MS progression was associated with low vitamin D levels, and smoking was associated with a more rapid decline in MS disability.
Mar 31, 2017
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, social determinants of health, global health, and science and technology policy.
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.
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