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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 and site-PI for the Harvard-wide Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship.

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-wide 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 leads the Precision Medicine Prevention and Treatment Model (PreEMPT), which is currently in its second five-year funding period and applies modeling methods to simulate clinical benefits and estimate the cost-effectiveness of integrating different genome screening strategies into clinical care for newborns for a wide variety of heritable conditions. Additionally, Dr. Wu leads studies in asthma pharmacogenomics as well as medication effectiveness and adherence.




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