Faculty Expert Profile

Chao Hsing Yeh

  • Professor

Affiliations

  • School of Nursing

Education

  • University of Massachusetts
  • Syracuse University
  • China Medical College

Languages spoken

  • Chinese, Traditional
  • English

Chao Hsing Yeh is a master of auricular medicine. Her research program focuses on advancing the science of non-pharmacological pain treatments, with a special focus on auricular point acupressure (APA) to manage pain and cancer-related symptoms. She has developed an app featuring instructional and demonstration videos as a self-guided tool to teach individuals to self-administer APA to manage their pain. She is also a developer of the ecological momentary assessment (EMA) app to collect real-time pain outcomes and deliver reminders to promote APA adherence. Her long-term goals are to improve access to and success in pain management, reduce reliance on opioids to manage pain, and engage individuals in self-directed care. She studies how self-monitoring smartphone apps can promote adherence to COVID-19 preventative behaviors in African Americans. In Taiwan she taught in the graduate programs at Chang Gung University School of Nursing for 12 years.

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