Jason Chen, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine
  • Assistant Program Director, Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program

Biography

Jason I. Chen, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Program Director for the Clinical Psychology PhD Program at OHSU and a VA HSR&D Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care (CIVIC) Core Investigator. He is currently funded on a 5-year, VA HSR&D Career Development Award titled, “Enhancing Social Connectedness Among Veterans at High Risk for Suicide through Community Engagement,” (CDA 18-185; IK2HX002787). Dr. Chen’s research lab, the Connecting Communities for Suicide Prevention Lab (CCSP), studies suicide prevention for high-risk populations with a focus on military veterans, community-based approaches, and help-seeking processes. Clinically, Dr. Chen provides supervision on suicide-specific interventions and adapting evidence-based psychotherapies to acute care and non-traditional settings.

Education

  • B.A., 2007, Vassar College
  • M.A., 2013, University of South Florida
  • Ph.D., 2016, University of South Florida
  • Internship:

    • Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver VA Medical Center
  • Fellowship:

    • VA Health Services Research & Development Advanced Research Fellowship, VA HSR&D Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care (CIVIC), VA Portland Health Care System

Areas of interest

  • Suicide Risk Assessment and Management
  • Intervention and Prevention Programming Development
  • Treatment-Seeking Behaviors and Mental Health Promotion

Publications

Publications

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