The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460
Phone: (919) 966-8057
Specialty Area: Adult Health
Particular focus: Cardiovascular nursing/medication adherence/self-care behaviors
Jia-Rong Wu PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing. She is a nurse researcher whose research interests include medication adherence, health disparities, and psychosocial and environmental factors that influence medication adherence and health-related outcomes in patients with heart failure. She has a PhD from the University of Kentucky and a MSN in adult nurse specialist from the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, she is testing an intervention to enhance medication adherence and health-related outcomes for patients with heart failure.