Feng Vankee Lin, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor
Feng Vankee Lin

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 276-6002
Fax: (585) 273-1268
Email:

Education

Post-doc, 2013. University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, US

PhD, 2011. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, US

MS, 2009. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, US

BMED, 2006. Jilin University, Changchun, CN

BA, 2005. Jilin University, Changchun, CN

Experience

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2013 - Current. Research Associate. University of Rochester (Tadin's Lab, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences). Rochester, NY, US.

Consultations to Universities, Health, and Science Agencies: 2011 - Current. Research Associate. University of Rochester Medical Center (AD-CARE (Alzheimer's Disease Care, Research and Education) Program, Department of Psychiatry). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2013 - Current. Assistant Professor of Nursing (primary). School of Nursing, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2013 - Current. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (secondary). Deparment of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester. Rochester, NY, US.

Research

Role of Vision-based Computerized Cognitive Training in Preventing Cognitive and Functional Decline in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. 7/2013 - 6/2015. CTSA University of Rochester, NIH.

Role of Mental Fatigue in Engagement in Cognitively Stimulating Activities in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors. 2012 - 2013. Sigma Theta Tau International Small Grants.

Representations, Coping, and Health Outcomes among Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment.. 2010 - 2011. Sigma Theta Tau International/Midwest Nursing Research Society .

Publications

†Chen, D-G, †Lin, F., Chen, X., Wang, T., & Kitzman, H (†equal contribution). (n.d.). Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Nonlinear Model for Health Outcomes in Nursing Research (in press). Nursing Research.

*†Lin, F., †Roiland R., Chen, DG, & Qiu, C.. (n.d.). Executive function and frailty in older age: Metabolic syndrome matters (in press). International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Lin. F, Roiland, R., Heffner, K., Johnson, M., Chen, DG., & Mapstone, M. . (n.d.). Evaluation of objective and perceived mental fatigability in older adults with vascular risk (in press). Journal of Psychosomatic Research.

Lin, F., Lo, R., Cole, D., Ducharme, S., Mapstone, M., Porsteinsson, A., & ADNI group. . (n.d.). Longitudinal Effects of Metabolic Syndrome on Alzheimer and Vascular-Related Brain Pathology. . Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders EXTRA (accepted).

Lin, F., Suhr, J., Diebold, S., & Heffner, K. . (2014). Associations between Depressive Symptoms and Memory Deficits Vary as a Function of Insulin-Like Growth Factor (IGF-1) Levels in Healthy Older Adults. (in press). Psychoneuroendocrinology.

Chen, D.G., Chen, C., Tang W, & Lin, F. (2014). Statistical power analysis for Guastello's Cusp Catastrophe Polynomial Regression Model: A simulation-based approach. . Lecture in W.G. Kennedy, N. Agarwal, and SJ. Yang (Eds.): SBP 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8393, 35-41.

Johnson M. & Lin F.. (2014). Communication difficulty and relevant interventions in older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation , 30 (1).

Lin, F., Roiland, R., Polesskaya, O., Chapman, B., Johnson, M., Brasch, J., Chen, D., & Mapstone, M. (2014). Fatigability Disrupts Cognitive Processes' Regulation of Inflammatory Reactivity in Old Age. . The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Lin F., Heffner K.L., Mapstone M., Chen D., & Porsteinsson A.P. . (2013). Frequency of Mentally Stimulating Activities Modifies the Relationship between Cardiovascular Reactivity and Executive Function in Old Age. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry DOI:pii:S1064-7481 .

Lin, F., Chen, D-G., Vance, D.E., Ball, K.K., & Mapstone, M.. (2012). Longitudinal relationships between subjective fatigue, cognitive function, and everyday functioning in old age. International Psychogeriatrics (doi:10.1017/S1041610212001718), 25 (2), 275 – 285.

Vance, D.E., Kaur, J., Fazeli, P.L., Talley, M.H., Yuen, H.K. & Lin, F.. (2012). Neuroplasticity and successful cognitive aging: A brief overview for nursing. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 44 (4), Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.

Lin, F., Friedman, E., Quinn, J., Chen, D., & Mapstone, M. . (2012). Effect of Leisure Activities on Inflammation and Cognitive Function in an Aging Sample. . Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54 (3), e398-404.

Lin, F., Gleason, C.E., & Heidrich, S.M.. (2012). Illness Representations in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Research in Gerontological Nursing (15), 1-12.

Lin, F., Chen, D.-G., Vance, D., & Mapstone, M.. (2012). Laboratory-and Real World-Based Speed of Processing in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbs075.

Lin, F., & Heidrich, S. M. . (2012). Role of older adult’s illness schemata in coping with Mild Cognitive Impairment. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 72 (5), 357-363.

