Donny Chen, MBA, Executive Director, Registries and Prospective Studies, Real-World Evidence - Evidera

Donny Chen

MBA, Vice President and General Manager, Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications

Donny brings over 20 years of global peri- and post-approval research and medical affairs experience. Donny provides direction and oversight to a global team of medical writing professionals who deliver holistic document development support across the spectrum of peri- and post-approval studies, medical information, medical affairs, and healthcare communications. As the department lead, he defines the vision and sets the strategic direction for his team in the context of client, industry, and organizational expectations. Donny has been published in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to 30+ abstracts, posters, and speaking engagements at scientific conferences.

Previously, Donny served as the executive director of Real-World Evidence at Evidera, with commercial responsibilities over the registries and non-interventional studies business.  Prior to joining Evidera, Donny worked as senior director of project management at Evidera’s parent company PPD; as senior project manager at ICON Clinical Research, a global contract research organization; as senior manager at Ovation Research Group, a boutique medical affairs consultancy; and as a researcher in breast cancer at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Donny graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Chicago with concentrations in economics and pre-medicine. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in strategy, finance, and entrepreneurship.