Jessica Chen, PhD

Dr. Chen is a clinical psychologist, chronic pain specialist, and health services researcher. Her research focuses on social determinants of health and the implementation of evidence-based psychosocial interventions for chronic pain and trauma. Dr. Chen is currently supported by a VA Career Development Award and other VA and NIH grants focused on increasing patient involvement in treatment decision-making and leveraging VA’s national healthcare system data to examine disparities in access to telehealth treatments for chronic pain and co-occurring opioid use disorder.

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Recent Publications

Pain Care Disparities and the Use of Virtual Care Among Racial-Ethnic Minority Groups During COVID-19.
(2024 Jan 22)
J Gen Intern Med
Javier SJ, Carey EP, Gunzburger E, Chen HP, Zeliadt SB, Williams EC, Chen JA

Perspectives of clinical stakeholders and patients from four VA liver clinics to tailor practice facilitation for implementing evidence-based alcohol-related care.
(2024 Jan 10)
Addict Sci Clin Pract 19(1): 3
Soyer EM, Frost MC, Fletcher OV, Ioannou GN, Tsui JI, Edelman EJ, Weiner BJ, Bachrach RL, Chen JA, Williams EC

Structural ableism in public health and healthcare: a definition and conceptual framework.
(2024 Feb)
Lancet Reg Health Am 30(): 100650
Lundberg DJ, Chen JA

Military Sexual Trauma As a Risk Factor for Treatment Non-Response from an Online, Self-Management Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Treatment for Women Veterans.
(2023 Dec 11)
J Interpers Violence
Chen JA, Shofer J, Barnes ML, Livingston WS, Upham M, Simpson TL

A mixed-methods study of race-based stress and trauma affecting Asian Americans during COVID.
(2023 Jul 11)
Clin Psychol Sci 2023():
Yang JP, Do QA, Nhan ER, Chen JA

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