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Long-term outcomes of surgical treatment of vesicovaginal fistulas.
Stanford University and the Eritrean Ministry of Health, Eritrea, Africa
Women and girls of rural Eritrea, Africa
Performed first-ever complete gynecologic examination on Koko, the gorilla
The Gorilla Foundation of Woodside, California
Koko, the gorilla
Urogynecologic and pelvic reconstructive surgery
Hospital de la Familia
Women and girls in an under-served area of Central America
Dr. Chen’s research examines the molecular causes of urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction. Recognizing that urinary incontinence linked to demise of smooth muscle sphincter function, she is investigating the potential use of stem cell regeneration to restore muscle capacity.