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Senior Leadership


Jennifer Cullen, MPH, Ph.D.

Director, Epidemiological Research Program, CPDR
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, USUHS

Dr. Jennifer Cullen is the Director of Epidemiologic Research for the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR) in Rockville, Maryland. Dr. Cullen rejoins CPDR, after three years as a Director of Research and Evaluation for the American Legacy Foundation ("Legacy") in Washington, DC where she led longitudinal studies of youth smoking initiation and adult smoking cessation, using novel modeling techniques for complex survey design studies.

Yongmei Chen, M.D., MS

Biostatistician, CPDR

Dr. Yongmei Chen performs advanced statistical modeling for clinical and translational science projects, assists in writing peer review publications, and supports grant applications.

Zhe (Jack) Chang, MS

Information Systems Manager, DBA, CPDR

Jack Chang is the Information Systems Manager at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) - Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR). Functioning as member of CPDR leadership team, he is responsible for developing and implementing long and short term information management strategies and leads the Information Management Program to manage and enhance the multi-disciplinary information management activities to support translational cancer research at CPDR.

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