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Chenjuan Ma


Assistant Professor

1 212 992 7173

433 First Avenue
New York, NY 10010
United States

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Professional overview

Dr. Chenjuan Ma is a health services researcher, whose program of research focuses on 1) understanding the role of the organization of nursing and its impact on patient care quality and safety as well as patient outcomes and 2) improve quality of care and patient outcomes via re-structure of modifiable organizational nursing factors. As a nurse scientist with extensive training in health services research, Dr. Ma's research utilizes theories and methodologies from different disciplines, including but not limited to sociology, statistics, medicine, and nursing. Dr. Ma also has expertise in large data sets and quantitative methods. Prior to joining the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing as an assistant profession (tenure-track), Dr. Ma was a post-doctoral fellow in the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI) at the University of Kansas.


PhD(2012) - University of Pennsylvania
MSN(2008) - Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
BSN(2005) - Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Honors and awards

President Gutmann Leadership Award for Travel, University of Pennsylvania (2011)
Rising Star, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Xi Chapter (2011)
ThinkSwiss Award, University of Basel, Switzerland (2011)
Outstanding Student Leader, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China (2008)


Nursing workforce
Home care
Research methods

Professional membership

Eastern Nursing Research Society
MidWest Nursing Research Society (2014-2015)
American Nurses Association (2014-2015)
Young Professional Commission, the Advisory Group for The Global Commission on Education Of the Health Professionals for the 21st Century (2010)



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