Yen Ching Chen was born in Taichung, Taiwan, in 1970. She received an M.S. degree and a D.S. degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, in 1998 and 2001, respectively. From 2001 to 2003, Yen-Ching Chen was a Postdoctoral fellow of Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA. From 2003 to 2005, she was a Postdoctoral fellow of National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan. From 2003 to 2006, she was a Visiting scholar of Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA. From 2004 to 2006, she was a Project coordinator & research fellow of Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. From 2007 to 2008, she was a Research assistant professor of Institute of Preventive Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Since 2007, she was a Faculty of Research Center for Gene, Environment and Human Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Presently, she serves as an Assistant Professor. She is mainly interested in human genome epidemiology, genetic and environmental epidemiology, and aging-related research. In 1995, she got Certified National Qualification Examination as an environmental engineer, Taiwan. In 1996, she was recipient of The Best Paper Award of Professor Tung-Jung Hsu, Journal of the Environmental Protection, Society of the Republic of China. In 2005, she was recipient of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Scholar-in-Training Award. In 2009, she was recipient of Academic Achievement Award, National Taiwan University. She serves as a Member of American Association for Cancer Research, AACR; AACR/Molecular Epidemiology group, AACR/MEG, American Geriatric Medicine, Taiwan Epidemiology Society, Taiwan Public Health Association, International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, and ISEE.
Biography Updated on 26 January 2011