Donny Chen brings 19 years of global, peri- and post-approval clinical research experience to Evidera, with specific expertise in observational research, pragmatic trials, and health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) studies. Prior to joining Evidera, Donny worked for PPD, Evidera’s parent company, for over seven years, most recently as the senior director of project management. Before that, he was a senior project manager at ICON Clinical Research – a global contract research organization; a senior manager at Ovation Research Group – a boutique medical affairs consultancy; and, a researcher in breast cancer at the University of Chicago Medical Center. His therapeutic experience includes cardiology, hematology, immunology, infectious diseases, neurology, oncology, rheumatology, and metabolic and respiratory indications, in both adult and pediatric populations, and including rare diseases. Donny has been published in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to 30+ abstracts, posters, and speaking engagements at scientific conferences.
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 finance and strategy.