Jingjing Shang, PhD, RN, FAAN

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My research focuses on infection control, home health care, predictive risk modeling, nursing workforce, health quality, patient safety, and oncology nursing. The main focus of my program of research seeks to understand how best to promote quality patient outcomes and improve nursing services in the home health care setting.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Nursing at CUMC


  • Mandarin


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • PhD, John Hopkins University
  • MSN, University of Delaware
  • BS, Peking Union Medical College (Beijing, China)

Honors & Awards

  • 2010-2011 Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS)/American Nurse Foundation (ANF) Scholar
  • 2009 First place, Pre-doctoral research contest, New Investigator Day, Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing
  • 2007-2009 American Cancer Society (ACS) Doctoral Scholarship in Cancer Nursing
  • 1995 First class Academic award, Peking Union Medical College


Selected Publications

  • McDonald, M.V., Russell, D., Liu, J., Woo, K., Brickner, C., Larson, E.L., Sridharan, S., Dowding, D., Adam, V. Shang, J.* (Accepted) Hand Hygiene Compliance among Home Healthcare Nurses: Results from the Largest Observation Study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

  • Shang, J., Wang, J., Adam, V., Ma, C. (2020) Risk factors for Infection in home health care: analysis of national Outcome and Assessment Information Set data. Research in Nursing and Health. 43:373-386. DOI: 10.1002/nur.22053

  • Shang, J., Chastain, A.M., Perera, U.G.E., Quigley, D.D., Fu, C.J., Dick, A.W., Pogorzelska-Maziarz, M., Stone, P. (2020) COVID-19 Preparedness in U.S. Home Health Agencies. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. [Epub ahead of print]. PMCID: PMC7269929

  • Dowding, D., Russell, D., Trifilio, M., McDonald, M.V., Shang, J.* (2020) Home Care Nurses' Identification of Patients at Risk of Infection: A Qualitative Interview Study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103617
  • Shang, J., Russell, D., Dowding, D., McDonald, M.V., Murtaugh, C., Liu, J., Larson, E.L., Sridharan, S., Brickner, C. (2020) A Predictive Risk Model for Infection-Related Hospitalization among Home Healthcare Patients, Journal of Health Quality. 42(3):136-147. PMID: 32371832
  • Needleman, J., Liu, J., Shang, J., Larson, E., Stone, P. (2020) Inpatient Nurse and Nursing Support Staffing and Inpatient Hospital Mortality. BMJ Quality and Safety. 29(1):10-18. PMID: 31391314
  • Dick, A.W., Murray, M. Chastain, A.M., Madigan, E., Sorbero, M., Stone, P.W., Shang, J.* (2019) Measuring Quality in Home Healthcare. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 67(9):1859-1865. PMCID: PMC6732006
  • Osakwe, Z.T., Larson, E., Andrews, H., Shang, J.* (2019) UTI-related hospitalization among older adults receiving home health care services. Journal of American Infection. 47(7):786-792. PMID: 30772048.
  • Osakwe, Z.T., Larson, E., Andrews, H., Shang, J.* (2019) Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) of Home Health Care Patients. Home HealthCare Now. 37(3):165-173 PMCID: PMC6506182
  • Wang, J., Liebel, D.V., Yu, F., Caprio, T.V., Shang, J.*. (2019) Inverse Dose-Response Relationship between Home Health Care Services and Rehospitalization in Older Adults. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 20(6), 736-742

  • Shang, J., Needleman, J., Liu, J., Larson, E., Stone, P. (2019) Nurse Staffing and Healthcare Associated Infection, Unit-level Analysis, JONA. 49(5), 260-265

  • Liu, J., Larson, E., Cohen, B., Zachariah, P., Caplan, D., Shang, J.* (2019) Comparison of Measures to Predict Mortality and Length of Stay in Hospitalized Patients, Nursing Research, 68(3), 200-209

  • Woo, K., Shang, J., Dowding D. (2018) Patient factors associated with the initiation of telehealth services among heart failure patients at home. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 37(4), 277-293

  • Russell, D., Dowding, D., McDonald, M., Adams, V., Rosati, R., Larson, E., Shang, J.* (2018) Factors for Compliance with Infection Control Practices in Home Health Care: Findings from a Survey of Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes towards Infection Control, American Journal of Infection Control. 46(11), 1211-1217. PMCID: PMC6215520

  • Ma, C., Park, S. H., Shang, J.* (2018) Inter- and Intra-Disciplinary Collaboration and Patient Safety Outcomes in U.S. Acute Care Hospital Units: A Cross-Sectional Study, International Journal of Nursing Studies.85, 1-6

  • Shang, J., Dick, A., Stone, P., Larson, E. (2018) A Research Agenda for Infection Prevention in Home Healthcare, American Journal of Infection Control. 46(9), 1071-1073. NIHMS966261

  • Hessels, A.J., Liu, J., Cohen, B., Shang, J., Larson, E. (2018) Severity of Illness Measures for Pediatric Inpatients, Journal for Healthcare Quality. 40(5), e77-e89

  • Ma, C., Shang, J., Miner, S., Squires, A.P. (2018) The Prevalence, Reasons, and Risk Factors for Hospital Readmission among Home Health Care Patients: A Systematic Review, Home Health Care Management & Practice

