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Yong Chen, PhD



Yong Chen, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Dr. Chen has a keen interest in both theory and applications—especially in electronic health record data, comparative effectiveness research and statistical genetics/genomics. His research has been funded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Dr. Chen joined the biostatistics faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. Before that, he was an assistant professor of biostatistics at University of Texas School of Public Health. He got his PhD in Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins University, where he worked with Professors Kung-Yee Liang and Charles Rohde. 



Content Area Specialties

Electronic health-record data, comparative effectiveness research, statistical genetics/genomics

Methodology Specialties

Statistical methods for electronic health record data, meta-analysis, mathematical statistics

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