Donny Chen, MBA, leads the registries and prospective observational studies business at Evidera. Based in Morrisville, North Carolina, Donny brings 20 years of global, peri- and post-approval clinical research experience, with specific expertise in observational research, pragmatic trials, and health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) studies.
For more than 15 years, Donny has successfully led study teams of more than 100 professionals, as well as study conduct across more than 35 countries and involving more than 5,000 patients. He is known for combining both a relationship-based and a data-driven approach to program leadership. Donny has considerable expertise in designing and overseeing global medical affairs studies in a variety of therapeutic areas in both adults and children. He has been published in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to 30+ abstracts, posters, and speaking engagements at scientific conferences.
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 finance and strategy.