Lichuan Ye, PhD, RNAssociate Professor
- School of Nursing
Office: 207 C Robinson Hall
Lichuan Ye, Ph.D., RN, is an associate professor at Bouvé College of Health Sciences School of Nursing. Dr. Ye’s research focuses on promoting health through better sleep and better management of sleep disorders. In particular, her work aims to improve understanding of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) clinical presentations to facilitate earlier diagnosis, to improve OSA health outcomes by promoting treatment adherence, and to improve sleep in various settings including in acute care hospital and on college campus. Dr. Ye’s work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, American Sleep Medicine Foundation, Sigma Theta Tau International, and American Nurses Foundation. Dr. Ye is a member of the Sleep Research Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, and has served in professional committees including the Sleep Research Society, American Thoracic Society, and Eastern Nurse Research Society. Dr. Ye received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Master’s degree in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine from West China School of Medicine Sichuan University in China, and her Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania.