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Jen Jen Chang, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor; Epidemiology
College for Public Health and Social Justice

Courses Taught

Epidemiology Methods II; Perinatal Epidemiology

Research Interests

Effect of short sleep duration on maternal and fetal outcomes as well as adolescent risk behaviors and mental health; maternal depression; modifiable risk factors for preterm delivery; perinatal epidemiology.

Honors and Awards

Chang was a recipient of the NIH KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program Scholar award and has current NIH funding to examine the relationship between sleep duration and postpartum depression.

Professional Organizations and Associations

Chang has expertise in longitudinal study design and secondary data analysis using data from large national longitudinal studies such as National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) and National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health).