Shijun Zhu, DrE, MS

Shijun Zhu, DrE, MS
  • Associate Professor
    Organizational Systems and Adult Health
  • Associate Professor/Statistician
    Research and Scholarship
Location:
Room 402H, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-2953
Email:
shijun.zhu@umaryland.edu

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2019 - 2024
    Title:
    Neurophysiological and transcriptomic predictors of chronic low back pain: towards precision pain management (NEAT Study)
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIHR
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2020 - 2024
    Title:
    Testing the Efficacy of FFC-AC-EIT in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIA
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2019 - 2020
    Title:
    The impact of gender differences on identification and treatment of BPSD in Nursing home residents with Dementia
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NIA
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2019 - 2022
    Title:
    Feasibility and efficacy of WHHIP-PLUS project
    Sponsoring Organization:
    AHA
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2019 - 2024
    Title:
    The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) CTSA
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH
    Role:
    Biostatistician
  • Date:
    2016 - 2021
    Title:
    Implementation of EIT-4-BPSD in Nursing Homes
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NINR
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2016 - 2021
    Title:
    Omics Associated with Self-management Interventions for Symptoms (OASIS) Center
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH
    Role:
    Biostatistician
  • Date:
    2016 - 2021
    Title:
    Dissemination and Implementation of Function Focused Care for Assisted Living
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIA
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
  • Date:
    2015 - 2020
    Title:
    Mechanisms underlying Comorbid Pain Conditions in a Clinically Relevant Model
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NINR
    Role:
    Biostatistician
  • Date:
    2013 - 2018
    Title:
    Function and Behavior Focused Care for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia
    Sponsoring Organization:
    National Institute on Aging
    Role:
    Biostatistician

Publications

  • Dorsey, S. G., Renn, C. L., Griffioen, M., Lassiter, C. B., Zhu, S., Huot-Creasy, H., et al (2019, May 16). Whole blood transcriptomic profiles can differentiate vulnerability to chronic low back pain.. PloS one, 14 (5), e0216539. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0216539
  • Iobst, S. E., Storr, C. L., Bingham, D., Zhu, S. & Johantgen, M. E. (2020, June 1). Variation of intrapartum care and cesarean rates among practitioners attending births of low-risk, nulliparous women.. Birth (Berkeley, Calif.), 47 (2), 227-236. doi:10.1111/birt.12483
  • La, I. S., Johantgen, M. E., Storr, C. L., Cagle, J. G., Zhu, S. & Ross, A. (2020, June 9). Spirituality among family caregivers of cancer patients: The Spiritual Perspective Scale.. Research in nursing & health. doi:10.1002/nur.22044
  • Alghzawi, H., Trinkoff, A. M., Zhu, S. & Storr, C. L.. Remission from Nicotine Dependence among People with Severe Mental Illness who Received Help/Services for Tobacco/Nicotine Use. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research.
  • Rogers, V., Zhu, S., Mandrell, B. N., Ancoli-Israel, S., Liu, L. & Hinds, P. S. (2020, March 1). Relationship between circadian activity rhythms and fatigue in hospitalized children with CNS cancers receiving high-dose chemotherapy.. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 28 (3), 1459-1467. doi:10.1007/s00520-019-04960-5
  • Rogers, V., Zhu, S., Mandrell, B. N., Ancoli-Israel, S., Liu, L. & Hinds, P. S. (2020, March 1). Relationship between circadian activity rhythms and fatigue in hospitalized children with CNS cancers receiving high-dose chemotherapy.. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 28 (3), 1459-1467. doi:10.1007/s00520-019-04960-5
  • Wang, Y., Tricou, C., Raghuraman, N., Akintola, T., Haycock, N., Blasini, M., et al (2020, February 12). Modeling Learning Patterns to Predict Placebo Analgesic Effects in Healthy and Chronic Orofacial Pain Participants.. Frontiers in psychiatry, 11, 39. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00039
  • Resnick, B. M., Galik, E., Boltz, M., Zhu, S., Fix, S. & Vigne, E. (2020, March 1). Impact of Function Focused Care and Physical Activity on Falls in Assisted Living Residents.. The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue canadienne de recherche en sciences infirmieres, 52 (1), 45-53. doi:10.1177/0844562119856224
  • Resnick, B. M., Galik, E., Fix, S. & Zhu, S. (2020, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1). Gender differences in function, physical activity, falls, medication use and life satisfaction among assisted living residents. . Research in Gerontological Nursing, 13 (1), 31-40.
  • Zhu, S., Nahm, E., Resnick, B. M., Friedmann, E., Brown, C., Park, J., et al (2017, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). The Moderated Mediating Effect of Self-Efficacy on Exercise Among Older Adults in an Online Bone Health Intervention Study: A Parallel Process Latent Growth Curve Model. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 25 (3), 378-386. Human Kinetics.

See a full list of published work.

Presentations

  • Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Innovative Use of Patient Portals to Improve Medication Management and Adherence in Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Feasibility Study
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    Southern Nursing Research Society Conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Southern Nursing Research Society
    Location:
    Orlando FL United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Joint Modeling of Multivariate Longitudinal Data and Recurrent Events and it's Application
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    2017 Conference on Lifetime Data Science (LIDA)
    Sponsoring Organization:
    ASA
    Location:
    Storrs CT
  • Year:
    2016
    Title:
    Self-efficacy as a Mediator of an Online Bone Health Intervention on Improving Exercise among Older Adults: A Parallel Process Latent Growth Curve Modeling
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    The Modern Modeling Method Conference
    Sponsoring Organization:
    University of Connecticut
    Location:
    Storrs CT United States

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Multivariable Modeling; Longitudinal Designs and Analyses

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Distinguished Scholarship Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    SON
    Date:
    May 2020

Academic and Professional Activities

University

  • Date:
    2018 - Current
    Organization:
    Statistical Core, ICTR
    Role:
    Associate Director