Jie Hu

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First Name
Jie
Last Name
Hu
Credentials
PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Address
396 Newton Hall
Address (Line 2)
1585 Neil Avenue
City
Columbus
State
OH
Zip Code
43210

Research Interest

Dr. Hu’s area of research has focused on developing and testing culturally appropriate, family-focused nursing interventions to improve diabetes self-management among African Americans and Hispanic Americans. As a Principal Investigator on several NIH funded grants with focus on diabetes-self management for Hispanics with type 2 diabetes and their family members, Dr. Hu tested the effectiveness of diabetes self-management intervention for low literacy minority populations and successfully delivered cultural tailored diabetes intervention programs to Hispanics with type 2 diabetes and their family members. In China, Dr. Hu tested culturally appropriate and low-literacy interventions for behavior change among older adults with chronic illnesses. Dr. Hu has over 60 publications in peer-reviewed nursing and multi-disciplinary journals. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

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News

August 05, 2020

The need for human touch is universal among critical care patients and is an important component of the nurse–patient relationship. However, multiple barriers to human touch exist in the critical care environment. With little research to guide practice, we argue for the importance of human touch in the provision of holistic nursing care.

July 20, 2020

The five-year, $3.13 million grant will deploy social-assistive robots at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber and Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton near Canton for an eight-week trial. The study is aimed at curbing loneliness and apathy in older adults, especially for those with dementia.