Fang Yu, PhD, RN, GNP
Dr. Fang Yu is an associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Dr. Yu’s teaching revolves around gerontological nursing, research, evidence-based practice, Science of Nursing Intervention, and AGNP specialty courses. Aside from teaching, Dr. Yu enjoys research on the following topics: effects of aerobic exercise in Alzheimer’s disease, physical activity and cognition, community-based care for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and prevent cognitive decline in older adults. Dr. Yu is currently investigating the effects of a novel 6-month, individualized, moderate intensity cycling intervention on cognition and hippocampal volume in community-dwelling older adults with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease.