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PhD, Yale University School of Nursing (2008)
BSN, Central South University School of Nursing (2001)

Recent Courses

Dissertation Guidance I
Dissertation Guidance II
Dissertation Guidance: III
Evidence-Based Practice In Nursing
Knowledge Development In Nursing
Pharmacology I
Pharmacology I I

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Pharmacology in Nursing
Fundamentals in Nursing
Research in Nursing

Research Interests

Symptom Management in Oncology Nursing
Use of complementary and alternative Therapy

Grants/Sponsored Research

PI Internal Faculty Development Grant of Adelphi University. This grant will provide funding for the research of The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Symptom Management in Asian Woman with Cancer 2011-2013

Refereed Articles

Liu, S, Elizabeth E, Siefert ML, McCorkle R. (2010), Patterns of Symptoms in Women after Gynecological Surgery. Oncology Nursing Forum, 37(2), E133-E141.

Yang M, Li L, Zhu H, Alexander IM, Liu S, Zhou W, Ren XH (2009), Music Therapy To Relieve Anxiety In Pregnant Women On Bedrest: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 34(5), 316-23.

Liu S, Dixon J, Qiu G, Tian Y, McCorkle R (2009), Using Generated Estimated Equations to analyze longitudinal data in Nursing Research. West J Nurs Res., 31 (7), 948-64.

Invited Presentation/Lecture

Shan Liu (2012, October). Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Symptom Management in Chinese Patients with Cancer. American Cancer Society Asian Initiative, flushing, NY.

Conference Presentations/Papers

Ma T, Ercolano E, Liu S, McCorkle R (2007). Management of Nurse Sensitive Patient Outcomes with Relational Database Features. In Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Paradigms & Dialogue Conference. Hong Kong.

Ercolano E, Steiner J, Graham, ML, Haozous E, VanCleave J , Sullivan C, Bayer L, Liu S, Williams AL, McCorkle, R (2005). Support for Patients with Ovarian Cancer and Their Advanced Practice Nurses: the Role of Psychiatric consultation-Liaison Nurses in a Randomized Clinical Trial. In ENRS. New York.

Honors and Accomplishments

---Third Place as Excellent Academic Paper of Natural Science sponsored by the Science and Technology Department of Hunan Province in China (for the paper “Quality of Life and Coping Styles in Chinese Nasopharyngeal Cancer Patients after Hospitalization” )
--Yale Doctoral Scholarship
--Yale China Association Scholarship
-Yale School of Nursing Pre-Doctoral Fellowship founded by Department of Defense’ Breast Cancer Research Program.

Professional Activities

Member of Chinese American Nursing Association 2012-present
Member of Eastern Nursing Research Society 9/2011-present
Member of The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International 2006-present
Member of America Oncology Nursing Society 2005-present