Fei Sun

Fei  Sun
  • Professor - Tenure
  • Health and Aging Certificate Program Coordinator


  • Ph.D. University of Alabama
  • M.S.W. Unviersity of Alabama
  • M.A. Nanjing University, China


  • Health and Aging Policy Fellow (2017-2018)
  • Interventions to reduce impact of Alzheimer's disease on individuals, families and communities
  • Cognitive and emotional well-being in aging populations
  • Service use of older populations
  • Elder abuse and neglect among ethnic minority groups


  • Sun, F., Opur, F., Kim, H., Prieto, L., & Conyers, C. (2022). Dementia friendly initiatives within the context of COVID-19 pandemic: Challenges and strategies perceived by service professional stakeholders from the U.S.A. and China. Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice.
  • Wang, K., Sun. F., Liu, Y.Q., Kong, D.X., & De Fries, C. (2022). Attitude toward family involvement in end-of-life care among older Chinese Americans: How do family relationships matter? Journal of Applied Gerontology, 41(2), 380-390. doi:10.1177/0733464821996865
  • Sun, F., Wang, K., Shen, Y., Gao, X., & Prieto, L.R.(2021). Dementia literacy and worry among older Chinese Americans in Arizona: A comparison between 2013 and 2017. International Psychogeriatrics. Nov 2:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1041610221001289.
  • Sun, F., Lee, J., Liu, S., Wardian, J. & Guo, M. (2020). Major depressive disorder and dysthymia disparities between U.S.-born and foreign-born Chinese Americans. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 11(3), 138-146. doi:10.1037/aap0000180


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