Dr. Chen joined the USF faculty on August 29, 2011. 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 >110 research articles. His research interests include Clinical trials, Missing data, Longitudinal data analyses and causal inference, Epidemiological methods and psychiatric epidemiology.