Faculty Sketch

Jie Deng, PhD, RN, OCN

Assistant Professor

jie.deng@vanderbilt.edu

 

Current Research Interests

  • Developing and validating measures (subjective and objective) of head and neck cancer related lymphedema
  • Conducting and testing interventions for the management of post-cancer treatment related lymphedema
  • Developing and conducting intervention trials to minimize symptom burden and improve functional status related to long-term and late effects of cancer treatment

 

Representative Publications

Deng, J., Ridner, S.H., Dietrich, M.S., & Murphy, B.A. (In press). Development and preliminary testing of a head and neck cancer related external lymphedema and fibrosis assessment criteria. European Journal of Oncology Nursing.

Deng, J., Fu, M., Armer, J., Cormier, J., Radina, E., Thiadens, S., Dietrich, M., Weiss, J., Tuppo, C., & Ridner, S.H. (In press). Factors associated with infection and lymphoedema symptoms among individuals with extremity lymphedema. Rehabilitation Nursing.

Rhoten, B.A., Deng, J., Dietrich, M.S., Murphy, B.A., &Ridner, S.H. Body image and depressive symptoms in patients with head and neck cancer: An important relationship. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2014 June 14. [Epub ahead of print].

Kolnick, L, Deng, J, Epstein, J.B., Migliorati, C.A., Rezk, J., Dietrich, M., & Murphy, B.A. (2014). Associations of oral health items of the Vanderbilt Head and Neck Symptom Survey with a dental health assessment. Oral Oncology, 50(2), 135-140.

Deng, J., Fu, M., Armer, J., Cormier, J., Radina, E., Thiadens, S., Dietrich, M., Weiss, J., Tuppo, C., & Ridner, S.H. (2013). Self-reported information sources and perceived knowledge in individuals with lymphedema. Lymphology, 46, 173-183. 

Deng, J. Ridner, S.H., Dietrich, M.S., Wells, N., & Murphy, B.A. (2013). Assessment of External Lymphedema in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer: A Comparison of Four Scales. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40(5), 501-506.

Deng, J., Murphy, B.A., Dietrich, M.S., Wells, N., Wallston, K.A., Sinard, R.J., Cmelak, A.J., Gilbert, J., & Ridner, S.H. (2013; EPub 2012 Jul 12). The Impact of Secondary Lymphedema after Head and Neck Cancer Treatment on Symptoms, Functional Status, and Quality Of Life. Head & Neck, 35(7), 1026-1035. PMCID: PMC4017911

Ridner, S.H., Deng, J., Radina, E., Fu, M., Thiadens, S., Weiss, J., Dietrich, M., Cormier, J., Tuppo, C., & Armer, J. (2012). Symptom burden and infection occurrence among individuals with extremity lymphedema. Lymphology, 45, 113-123. 

Ridner, S.H., Sinclair, V., Deng, J., Bonner, C., & Kidd, N. (2012). Breast cancer survivors with lymphedema: Glimpses of our daily lives. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing,16(6), 609-614.

Deng, J., Ridner, S.H., Dietrich, M.S., Wells, N., Wallston, K.A., Sinard, R.J., Cmelak, A.J., & Murphy, B.A. (2012 May 30; 2012 EPub ahead of print). Factors associated with external and internal lymphedema in patients with head and neck cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology *Biology* Physics.

Deng, J. Ridner, S.H., Murphy, B.A., & Dietrich, M.S. (2012). Preliminary development of a lymphedema symptom assessment scale for patients with head and neck cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer, 20(8):1911-1918.

Deng, J. Ridner, S.H., Dietrich, M.S., Wells, N., Wallston, K.A., Sinard, R.J., Cmelak, A.J., & Murphy, B.A. (2012). Prevalence of secondary lymphedema in patients with head and neck cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 43(2), 244-252.

Ridner, S.H., Murphy, B.A., Deng, J., Kidd, N., Galford, E., Bonner, C.M., Bond, S. & Dietrich, M.S. (2012). A randomized clinical trial comparing advanced pneumatic truncal, chest, and arm treatment to arm treatment only in self-care of arm lymphedema. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 131(1), 147-158.

Ridner, S.H., Bonner, C.M., Deng, J., & Sinclair, V.G. (2012). Voices from the shadows: Living with lymphedema. Cancer Nursing. 35(1): E18-26.

Deng, J., Ridner, S.H., & Murphy, B.A. (2011). Lymphedema in head and neck cancer patients. Oncology Nursing Forum, 38(1), E1-E10.

Ridner, S.H., Murphy, B.A., Deng, J., Kidd, N., Galford, E., & Dietrich, M.S. (2010). Advanced pneumatic therapy in self-care of chronic lymphedema of the trunk. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 8(4), 209-215.

