fulbright Taiwan online journal

fulbright Taiwan online journal

Author: Kuei-Min Chen 陳桂敏

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Dr. Kuei-Min Chen is a professor at the College of Nursing and the Director of the Center for Long-term Care Research at Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan. Her program of research has been focused on using various complementary therapies to promote the health of older populations. She has received numerous international awards, such as the Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award from Sigma in 2017, the Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing from the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence in 2019, the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame from Sigma in 2021, and has been inducted as the Fellow of American Academy of Nursing since 2017.

Revisit and Create New Memories: Bring Complementary Alternative Therapies to Minnesota

The Beginning I am honored and grateful to be awarded the Fulbright Program Scholarship. Through the Fulbright Senior Research Grants, I got a chance to return to the University of Minnesota after more than 20 years of Ph.D. I feel inspired and moved by my alma mater again. Looking back over the past 20 years, after graduating with my doctorate, I returned to Taiwan to teach right away and immediately took over as the head of the department. Next, I continued to hold various administrative positions without interruption. At the same time, I had to take into account teaching, research, and service. I felt like a spinning top. Suspended, life is busy and full, but these years of consumption have made my heart extremely eager to absorb new nutrients. Although I have had the opportunity to come back here over the years, I just came and went in a hurry and did not stop there. Finally, I was able to apply for a sabbatical leave last year. I was very fortunate to receive the Fulbright Senior Scholars Grant (August 2022-October 2022), which allowed me to return to the campus to concentrate on research exchange and explore many cultural landscapes that

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fulbright taiwan online journal