Eric Chen

Eric Chen (SY ’19) is a Biomedical Engineering major with a particular interest in developing disruptive technologies that provide substantial improvements in health care. As a Co-Lead for BulldogHacks, Yale’s health care hackathon, he loves to facilitate interdisciplinary innovations in health care. Eric is also passionate about the impact of public health policy, and he has presented his work on the impact of Medicare policy changes on oncology drug utilization at the INFORMS Healthcare Analytics Conference. Through the World Food Prize, Eric has also studied the impact of communication and infrastructure development on farm-to-market access in Bangladesh. As an active volunteer at the HAVEN Free Clinic, he assists low-income patients in the local community using both Spanish and English. On campus, he works in the Yale Department of Laboratory Medicine to study different factors that affect seizure frequency and intensity in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. In his free time, you might find Eric singing with his a cappella group or playing ultimate frisbee on the fields.   

Biomedical Engineering