Weihua Zhang is a Clinical Associate Professor at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University and a Nurse practitioner in Pulmonary and Critical care medicine with Wellstar Pulmonary Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP). She is also a United States Fulbright Scholar.
As an experienced nurse educator and nurse practitioner, Dr. Zhang has taught undergraduate and graduate nursing programs for the last 20 years. She is also a principal faculty leader in the Veterans Administration Nursing Academic Partnership (VANAP) program for undergraduate and graduate education. Her clinical experience and excellence in teaching made her a well-known nursing educator in the U.S. and abroad. She was selected as a U.S. Fulbright scholar and taught nursing program in Myanmar and Thailand. She is a global nursing educator / ambassador by promoting international health education and transforming health policy and practice through nursing education. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she works at the front line caring for COVID patients.
Dr. Zhang obtained her basic nursing education in China. She earned her MS and PhD from Georgia State University School of Nursing and her Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.