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 Carol Chen

‘CAROL’ CHUNG-SHIUAN CHEN, MS
Lecturer
Department of Epidemiology
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-5165
Fax: (504) 988-1568
cchen1@tulane.edu

 


Research Interests:

Cardiovascular and genetic epidemiology

 

Educational Background:

  • M.S. in Statistics, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, May 2002
  • B.A. in Economics, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 1996

Selected Publications:

Zhao Q, Bazzano LA, Cao J, Li J, Chen J, Huang J, Chen J, Kelly TN, Chen CS, Hu D, Ma J, Rice TK, He J, Gu D. Reproducibility of blood pressure response to the cold pressor test: the GenSalt Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012 Oct 1;176 Suppl 7:S91-8.

Krousel-Wood M, He J, Booth M, Chen CS, Rice J, Kahn MJ, Maeshiro R, Whelton PK. Formal public health education and career outcomes of medical school graduates. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e39020. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039020. Epub 2012 Jun 20.

Chen J, Hamm LL, Kleinpeter MA, Husserl F, Khan IE, Chen CS, Liu Y, Mills KT, He C, Rifai N, Simon EE, He J. Elevated plasma levels of endostatin are associated with chronic kidney disease. Am J Nephrol. 2012;35(4):335-40. doi: 10.1159/000336109. Epub 2012 Mar 27.

Rebholz CM, Wu T, Hamm LL, Arora R, Khan IE, Liu Y, Chen CS, Mills KT, Rogers S, Kleinpeter MA, Simon EE, Chen J. The Association of Plasma Fluorescent Oxidation Products and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Case-Control Study. Am J Nephrol. 2012 Sep 13;36(4):297-304. [Epub ahead of print]

Association of Inflammation and Endothelial Dysfunction with Metabolic Syndrome, Prediabetes and Diabetes in Adults from InnerMongolia, China. Angela M Thompson, Yonghong Zhang, Weijun Tong, Tan Xu, Jing Chen, Li Zhao, Tanika N Kelly, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Lydia A Bazzano, Jiang He.  BMC Endocr Disord. 2011 Oct 11;11 (1):16  21989115.

Effect of dietary protein supplementation on blood pressure: a randomized, controlled trial. Jiang He, Marion R Wofford, Kristi Reynolds, Jing Chen, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Leann Myers, Deborah L Minor, Patricia J Elmer, Daniel W Jones, Paul K Whelton.  Circulation. 2011 Aug 2;124 (5):589-95.

Mortality from suicide and other external cause injuries in China: a prospective cohort study. Casey M Rebholz, Dongfeng Gu, Wenjie Yang, Jing Chen, Xigui Wu, Jian-feng Huang, Ji-chun Chen, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Tanika N Kelly, Xiufang Duan, Lydia A Bazzano, Jiang He.  BMC Public Health. 2011;11:56.

Genome-wide linkage and positional candidate gene study of blood pressure response to dietary potassium intervention: the genetic epidemiology network of salt sensitivity study. Kelly TN, Hixson JE, Rao DC, Mei H, Rice TK, Jaquish CE, Shimmin LC, Schwander K, Chen CS, Liu D, Chen J, Bormans C, Shukla P, Farhana N, Stuart C, Whelton PK, He J, Gu D.  Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2010 Dec;3(6):539-47. Epub 2010 Sep 22.

Genetic variants in the renin-angiotensin system and blood pressure reactions to the cold pressor test. Wang L, Hou L, Li H, Chen J, Kelly TN, Jaquish CE, Rao DC, Hixson JE, Hu D, Chen CS, Gu C, Chen S, Lu X, Whelton PK, He J, Lu F, Huang J, Liu DP, Gu D;  J Hypertens. 2010 Dec;28(12):2422-8.

Polymorphisms in the GNB3 and ADD1 genes and blood pressure in a Chinese population. Shufeng Chen, Hongwei Wang, Xiangfeng Lu, De-Pei Liu, Jing Chen, Cashell E Jaquish, Dabeeru C Rao, James E Hixson, Tanika N Kelly, Liping Hou, Laiyuan Wang, Jianfeng Huang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Treva K Rice, Paul K Whelton, Jiang He, Dongfeng Gu.  Hum Genet. 2010 May 16.

Future Cardiovascular Disease in China: Markov Model and Risk Factor Scenario Projections From the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model-China. Andrew Moran, Dongfeng Gu, Dong Zhao, Pamela Coxson, Y Claire Wang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jing Liu, Jun Cheng, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Yu-Ming Shen, Jiang He, Lee Goldman.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2010 May 4.

Association of obesity and biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in adults in Inner Mongolia, China. Angela M Thompson, Yonghong Zhang, Weijun Tong, Tan Xu, Jing Chen, Li Zhao, Tanika N Kelly, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Lydia A Bazzano, Jiang He.  nt J Cardiol. 2010 May 1.

