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Christopher Wen

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Covery Health

Alhambra, CA

Providing equitable access to evidence-based treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.

Christopher Wen is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Covery Health, an organization dedicated to addressing the pressing issue of Opioid Use Disorder and improving access to addiction medicine services for vulnerable communities. Covery aims to bridge the gap in addiction services by providing virtual-first interventions for patients—particularly those in emergency and inpatient departments—and connecting patients to hard-to-find social services and tailored medical resources. As CEO, Christopher hopes to lead a team of clinicians and technology partners to drive the expansion of a medical network of addiction medicine experts, establishing partnerships with hospitals nationwide. He intends to use the Scholars program to refine his community engagement approaches and advocacy skills to push for the expansion of addiction medicine access, increased education, and specialization opportunities for primary care providers.

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