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Chan Shen, Ph.D., M.S.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services Research, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

Phone: 713-563-4309
Fax: 713-563-4243
Email: cshen@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2009 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, PHD, Economics
2007 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, MS, Statistics

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 6/2011-present
Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 8/2009-5/2011

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Bhattacharya R, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Depression and ambulatory care sensitive hospitalizations among Medicare beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36(5):460-5, Sep-Oct, 9/2014. e-Pub 6/4/2014. PMCID: PMC4138245.
2. Geynisman DM, Chien CR, Smieliauskas F, Shen C, Tina Shih YC. Economic evaluation of therapeutic cancer vaccines and immunotherapy: A systematic review. Hum Vaccin Immunother 10(11). e-Pub 7/7/2014. PMID: 24999977.
3. Shen C, Shih YC, Xu Y, Yao JC. Octreotide long-acting repeatable use among elderly patients with carcinoid syndrome and survival outcomes: A population-based analysis. Cancer 120(13):2039-49, 7/1/2014. e-Pub 3/26/2014. PMID: 24676892.
4. Eberth JM, Xu Y, Smith GL, Shen Y, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Hunt KK, Black DM, Giordano SH, Whitman GJ, Yang W, Shen C, Elting L, Smith BD. Surgeon Influence on Use of Needle Biopsy in Patients With Breast Cancer: A National Medicare Study. J Clin Oncol 32(21):2206-16, 7/20/2014. e-Pub 6/9/2014. PMCID: PMC4164811.
5. Bhattacharya R, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Excess risk of chronic physical conditions associated with depression and anxiety. BMC Psychiatry 14:10, 2014. PMCID: PMC3902063.
6. Ajmera M, Raval AD, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Explaining the increased health care expenditures associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cost-decomposition analysis. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2014(9):339-348, 2014. e-Pub 4/8/2014. PMCID: PMC3986112.
7. Ajmera M, Shen C, Pan X, Findley PA, Rust G, Sambamoorthi U. Inhaled anticholinergic use and all-cause mortality among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 8:287-94, 6/2013.
8. Shen C. Determinants of Health Care Decisions: Insurance, Utilization, and Expenditures. Review of Economics and Statistics 95(1):142-153, 3/2013.
9. Shen C, Shah N, Findley PA, Sambamoorthi U. Depression treatment and short-term healthcare expenditures among elderly Medicare beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions. J Negat Results Biomed 12(1):15, 2013. e-Pub 10/22/2013. PMCID: PMC4015421.
10. Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Associations between Health-related Quality of Life and Financial Barriers to Care among Women Veterans and Women Non-veterans. Women Health 52(1):1-17, 2/9/2012. PMID: 22324355.
11. Findley PA, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Depression Treatment Patterns among Elderly with Cancer. Depress Res Treat 2012:676784, 2012. PMCID: PMC3434374.
12. Findley P, Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Multimorbidity and persistent depression among veterans with diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. Health Soc Work 36(2):109-19, 5/2011. PMID: 21661300.
13. Sambamoorthi U, Shen C, Findley P, Frayne S, Banerjea R. Depression Treatment Patterns among Women Veterans with Cardiovascular Conditions or Diabetes. World Psychiatry 9(3):177-182, 10/2010. PMCID: PMC2948721.
14. Shen C, Findley P, Banerjea R, Sambamoorthi U. Depressive Disorders Among Cohorts of Women Veterans with Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Hypertension. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19(8):1475-1486, 8/2010. PMID: 20583958.
15. Klein R, Shen C. Bias Corrections in Testing and Estimating Semiparametric, Single Index Models. Econometric Theory 26(6):1683-1718, 2010.
16. Shen C, Sambamoorthi U, Rust G. Co-occurring mental illness and health care utilization and expenditures in adults with obesity and chronic physical illness. Dis Manag 11(3):153-60, 6/2008. PMID: 18564027.

Invited Articles

1. Smieliauskas F, Chien CR, Shen C, Geynisman DM, Shih YC. Cost-effectiveness analyses of targeted oral anti-cancer drugs: a systematic review. Pharmacoeconomics 32(7):651-80, 7/2014. PMID: 24821281.
2. Shen C, Chien CR, Geynisman DM, Smieliauskas F, Shih YC. A Review of Economic Impact of Targeted Oral Anticancer Medications. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 14(1):45-69, 2/2014. e-Pub 12/30/2013. PMID: 24378038.

Abstracts

1. Shen C, Shih YCT, Xu Y, Yao JC. Octreotide LAR (OCT-L) among elderly patients with stage IV neuroendocrine tumors (NETs): A survival analysis of SEER-Medicare data. J Clin Oncol 32(5s):suppl; abstr 4112, 2014.
2. Shen C, Xu Y, Yao JC, Shih YC. Octreotide LAR use among elderly patients with carcinoid syndrome and survival outcomes: A population-based analysis. J Clin Oncol 31:suppl 4; abstr 322, 2013.
3. Shen C, Sambamoorthi U. Health-related Quality of LIfe and Financial Barriers to Care among Women Veterans. Journal of Women's Health 20(3):455-504, 2011.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Finding Optimal Strategies to Manage Cardiotoxicity in Elderly Cancer Patients
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Shih
Duration: 9/1/2015 - 8/31/2019
 
Title: Medical and Financial Toxicity among Patients with Breast Cancer: A Comparative Effectiveness Analysis
Funding Source: Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Sharon Giordano
Duration: 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2020
 
Title: Consortium for Collaborative Research in Cancer Survivorship
Funding Source: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
Role: Collaborator
Principal Investigator: Suarez-Almazor
Duration: 6/1/2015 - 5/31/2020
 
Title: Health Services Research on Genomic Testing
Funding Source: Simmons Sr. Fellow Health & Tech Policy (Subcontract from William Marsh Rice University)
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Ho
Duration: 3/1/2015 - 2/28/2016
 
Title: Health services research in neuroendocrine tumor in the SEER-Medicare Population
Funding Source: Ipsen Pharma SAS
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2016
 
Title: Innovative Methods for Modeling Longitudinal Medical Costs
Funding Source: AHRQ (Subcontract with Northwestern University)
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Principal Investigator: Lei Liu
Duration: 11/1/2014 - 8/31/2016
 
Title: Methods Training in Patient-Centered Cancer Outcomes Research
Funding Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Suarez-Almazor
Duration: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2019
 
Title: Semiparametric IV Estimators and Tests Based on Marginal Effects: Theory and Application in Endogenous Treatment Models
Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 6/1/2014 - 5/31/2017
 
Title: Managing Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases for Elderly Cancer Patients
Funding Source: AHRQ
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Shih
Duration: 4/1/2014 - 9/30/2015
 
Title: Epidemiologic and outcome research in neuroendocrine tumors in the SEER-Medicare Population
Funding Source: Novartis
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Yao
Duration: 9/1/2013 - 12/31/2015

Last updated: 6/18/2015