Shu Fen Wung

Shu Fen Wung

Professor, Nursing
Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute
Member of the Graduate Faculty
Primary Department
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(520) 626-4305

Work Summary

Dr. Wung is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing and an acute care nurse practitioner. She has more than 20 years of clinical research experience in the effective and safe use of health technologies and big data to provide precision monitoring strategies for cardiovascular and acute illnesses.

Research Interest

Dr. Wung's areas of expertise include: 1. Precision Physiological Monitoring of Cardiac Ischemia and Arrhythmia, including myocardial infarction, acquired long QT syndrome, life-threatening arrhythmia, and atrial fibrillation. 2. Appropriate and Safe Use of Medical Technology (Human Factors) To Improve Work Environment and Patient Safety. These efforts include evidence-based interventions for false alarms to decrease alarm fatigue, human-technology interface simulation, and usability testing of medical monitoring technologies. 3. Determine Risk and Protective Genetic Factors that Influence Symptoms and Outcomes of Cardiovascular Conditions 4. Use Big Data to Predict Patient Deterioration During Acute Illness