Dr. Fang Lei is an Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She got her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the School of Nursing, Wuhan University, China. She obtained her master’s degree in Public Health from the University of South China, China, and a master’s degree in Nursing from the University of California at Los Angeles. She earned her Doctoral degree in Nursing from the University of California at Los Angeles. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, West Institution of Nursing, and the American Public Health Association. She has been awarded more than 30 scholarships and fellowships and awarded by 6 research grants.
Dr. Fang Lei’s research areas of interest are cross-cultural instrument adaptation and validation, cancer screening and care, minority populations’ health promotion, chronic diseases management, and nursing management. Her present research focuses on Chinese American high-risk smokers’ health beliefs of lung cancer screening.