School of Nursing


HOU Lili

Ph.D, Professor of Nursing


Phone: +86 13816033620

Research areas: 1. Clinical Nursing, focusing on: (1) Construction of comprehensive nursing program for patients with cancer; (2) Integrated Chinese and western cancer nursing care

2. Nursing Administration, focusing on: (1) Improving nursing quality through scientific and information methods; (2) Optimized human resource management; (3) Promoting the development of nursing discipline through science and education innovation


HOU Lili is the director of the Nursing Department in Shanghai 9th People’s Hospital affiliated to Shanghai JiaoTong University, School of Medicine, and the Ph.D. supervisor of Shanghai JiaoTong University, School of Medicine.

HOU Lili is serving as the Vice Chairman of the Committee for Nursing Science of the Chinese Stomatological Association, the Vice Chairman of the Nursing Committee of the Chinese Association of Improving Birth Outcome and Child Development, the Vice Chairman of the Youth Committee of the Nursing Branch of the Academic Committee of the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association, the Member Expert of the Internal Medicine Committee of Chinese Nursing Association, the Chairman of the Nursing Committee of Shanghai Dental Association, the Chairman of the Internal Medicine Committee of Shanghai Nursing Association, the Vice Chairman of the Nursing Committee of Shanghai Association of Chinese Medicine. At present, she is leading the Nursing Alliance of Shanghai 9th People’s Hospital, which is consisted of over 120 hospitals coming from all over the country.

HOU Lili has presided over 30 research projects including the National Natural Science Foundation and has obtained seven invention patents.

The following is the list of major research projects in recent five years and the awards and honors she won.

Selected Research Projects

  • Innovation research team of high-level local universities in Shanghai, Shanghai JiaoTong University, School of Medicine, 2021-Present

  • A smart rehabilitation follow-up system for patients with oral and maxillofacial, head and neck tumors (21002411300), Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, 2021-Present

  • Research on the allocation mode of medical human resources under major public health emergencies of respiratory infectious diseases (20692104700), Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, 2020-2021.Nursing human resource allocation scheme in wards of patients with COVID-19 (2020RK41), Shanghai JiaoTong University, 2020-2021

  • Mobile management on characteristic traditional Chinese medicine nursing scheme in chemotherapy side effects of tumor patients (SHDC12019641), Shenkang Hospital Develop Center, 2019-2020

  • Variety Martin: Development of science dissemination course for pupils’ eye and oral health-course series(18dz2304200), Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, 2018-2020

  • Research on the competence of emergency and critical care specialist nurses in Dali City(Yunnan Province)( 18695840800), Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, 2018-2019

  • Research on perioperative comprehensive nursing scheme for elderly patients undergoing pulmonary surgery based on the concept of ERAS(16411951900), Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, 2017-2019



  • Excellent Project of Shanghai Municipal Health Commission


  • 3rd Prize of 3rd China”Bloom Up”5G Application Competition

  • Top 10 Outstanding Epidemic Prevention Technological Achievements in Shanghai


  • