Alex Y. Chen, M.D.
Adjunct Associate ProfessorDr. Alex Y. Chen is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He is also a member of the Medical Action Plan Committee at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
- Health Care Utilization
- Health Care Disparities
EducationHarvard Medical School, M.D., 1997
Selected PublicationsChang RK, Chen AY, Klitzner TS. Factors associated with age at operation for children with congenital heart disease. Pediatrics 2000; 105:1073-1081.
Chen AY, Chang RK. Factors associated with prescription drug expenditure among children: an analysis of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS). Pediatrics 2002; 109:728-732.
Chen AY, Escarce JJ. Income-related Inequality in Health Care Delivery in the U.S. Medical Care 2004; 42(1): 38-47.
Chen AY. Private Dental and Prescription-Drug Coverage in Children: Data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2004; 4(5): 442-447.
Chen AY, Escarce JJ. Health Status Adjustment and Income-Related Inequality in Health Care Delivery. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 2004; 5(1): 75-85.
Chen AY, Escarce JJ. Effects of Family Structure on Children’s Use of Ambulatory Visits and Prescription Medications. Health Services Research 2006; 41(5): 1895-1914.
Chen AY, Newacheck P. Insurance Coverage and Financial Burden for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2006; 6(4): 204-209.
Cheng E, Chen AY, Cummingham B. Primary Language and Receipt of Recommended Health Care among Hispanics in the United States. J Gen Intern Med. 2007: 22 Suppl 2: 283-8.
Chen AY, Escarce JJ. Family Structure and the Treatment of Childhood Asthma. Medical Care 2008: 46(2): 174-184.
Chen AY, Wu S. Dispensing Pattern of Generic and Brand Name Drugs in Children. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2008: 8(3); 189-194.