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Grace J. Chan,

Overview

Grace Chan is a physician-researcher interested in advancing child health in under-served settings in the United States and abroad.  She is a graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and trained in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Boston and Boston Medical Center. 

She has led projects with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Australia; the World Health Organization in Malawi; and the Society for Education, Action, and Research in Community Health in India.  After the 2004 tsunami, she consulted for the International Organization for Migration to improve the quality of care for displaced persons in Indonesia.

Her current work is on Maternal Origins of Neonatal Infection (MONI) in Bangladesh examining the effects of maternal colonization and chorioamnionitis on early-onset neonatal sepsis, funded by a Thrasher Early-Career Development Award and an NIH KL2 Career Award.

Honors and Awards

Harvard Medical School Presidential Scholars Public Service Award 2007, Delta Omega Honor Society 2006, Sommer Scholarship 2005, Albert Schweitzer Fellowship 2003, Frederick Sheldon Prize Fellowship 2001