Zhan Liang

Zhan Liang, PHD RN

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing


  • PhD, Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 2015
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Pittsburgh College of Nursing, 2015
  • MSN, Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 2013

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease

Research Interests

  • Dr. Zhan Liang PHD RN is assistant professor at USF College of Nursing. Dr. Liang's research aims to use non-pharmacological symptom management for mechanically ventilated patients to improve care for the critically and chronically ill. Her current study tests the effects of music intervention on physiologic & psychological measures and weaning.
  • Her research interests focus on:
  • Critically ill adults
  • Non-pharmacological symptom management
  • Supportive & palliative care
  • Delirium