Association of Genetic Variants in the Apelin-APJ System and ACE2 With Blood Pressure Responses to Potassium Supplementation: The GenSalt Study. Qi Zhao, Dongfeng Gu, Tanika N Kelly, James E Hixson, Dabeeru C Rao, Cashell E Jaquish, Jing Chen, Jianfeng Huang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, C Charles Gu, Paul K Whelton, Jiang He.  Am J Hypertens. 2010 Mar 11.

A Quick Self-assessment Tool to Identify Individuals at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes in the Chinese General Population. Dongsheng Hu, Jing Xie, Dahai Yu, Jiang He, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Dongfeng Gu.  J Epidemiol Community Health. 2009 Aug 25.

Premature deaths attributable to blood pressure in China: a prospective cohort study. Jiang He, Dongfeng Gu, Jing Chen, Xigui Wu, Tanika N Kelly, Jian-Feng Huang, Ji-Chun Chen, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Lydia A Bazzano, Kristi Reynolds, Paul K Whelton, Michael J Klag.  Lancet. 2009 Oct 5.

Biomarkers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction and risk of hypertension among Inner Mongolians in China. Yonghong Zhang, Angela Thompson, Weijun Tong, Tan Xu, Jing Chen, Li Zhao, Tanika Kelly, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jiang He.  J Hypertens. 2009 Sep 16.

Heritability of Blood Pressure Responses to Cold Pressor Test in a Chinese Population. Hao Mei, Dongfeng Gu, Treva K Rice, James E Hixson, Jing Chen, Cashell E Jaquish, Qi Zhao, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Ji-Chun Chen, C Charles Gu, Tanika N Kelly, Jiang He.  Am J Hypertens. 2009 Aug 6.

Prehypertension and risk of cardiovascular disease in Chinese adults. Dongfeng Gu, Jing Chen, Xigui Wu, Xiufang Duan, Daniel Jones, Jian-Feng Huang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Ji-Chun Chen, Tanika Kelly, Paul Whelton, Jiang He.  J Hypertens. 2009 Apr;27.

Metabolic syndrome and salt sensitivity of blood pressure in non-diabetic people in China: a dietary intervention study. Jing Chen, Dongfeng Gu, Jianfeng Huang, Dabeeru C Rao, Cashell E Jaquish, James E Hixson, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jichun Chen, Fanghong Lu, Dongsheng Hu, Treva Rice, Tanika N Kelly, L Lee Hamm, Paul K Whelton, Jiang He.  Lancet. 2009 Feb 13.

Gender difference in blood pressure responses to dietary sodium intervention in the GenSalt study. Jiang He, Dongfeng Gu, Jing Chen, Cashell E Jaquish, Dabeeru C Rao, James E Hixson, Ji-chun Chen, Xiufang Duan, Jian-feng Huang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Tanika N Kelly, Lydia A Bazzano, Paul K Whelton.  J Hypertens.  2009 Jan.

Mortality Attributable to Smoking in China. Dongfeng Gu, Tanika N Kelly, Xigui Wu, Jing Chen, Jonathan M Samet, Jian-Feng Huang, Manlu Zhu, Ji-Chun Chen, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Xiufang Duan, Michael J Klag, Jiang He.  N Engl J Med.  2009 Jan 8.

The Future Impact of Population Growth and Aging on Coronary Heart Disease in China: Projections from the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model-China. Andrew Moran, Dong Zhao, Dongfeng Gu, Coxson Pamela, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jun Cheng, Jing Liu, Jiang He, Lee Goldman.  BMC Public Health.  2008 Nov 27.

Association between blood pressure responses to the cold pressor test and dietary sodium intervention in a Chinese population. Jing Chen, Dongfeng Gu, Cashell E Jaquish, Chung-Shiuan Chen, D C Rao, Depei Liu, James E Hixson, L Lee Hamm, C Charles Gu, Paul K Whelton, Jiang He.  Arch Intern Med.  2008 Sep 8.

Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease among Chinese men. Lydia A Bazzano, Dongfeng Gu, Kristi Reynolds, Jing Chen, Xiqui Wu, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Xiufang Duan, Jichun Chen, Jiang He.  Int J Cardiol.  2008 Jul 7.

Global burden of obesity in 2005 and projections to 2030. Tanika Kelly, Wenjie Yang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Kristi Reynolds, Jiang He.  Int J Obes (Lond).  2008 Jul 8.

Blood pressure and clinical outcome among patients with acute stroke in Inner Mongolia, China. Yonghong Zhang, Kathleen Reilly, Weijun Tong, Tan Xu, Jing Chen, Lydia Bazzano, Dawei Qiao, Zhong Ju, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jiang He.  J Hypertens.  2008 Jul.

Increasing prevalence and low awareness, treatment and control of diabetes mellitus among Chinese adults: The InterASIA study. Dongsheng Hu, Pengyu Fu, Jing Xie, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Dahai Yu, Paul K Whelton, Jiang He, Dongfeng Gu.  Diabetes Res Clin Pract.  2008 May 19.

