Lufei Young

Associate Professor

Lufei Young

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

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

  • TNCC provider

  • ENCP Certification

  • ACNP and RN License in Georgia

  • ACLS Provider

  • PALS Provider

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner License

  • Registered Nurse License

  • ANCC Certification

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider

  • BLS (CPR and AED) Provider Certificate

  • Plant-Based Nutrition Cornell University, 2013

Awards & Honors

  • 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

  • Kate Field Grant-In Aid for 09-10 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 9250

    Investigation of a Problem
  • NURS 7800

    Synthesis Clinic Nurse Lead
  • NURS 8620

    Measurement in Health Rsch
  • NURS 8610

    Quant Research Designs

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

  • Promoting Colorectal Cancer Screening through a New Model of Delivering Rural Primary Care in the United States: A Qualitative Study, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Meta-prediction of Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Polymorphisms and Air Pollution on Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Impact of Self-management Knowledge and Support on the Relationships Among Self-efficacy, Patient Activation, and Self-management in Rural Patients With Heart Failure, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Meta-prediction of MTHFR Gene Polymorphism-Mutations and Risks on Leukemia for Population Health in the World, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effects of a home-based activation intervention on self-management adherence and readmission in rural heart failure patients: the PATCH randomized controlled trial., 2016
    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. The long-term research goal is to assist the development of Center for Nursing Epigenetics and Healthy Living.

College Service

  • Wellness Advisory Committee 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
  • Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee, 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

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

    Role: Member
  • Grant and Abstract Review / STTI 2016 - 2018

    Role: Reviewer
  • Grant Review / ANF 2016 - 2018

    Role: Reviewer
  • 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