1050 Wishard Blvd
Dr. Helen Fu recently completed two year postdoctoral training - T15 of Population & Public Health Informatics funded by the National Library Medicine at Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health and Regenstrief Institute in our Department of Epidemiology. She received clinical training for RN (1996) and Family Nurse Practitioner (1999) from the University of Pennsylvania and PhD in nursing from the University of Minnesota (2018) as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar. Her clinical experience in multiple settings provides insights into patient needs across settings. She has worked as a staff nurse in phone triage, recovery room, and the intermediate care unit. Later, she worked as a nurse practitioner (NP) in primary care, diabetes center, inpatient cardiology, long-term/post-acute care, retail clinics, online clinics, and urgent care.
Dr. Fu is a health service researcher focus on the use of multi-level HIT intervention to decrease health disparities and improve chronic disease outcome. She received funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research for a K99/R00 award (2023 to 2028) on virtual diabetes care titled “Improving Glycemic Control Among Underserved Patients with Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes through Nurse-Led, App-Based Behavioral Intervention."
Technology-based behavioral intervention
Chronic disease management
Diabetes health service delivery
Health information technology intervention
Diabetes care quality improvement