Diane Chen

  • 209 Citations
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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


  • 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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Grants 2015 2021

Research Output 2010 2019


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 in patients with disorders of sex development

Chen, D., Johnson, EK. & Finlayson, C., 2019, Textbook of Oncofertility Research and Pracctice. Woodruff, TK. (ed.). New York, NY: Springer, p. 45-53

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Health care provider perceptions of fertility preservation barriers and challenges with transgender patients and families: qualitative responses to an international survey

Tishelman, A. C., Sutter, M. E., Chen, D., Sampson, A., Nahata, L., Kolbuck, V. D. & Quinn, G. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transgender Persons
Fertility Preservation
Health Personnel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Minority Stress Factors Associated With Depression and Anxiety Among Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth

Chodzen, G., Hidalgo, M. A., Chen, D. & Garofalo, R., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 64, 4, p. 467-471 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transgender Persons
Major Depressive Disorder
Anxiety Disorders