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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. 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, 7/2014. 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, 7/2014. 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. 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. 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. PMID: 24378038.

Abstracts

1. Shen C, Xu Y, Yao JC, Shih YC. Octreotide LAR use among elderly patients with carcinoid syndrome and survival outcomes: A population-based analysis. Journal of Clinical Oncology(31), 2013.
2. 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.

Last updated: 10/8/2014