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Publications

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2015. Develop Cancer Self-Management Intervention for Patients with Limited-English-Proficiency. Presented at Oncology Nursing Society Congress, April, in Orlando, FL.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2015. Handbook for Cancer Self-Management (Chinese Version). Technical Report No. 1. SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY, . 35 pp.

  • Chou, F. and R. Bresnick. 2015. Job Burnout and Work Environment of Emergency Department Nurses. Conference Proceeding of the 3rd Annual Worldwide Nursing Conference (WNC 2015) 1: 227-229.

  • Chou, F., F. Lee-Lin and L. Kuang. 2015. effectiveness of support groups in Asian breast cancer patients. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing.

  • Chou, Fang-yu, Grace Yoo and Jet Lee. 2014. Cancer Self-Management for Patients with Limited-English-Proficiency. Presented at Western Institute of Nursing, April, in Seattle, WA.

  • Bresnick, Ryan and Fang-yu Chou. 2014. Job Burnout and Work Environment of Emergency Department Nurses. Presented at 2014 Research Days, UCSF Center for Nursing Research and Innovation, October 22, in South San Francisco.

  • Chou, Fang-yu, J. Lee and G. Yoo. 2014. Handbook for Cancer Self-Management (English). Technical Report No. 1. SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY, .

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2013. Illness Perception of Chinese Colon/GI Cancer Patients. Presented at 2013 Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, July, in Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2013. Illness Perception of Chinese Breast Cancer Women. Presented at Oncology Nursing Society Congress, May, in Washington D.C.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2013. Self-care self-efficacy of Chinese cancer patients. Presented at Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference, April 11-14, in Anaheim, CA.

  • Chou, Fang-yu, J Jarjoura, C Huynh and E Herlambang. 2012. Integrated Review of Exercise Intervention Trials of Breast Cancer Women. Presented at 2012 National State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Sep 13-15, in Washington D.C.

  • Chou, F., M. Dodd and S. Paul. 2012. Timing and Sustainability of an Exercise Intervention in Women With Breast Cancer During and After Cancer Treatment. Oncology Nursing Forum 39: 91-97.

  • Román, E. and F. Chou. 2011. Development of a Spanish HIV/AIDS Symptom Management Guidebook. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 22: 235-239.

  • Chou, F. and D. Yee-Melichar. 2010. Critical care nursing of older adults. Educational Gerontology: 1100-1101.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2009. Symptoms and Self-Care Strategies in HIV/AIDS: Application of Web-Based Survey. Lambert Academic Publishing.

  • Roman, E and Fang-yu Chou. 2007. Validation of an HIV/AIDS symptom management guidebook. Presented at Building Research Capacity in HIV/AIDS Health Disparities Through Partnership: The Processes, Challenges and Opportunities, April, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Portillo, C., W. Holzemer and F. Chou. 2007. HIV symptoms. Annual Review of Nursing Research: 259-291.

  • Chou, F., M. Dodd, D. Abrams, G. Padilla and. 2007. Symptoms, self-care, and quality of life of Chinese American patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum: 1162-1167.

  • Holzemer, W., C. J Portillo, D. Wantland, Fang-yu Chou, Human, Makoae, Seboni, E. Roman, M Rivera and Y Cuca. 2006. Development of the UCSF HIV/AIDS Self-Care Symptom Management Manual. Presented at the XVI International AIDS Conference, July, in Toronto.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2005. Globalization: implications on culturally-diverse health care and research. Presented at the 23rd Quadrennial ICN Congress,, May, in Taipei.

  • Chou, Fang-yu, M Dodd, D. Abrams and G. Padilla. 2005. Cancer symptoms, self-care, quality of life of Chinese immigrants: a pilot study. Presented at the 30th Annual ONS Congress, April, in Orlando, FL.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2005. Cancer symptom management research in disadvantaged minority patients: challenges and opportunities. Presented at the 8th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research, February, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

  • Chou, Fang-yu and E. Roman. 2005. HIV/AIDS Symptom management self-care manual (English/Spanish). Technical Report No. 2. University of California, San Francisco, . http://www.aidsnursingucsf.org/

  • Sefcik, Lisa, Fang-yu Chou, K Nokes and N Reynolds. 2004. Demographic Differences in HIV/AIDS Illness Representation. Presented at XV International AIDS Conference, July, in Bangkok.

  • Chou, F., W. Holzemer, C. Portillo and R. Slaughter. 2004. Self-care strategies and sources of information for HIV/AIDS symptom management. Nursing Research (New York) 53: 332.

