Julia Cen Chen-Sankey, Ph.D., M.P.P.

Dr. Priscah Mujura

Division of Intramural Research
Email: Julia.Chen-Sankey@nih.gov
Phone: 301-827-0343

Dr. Julia Chen-Sankey is a postdoctoral fellow at the Intramural Program of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). Her research broadly involves investigating flavored e-cigarette use and tobacco marketing influences among tobacco-naïve youth and young adults as well as cigar use disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations.

Dr. Chen-Sankey is currently serving as the co-chair of the membership subcommittee, Adolescent Network at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT). She previously worked as a research analyst at the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Maryland Department of Health. Dr. Chen-Sankey received her Master of Public Policy degree in 2012 from School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University and her Ph.D. degree in behavioral and community health in 2018 from School of Public Health, the University of Maryland.

Selected Publications

  • Chen, JC., Das, B., Mead, EL, Borzekowski, DLG. (2017). Flavored E-cigarette and Cigarette Smoking Susceptibility Among Youth. Tobacco Regulatory Science, 3(1), 68-80.
  • Chen, JC. (2018). Current Flavored E-cigarette Use and Past-Year Cigarette Smoking Reduction and Cessation Among U.S. Young Adults. Substance Use and Misuse. 2018 Apr 6:1-15. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2018.1455704.
  • Borzekowski, DLG., Chen, JC. (2016). Tobacco Cues in India: An Ecological Momentary Assessment. Journal of Tobacco Induced Diseases. 14(16).
  • Soong, A., Chen, JC., Borzekowski, DLG. (2015). Using Ecological Momentary Assessment to Study Tobacco Behavior in Urban India: There’s an App for That. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 4(2).
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