Faculty: Yang

Portrait of Professor Gee Su Yang

Gee Su Yang

Ph.D., RN
Assistant Professor

gee_su.yang@uconn.edu

University of Connecticut
School of Nursing
Storrs Hall
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, Connecticut 06269

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Symptom science
Pain and omics discovery methodologies

Selected Publications

  1. Kim, J. L., Yang, G. S., Lyon, D. E., Kelly, D. L., & Stechmiller, J. K. (Under Revision). Metabolomics: Understanding sickness behaviors in individuals with chronic wounds. Advances in Wound Care.
  2. Bayer, S., Yang, G. S., & Lyon, D. E. (Under Revision). Genetic variations associated with depressive symptoms in breast cancer patients: A systematic review. Cancer Nursing.
  3. Menzies, V. S., Starkweather, A. R., Yingwei, Y., Kelly, D. L., Garrett, T. J., Yang, G. S., Booker, S., Swift-Scanlan, T., Mahmud, I., & Lyon, D. E. (In Press). Exploring associations between metabolites and symptoms of fatigue, depression and pain in women with fibromyalgia. Biological Research for nursing.
  4. Yang, G. S., Mi, X., Jackson-Cook, C. K., Starkweather, A. R., Kelly, D. L., Fei, Z., & Lyon, D. E. (2020). Differential DNA methylation following chemotherapy for breast cancer is associated with cognitive dysfunction. Epigenetics, 15(5), 499-510.
  5. Han, C. J., Yang, G. S., & Syrjalal, K. (2020). Symptom experiences in colorectal cancer survivors after cancer treatments: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancer Nursing. 43(3), E132-E158.
  6. Yang, G. S., Barnes, N. M., Lyon, D. E., Dorsey, S. G. (2019). Genetic variants associated with cancer pain and response to opioid analgesics: Implications for precision pain management. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 35(3), 291-299.
  7. Gullett, J. M., Cohen, R. A., Yang, G. S., Menzies, V. S., Fieo, R., Kelly, D. L., Starkweather, A. R., Jackson-Cook, C. K., & Lyon, D. E. (2019). Relationship of fatigue with cognitive performance in women with early-stage breast cancer over two years. Psychooncology. 28(5), 997-1003.
  8. Menzies, V. S., Kelly, D. L., Yang, G. S., Startweather, A. R., & Lyon, D. E. (Epub Ahead of Print). A systematic review of the association between fatigue and cognition in chronic noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Chronic Illness.
  9. Kelly, D. L., Yang, G. S., Starkweather, A. R., Siangphoe, U., Delpech, P. A., & Lyon, D. E. (Epub Ahead of Print). Relationships among fatigue, anxiety, depression, and pain and health-promoting lifestyle behaviors in women with early-stage breast cancer. Cancer Nursing.
  10. Yang, G. S., Kumar, S., Dorsey, S. D., Starkweather, A. R., Kelly, D. L., & Lyon, D. E. (2019). Systematic review of genetic polymorphisms associated with psychoneurological symptoms in breast cancer survivors. Supportive Care in Cancer, 27(2), 351-371.
  11. Kim, H. J., Yang, G. S., Greenspan, J. D., Downton, K. D., Griffith, K. A., Renn, C. L., ... & Dorsey, S. G. (2016). Racial and ethnic differences in experimental pain sensitivity: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain, 158(2), 194-211.
  12. Yang, G. S., Kim, H. J., Griffith, K. A., Zhu, S., Dorsey, S. G., & Renn, C. L. (2016). Interventions for the Treatment of Aromatase Inhibitor-Associated Arthralgia in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Cancer Nursing, 40(4), E26-E41.
  13. Han, C. J., & Yang, G. S. (2015). Fatigue in irritable bowel syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis of pooled frequency and severity of fatigue. Asian Nursing Research, 10(1), 1-10.
  14. Griffioen, M. A., Dernetz, V. H., Yang, G. S., Griffith, K. A., Dorsey, S. G., & Renn, C. L. (2015). Evaluation of dynamic weight bearing for measurement non-evoked inflammatory hyperalgesia in mice. Nursing Research, 64(2).
  15. Yang, G. S., & Choe, M. A. (2013). Effect of anorexia and neuropathic pain induced by cisplatin on hindlimb muscles of rat. Journal of Korean Academy Nursing, 43(3), 361-369.

Honors & Awards

2016: Alumni Scholarship, Seoul National University Alumni Association (Greater Washington, D.C., area)

2015: Alumni Scholarship, Seoul National University Alumni Association (Greater Washington, D.C., area)

2015: Student Research Facilitation Award, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Biology & Behavior Across the Lifespan (BBAL) Center of Excellence

2015: Mia Loizeaux Scholarship, University of Maryland School of Nursing

2014: Travel Award, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Doctoral Student Organization

2013: Mia Loizeaux Scholarship, University of Maryland School of Nursing

2012 – 2014: Dean Scholarship, University of Maryland School of Nursing

2010: Academic Excellence Scholarship, Seoul National University College of Nursing, South Korea

2006: Academic Excellence Scholarship, Seoul National University College of Nursing, South Korea

2004: Academic Excellence Scholarship, Seoul National University College of Nursing, South Korea