Chen is one of the primary biostatisticians for the General Clinical Research Center. She has expertise in analyses of survey data, clinical trials, and longitudinal. She has extensive experience with analysis of pesticide data.
Chen is a collaborator in several occupational studies evaluating the association of occupational exposures and health outcomes. These studies include Occupational Injuries among Immigrant Poultry Workers, Community Participatory Approach to Measuring Farm Worker Pesticide Exposure: PACE3, and Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health.