• NGR 7815 Qualitative Research Methods 1
  • NGR 6811 Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
  • NGR 6812 Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice
  • NGR 6251 Perspective on Aging
  • NUR 4768 Nursing Situation in Aging, Chronic Illness and End-of-Life Care
  • NUR 4284 Dynamic of Aging
  • NUR 4287 Aesthetic of Aging
  • NUR 4046 Transcultural Caring in Nursing
  • NUR 4195 Hospice and Palliative Care

Research focus:

  • Polypharmacy issues among ethnically diverse populations
  • Aging and gerontological Issues
  • Cultural diversity

Recent Publications

  • Chiang-Hanisko, L., Newman, D., Dyess, S., Piyakong, D., & Liehr, P. (2016). Guidance for Using Mixed Methods Design in Nursing Practice Research. Applied Nursing Research. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2015.12.006
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L. (2016). Cultural Aspects of Polypharmacy and Mild Cognitive Impairment. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. DOI: 10.1177/1043659615624741
  • Hsu, T-C., Chiang-Hanisko, L., Lee-Hsieh, J., Gin-Ying Lee, G-Y., Turton, M. A., & Tseng, Y. J. (2015). Effectiveness of an Online Caring Curriculum in Enhancing Nurses' Caring Behavior. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 46(9), 416-424.
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L., Williams, C. L., Newman, D., & Tappen, R. M. (2015). Medication Use Among Ethnically Diverse Older Adults in the United States. Research in Gerontological Nursing. 8(6), 273-285.
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L., Chiang, J., & Tang, J.Y. (2014). Polypharmacy issues in older adults. Journal of Nursing. 61(2), 1-7.
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L. & Peng, Y. (2014). The effectives of teaching methods for transcultural nursing practice in China. Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare.
  • Ross, R., Wolf, L., Chiang-Hanisko, L., Tanaka, T., Takeo, K., Boonyanurak, P., Chaleoykitti, S., & Saenyakul, P. (2014). Predictors of depression among nursing students in four countries: USA, Thailand, Taiwan, and Japan. Journal of Royal Thai Army Nurse. 15(3), 195-201.
  • Sherman, R., & Chiang-Hanisko, L., Koszalinski, K. (2013). The aging nursing workforce: A global challenge. Journal of Nursing Management. 21, 899-902.
  • Coeling, H., Chiang-Hanisko, L., & Thompson, M. (2011). Living Out Our Values: The Legacy of Christian Academic Nursing Leadership. Journal of Christian Nursing. 28 (1), 24-30. doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e3181fe3288
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L. (2010). Paradise Lost: How Older Adult Taiwanese Immigrants Make Decisions about Their Living Arrangements. Journal of Cultural Diversity. 17(3), 99-104.
  • Ross, R., Draucker, C. B., Martsolf, D., Adamle, K., Chiang-Hanisko, L., & Lewandowski, W. (2010). The Bridge: Providing Nursing Care for Survivors of Sexual Violence. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 22(7), 361-368.
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L. (2010). Nutrition Counseling for Health Promotion. In Edelman, C. & Mandle, C. (eds.), Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L., Adamle, K., & Chiang, L. (2009). Cultural Difference in Therapeutic Humor in Nursing Education. Journal of Nursing Research. 17(1), 1-9.
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L., Ross, R., Boonyanurak, P., Ozawa, M., & Chiang, L. (2008). Pathways to Progress in Nursing: Understanding Career Patterns in Japan, Taiwan and Thailand. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (OJIN). 13(3).
  • Adamle, K., Chiang-Hanisko, L., Ludwick, R., Zeller, R., & Brown, R. (2007). Comparing Teaching Practices about Humor among Nursing Faculty: An International Collaboration Study. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship. 4(1).
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L. (2007). Taiwanese Americans Culture Care Meanings and Expressions. In M. Leininger & M. McFarland (Eds.). Transcultural Nursing: Concepts, Theories, Research & Practice (In Chinese). Taipei, Taiwan: WuNan Publications.
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L., Ross, R., Ludwick, R.,& Martsolf, D. (2006). International Collaborations in Nursing Research: Priorities, Challenges and Rewards. Journal of Research in Nursing, 11, 307-322.
  • Ge, G.Y. & Chiang-Hanisko, L. (2005). [Standard for Holistic Nursing Practice: A Way to Think About Our Care That Includes Complementary and Alternative Modalities]. Nanfang Journal of Nursing, 12(1), 88-91. (Translated in Chinese)
  • Aroian, K., Norris, A., & Chiang-Hanisko, L. (2003). Gender Differences in Psychological Distress among Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union. Journal of Sex Roles Research. 48(1/2), 39-51.
  • Chiang-Hanisko, L. (2002). Taiwanese Americans Culture Care Meanings and Expressions. In M. Leininger & M. McFarland (Eds.). Transcultural Nursing: Concepts, Theories, Research & Practice (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Heish, J., Fang, Y., & Chiang, L. (1998). An exploration of the meaning of caring in Taiwan. International Journal for Human Caring, 2(2), 12-22.


  • 2013 Inducted as a Transcultural Nursing Scholar, Transcultural Nursing Society.
  • 2013 Judith V. Braun Clinical Research for Advancing the Practice of Gerontological Nursing. Finalist. National Gerontological Nursing Association
  • 2005 Judith V. Braun Award for Advancing the Practice of Gerontological Nursing through Research. Finalist. National Gerontological Nursing Association.


  • PhD Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • MSN Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • BSN University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA


  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Certified in End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) core training program administered by City of Hope in collaboration with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing