Yingying Chen

Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
DTPHX Campus


Yingying Chen, DNP, RN is a Clinical Assistant Professor and is leading the Master of Science in Aging in Mandarin program at Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. She received her initial nursing degree from Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and later completed RN-BSN program at the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. In 2018, she obtained her doctoral degree in Integrative Health and Healing at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. She has nearly a decade of clinical nursing experience working serving older adults in various healthcare settings in both U.S. and China. She has a keen interest in holistic therapies and is a certified Tai Chi instructor and a Reiki Master. Dr. Chen’s greatest passion is to bridge healthcare between the West and the East and improve the quality of life for older adults. 


  • Chen, Y., Ringdahl, D., Trelstad-Porter, R., & Gurvich, O. V. (2021). Feasibility of Implementing a Tai Chi Program in an Assisted Living Facility: Reducing Fall Risks and Improving Quality of Life. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 10(6), 1277. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10061277


Spring 2022
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HCA 504 CaregivingIssuesFamiliesProfes
Fall 2021
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HCA 501 Perspectives on Aging/Life
HCA 502 ResearchProgramEval in Aging
HCA 503 Diversity in Aging
Summer 2021
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HCI 538 Innovation and the Individual
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCA 501 Perspectives on Aging/Life