Mei R. Fu, PhD, RN, FAAN

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY, USA

Dr. Mei R. Fu (PhD, RN, FAAN) is an internationally and nationally well-known nurse scientist and outstanding researcher and educator. She is a Professor with Tenure and The Barry Family/ Goldman Sachs Endowed Professor in Nursing at Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing. She is also a Courtesy Appointed Professor at New York University, Rory Meyer College of Nursing. Her scientific focus has been on cancer-related symptoms and management of chronic illnesses. Dr. Fu is a Fellow of American Academy of Nursing, Senior Fellow of Geriatrics at the Hartford Institute of Geriatrics and Fellow of New York Academy of Medicine. Her research incorporates qualitative and quantitative research methods, genomic and biomarker approaches and cutting edge technology as well as innovative behavioral interventions. Her award-winning research has been supported by National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation, the Oncology Nursing Society, the Avon Foundation, Pfizer Independent Learning and Change grant and other organizations. She has over 100 high quality publications in peer-reviewed journals, professional journals, book chapters, and scholarly professional publications. She has over 150 invited or peer-reviewed keynote and podium presentations at international, national, regional, and local conferences. Her creative research has been recognized with prestigious outstanding research awards from the Oncology Nursing Society and International Lymphology Association. She was awarded the best article award by Oncology Nursing Society, outstanding journal article by Journal of Nursing Diagnosis, Eminent Scientist of the Year 2003 by International Research Promotion Council. For her lifetime academic achievements, she received 2015 Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from Chinese American Nurses Association. In 2017, she received the highest honor, Citation of Merits from the University of Missouri-Columbia Alumni, for her lifetime contribution to nursing and healthcare. In 2017, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame for her lifetime achievements in and contributions to research and mentoring future researchers.

Terms of Appointment: August, 2016 - July, 2018; August, 2018 - July, 2020