Lin, F., Vance, D.E., Gleason, C.E., & Heidrich, S.M.. (2012). Caring for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive impairment: An Update for Nurses. Journal of Gerontological Nursing., 38 (12), 22-35.

Lin F, Wharton W, Dowling NM, Ries ML, Johnson SC, Carlsson CM, Asthana S, & Gleason CE.. (2010). Awareness of Memory Abilities in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Suspected Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment. . Dementia and Geriatrics Cognitive Disorders, 30 (1), 83-92.

Lin, F. , Yuan, H. (2006). Analysis of combining parish nursing with oriental philosophy applied in senile people's depressive disorders in Chinese community. Modern Nursing , 12 (2), 130-132.

Presentations

Communication Difficulty and Relevant Interventions in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Implications for Neuroplasticity.
The Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association

Statistical Power Analysis for Guastello's Polynomial Cusp Catastrophe Model: A Simulation-Based Approach.
23rd Annual International Conference of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and Life Sciences (SCTPLS), Portland State University

Trajectories of Combined Laboratory- and Real World-based Speed of Processing in Community-Dwelling Older adults: Predictors and Functional Outcomes.
25th Annual Eastern Nursing Research Society Scientific Sessions,

Trajectories of Combined Laboratory- and Everyday-based Speed of Processing in Community- Dwelling Older adults.
Gerontological Society of America's 65th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Exexcutive Function, Stress Regulation, and Frailty in Older Adults with Metabolic Syndrome .
Gerontological Society of America's 66th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Communication Difficulty & Neuroplasticity in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults.
American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention,

Baseline Purpose Oriented Life and Cognitive Outcomes.
American Academy of Neurology 64th Annual Meeting,

Midlife Sense of Purpose in Life and the Outcome of Cognitive Function in Late Life.
23rd Annual Meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association,

Illness Representations, Coping, and Health Outcomes in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Gerontological Society of America's 64th Annual Scientific Meeting ,

Pain Management and Patient Outcomes among Hospitalized Geriatric Patients.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,

Associations of subjective and psychological well-bring with cognitive function in old age .
Gerontological Society of America's 64th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Symptom Clusters and Symptom Management Strategies of Older Breast Cancer Survivors.
American Psychosocial Oncology Society 8th Annual Conference,

Nurse, Knowledge, Attitude, and Performance and Commitment to Change during Implementation of an Evidence-Based Pain Management Guideling for Geriatric Patients.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,

Symptom Management Strategies of Older Breast Cancer Survivors.
35th Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society,

Performance-based and self-rated everyday functioning in persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
AAICAD,

Pain Management and Patient Outcomes among Hospitalized Geriatric Patients .
35th Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society,

Coping in Older Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Geronontological Society of America's 64th Annual Scientific Meeting,

Purpose in life, cognitive function, and leisure activities in early old age.
Late Breaker Poster Session at the Gerontological Society of America's 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting,

Developing quality indicatiors (QIs) for delirium, depression and dementia (3Ds) recommendations of the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Interdisciplinary Consult Team: Modification of the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (ACOVE-3) measures.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,

University of Wisconsin Geriatrics Transitional Care Program (TCP): Minimizing Health Resources, Maximizing Care Continuity.
Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society,

Symptom Experienced by Older Breast Cancer Survivors.
34th Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society,

Illness Perceptions among older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment .
International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease,

An individualized symptom management intervention reduces symptom distress in older cancer survivors.
62nd Gerontological Society of America,

The illness perceptions among older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: a feasibility study.
62nd Gerontological Society of America,

Patient-centered informational intervention in older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Technical Assistance Workshop, NIH

Does psychological well-being mediate the effects of symptoms on function in older breast cancer survivors?.
APOS 5th Annual Conference and Workshop Training,

Successfully implementing a telephone intervention with older women.
60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America,

Awards

13th Annual OBSSR/NHLBI Summer Institute on the Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials involving Behavioral Interventions.
OBSSR/NHLBI, NIH, 2013

KL2.
CTSA, University of Rochester, NIH, 2013

Travel Award, “Aging, the Central Nervous System, and Mobility in Older Adults: Neural Mechanisms of Mobility Impairments” Workshop.
The Gerontological Society of America & NIA, 2013

Young Investigator Award.
American Neuropsychiatric Association, 2012

Summer Research Institute in Geriatric Mental Health.
National Institute on Mental Health, 2012

Mary L. Keller Memorial Research Scholarship.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

Gwen Shapiro Wisconsin Distinguished Fellowship.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010

Travelling Fellowship .
International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease , 2010

The Signe Scott Cooper Writing Award.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009

Eckburg Fund Research Award.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009

Sigma Theta Tau International Beta-Eta-at-Large Chapter Research Award.
Sigma Theta Tau International, 2008