Dr. Chen is originally from Taiwan. She developed strong interests in HIV care and infectious diseases during her medical education in Taiwan. Dr. Chen completed her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at New York University after an Internal Medicine Residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Her clinical work focuses on HIV care, especially in HIV/HCV co-infections and liver cancer in HIV patients. Besides conducting research in HIV/HCV coinfections, she also has research interest in multi-drug resistant bacterial infections. Her clinical practice emphasizes access and equality to care. Outside of medicine, Dr. Chen enjoys the classical music, reading, and hiking.


Medical School
National Yang Ming Medical College (2006)
Medical School
Harvard School of Public Health (2008)
Wayne State University School of Medicine (2011), Internal Medicine
New York University School of Medicine (2013), Infectious Disease

Research Interest

  • HIV
  • HIV/HCV co-infections
  • Multi-drug resistant infections


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Predictors of nosocomial bloodstream infections in older adults.
Kaye KS, Marchaim D, Chen TY, Chopra T, Anderson DJ, Choi Y, Sloane R, Schmader KE J Am Geriatr Soc 2011 Apr 59 4 622-7
Poor functional status is an independent predictor of surgical site infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in older adults.
Chen TY, Anderson DJ, Chopra T, Choi Y, Schmader KE, Kaye KS J Am Geriatr Soc 2010 Mar 58 3 527-32
Meta-analysis: increased mortality associated with hepatitis C in HIV-infected persons is unrelated to HIV disease progression.
Chen TY, Ding EL, Seage Iii GR, Kim AY Clin. Infect. Dis. 2009 Nov 49 10 1605-15
Guillain-Barré syndrome following dengue fever.
Chen TY, Lee CT Ann Emerg Med 2007 Jul 50 1 94-5

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • European Association for the Study of the Liver (2013)
  • HIV Medical Association (2011)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (2011)