Ridner, S.H, Dietrich, M.S., Deng, J., Bonner, C.M., & Kidd, N. (2009). Bioelectrical impedance for detecting upper limb lymphedema in nonlaboratory settings.  Lymphatic Research and Biology, 7(1), 11-15.

Piao, Y.F., Zhang, H.J., Luo, J.K., Lu, H., Wu, X.J., Wu, J.Y., Che, Y., & Deng, J. (2008). The application of multi-cultural model of care in clinical practice. Chinese Nursing Management, 8(10), 29-31.

Piao, Y.F., Wang, Z.W., Wu, X.J., Che, Y., Zhang, H.J., Wu, J.Y., Luo, J.K., Zhang, H.Z., Yang, S.H., & Deng, J. (2007). Investigation and analysis on multi-cultural nursing needs among foreigners. Chinese Nursing Management, 7(9), 28-30.

Piao, Y.F., Wu, J.Y., Wang, Z.W., Zhang, H.J., Che, Y., Wu, X.J., Luo, J.K., Lu, J., Wang, Z.Q., & Deng, J. (2007). Investigation and analysis on nurses’ awareness and training needs of multiculturalism nursing care. Chinese Nursing Management, 7(11), 25-28.

Zhang, H.J., Wang, W., Su, C.Y., Piao, Y.F., & Deng, J. (2007). The training on multi-cultural nursing for clinical nurse. Chinese Nursing Management, 7(12), 25-27.

Song, L.N., Feng, W., Li, Y.X., Zhang, H.J., Ma, S.L., Ding, Y., Li, L., Lu, Q., Ying, J.S., & Deng, J. (2006). The investigation on nurse standardized training after graduation. Chinese Nursing Management, 6(8), 19-21.

Deng, J., & Su, C.Y. (2005). Management for the training base of professional nurses in ICU. Chinese Journal of Nursing, 40(7), 536-538.

Deng, J., Zheng, X.X., Gong, Y.H., & Su, C.Y. (2005). Comparison of the two different kinds of drug solutions for oral care. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing, 21(7), 47-49.

Deng, J., Zheng, X.X., & Gong, Y.H. (2005). Status of oral care for orotracheal intubated patients. Chinese Journal of Nursing, 40(8), 623-625.

Chen, M.F., & Deng, J. (2005). Applying change theory model to nursing handover in a medical department. Modern Nursing (China), 11(20), 1746-1747.

Deng, J., & Zhang, H.J. (2004). Influencing the factors and solving the measures of developing multi-culture nursing. Journal of Nursing Administration (China), 4(7), 23-25.

Deng, J. (2003). Progress of nursing care for osteoporosis. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing, 19(11), 65-66.

Zhang, H.J., Deng, J., & Li, B.H. (2003). The discussion on defects in nursing document writing and measures to prevent them. Chinese Nursing Management, 3(1), 40-41.

Deng, J., Zhang, H.J., & Guo, L. (2003). How to manage SARS units. Journal of Peking University (Health Sciences), 35, 158-159.

Guo, L., Zhang, H.J., & Deng, J. (2003). Analyzing the factors of occupational protection against SARS. Chinese General Practice, 6(7), 606-607.

Deng, J., & Zhang, H.J. (2003). Nursing management of anti-SARS in a comprehensive hospital. Chinese Journal of Nursing, 9 (suppl.), 62-64.

eng, J., & Li, L.N. (2002). Analysis of influencing factors during nursing handover. Chinese Journal of Nursing, 37(9), 705-706.

Deng, J. (2000). Progress of treatment and nursing care for acute severe pancreatitis. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing, 16(11), 1-2.

Deng, J. (2000). Investigation and analysis of death time for 130 patients in ICU. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing, 16(1), 9-11.

Deng, J., & Wang, S.Q. (2000). Influence and nursing interventions of ventilator for patients. Chinese Journal of Nursing, 35(1), 47-48.

 

Professional Research

2013-present

Conducting interventional trials for decreasing symptom burden and improving functional status related to late effects of head and neck cancer treatment

 

2011-present

 

Conducting pilot interventions for the management of post-cancer treatment related lymphedema

 

2010-present

 

Developing, testing and validating measures of head and neck cancer related lymphedema

 

2010-2013

 

Secondary data analysis for the National Lymphedema Network International Online Patient Questionnaire

 

2008-2010

 

Evaluating the impact of secondary lymphedema after head and neck cancer treatment on symptoms, functional status, and quality of life

 

Professional Organizations

  • Oncology Nursing Society, Member, 2007-present
  • Oncology Nursing Society Lymphedema Management SIG, Coordinator, 2014-present
  • National Lymphedema Network, Research Committee, 2010-present
  • Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, Member, 2014-present
  • International Society of Lymphology, Member, 2014-present
  • Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center-Pain and Symptom Management Research Team, Member, 2008-present