Jing Wang, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
John P. McGovern Distinguished Professor of Nursing
Director, Center of Excellence in Mobile and Connected Health at Consortium on Aging, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Cizik School of Nursing, Houston, TX, USA
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Tracey L Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FAAN
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
The overarching goal of her research is to improve the quality of care delivered by nursing staff, regardless of setting, and she aims to advance nursing’s ability to improve health care outcomes by increasing the mobility/movement of individuals through nursing’s use of cueing approaches, such as reminder messages and behavioral alerts. More specifically, she aims to understand and improve the processes that facilitate nursing staff implementation of evidence-based mobility/movement best practices that target common, yet seemingly intractable geriatric conditions, such as facility-acquired pressure ulcers.
Geriatric nursing, pressure ulcer/injury prevention, nursing subculture, implementation science
Yun Jiang, PhD, MS, RN
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
I have a multidisciplinary background across the specialty of Health Informatics, Nursing, Gerontology, and Pharmacy. My research interest focuses on informatics and data-driven solutions for patient health self-management.
My research interests include health self-management, health decision making, cancer treatment adherence and toxicity self-reporting, eHealth/mHealth application, clinical notes analysis, natural language processing, and machine learning.
Yaguang Zheng, PhD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, Boston College Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
My professional background combines technology-based intervention, behavioral intervention for weight loss and type 2 diabetes
My research interests focus on improving self-management skills and lifestyle behavioral changes using technology for adults with diabetes or obesity. In particular, my work focuses on developing a theory-based mobile health behavior intervention for older adults with type 2 diabetes to improve their self-management of disease. I am also interested in examining long-term patterns of technology-based self-monitoring behaviors.