Introduction
Teaching Interests
Research Interests
Educational Background




School of Nursing

Ming-Fang Wang
Associate Professor


Office: ST 303
Phone: 323-343-4727
FAX: 323-343-6454
Email: mwang6@calstatela.edu


INTRODUCTION

Dr. Wang has more than 35 years combined teaching and professional nursing experience.  She has been a part-time faculty since 1996. She became a full-time professor in 2005 and a tenured Associate Professor in 2011.
 
Dr. Wang has committed herself to being a life-long learner and educator. Her teaching philosophy includes recognizing the uniqueness of individuals, the value of different viewpoints, and the importance of various interpretations. She believes that high education is a vehicle to help students to discover their potential and become productive individuals in the community.

 

 


TEACHING INTERESTS

Dr. Wang’s teaching interests are many. She has lectured extensively in the areas of fundamental nursing, medical-surgical nursing, pathophysiology, nursing leadership and management, professional development, and development of education programs in nursing. She teaches various nursing programs, including basic BSN, RN to BSN, ELM, and MSN.
 
Dr. Wang is very much a student advocate. She cherishes her role as a student advisor, helping students develop course plans and working with them to achieve both their professional and personal goals.

 

 


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Wang has interest in research topics relating to nursing education and health promotion, health behaviors and health beliefs, health disparities and vulnerable populations.

Her dissertation research project focused on determining nursing students’ perceptions of a caring clinical instructor. She was a co-investigator for a community participatory research project with two Chinese adult centers to study older diabetic Chinese Americans’ health beliefs, attitudes and self-care practice. Dr. Wang recently completed a collaborative research project with researchers from City of Hope to study cancer disparities among Chinese, Korean, and Mexican American Breast Cancer Survivors.   


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership 2005
Pepperdine University, Culver City, Ca.

Master of Science in Nursing (Nursing Education) 1996
California State University, Los Angeles.

B.S. in Health Care Management 1985
University of La Verne, La Verne. Ca.

Diploma Nursing 1971
National College of Nursing in Taipei, Taiwan


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