Jennifer Gardetto Chen, MD

Dr. Jennifer Gardetto Chen is a clinical assistant professor with the Department of Pathology. Dr. Chen also works as a forensic pathologist at the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner, where she is involved with teaching medical students and residents rotating at the office.

Research Interests: 

Dr. Chen is active in the forensic pathology community with recent poster presentations examining postmortem drug concentrations and gastrointestinal bullet migration at the National Association of Medical Examiners annual meeting.      

  • MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson 2007
  • BS: University of Arizona, Biochemistry, 2002
Honors and Awards
  • Fellow, National Association of Medical Examiners
  • Associate Member, American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2007-2011
  • Emory University/Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office, Forensic Pathology, 2011-2012
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pathology, Forensic Pathology, 2012
  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2011