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Lung-Chang Chien, DrPH

Assistant Professor
Department(s): Public Health
Office: WRI-A 226
Mail Code: 3064
Phone: 702-895-5282
Email: lung-chang.chien@unlv.edu

Biography

Dr. Lung-Chang Chien is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Community Health Sciences. His research focuses on investigating spatial vulnerability and geographic disparities on human health. His research topics cover socioeconomic deprivation in cancer incidence and mortality, modifying effects of location in geo-survival analysis, the impact of Asian dust storms on children’s health, geographic disparities of asthma and diabetes, spatiotemporal impacts of meteorological factors on dengue fever, and high risk areas in elderly mortality due to heat waves. Dr. Chien has also collaborated on publications in Nursing research and global health.

Research Specialties:

  • Spatial and spatiotemporal analysis
  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Nonlinear lag analysis