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Ying-Ling Jao

Ph.D., RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Contact Information

307E Nursing Sciences Building
University Park PA 16802

814-865-5634
814-863-0245
(fax) 814-865-6625

yuj15@psu.edu

Education

Ph.D., The University of Iowa, Nursing (Focus: Gerontology)
M.S.N., The University of Iowa, Nursing (Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner)
B.S.N., National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences (Taiwan), Nursing

Research Interests

Foci

  • Nonpharmacological interventions for dementia
  • Care environments for dementia
  • Apathy and engagement
  • Measurement of activity

Honors

  • 2013 – Myrtle Aydelotte Doctoral Education Fund in Nursing Award, The University of Iowa
  • 2013 – Graduate College Summer Fellowship, The University of Iowa
  • 2013 – Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence Travel Award, The University of Iowa

 

  • 2011 – Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence Travel Award, The University of Iowa
  • 2011 – Etta Rasmussen Professional Development Award, The University of Iowa
  • 2010-2011 – Interdisciplinary Fellowship of Aging, Center on Aging, The University of Iowa