Alice Chen-Plotkin MD

University of Pennsylvania

Alice Chen-Plotkin was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate and English literature major at Harvard University, before beginning her scientific training as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. She subsequently returned to Harvard for medical school and neurology training, moved to the University of Pennsylvania for fellowship training, and joined the faculty at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. She previously won the 2014 American Academy of Neurology Jon Stolk Award for research in Movement Disorders. She is an immigrant (born in Taiwan), a scientific late bloomer (would-be poet), and a mother of two.