Weichao Yuwen, Ph.D., RN
Weichao Yuwen teaches courses and conducts research in developing, testing, and disseminating technology-enabled health solutions for people with chronic conditions and their family caregivers. Weichao is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association, the International Family Nursing Association, and a founding board member of the Pacific-Northwest Chinese Nurses Association.
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing, School of Nursing, UW Seattle
- Family-Centered Care
- Health Informatics
- Health Equity
- Sleep Health
- Symptom Science
2023 – current
Expanding Access to Care for Marginalized Caregivers through Innovative Methods for Multicultural and Multilingual Adaptation of AI-Based Health Technologies (MPI with Ramirez, M, NIH/NINR, R21NR020634, 2023-2025)
2023 – current
Developing a Machine Learning for Health Equity Lab at the University of Washington Tacoma (MPI with De Cock, M & Hung, L, NIH AIM-AHEAD PAIR, 3OT2OD032581-01S1-282, 2023-2024)
2019 – current
CocoBot - Tailored Self-Management Program for Caregivers of Children with Chronic Conditions (PI, Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Emergent Innovation Grant, 2023-2024; CoMotion Innovation Gap Fund, UW, 2020-2021; Population Health Initiative Pilot Research Grant, UW, 2019-2020; )
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).