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Research Interests

Areas of research include gender development in transgender youth and medical decision-making among gender- and sex-diverse youth and their caregivers. Primary areas of clinical interest include depression, anxiety, and trauma among gender diverse/transgender children, adolescents, and young adults, psychosocial issues in the management of differences of sex development (DSD), and behavioral health service delivery in multidisciplinary settings.

Training Experience

2013Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Temple University

… → 2012

Research interests

  • Adolescent Health
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Health Psychology
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Mental Health
  • Psychological Issues of Patients Dealing with Medical Illness
  • Translational Research

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Transgender Persons Medicine & Life Sciences
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Disorders of Sex Development Medicine & Life Sciences
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Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
Sexual Development Medicine & Life Sciences
Conduct Disorder Medicine & Life Sciences
Terminology Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2015 2021

Research Output 2010 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Experiences of Gender Minority Stress in Cisgender Parents of Transgender/Gender-Expansive Prepubertal Children: A Qualitative Study

Hidalgo, M. A. & Chen, D., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Family Issues. 40, 7, p. 865-886 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Factors Affecting Fertility Decision-Making Among Transgender Adolescents and Young Adults

Chen, D., Kyweluk, M. A., Sajwani, A., Gordon, E., Johnson, E. K., Finlayson, C. A. & Woodruff, T. K., Apr 1 2019, In : LGBT Health. 6, 3, p. 107-115 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Transgender Persons
Fertility Preservation
Young Adult
Decision Making

Fertility Preservation for a Teenager with Differences (Disorders) of Sex Development: An Ethics Case Study

Campo-Engelstein, L., Chen, D., Baratz, A. B., Johnson, E. K. & Finlayson, C. A., Jun 1 2019, In : The Journal of clinical ethics. 30, 2, p. 143-153 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fertility Preservation
Disorders of Sex Development
moral philosophy

Fertility Preservation in Patients with Disorders of Sex Development

Chen, D., Johnson, EK. & Finlayson, C., 2019, Oncofertility research and Practice: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Woodruff, TK. (ed.). Springer, p. 45-53

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gonadal Tissue Cryopreservation for Children with Differences of Sex Development

Johnson, E. K., Finlayson, C. A., Finney, E. L., Harris, C. J., Tan, S. Y., Laronda, M. M., Lockart, B. A., Chen, D., Rowell, E., Cheng, E. Y. & Yerkes, E. B., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Hormone Research in Paediatrics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexual Development
Germ Cells
Fertility Preservation
Mixed Gonadal Dysgenesis