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Dr. Ya-Ching (Amanda) Huang, Assistant Professor

Dr. Ya-Ching (Amanda) Huang, PhD, MSN, RN
Dr. Ya-Ching (Amanda) Huang, PhD, MSN, RN

Ya-Ching (Amanda) Huang is a researcher focused on diabetes self-management and public health issues affecting underserved populations. Research interests include the associations between physical activities, sleep, and diabetes management; the psycho-social mechanisms for these associations; and culturally-tailored programs that enhance patients' quality of life as well as the effectiveness of caregivers. She has experience working as an ICU nurse in Taiwan as well as being a member of mobile medical teams serving in developing countries. She received the Hogg Foundation Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award and a Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Theta Chapter Research grant to support her Ph.D. dissertation work. Dr. Huang earned a BSN and MSN from Taipei Medical University and her Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Associations between physical activities, sleep, and diabetes management and the psycho-social mechanisms for these associations
  • Culturally-tailored programs that enhance patients' quality of life as well as the effectiveness of caregivers