Miss Rachel Xiucui Chen

Master of Science in Medical Statistics

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Data Analyst


Rachel Chen was awarded a Master of Science with First Class Honours in Medical Statistics at the University of Auckland in 2008. After graduation, she relocated to Sacramento to work at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) in the Biostatistics Division of the Department of Public Health Sciences. As part of her role, she also acted as a consultant for the Biostatistics Group of the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) at the UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento. In 2014, Rachel moved to Auckland to work in her current position at the University of Auckland.

As a consultant at the Statistical Consulting Centre (SCC), Rachel provides statistical advice and assistance to the staff and students across the university and also services to external clients outside of university. Within the University of Auckland, she has included work in the biostatistics team in the National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI) and as a biostatistician in Growing Up in New Zealand (GUiNZ).

Research | Current

  • All New Zealand Acute Coronary Syndrome Quality Improvement (ANZACS QI)
  • The impact of milk consumption on children's heath 
  • Informatics & Technology used in health system
  • Microbiome

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Zwingenberger, A. L., Pollard, R. E., Taylor, S. L., Chen, R. X., Nunley, J., & Kent, M. S. (2016). Perfusion and Volume Response of Canine Brain Tumors to Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy. Journal of veterinary internal medicine, 30 (3), 827-835. 10.1111/jvim.13945
  • Steffey, M. A., Daniel, L., Taylor, S. L., Chen, R. X., & Zwingenberger, A. L. (2015). Computed tomographic pneumocolonography in normal dogs. Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association, 56 (3), 278-285. 10.1111/vru.12235
  • Tong, N. M., Zwingenberger, A. L., Blair, W. H., Taylor, S. L., Chen, R. X., & Sturges, B. K. (2015). Effect of screening abdominal ultrasound examination on the decision to pursue advanced diagnostic tests and treatment in dogs with neurologic disease. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 29 (3), 893-899. 10.1111/jvim.12602
  • Steffey, M. A., Daniel, L., Taylor, S. L., Chen, R. X., & Zwingenberger, A. L. (2015). Computed tomographic pneumocolonography in normal dogs. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 56 (3), 278-285. 10.1111/vru.12235
  • Winship, B., Grisell, M., Yang, C. B., Chen, R. X., & Bauer, A. S. (2014). The quality of pediatric orthopaedic information on the internet. J Pediatr Orthop, 34 (4), 474-477. 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000125
  • Daniaux, L. A., Laurenson, M. P., Marks, S. L., Moore, P. F., Taylor, S. L., Chen, R. X., & Zwingenberger, A. L. (2014). Ultrasonographic thickening of the muscularis propria in feline small intestinal small cell T-cell lymphoma and inflammatory bowel disease. JOURNAL OF FELINE MEDICINE AND SURGERY, 16 (2), 89-98. 10.1177/1098612X13498596
  • Kalomoiris, S., Lawson, J., Chen, R. X., Bauer, G., Nolta, J. A., & Anderson, J. S. (2012). CD25 preselective anti-HIV vectors for improved HIV gene therapy. Human Gene Therapy Methods, 23 (6), 366-375. 10.1089/hgtb.2012.142
  • Walker, J. E., Chen, R. X., McGee, J., Nacey, C., Pollard, R. B., Abedi, M., ... Anderson, J. S. (2012). Generation of an HIV-1-Resistant Immune System with CD34(+) Hematopoietic Stem Cells Transduced with a Triple-Combination Anti-HIV Lentiviral Vector. JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY, 86 (10), 5719-5729. 10.1128/JVI.06300-11