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Amy Y. Chen, MD, MPH

Amy Y. Chen

Primary Appointments

– Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
– Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Emory SOM
– Vice Chair, Faculty Development, Department of Otolaryngology, Emory SOM

Secondary Appointments

– Professor, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine
– Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health , Emory University
– Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management , Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Clinical Appointments

– Director and Founder, Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Tumor Conference, Emory University School of Medicine
– Director and Founder, Thyroid Multidisciplinary Tumor Conference, Emory University SOM
– Director and Founder, Thyroid Working Group, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University SOM
– Director, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Emory Healthcare

Education

Licenses/Certifications

Honors and Awards

Professional Memberships

Recent Publications

"Redirecting, without dampening, the enthusiasm of surgeons." Chen AY. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Aug 29. PMID: 31465099. [Epub ahead of print]

"Children and thyroid cancer: Interpreting troubling trends." Chen AY, Davies L. Cancer. 2019 Jul 15;125(14):2359-2361. PMID: 31012950.

"Assessment of gender differences in perceptions of work-life integration among head and neck surgeons." Tulunay-Ugur OE, Sinclair CF, Chen AY. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 May 1;145(5):453-458. PMID: 30896748.

"Betel Quid use and oral cancer in a high-risk refugee community in the USA: The effectiveness of an awareness initiative." Shi LL, Bradford E, Depalo DE, Chen AY. J Cancer Educ. 2019 Apr;34(2):309-314. PMID: 29164494.

"Epidemiology and demographics of the head and neck cancer population." Cohen N, Fedewa S, Chen AY. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2018 Nov;30(4):381-395. doi: 10.1016/j.coms.2018.06.001. Epub 2018 Aug 3. Review. PMID: 30078696.

Statement of Research Focus

My primary focus is oncology treatment outcomes measurement and determinants of successful care outcomes. Oncology care outcomes include quality of life, functional status, costs and treatment compliance, and success determinants include access to care, gender, race, and health literacy. My secondary focus is translational research of upper aerodigestive tract malignancies.

News

Dr. Chen at AAO-HNS

9/29/10

Dr. Chen receives the Percy Memorial Research Award and the Rande Lazar Health Services Research Award at the 2010 American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting.

8/24/10  Dr. Chen was interviewed by Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN regarding head and neck cancer. Click here to read the transcript.