Weichao Yuwen, Ph.D., RN
Weichao Yuwen teaches 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 International Family Nursing Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Sleep Research Society, and a founding member of the Pacific-Northwest Chinese Nurses Association.
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing, UW School of Nursing
- Family-Centered Care
- Health Informatics
- Health Equity
- Sleep Health
- Symptom Science
- Interpretive/qualitative: inductive content analysis, grounded theory
- Quantitative: advanced statistical analyses (e.g., multilevel modeling, data visualization), interventional designs, human-centered design
2019 – Current
CocoBot - Tailored Self-Management Program for Caregivers of Children with Chronic Conditions (Lead Investigator; Population Health Initiative Pilot Research Grant, 2019-2020; CoMotion Innovation Gap Fund, 2020-2021, University of Washington)
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).