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Liang Chen, M.D., M.S.

Senior Biostatistician, Methodology & Analytics Core, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Senior Biostatistician, Department of Medicine, Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine


Phone: 713-440-4400 ext. 10294

Research Interests

  • Design and analysis of clinical and epidemiological studies
  • Cancer prevention and health service
  • Psychology research


  • M.S., The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas
  • M.S., University of Toronto. Toronto, Canada
  • M.D., Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Awards and Activities

  • Tamarack Graduate Award, Toronto, 2003
  • University of Toronto Open Fellowship through the OGSST: 2003
  • Banting and Best Diabetes Center Novo Nordisk Scholarship, Toronto, 2002

Dr. Chen's PubMed Link*

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