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CHEN Huijun, Cynthia

Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Southern California

Research Areas:

  • Health Economics
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology

Academic Qualification:

  • BSc in Statistics & minor in Mathematics (2009), National University of Singapore
  • MSc in Statistics and Applied Probability (2011), National University of Singapore
  • PhD Public Health (2014), National University of Singapore

Career History

  • Research Fellow, University of Southern California (2015-)
  • Research Scholar, Washington University in St. Louis (2014)
  • Analyst, National Population of Talent Division, Prime Minister’s Office (2011)
  • Research Assistant, National University of Singapore (2009-2011)

Awards/Honours:

  • NUS Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship (2015-2018)
  • NUS PhD Research Scholarship (2012-2014)
  • Best Oral Presentation, Universitas 21, Graduate Research Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand (2014)
  • Best Oral Presentation (Runner-up), Singapore 1st Intl Public Health Conference (2012)
  • Dean’s List Recipient (2007-2008)

Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching Assistant, Quantitative Epidemiological Methods (2012-2013)
  • Instructor, Applied Statistical Courses, Year 3 Medical Students (2011-2012)

Selected Publications:

  • Chen C, Sia I, et al (2014). Frailty and Synergistic Effect of Comorbidity and Disability on Mortality. PLoS One 9(8):e106248
  • Chen C, Naidoo N, et al (2013). Factors Associated with Nursing Home Placement of All Patients Admitted for Inpatient Rehabilitation in Singapore Community Hospitals from 1996 to 2005: A Disease Stratified Analysis. PLoS One 8(12): e82697.
  • Chen C, Koh CHG, Naidoo N, et al (2013). Trends in Length of Stay, Functional Outcomes, and Discharge Destination Stratified by Disease Type for Inpatient Rehabilitation in Singapore Community Hospitals from 1996 to 2005. Archives of Phys Med and Rehab 94(7):1342-1351.e4
  • Koh CHG, Chen C, Petrella R (2013). Rehabilitation impact indices and their independent predictors: a systematic review. BMJ Open 3(9):e003483.
  • Chow P, Chen C, et al (2014).  Factors and Trade-Offs with Rehabilitation Effectiveness and Efficiency in Newly Disabled Older Persons. Archives of Phys Med and Rehab 95(8):1510-20.e4.

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Assistant Professor
Email: ephchc@nus.edu.sg

 

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