Carmen Chen, MPH

PhD Student

Division of Environmental Health

Population and Public Health Sciences

Keck School of Medicine, USC

Carmen received her B.S. in Nursing at Peking University. During her undergraduate study, she has conducted research in maternal and child health. Carmen’s current research focuses on persistent organic pollutants, biomarkers of oxidative stress, and proteomics.


Chen J, Xin T, Gaoshan J, et al. The association between work-related factors and breastfeeding practices among Chinese working mothers: a mixed-method approach. International Breastfeeding Journal. 2019; 14:28

Beauchesne AR, Cara KC, Chen J, Yao Q, Penkert LP, Yang W, et al. Effectiveness of multimodal nutrition interventions during pregnancy to achieve 2009 Institute of Medicine gestational weight gain guidelines: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Medicine. 2021;53(1):1180-98.

Chung M, Ruan M, Cara KC, Yao Q, Penkert LP, Chen J. Vitamin D and Calcium in Children 0-36 Months: A Scoping Review of Health Outcomes. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2021;40(4):367-96.

Tang K, Liu Y, Meng K, Jiang L, Tan S, Liu Y, and Chen J. Breastfeeding duration of different age groups and its associated factors among Chinese women: a cross-sectional study. International Breastfeeding Journal. 2019; 14:19.