Intervention to Urinary Incontinence of Prostate Cancer Survivors
Intervention to Erectile Dysfunction of Prostate Cancer Patients
Psychosocial Behavioral Studies of Patients with Cancer: Depression in Cancer Patients
Principal Investigator, "Improving Erectile Function and Quality of Life After Prostate Cancer Treatment," American Cancer Society (PEP-13-235-01–PCSM), 7/2013-6/2015.
Principal Investigator, "Improving Urinary Continence and Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Patients," National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (1R01CA127493-01A2), 1/2009-11/2013.
Principal Investigator, “Economic Impact of Interventions Targeting Cancer Survivors and/or their Families.” National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institute (Supplement, R01CA127493-01A2), 2010-2013.
Co-Investigator, "Teaching Resourcefulness to Women Caregivers of Elders with Dementia.” National Institutes of Health / National Institute for Nursing Research (R21NR010368-02), 2009-2012.
Principal Investigator, “Assessing Depression in African American Cancer Patients,” National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (R03 CA115191-01A2), 2006-2008.
Co-Principal Investigator, "Family Conflicts and Decision-Making for Advanced Cancer," PI: Laura Siminoff. National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute (RO1 CA89513-01), 2001-2005.
Co-Investigator, “Culturally Sensitive Electronic Nursing Interventions,” PI: Shirley Moore. National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Nursing Research (R03 NR08551), 2003-2006.
Principal Investigator, "Psychosocial Intervention for Functional Impairment in Cancer Patients," American Cancer Society (Ohio Division, Inc.), 2003-2004.
Principal Investigator, "A Tool to Measure Family Concordance on End-of-Life Care," American Cancer Society (Institutional Research Grant #IRG-91-022-06).
Collaborating Faculty, “Multiple Morbidities in Vulnerable Populations: Nurse Scientist Training.” Program Director: Shirley Moore. National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Nursing Research (T32 NR009761), 2006-2011.
BA, Journalism, Peking University, Beijing, China
MS, Clinical Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, PA
PhD, Cross-Cultural Studies in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, PA
Post-doc, AHCPR Postdoctoral Fellow, NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California-Berkeley
Zhang, A.Y., Bodner, D.R., Fu, A.Z., Ganzler, D.D.., Klein, E., Kresevic, D., Moore, S., Ponsky, L., Purdum, M., Strauss, G., & Zhu, H. (2015). Effects of patient-centered interventions on persistent urinary incontinence after prostate cancer treatment: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Urology (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26231554, July 28, 2015;
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2015.07.090. [Epub ahead of print]).
Zhang, A. Y. & Fu, A. Z. (2015). Cost-effectiveness of a behavioral intervention for persistent urinary incontinence on prostate cancer patients. Psycho-oncology (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25963381, May 12, 2015 doi: 10.1002/pon.3849. [Epub ahead of print]).
Zhang, A. Y., Zyzanski, S. J, & Siminoff, L. A. (2011). Ethnic Differences in the Caregiver’s Attitudes and Preferences for the Treatment and Care of Advanced Lung Cancer Patients. Psycho-Oncology 21: 1250-1253 (2012) (wileyonlinelibrary.com/doi: 10.1002/pon.2031, Aug. 12 2011).
Zhang, A. Y., Zyzanski, S. J, & Siminoff, L. A. (2010). Differential patient-caregiver opinions of treatment and care for advanced lung cancer patients. Social Science & Medicine, 70 (2010), 1155–1158 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.12.023, Feb. 8, 2010).
Siminoff, L. A., Zyzanski, S. J, Rose, J. H., & Zhang, A. Y. (2008). The Cancer Communication Assessment Tool for Patients and Families (CCAT-PF): a new measure. Psycho-Oncology 17: 1216-1224.