Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Chen, Yong

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Yong Chen, PhD, MHS, MS

Yong Chen, PhD, MHS, MS

Contact Dr. Chen

901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-0174
(215) 923-7583 fax


PhD, University of Massachusetts
MHS, Johns Hopkins University
MS, Texas A&M University

University Appointments

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health

Research & Practice Interests

Health Services Research
Outcomes Research
Comparative Effectiveness Research
Pharmacoepidemiology Methods


Econometric & Observational Methods


Dr. Yong Chen is Director of Real World Data and Analytics at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Before working at GSK, he was an epidemiology and Associate Principal Scientist at Merck. Currently, Dr. Chen teaches in the Applied Health Economics & Outcomes Research program at the Jefferson College of Population Health. He earned a PhD at the University of Massachusetts, a MHS in Health Finance and Management from Johns Hopkins University and a MS in Statistics from Texas A&M University.