About Fangyu Chou
At SF State Since:
Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC
Professor, School of Nursing
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 Senior Scholar. She has been in nursing education since 1997. 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 and clinical practicums. She is currently serving as Assistant Director for Graduate Programs of the School of Nursing.
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 a scholarly interest in the application of consumer health technology in culturally diverse patients. Dr. Chou has been active in campus services, and served in the leadership roles for professional organizations, including the Sigma Nursing-Honor Society of Nursing, Oncology Nursing Society, and served as the reviewer for various professional journals and grants. She is also the faculty fellow of the Center for Equity and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CEETL) of SF State.
Personal interests include art, music, science fiction, and any futuristic thing, and being a happy working mother of two wonderful children.
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