Blood pressure and mortality among Chinese patients with cardiovascular disease. Jing Chen, Dongfeng Gu, Seamus Whelton, Xigui Wu, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Xiufang Duan, Jianfeng Huang, Jichun Chen, Tanika Kelly, Lotuce Hamm, Jiang He.  J Hypertens.  2008 May.

Trends in Overweight and Obesity in Chinese Adults: Between 1991 and 1999-2000. Rachel P Wildman, Dongfeng Gu, Paul Muntner, Xiqui Wu, Kristi Reynolds, Xiufang Duan, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Guangyong Huang, Lydia A Bazzano, Jiang He.  Obesity (Silver Spring).  2008 Apr 3.

Cigarette Smoking and Risk of Stroke in the Chinese Adult Population. Tanika N Kelly, Dongfeng Gu, Jing Chen, Jian-Feng Huang, Ji-Chun Chen, Xiufang Duan, Xigui Wu, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jiang He.  Stroke.  2008 Mar 6.

Risk Factors for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Mortality in Chinese Adults. Kathleen H Reilly, Dongfeng Gu, Xiufang Duan, Xigui Wu, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jianfeng Huang, Tanika N Kelly, Jichun Chen, Xiaoqing Liu, Ling Yu, Lydia A Bazzano, Jiang He.  Am J Epidemiol.  2008 Feb 6.

Alcohol consumption and the risk of end-stage renal disease among Chinese men. Kristi Reynolds, Dongfeng Gu, Jing Chen, X Tang, C Lillian Yau, L Yu, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Xiqui Wu, L Lee Hamm, Jiang He.  Kidney Int.  2008 Jan 9.

Body mass index and risk of ESRD in China. Kristi Reynolds, Dongfeng Gu, Paul Muntner, Jing Chen, Xigui Wu, C Lillian Yau, Xiufang Duan, Chung-Shiuan Chen, L Lee Hamm, Jiang He.  Am J Kidney Dis.  2007 Nov.

Alcohol consumption any risk for stroke among Chinese men. Lydia A Bazzano, Dongfeng Gu, Kristi Reynolds, Xiqui Wu, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Xiufang Duan, Jing Chen, Rachel P Wildman, Michael J Klag, Jiang He.  Ann Neurol.  2007 Aug 20.

Cigarette Smoking and Erectile Dysfunction among Chinese Men without Clinical Vascular Disease. Jiang He, Kristi Reynolds, Jing Chen, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Xigui Wu, Xiufang Duan, Robert Reynolds, Lydia A Bazzano, Paul K Whelton, Dongfeng Gu.  Am J Epidemiol.  2007 Jul 10.

Heritability of Blood Pressure Responses to Dietary Sodium and Potassium Intake in a Chinese population. Dongfeng Gu, Treva Rice, Shiping Wang, Wenjie Yang, Chi Gu, Chung-Shiuan Chen, James E Hixson, Cashell E Jaquish, Zhi-Jian Yao, De-Pei Liu, Dabeeru C Rao, Jiang He.  Hypertension.  2007 May 7.

A Population-Based, Prospective Study of Blood Pressure and Risk for End-Stage Renal Disease in China. Kristi Reynolds, Dongfeng Gu, Paul Muntner, John W Kusek, Jing Chen, Xigui Wu, Xiufang Duan, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Michael J Klag, Paul K Whelton, Jiang He.  J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 May 2.

GenSalt: rationale, design, methods and baseline characteristics of study participants. The GenSalt Collaborative Research Group. J Hum Hypertens.  2007 Apr 19.

Incidence and predictors of hypertension over 8 years among Chinese men and women. Dongfeng Gu, Rachel Wildman, Xiqui Wu, Kristi Reynolds, Jianfeng Huang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jiang He.  J Hypertens.  2007 Mar.

Association between the metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in Chinese adults. Jing Chen, Dongfeng Gu, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Xigui Wu, L Lee Hamm, Paul Muntner, Vecihi Batuman, Chien-Hung Lee, Paul K Whelton, Jiang He.  Nephrol Dial Transplant.  2007 Feb 1.

Body weight and mortality among men and women in China. Dongfeng Gu, Jiang He, Xiufeng Duan, Kristi Reynolds, Xigui Wu, Jing Chen, Guangyong Huang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Paul K Whelton.  JAMA.  2006 Feb 15.

Major causes of death among men and women in China. Jiang He, Dongfeng Gu, Xigui Wu, Kristi Reynolds, Xiufang Duan, Chonghua Yao, Jialiang Wang, Chung-Shiuan Chen, Jing Chen, Rachel P Wildman, Michael J Klag, Paul K Whelton.  N Engl J Med.  2005 Sep 15.

 

Level of Instruction:

graduate

 

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