Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Diane  Chen, PhD

Diane Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics

Focus of Work


Areas of research include gender development in transgender youth and medical decision-making among gender- and sex-diverse youth and their caregivers. Primary areas of clinical interest include depression, anxiety, and trauma among gender diverse/transgender children, adolescents, and young adults, psychosocial issues in the management of differences of sex development (DSD), and behavioral health service delivery in multidisciplinary settings.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Temple University, Clinical Psychology (2012)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Northwestern University, Clinical Psychology (2013)