Lufei Young

Associate Professor

Lufei Young

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

The Graduate School

Bio

Lufei Young is currently the Associate Professor at the College of Nursing. She earned her doctoral degree in Medicine and practiced as a family physician in China in 1993. She completed her BSN and Fast Track BSN-to-PhD at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing in 2010.

Education

  • MSN, Nursing Science University of Nebraska Medical, 2011

  • Ph.D., Nursing Science University of Nebraska Medical, 2010

  • BSN, Nursing Science University of Nebraska Medical, 2004

Certifications

  • Gut Microbiome University of Colorado Boulder & University of Colorado System, 2017

  • Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression University of Melbourne, , 2016

  • Meta-analysis of Human Genome and Epigenetics Studies Augusta University, College of Nursing, Center for Nursing Research , 2016

  • Integrating Palliative Oncology Care into Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Education and Clinical Practice Course AACN- The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), 2015

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Cornerstone Leadership Solutions, 2015

  • Meta-Analysis University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute, 2013

  • ACNP and RN License in Georgia

  • TNCC provider

  • BLS (CPR and AED) Provider Certificate

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner License

  • Registered Nurse License

  • ENCP Certification

  • ACLS Provider

  • PALS Provider

  • ANCC Certification

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider

  • Plant-Based Nutrition Cornell University, 2013

Awards & Honors

  • Reflection Of Nursing Spirit And Commitment Georgia Nurses association Central Savannah River Area Chapter, 2017

  • 2014 New Investigator Award University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2015

  • In the article entitled “Academic Writing / Success Stories” , posted on Academic Coaching and Writing webpage http://www.academiccoachingandwriting.org/academic-writing/success-stories/ & http://academiccoachingandwriting.hs-sites.com/academic-voices-december-1-2014?__hstc=20816359.8ee6898d28ff76c7100e4a7e56f066e7.1416773213103.1418876732103.1418922313550.4&__hssc=20816359.11.1418922313550&__hsfp=376630243 2014

  • Kathryn Sandahl Philp Award for Creativity and Innovation, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing 2012

  • March of Dimes Excellence in Nursing, Nebraska 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 9250

    Investigation of a Problem
  • NURS 8620

    Measurement in Health Rsch
  • NURS 9240

    Independent Study
  • NURS 8610

    Quant Research Designs
  • NURS 7800

    Synthesis Clinic Nurse Lead

Teaching Interests

PhD program: quantitative research methods, measurement in health research DNP program: evidence based practice, outcome measure in healthcare BSN/CNL program: critical care, pathophysiology, pharmacology, community based care

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Health literacy and patient web portals., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • An Examination of Multi-Level Factors Influencing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Settings: A Mixed-Method Study, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Barriers and Facilitators of Colorectal Cancer Screening for Patients of Rural Accountable Care Organization Clinics: A Multilevel Analysis, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Feasibility of Using Accelerometer Measurements to Assess Habitual Physical Activity in Rural Heart Failure Patients, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Promoting colorectal cancer screening through a new model of delivering rural primary care in the USA: a qualitative study, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

The primary research interest: identify and develop effective and personalized self-management strategies to promote cardiovascular health and reduce risk factors in populations living with multiple chronic and complex conditions. The secondary research interest is to develop a team-based system and data sharing network in a rural healthcare setting to support self-management of populations with chronic conditions. The future research goal is to develop program research in discovering interactions between genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors, leading to the implementation of effective self-management strategies to promote cardiovascular health and healthy aging.

College Service

  • Wellness Advisory Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Ad Hoc Committee for Workload 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • PhD Advisory committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Pedagogy and Instructional Strategies Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • PhD recruitment committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Ad Hoc Committee for Workload 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee, 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Grant and Abstract Review / STTI 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Grant Review / ANF 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Medication Reconciliation Committee/Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center 2011 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Foundation Grant Review/American Nurses Foundation 2015 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer
  • Nomination committee/College of Nursing 2014 - 2016

    Role: Member

Public Service

  • Risk management and wellness program for obese factory workers / Southeast Nebraska Center for Lifestyle Medicine 2013 - 2016

    Role: Other
  • Volunteer Free Clinic / Clinic With a Heart 2012 - 2016

    Role: Other
  • Fundraiser team / AHA 2011 - 2015

    Role: Other