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Eunice Y Chen, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Otolaryngology Residency Program Director


Stanford University, BS, Microbiology and Immunology, 1992
Stanford University, MD/PhD, Cancer Biology Program, 2001
Stanford University Medical Center, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency, 2006
University of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, 2007

Children's Hospital At Dartmouth
EPR Center at Dartmouth Medical School
Norris Cotton Cancer Center


Contact Information

1 Medical Center Drive
Section of Otolaryngology/4F
Lebanon NH 03756

Phone: 603-650-8123
Fax: 603-650-0052

Grant Information

NIH NCI P01 CA190193 (Pogue/Williams/Schaner). Clinical EPR Oximetry for Enhancing Cancer Therapy, Co-Primary Investigator -Project 3. July 2015 – June 2020.
NIH-NCI R01 CA212187 (Samkoe). Paired-agent imaging for resection during surgery (PAIRS) for head & neck cancers, Co-Investigator. December 2017 – November 2022.

Selected Publications


  • Shehata L, Wieland-Alter W, Maurer D, Chen E, Connor R, Wright P, and Walker L Systematic comparison of respiratory syncytial virus-induced memory B cell responses in two anatomical compartments. Nat Commun, 2019 Mar 8;10(1):1126 (view details in PubMed)

  • Caston RM, Schreiber W, Hou H, Williams BB, Chen EY, Schaner PE, Jarvis LA, Flood AB, Petryakov SV, Kmiec MM, Kuppusamy P, Swartz HM Development of the Implantable Resonator System for Clinical EPR oximetry. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2017 Dec;75(3-4):275-283 (view details in PubMed)

  • Polacco MA, Lally J, Walls A, Harold LR, Malekzadeh S, Chen EY Digging into Debt: The Financial Burden Associated with the Otolaryngology Match. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jun;156(6):1091-1096 (view details in PubMed)

  • Hill CA, Dang S, Beach M, Chen EY A Retrospective Cohort Study of Glossopharyngeal Nerve Taste in Children with Recurrent Acute Tonsillitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Jan;156(1):189-193 (view details in PubMed)

  • Hou H, Khan N, Nagane M, Gohain S, Chen EY, Jarvis LA, Schaner PE, Williams BB, Flood AB, Swartz HM, Kuppusamy P Skeletal Muscle Oxygenation Measured by EPR Oximetry Using a Highly Sensitive Polymer-Encapsulated Paramagnetic Sensor. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016 923:351-7 (view details in PubMed)

  • Swartz HM, Williams BB, Hou H, Khan N, Jarvis LA, Chen EY, Schaner PE, Ali A, Gallez B, Kuppusamy P, Flood AB Direct and Repeated Clinical Measurements of pO2 for Enhancing Cancer Therapy and Other Applications. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016;923:95-104 (view details in PubMed)

  • Hill CA, Beach M, Smith MC, Chen EY Incidence of and Factors Associated with Hypogeusia in Healthy Children. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 142(3):229-33, 2016 (view details in PubMed)

  • Hill CA, Thimmappa V, Smith MC, Chen EY Incidence of Visualization of the Glossopharyngeal Nerve after Pediatric Tonsillectomy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 154(3):532-4 (view details in PubMed)

  • Swartz HM, Hou H, Khan N, Jarvis LA, Chen EY, Williams BB, Kuppusamy P . Advances in Probes and Methods for Clinical EPR Oximetry. Adv Exp Med Biol. 812:73-79, 2014 (view details in PubMed)

  • Chen EY, Samkoe KS, Hodge S, Tai K, Hou H, Petryk AA, Strawbridge R, Hoopes PJ, Khan N Modulation of hypoxia with magnetic nanoparticle hyperthermia to augment therapeutic index. Adv Exp Med Biol. 812:87-95, 2014 (view details in PubMed)