Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing

: 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 344--345

Welcome to New Editorial Board Members

Winnie K.W. So 
 The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

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PhD, RN, FAAN Winnie K.W. So
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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It is our pleasure to announce that five new members have joined our editorial board. I am deeply grateful to these new members who have accepted our invitation.

Prof. Susan Williamson has decided to leave the board. We appreciate her decision and thank her for 3 years of membership and support. To the long-serving members of the board, thank you for your unwavering support to the journal through the years.

The list of the Editorial Board members is available through the journal webpage at

To these incoming members of the Editor Board, we look forward to working with you in the coming years to take the journal to new heights.


Fedricker D Barber, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, AOCNP is the manager of advanced practice providers and a clinical research nurse practitioner in the Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She has more than 33 years of nursing experience in general surgery, orthopedics, and oncology. She received her PhD from the University of Texas at Tyler, her MSN from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BSN from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has authored several peer-reviewed articles and has presented nationally and internationally on oncology-related topics. She is a nationally recognized, award-winning nurse practitioner, and a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FANNP). Her current research interest is the role of advanced practice providers in the outcomes of patients with cancer participating in early phase clinical trials. Fedricker can be contacted at [email protected]


Mika Miyashita, PhD, RN, is Professor of Department of Gerontological and Oncology Nursing, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University. She received her bachelor's degree in Nursing from Chiba University and got PhD in Health Sciences from the University of Tokyo. She has experience in research in nursing care for breast cancer survivors focusing on social support and mental health. In recent, her research interests include cancer and cancer therapy-related cognitive impairment. She developed the Japanese version of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Cognitive Function. At present, she is conducting an international collaborative study with US researchers to evaluate the effects of cognitive training intervention on cancer therapy-related cognitive impairment in breast cancer survivors. She has served on a member of the editorial board of the Japanese Society of Cancer Nursing and is currently an executive committee member of the Asian Cancer Nursing Society. Mika can be contacted at [email protected]


Chao Sun, MSN, RN, is Director for Department of Nursing for Beijing Hospital. She has more than 20 years' experience in research and clinical practice in geriatric nursing and nursing management. Her main fields of research specialization include the management of frailty, prevention of disability, discharge planning for elderly patients, transitional care, long-term care, and the optimization of nursing practice environment. During these years, she served as the deputy president and secretary general of China Gerontological Nursing Alliance, deputy chairman of Nursing Branch of Health Exchange and Cooperation across the Taiwan Straits Website, and deputy director and secretary general of geriatric nursing branch of Chinese Association of Geriatric Research. As the deputy president and secretary general of China Gerontological Nursing Alliance, she has actively promoted the standard development in the field of geriatric nursing. She has written and issued several expert consensus in terms of discharge planning and long-term care for old adults. She has also undertaken and completed many national and provincial level projects and published many scientific publications. The most recently undertaken project is a national key scientific and technological project from Ministry of Science and Technology of PRC. This study is expected to provide direction to better prevention and management of disability for hospitalized and community elderly. Chao can be reached at [email protected]


Zhenqi Lu, RN, MSN, is Director of Nursing Department of Fudan University, Shanghai Cancer Center and has been served as the chair of Oncology Nursing Committee of the China Anti-Cancer Association. She graduated from Shanghai Medical University in 1995 with a Bachelor degree in nursing and followed in 2003 with a Master of Nursing from School of Nursing of Fudan University. Zhenqi Lu works as a Nurse Manager specializing in care for breast cancer patients, symptom management of patients who receive radiotherapy and chemotherapy, and the application of information process reformation in nursing work. Her project “Application of Process Reengineering in Daytime Chemotherapy Center” won the Shanghai Nursing Work Improvement Award and another research project “Breast cancer rehabilitation nursing mode based on professional support and peer support” won the second prize of Shanghai Nursing Science and Technology Award. She is also a senior teacher in School of Nursing, Fudan University specializing in Oncology Nursing and has undertaken the teaching courses of New Progress in Oncology Nursing for 20 periods. As the chair of the oncology nursing committee, she has devoted her career in the fields of knowledge promotion and training of professional oncology nurses across the country. Zhenqi can be reached at [email protected]


Zengjie Ye, PhD, RN, is the Xinglin Professor of Nursing in Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine. He qualified as a nurse in 2013 and was awarded his PhD of psychology in 2018. Zengjie is currently the Guest Editor-in-Chief for a Research Topic (Resilience in Chronic Disease) in Frontiers in Psychiatry. He is also the Associate Editor for Health and Quality of Life Outcomes and editorial board member in European Journal of Oncology Nursing. His research interests mainly focus on Patient Reported Outcome, psycho-oncology, cancer nursing, resilience, and psychometrics. Recently, he is working on the development and validation of a Resilience Scale Specific to Cancer in different cultural context. Welcoming any talented for collaboration. Up to date, he has received more than five grants from different institutions, including National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.71904033), Humanity and Social Science Youth Foundation of Ministry of Education of China (No.19YJCZH227), Humanity and Social Science Foundation of Department of Education of Guangdong Province (No.2020WTSCX009), Medical Scientific Research Foundation of Guangdong Province (No.A2019484), and Humanity and Social Science Foundation of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (No.2020SKXK01). Zengjie can be contacted at [email protected]