Philosophy, Nursing Science with Statistics Concentration
University of Washington, Seattle
Nursing with Honors
Arizona State University
Weichao Yuwen teaches and conducts research in using technologies to promote sleep health and family health in children with chronic conditions. She is also collaborating with several hospitals and schools of nursing in China to promote family-centered care in pediatric hospital units. Weichao is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Sleep Research Society, and a founding member of the Pacific-Northwest Chinese Nurses Association.
Health technologies and user-centered design
Pediatric chronic conditions
Interpretive/qualitative: inductive content analysis, grounded theory
2018 – 2020
Sleep Innovations for Preschoolers with Arthritis (SIPA): developing and testing a user-centered and technology-based intervention to promote sleep health in children with a chronic condition (Pilot Project Principle Investigator; NIH/NINR P30NR016585, Center PI: Ward, TM & Heitkemper, M).
2019 – 2020
CocoBot - Tailored Self-Management Program for Caregivers of Children with Chronic Conditions (Lead Co-Investigator; Population Health Initiative Pilot Research Grant, University of Washington)