  • Larson, E.L., Cohen, B., Liu, J., Zachariah, P., Yao, D., Shang, J. (2017) Assessing Intensity of Nursing Care Needs Using Electronically Available Data, Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 35(12), 617-623

  • Osakwe, Z. T., Larson, E., Mansi A., Shang, J.* (2017) Assessment of Activity of Daily Living (ADL) among Elderly Patients in Home Health Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities: An Integrative Review, Home Healthcare Now. 35(5), 258-267

  • Wang, J., Shang, J., Jia, H., Kearney, J. (2016) The critical association between mental health disorders and medical status: Depression intervention use indicates a two-fold risk for medical events in older American home care patients, Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 42(10): 42-55

  • Wang, J., Kearney, J., Jia, H., Shang, J.* (2016) Mental health disorders in the national elderly home care population of the U.S.: Prevalence and correlates, Nursing Research. 65(2):107-16.

  • Ma, C., Shang, J., & Bott, M. (2015) Linking Team Collaboration and Nursing Leadership to Nurse Outcomes and Quality of Care. Journal of Nursing Administration. 45(9):435-42

  • Wang, J., Shang, J., Kearney, J. (2015) A Mental Health Disorders in Home Care Elders: An Integrative Review, Geriatric Nursing. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2015.10.013

  • Cohen, C.C., Shang, J.* (2015) Evaluation of Conceptual Frameworks Applicable to the Study of Isolation Precautions Effectiveness. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 71(10):2279-92

  • Cohen, C.C., Cohen B., Shang, J.* (2015) Effectiveness of Contact Precautions against Multidrug-resistant Organism (MDRO) Transmission in Acute Care: A Systematic Review of the Literature. The Journal of Hospital Infection. 90(4):275-84

  • Shang, J., Stone, P., & Larson, E. (2015) Studies on Nurse Staffing and Healthcare Associated Infection: Methodological Challenges and Potential Solutions. American Journal of Infection Control. 43(6): 581-588.

  • Shang, J., Larson, E., Liu, J., & Stone, P. (2015) Infection in Home Health Care: Results from National Outcome and Assessment Information Data. American Journal of Infection Control. 43(5). 454-59

  • Hagerty, T., Kertesz, L., Schmidt, M., Agarwal, S., Claassen, J., Mayer, S., Larson, E., Shang, J.* (2015) Risk Factors for Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections in Critically-Ill Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 47(1), 51-54

  • Ma, C., Shang, J., & Stone, P. (2014) Can Nurse Work Environment Influence Readmission Rates? - A Systematic Review. Nursing: Research and Reviews. 4, 91-101

  • Shang, J., Ma, C., Poghosyan, L., Dowding, D., Stone, P. (2014) The prevalence of infections and patient risk factors in home health care: A systematic review. American Journal of Infection Control. 42(5), 479-84 PMID: 24656786

  • Shang, J., You, L., Ma, C., Altares, D., Sloane, D.M., Aiken, L.H. (2014) Nurse Employment Contracts in Chinese Hospitals: Impact of Inequitable Benefit Structures on Nurse and Patient Satisfaction. Human Resources for Health. 12:1

  • Wenzel, J., Griffith, K., Shang, J., Thompson, K., Hedlin, H., Stewart, K., DeWeese, T., & Mock, V. (2013) Impact of a Home-based Walking Intervention on Outcomes of Sleep Quality, Emotional Distress, and Fatigue in Patients Undergoing Treatment for Solid Tumors. Oncologist. 18:4.

  • Aiken, L., Shang, J., Xue, Y., & Sloane, D. (2013) Hospital Use of Agency-Employed Supplemental Nurses and Patient Mortality and Failure to Rescue. Health Service Research. 48:3.

  • Shang, J., Friese, C., & Aiken, L. (2013) Nursing Practice Environment and Outcomes for Oncology Nursing. Cancer Nursing. 36:3.

  • Shang, J., Wenzel, J., Krumm, S., Griffith, K., & Stewart, K. (2012). Who Will Drop Out and Who Will Drop In: Exercise Adherence in a Randomized Clinical Trial Among Patients Receiving Active Cancer Treatment. Cancer Nursing. 35:4.

  • McHugh, M., Shang, J., Sloane, D.M., Aiken, L. H. (2011). Risk Factors for Hospital-Acquired 'Poor Glycemic Control': A Case-Control Study.International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 23 (1) 44-51

  • Lake, E. Shang, J., Klaus, S., Dunton, N. (2010). Organizing nursing resources to reduce the risks of patient falls. Research in Nursing & Health, 33 (5) 413-425

  • Patrician, P., Shang, J., Lake, E. (2010) Organizational Determinants of Nurse Work Outcomes and Quality Care Ratings among Army Medical Department Registered Nurses. Research in Nursing & Health, 33 (2) 99-110

  • Griffith, K., Wenzel, J., Shang, J., Thompson, C., Stewart, K., Mock, V. (2009). Impact of a Walking Intervention on Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Self-reported Physical Function, and Pain in Patients undergoing Treatment for Solid Tumors. Cancer, 115 (20) 4874-4884