Sena Chae, PhD, MSHI, RN

Associate Faculty

Sena Chae, MSN, MSHI, RN, joins the college as an Associate Faculty. She earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing Education and Administration from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, Master of Science degree in Health Informatics and her PhD is from the University of Iowa. Prior to pursuing her PhD, Chae had been worked as perioperative nurse for nine years with multi-disciplinary surgical teams that predominately focused on cancer patients. Her research focuses are nursing informatics, data-driven solution to predict patient outcomes, the use of standardized nursing terminology (NIC/NOC), and symptom science. Through her doctoral dissertation, Chae has determined the feasibility of clustering cancer patients with diverse symptom experiences and predicting cancer symptom experiences using routinely collected nursing documentation.

Research areas
  • Nursing informatics
  • Data-driven solution to predict nursing outcomes
  • Use of standardized nursing terminology - NIC/NOC
  • Symptom science
Sena Chae
PhD in Nursing, University of Iowa
MS in Health Informatics, University of Iowa
MSN, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
BSN, CHA University, Pocheon, South Korea