatment (ADAPT) study, which has the goal of elucidating how age modulates genetic, genomic, and metabolomic information on response to asthma medications. In addition, Dr. Wu leads the development of the Precision Medicine Prevention and Treatment Model (PreEMPT), which applies modeling methods to genomic technologies. 



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