  • Chou, F. and W. Holzemer. 2004. Linking HIV/AIDS Clients’ Self-Care with Outcomes. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 15: 58-67.

  • Chou, F. 2004. Testing a Predictive Model of the Use of HIV/AIDS Symptom Self-Care Strategies. AIDS Patient Care & STDs 18: 109-117.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2003. Testing a predictive model of the use of HIV/AIDS symptom self-care strategies. Presented at 7th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research, February, in San Diego, CA.

  • Kemppainen, J., W. Holzemer, K. Nokes, L. Eller, I. Corless, E. Bunch, K. Kirksey, B. Goodroad, C. Portillo and F. Chou. 2003. Self-Care Management of Anxiety and Fear in HIV Disease. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 14: 21-29.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2002. Linking HIV/AIDS Clients’ self-care with outcomes. Presented at The Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Fifteenth Annual Conference, November, in San Francisco.

  • Chou, Fang-yu and Holzemer L William. 2002. HIV Symptom Management Strategies: A web-based study. Presented at 22nd International of Nurses Quadrennial Congress, July, in Copenhagen.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2002. Developing a category scheme for HIV/AIDS symptoms self-care strategies. Presented at Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Fifteenth Annual Conference, November, in San Francisco.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2002. Information sources for HIV/AIDS self-care. Presented at Western Institute of Nursing 2002 Conference, April, in Palm Spring, California.

  • Chou, F. 2002. Symptoms and Self-Care Strategies in HIV/AIDS. PhD diss., University of California, San Francisco.

  • Corless, I., E. Bunch, J. Kemppainen, W. Holzemer, K. Nokes, L. Eller, C. Portillo, E. Butensky, P. Nicholas and C. Bain. 2002. Self-care for fatigue in patients With HIV. Oncology Nursing Forum 29: E60-E69.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 2001. Outcome of congestive heart failure home health care. Presented at Western Institute of Nursing 2001 Conference, April, in Seattle.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. 1997. Selected determinants of nurses’ intent to stay. Presented at 14th Nursing Research Paper Presentation of the Nurses Association of Taiwan ROC, July, in Tainan, Taiwan.

  • Daly, M O, K R Jones, B Peters, Fang-yu Chou and D Teitelbaum. 1996. Identification of clinical system outcomes in home parenteral nutrition therapy. Presented at 11th National Nursing Symposium on Home Health Care, June, in Ann Arbor, MI.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. "Career Path in Sino-American Relations-Public Health Medicine and Life Science." Lecture. Fulbright China Research Forum 2011, Macau, 3/4, 2011.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. "Evidence-Based Practice: Application in Nursing." Lecture. Taipei Nurses’ Association, Taipei, 5/10/2011.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. "Health Literacy: Implication to Oncology Nursing Practice." Lecture. Oncology Nursing Congress 2014, Anaheim, CA, 4/2014.

  • Chou, Fang-yu. "Cancer Self-Management: Trend in Theory and Evidence." Lecture. College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University,, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 11/24/2016.

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Educational Background

  • 2002-2005 – Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco (Symptom Management)

  • 1998-2002 – Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco (Nursing)

  • 1994-1996 – M.S., University of Michigan (Nursing)

  • 1987-1991 – B.S., Kaohsiung Medical University (Nursing)

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Grants

  • Developing a Cancer Self-Management Handbook for Patients with Limited English Proficiency

  • Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Grant

  • Advanced Practice Nursing Education Traineeship Grant

  • Cancer Symptom Management in Chinese Immigrants/Americans

  • Minority Research Infrastructure Support Program (M-RISP)

  • J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship (Research Award)

  • Validation of a HIV/AIDS Symptom Management Guidebook

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Positions & Honors

  • 2014-2016 – Chapter Treasurer, Nu Psi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society (Voluntary )

  • 2014-2016 – Coordinator, Transcultural Nursing Issues SIG, Oncology Nursing Society (Voluntary )

  • 2012-2014 – Chapter President , Nu Psi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society (Voluntary )

  • 2010-2011 – Senior Exchange Scholar, Fulbright Foundation

  • 2006 – Faculty Diversity Award , San Francisco State University

  • 2002-2005 – Assistant Adjunct Professor , School of Nursing, UCSF

  • 2002 – NINR T32 Postdoctoral Fellow , Center for Symptom Management, School of Nursing, UCSF

  • 2001-2002 – Regents Fellowship, UCSF

  • 2001-2002 – NINR T32 Predoctoral Fellowship, UCSF

  • 1999-2000 – Graduate Dean’s /Anthony Scholarship in Nursing, UCSF

  • 1996 – Outstanding Graduate in Nursing/Patient Care Administration, University of Michigan

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