Kenneth Chen, MD, is the director of the Division of Obstetric and Consultative Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital.
Dr. Chen received a MBBS degree, the equivalent of a MD degree, at the University of Sydney in Australia after which he completed a residency in internal medicine at Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney.He then completed dual fellowships in endocrinology at The Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, and in obstetric and consultative medicine at Women & Infants Hospital, Brown University. He served as a full-time staff specialist and conjoint lecturer in endocrinology and obstetric medicine at The Prince of Wales Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney from January 2010 to December 2011.
Dr. Chen is an assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. His primary interests include medical disorders in pregnancy with a special expertise in diabetes, obesity and endocrine disorders in pregnancy. He also has special interests in the use of insulin pumps in pregnancy; polycystic ovarian syndrome and endocrine causes of infertility; and pre-conception counseling for women with chronic medical conditions.
Niharika Mehta, MD, is an attending physician in the Department of Medicine, Division of Obstetric and Consultative Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital.
She received her medical degree from Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India, and completed her residency in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center and the University Hospital Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She completed a fellowship in obstetric and consultative medicine at Women & Infants and is board certified in internal medicine.
Dr. Mehta is an assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her research/clinical interests include proteinuria in pregnancy, thrombocytopenia and von Willebrand’s disease.
Raymond Powrie, MD, is the interim chief, Department of Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital. He completed his medical degree at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine in Edmonton, Canada. After finishing his residency in internal medicine at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine in Alberta, he went on to complete a fellowship in obstetric and consultative medicine at Women & Infants Hospital.
Dr. Powrie is board certified in internal medicine, is a professor of obstetrics, gynecology and medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and is an instructor for the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
He is the resident ombudsman for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at Women & Infants, a fellow in the American College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and also a member of the executive committee for the International Society of Obstetric Medicine.
His research/clinical interests include education, quality and safety, medical problems in pregnancy and perioperative consultation.
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