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Lichuan Ye is an Associate Professor at Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health School of Nursing.

Dr. Ye has made substantive impact through her research on promoting health through better sleep and better management of sleep disorders, particularly in the following areas: 1) generating new knowledge to understand obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) clinical presentations to address under-diagnosis and advance personalized management; 2) improving OSA health outcomes by promoting treatment adherence with innovative interventions engaging family care partners; and 3) managing sleep deficiencies in various settings and populations to reduce health disparities and improve patient health, safety, and quality of care.

Dr. Ye’s work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation, Sigma Theta Tau International, and American Nurses Foundation. She has served in professional committees including the American Thoracic Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society, and Eastern Nurse Research Society.

Dr. Ye received her Bachelorette degree in Nursing and Master's degree in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine from West China School of Medicine Sichuan University in China, and her Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania.


Lichuan Ye


Associate Professor

Northeastern University


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