About Fangyu Chou
At SF State Since:
Dr. Fang-yu Chou received her Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of California San Francisco in 2002. She also completed a T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Center for Symptom Management at UCSF (2002-2005). Dr. Chou served as the PD/PI for the HRSA Advanced Nursing Education Traineeship from 2006 to 2012. She also was a Fulbright Exchange senior scholar. She has been in nursing education for 15 years. Dr. Chou's teaching interests include topics related to adult chronic illness management, cultural issues in cancer care, nursing research and evidence-based practice, quantitative methodology and health outcome measurement. She has taught various courses in the School of Nursing, including Research and Evidence-Based Practice, e-Technology and Nursing Education Principles, Health Systems Management, Graduate Practicum, and Pathophysiology. Dr. Chou has also mentored numerous graduate students' culminating experience projects. She is currently serving as the faculty advisor and coordinator for the CNS program.
Dr. Chou's scholarship interests include self-management, quality of care, and cross-cultural care in adult patients experiencing complex and stigmatized chronic conditions in the community, specifically in cancer patients. She has an increasing scholarship interest in the application of consumer health technology in culturally diverse patients. Dr. Chou has also served in the leadership roles for SFSU chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing and Transcultural Nursing Issues SIG for Oncology Nursing Society.
Personal interests include art, music, science fiction, and any futuristic thing, and being a happy working mother of two wonderful children.