Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars

Sponsorship by a School of Nursing faculty member is required. Primary attention is given to the fit between the prospective scholar’s research, education and/or practice goals and the faculty sponsor. Faculty biographies can be found on our website.

How to Apply

To apply to be a visiting scholar, complete the School of Nursing Visiting Scholar application and submit to songlobal@umn.edu along with a current vita (in English) and proof of English proficiency. Applications are reviewed one time per year and are due by March 30th. Only completed applications will be considered. Applicants will receive email notification of acceptance by no later than April 30. Visits typically begin 3 months after notification of acceptance and pending approval of J-Visa documents. Email questions about the visiting scholar program to songlobal@umn.edu.

Expenses

Visiting scholars are also required to pay certain fees.

Our Visiting Scholars

2019-2020

2019-2020

jiwon KangScholar: Dr. Jiwon Kang
University: Korea University College of Nursing
Focus: nurses' information security, nursing informatics competency, and a series of meta-analysis to prove the effects of nursing education
Sponsor(s): Karen A. Monsen

Dr. Jiwon Kang is a Research Professor at Korea University College of Nursing. She earned a Ph.D. in 2018 from Korea University College of Nursing. She also completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2008 and Master of Science in Nursing in 2014 at Korea University.
Her research interests lie in nurses' information security, nursing informatics competency, and a series of meta-analyses to prove the effects of nursing education.

She is currently conducting a “Development and Evaluation of the nurse's Big Data Management Competency Improvement Program (Mobile-BDMC).” The study aims to identify factors associated with the management of nurses' medical information and patient health outcomes; and develop an effective Nurse's Big Data Management Competency Improvement Program.

2018-2019

2018-2019

Alice NyirazigamaScholar: Alice Nyirazigama
University: University of Rwanda
Focus: Nursing and one health
Sponsor(s): Carolyn Porta

2017-2018

2017-2018

Bi Lian ChenScholar: Bi Lian Chen
University: National Yang-Ming University
Focus: nursing informatics
Sponsor(s): Chi-Lin Chi

 

Dr. Yeoungsuk SongScholar: Dr. Yeoungsuk Song
University: Kyungpook National University
Focus: Cardiovascular Nursing
Sponsor(s): Ruth Lindquist

2016-2017

2016-2017

Scholar: Qiaoqin Wan
University: West China School of Nursing, China
Focus: geriatric nursing and neurological disorders
Sponsor(s): Fang Yu

2015-2016

2015-2016

Akemi-Kurosawa-MatsuzawaScholar: Akemi Matsuzawa, Ph.D.
University: Ibaraki Christian University, Japan
Focus: Children with special health care needs
Sponsor(s): Wendy Looman and Ann Garwick

2014-2015

2014-2015

Kareema-HusseinScholar: Kareema Hussein, Ph.D.
University: Kufa University, Iraq
Focus: Simulation training and pediatric blood disorders
Sponsor(s): Casey Hooke and Martha Kubik


Yan JiangScholar: 
Yan Jiang, Ph.D.
University: West China Hospital, Sichuan University, China
Focus: Chronic illness care
Sponsor(s): Fang Yu

2013-2014

2013-2014

Scholar: Minli Fu, MSN 
University: Changzhou University, China
Focus: Gerontological research
Sponsor(s): Fang Yu

2012-2013

2012-2013

Scholar: Jing-Jy Wang, Ph.D.
University: National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Focus: Gerontological care
Sponsor(s): Merrie Kaas

Scholar: Miao-Fen Yen, Ph.D.
University: National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Focus: Chronic illness care
Sponsor(s): Sandra Edwardson

Scholar: Hildur Sigurdardottir, M.S.
University: University of Iceland, Iceland
Focus: Maternal birth experience
Sponsor(s): Melissa Avery

2011-2012

2011-2012

Scholar: Hou "Evita" I-Ching, Ph.D.
University: National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Focus: Informatics
Sponsor(s): Bonnie Westra

Scholar: Myun-Sook Jun, Ph.D.
University: Seoul National University, Korea
Focus: Informatics
Sponsor(s): Connie Delaney

Scholar: Sopen Chunuan, Ph.D.
University: Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Focus: Maternal and child nursing
Sponsor(s): Melissa Avery and Barbara McMorris

2010-2011

2010-2011

Scholar: Philip Almbjerg
University: Slagelse Hospital, Denmark
Focus: Nurse anesthesia studies
Sponsor(s): Kathryn White

Scholar: Pachanat Tantikosoom, Ph.D.
University: Chulalongkom University, Thailand
Focus: Cardiovascular disease
Sponsor(s):  Ruth Lindquist

2009-2010

2009-2010

Scholar: Yeoungsuk Song, Ph.D.
University: Kyungpook National University, South Korea
Focus: Cardiovascular research
Sponsor(s): Ruth Lindquist