Annie Chen

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Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Boston Office


D.D.S. in dentistry, National Yang Ming University; M.S. in health policy and law, National Yang Ming University


Annie Yu-An Chen is an assistant policy researcher at RAND and a Ph.D candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. She has a D.D.S. and an M.S. in health policy and law from National Yang Ming University in Taiwan. Her research interests include health economics, health care systems, global health, and microsimulation modelling.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, she was a research assistant at National Yang Ming University, where she used econometrics methods to study gender-based violence, quality of end-of-life care, and integrated care among other topics. Previously, she practiced as a general dentist. 

Selected Publications

Kranz, Ashley M., Annie Chen, Grace Gahlon, and Bradley D. Stein, "Trends in Visits to Dental Offices During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic," The Journal of the American Dental Association, 2021

Shetty, Kanaka D., Annie Y. Chen, Adam J. Rose, and Harry H. Liu, "Effect of the ExactCare Medication Care Management Model on Adherence, Health Care Utilization, and Costs," Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, 2021

Chen, Annie Y., Bradley Chen, and Chin-Chi Kuo, "Better Continuity of Care Improves the Quality of End-of-Life Care among Elderly Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease," Scientific Reports, 10(1), 2020

Akinlotan, Marvellous, Bradley Chen, Tiana M. Fontanilla, Annie Chen, and Victoria Y. Fan, "Economic Evaluation of Dental Sealants: A Systematic Literature Review," Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 2018


Mandarin; French; Japanese