Department of Nursing
Jun Zhang(Associate Professor)
Date:2017-10-24  Clicks:


Jun Zhang, PhD

RN (China & USA license)

Associate Professor,Wuhan University School of Health, 115 Donghu Road, Wuhan, PR.China 430071;



Year      Degree   Major                  Institution                                   

2003-2007  PhD    Nursing              University of Pennsylvania (USA)            

1995-1997  MSN   Maternal and child nursing  ChiangMai University (Thailand)

1987-1992  Bachelor of Medicine              Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou)


09/01/2010-current: Associate Professor at Wuhan University School of Health and/or HOPE School of Nursing, Wuhan, China

 01/01/08-06/30/10: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Seton Hall University College of Nursing, New Jersey, USA 

07/01/1992-06/03/2003: Lecturer at Sun Yat-sen University & Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences school of nursing, Guangzhou, China



1. Bachelor program:

Nursing Planning and Implementation 1 and NPI3: theory and clinical teaching

Nursing Education Principle and Practice

Professional English in Nursing and Health Care  

Community health nursing (clinical teaching)

Nursing Management (Clinical)

Introduction to Nursing (theory)

Health Assessment (Course director: theory and clinical)

Geriatric Nursing, Health Assessment, Fundamental Nursing (Seton Hall university 2008-2010);

Introduction to Epidemiology (University of Pennsylvania, 2005-2006)

Medical Nursing, OB-GYN Nursing, Community Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Research Methodology (Sun Yat-sen University, 1992-2003)


2. Master program:

Geriatric nursing;

Advanced Health Assessment (graduate course)

Health Assessment (Seton Hall university, 2008-2010)



Representative Research Grants

 2017/01-2018/12:  Establishing a community participated family-centered transitional nursing care model for preterm infants (PI: 20,000RMB, Hubei Provincial Department of Health and Family Planning)

2016-2017:  Educational grants from Wuhan University Medical School (No.2016020): Developing a model for advancing clinical emphathic skills among Medical and Nursing students, 10,000 RMB

 2013Aug~2014Dec: Continuous support for preterm infants:  Research funding from Florida Association of Neonatal Nurse Practionner (FANNP), Florida, USA, (USD 1,500) (USA)


Representative Publications (2014-2017)

Di Zhang, Jun Zhang et al., (2017). Validating the Psychometric Characteristics of the Perinatal Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Questionnaire (PPQ) in a Chinese Context, In Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 2017, ISSN 0883-9417,
Zhang J. Perceptions of simulation-assisted teaching among baccalaureate
nursing students in Chinese context: Benefits, process and barriers. J Prof Nurs.
2017 Jul - Aug; 33(4):305-310. doi: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2016.12.002. 
Xiong P, Zhang J, Wang X, Wu TL, Hall BJ. Effects of a mixed media education
intervention program on increasing knowledge, attitude, and compliance with
standard precautions among nursing students: A randomized controlled trial. Am J 
Infect Control. 2017 Apr 1; 45(4):389-395. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.11.006. Epub
2016 Dec 13. 
 Yang JG, Zhang J. Improving the postoperative handover process in the
intensive care unit of a tertiary teaching hospital. J Clin Nurs. 2016
Apr;25(7-8):1062-72. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13115. Epub 2016 Jan 27. 
 Chen Y, Zhang J, Bai J. Effect of an educational intervention on parental
readiness for premature infant discharge from the neonatal intensive care units. 
J Adv Nurs. 2016 Jan; 72(1):135-46. doi: 10.1111/jan.12817. Epub 2015 Oct 1.
 Zhang J, Holditch-Davis DL, Darcy-Mahoney A. Perinatal, neonatal, and family
social factors predicting poor school outcome of low-birth-weight survivors: an
integrative review. Adv Neonatal Care. 2015 Feb;15(1):38-47. doi:

1. Zhang, J. (co-editor). Health Assessment. Beijing Medical Publishing House: 2016.

Journal Reviewer:

Reviewer for Chinese Journal of Nursing-English version, 2014-

Reviewer: International Journal of nursing practice (2014Feb-)

Reviewer: Maternal and Child Health Journal (SCI journal)

Reviewer: Clinical Nursing Research (SCI Journal, 2012-)

HOPE School of Nursing Research Grant Reviewer, 2010-present

 Professional Presentation & Conference

2015 conference: The predicting role of maternal depression and maternal parental self-efficacy on early postnatal growth of preterm infants. Hosted by Shanghai Fudan University &Duke international Forum. Shanghai, P.R.China. Nov29-31, 2015.

2009 July Poster presentation “The relationship of visual motor integration and poor school performance among children with history of low birth weight.” Hosted by Sigma Theta Tau International Research Conference (Vancouver, Canada).

2007 July Poster presentation at the Pediatric Nursing 2007 Annual Conference (Philadelphia, PA)---“Perinatal brain injury, visual motor integration, and poor school performance among LBW survivors in central New Jersey”.