Shirley Chen

Clinical Research Coordinator
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Shirley was born in Guangzhou, China and grew up in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacology. During her undergraduate studies, she worked as a Certified Pharmacy Technician for two years. She also gained patient experience as an Emergency Department volunteer and Surgical Nursing Floor volunteer in a hospital for two years.

At UCSF Memory and Aging Center, Shirley works as a Clinical Research Coordinator for the NACC UDS 4.0 (ENHANCE) project and helps run visits for Cantonese, Mandarin, and English-speaking Chinese participants for the Asian Cohort for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACAD) and UCSF Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.