Chava Chapman, MD, MPH


Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical School:

Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg


Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Boston VA Hospital, Jamaica Plain, MA

General field of research:

Women’s Health

Affiliations other than medicine:

Section of General Internal Medicine

Contact information:

801 Massachusetts Avenue, Crosstown 2, Boston, MA 02118

Phone: (617) 638-7517

Fax: (617) 638-8026


Cancer Prevention; Breast Health.

Summary of research interest:

Dr. Chapman is a clinician and teacher in the breast clinic and is interested in breast cancer screening. She is a manager for the Women’s Health Network Program at Boston Medical Center (State funded Program for Breast ad Cervical Cancer Screening). Co-PI of the Avon Breast Initiative, a program funded by Avon to improve access of women to breast cancer screening and diagnostic services. PI of Reach – Koman funded grant to augment Breast screening outreach and facilitate navigation through diagnostic services for breast cancer screening Interested in the interface psychiatry and medicine. She has experience with medical consultations in psychiatric patients.