Zhen Chen, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator

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Zhen Chen, Ph.D., is a senior investigator in NICHD’s Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Branch. Prior to joining NICHD in 2008, Dr. Chen was a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published numerous papers in biomedical research and is the recipient of several NIH and NICHD merit awards.

With a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut, Dr. Chen has research interests in Bayesian modeling and computations, diagnostic accuracy, causal inference, and chemical mixture modeling.

Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Chen


Dr. Chen currently works with the following BBB fellows:

Selected Publications

A Bayesian multi‐dimensional couple‐based latent risk model with an application to infertility 
Beom Seuk Hwang Zhen Chen Germaine M. Buck Louis Paul S. Albert
Biometrics 29 September 2018

A Bayesian semiparametric approach to correlated ROC surfaces with stochastic order constraints 
Zhen Chen Beom Seuk Hwang
Biometrics 03 November 2018

An Integrated Bayesian Nonparametric Approach for Stochastic and Variability Orders in ROC Curve Estimation: An Application to Endometriosis Diagnosis 
Beom Seuk Hwang & Zhen Chen
Journal of the American Statistical Association

A Bayesian regularized mediation analysis with multiple exposures 
Yu‐Bo Wang Zhen Chen Jill M. Goldstein Germaine M. Buck Louis Stephen E. Gilman
Statistics in Medicine 29 October 2018

A weighted kernel machine regression approach to environmental pollutants and infertility 
Wei Zhang Zhen Chen Aiyi Liu Germaine M. Buck Louis
Statistics in Medicine 16 October 2018

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