Henian Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

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Henian Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Contact Info

Office: 2128, MDC 56
Voice Mail: (813)974-4285
Fax: (813)974-4719
Email: hchen1@health.usf.edu
 Education and History

Came to USF

2011

Education

B.S. Hunan Medical College, 1985
M.S. Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Science (China), Medical Statistics, 1991
Ph.D. Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Science (China),
Medical Statistics, 1994

Discipline

Biostatistics

Specialization

Biostatistics
Epidemiology

Research Interests

Longitudinal data analyses and causal inference
Clinical trials
Epidemiological methods
Psychiatric epidemiology

Other Information

Curriculum Vitae

 Biography

Dr. Chen joined the USF faculty on August 29, 2011. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the College of Public Health, and the Director of the Biostatistics Core for the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at the College of Medicine.

Prior to coming to USF, Dr. Chen was a Senior Biostatistician and Research Scientist in the Department of Epidemiology at the New York State Psychiatric Institute (1999-2010), Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University (2002-2005), Senior Core Faculty and Senior Biostatistician in the Department of Biostatistics at the New York State Psychiatric Institute (2006-2010), Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University (2006-2010), and Senior Biostatistician and Associate Professor at Stony Brook University School of Medicine and Winthrop University Hospital (2010-2011). Prior to his immigration to the United States in 1998, Dr. Chen was the Director of the Department of Biostatistics at Southern Medical University in China.

Dr. Chen has published >80 research articles, including as first author, in the following peer-reviewed scientific journals: Statistics in Medicine, Communications in Statistics, American Journal of Epidemiology, Psychological Medicine, Quality of Life Research, Journal of Personality Disorder, and Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. His collaborations with investigators at Columbia University have resulted in >10 NIH R01 funded grants. Dr. Chen’s statistical research interests include longitudinal data analyses, multilevel modeling, taxometric analysis, epidemiologic methods, and clinical trials.