Faculty Summaries
Kuang-Yi Wen, PhD
Kuang-Yi Wen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Office Phone: 215-728-7411
Fax: 215-728-3056
Office: P4145, 4th floor of Robert C. Young Pavilion


  • Boberg, E, Gustafson, D., Hawkins, R., Offord, K., Koch, C., Wen, K.Y., Kreutz, K., and Salner, A.(2003) Assessing the Unmet Information, Support and Care Delivery Needs of Men with Prostate Cancer. Patient Education and Counseling 49: 233-242.
  • Wen, K.Y. and Gustafson, D. (2004) Needs Assessment for Cancer Patients and Their Families. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2:11.
  • Gustafson, D. and Wen, K.Y. (2007). Implementation Model Development and Testing. In Gustafson, D., Brennan, P. & Hawkins, R. (Eds.). Investing in eHealth: What It Takes to Sustain Consumer Health Informatics. Springer New York.
  • Bernard, L.L., Wen, K.Y., Gustafson, D. H., Guarnaccia, C. A., Cleary, J.F., Dinauer, S.K., and McTavish, F. M. (2008) Caregivers’ Differing Needs Across Key Experiences of the Advanced Cancer Disease Trajectory. Palliative and Supportive Care. 6(3):265-72. PMID: 18662420.
  • Wen, K.Y., Gustafson, D.H., Hawkins, R.P., Brennan, P.F., Dinauer, S., Johnson, P.R., and Siegler, T. (2010) Developing and validating a model to predict the success of an IHCS implementation: the Readiness for Implementation Model. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 17(6): p. 707-713. PMID: 20962135.
  • Wen, K.Y., Kreps, G., Zhu, F., and Miller, S. Consumer’s perceptions about and use of the Internet for personal health records and health information exchange: Analysis of the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (2010). Journal of Medical Internet Research. 12(4):e73. PMID: 21169163.
  • Wen, K.Y., McTavish, F., Kreps, G., Wise, M., and Gustafson, D. (2011) From Diagnosis to Death: A Case Study of Coping with Breast Cancer as Seen through Online Discussion Group Messages. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication. 16(2): 331-361.
  • Roussi, P., Sherman, S. A., Miller, S.M., Hurley, K., Daly, M.B., Godwin, A., Buzaglo, and Wen, K.Y. (2011). Identification of cognitive profiles among women considering BRCA1/2 testing through the utilization of cluster analytic techniques. Psychology and Health. 26(10):1327-43. PMID: 21756124.
  • Wen, K.Y., Miller, S., Lazev, A., and Zhu, F. (2012) Predictors of smoking cessation treatment adherence in a socioeconomically disadvantaged sample of pregnant women. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 23(3): 1222-1238.
  • Wen, K.Y., Miller, S., Stanton, A., Fleisher, L., Morra, M., Jorden, A., Diefenbach, M., Ropka, M. and Marcus, A. (2012). The Development and Preliminary Testing of a Multimedia Patient-Provider Survivorship Communication Module for Breast Cancer Survivors. Patient Education and Counseling. 88(2): 344-9. PMID: 22770812.
  • Fleisher, L., Miller, S., Crookes, D., Kandadai, V., Wen, K.Y., Slamon, R., Berger, T., and Chaivous, J. (2012). Implementation of a Theory-based, Non-clinical Patient Navigator Program to Address Barriers in an Urban Cancer Center Setting. Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. June 3(3).

Book Chapter

  • Gustafson D, and Wen KY. Implementation Model Development and Testing. In Gustafson D, Brennan P, and Hawkins R. (Eds.). Investing in eHealth: What It Takes to Sustain Consumer Health Informatics. Springer New York. 2007.

Selected Presentations

  • Wen, K.Y., Todd, A., Lazev, A., Sanford, J., Spiro, S., and Miller, S. M. (2010) “What 2 TXT? A Review of the Development Process of Text Messaging Interventions for Disease Management and Health Promotion”. Under review for mHealth Summit. Washington, DC.
  • Wen, K.Y., Miller, S., Stanton, A., Morra, M., Jorden, A., and Fleisher, L. (2010) “A Multimedia Application of the PACE Framework: Development and Preliminary Testing of a Cancer Survivor-Provider Communication Training Program”. American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting. Denver, Colorado.
  • Wen, K.Y., Fleisher, L., Raivitich, S., Corrigan, A., Kearney, J., and Torres, S. (2009) “Requests for Cancer Information Using the LiveHelp and e-mail Services: A Preliminary Analysis”. American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium. San Francisco, California.
  • Wen, K.Y. (2008) “Measuring Needs of Caregivers of Cancer Patients across the Advanced Cancer Trajectory” The 4th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference. Atlanta, GA.
  • Wen, K.Y. and Gustafson, D. (2005) “Modeling eHealth Intervention Program Effects Over Time: An Application of Latent Growth Model” Critical Issues in eHealth Research Conference. Bethesda, MD.