Jie Chen, Ph.D. Jie Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 

Department of Health Services and Administration 
School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park 
3310E School of Public Health Building
College Park, MD, 20742
Tel: 301-405-9053
Fax: 301-405-2542
Email: jichen@umd.edu 


Areas of Interest




  • UMD HLSA765 Oral and Written Communication (Graduate, PhD Level)
  • UMD HLSA711 Health Economics and Analysis (Graduate, Master's Level)
  • UMD HLSA601 Introduction to Health Care System (Graduate, Master's Level)
  • UMD HLSA791 Advanced Research Seminar II (Graduate, PhD Level)
  • UMD HLSA899 Doctoral Dissertation Research (Graduate, PhD Level)
  • UMD HLSA898 Pre-candidacy research (Graduate, PhD Level)
  • UMD HLSA786 Capstone Project in Public Health (Graduate, Master's Level)
  • UMD HLSA785 Internship in Public Health (Graduate, Master's Level)
  • CUNY ECO 230 Managerial Statistics (Undergraduate)
  • CUNY ECO 332 Health Economics (Undergraduate)
  • CUNY ECO 210 Intermediate Microeconomics (Undergraduate)
  • CUNY ECO 212 Intermediate Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)

Honors and Awards

2015: Honoree, University of Maryland Eighth Annual Celebration of Scholarship and Research.

2014: Delta Omega, the Honorary Society in Public Health.

2012: Minority Scholarships for Travel. National Institute of Aging.

2010: Stewart Travel Award, CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences.

2009: Dean's Scholarship Award. College of Staten Island/CUNY.

2006 - 2007: Stony Brook Economics Department Award for Outstanding Teaching

Professional Services

Referee for Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journl of Preventive Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, American Journal of Managed Care, Archives of General Psychiatry, BMC Health Services Research, Clinical Therapeutics, Economic Bulletin, Emergency Medicine and Health Care, Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Journal of Healthcare Management, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Health Affairs, Health Policy, Health Services Research, Medical Care, Psychiatric Services, Social Science & Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association.

Scientific Committee Member for American Public Health Association, AcademyHealth, International Health Economics Association, American Society of Health Economists, International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes.

Editorial Board Member of Emergency Medicine and Health Care, Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior.

Editorial Advisory Board Member of International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance

Selected Conference Presentations

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL. October 31 - November 4, 2015.).

Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (Minneapolis, MN. June 14-16. 2015.).

International Health Economist Association (iHEA) (Dublin, Ireland. July 13-16, 2014.).

Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (San Diego, CA. June 8-10. 2014.).

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting (Boston, MA. November 2-6. 2013.).

Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (Baltimore, MD. June 23-25. 2013.).

Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (Seattle, WA. June 12-145. 2011.).Poster: Health Care Quality and Physician-Industry Relationship 

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting (Atlanta, GA, May 15-19, 2010). Poster: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Prescription Drug Spending under Medicare Part D 

American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting(Philadelphia, PA, November 2009). Poster: The Effect of Immigrant Status on Mental Health Services Utilization in the United States 

International Health Economist Association (iHEA)(Beijing, China, July 2009). Presented: Racial and Ethnic Disparity in Mental Health Care Utilization  

Southern Economics Association 78th Annual Conference (Washington DC, November 2008). Presented: Who Pays for Drug Quality? 

American Economics Association 2008 ASSA Meeting (New Orleans, 2008). Presented: Entry Pricing and Product Quality: The Case of Antidepressant Drugs 

Academy Health (Orlando, 2007). Presented: Entry Pricing and Product Quality: The Case of Antidepressant Drugs 


Updated  December, 2015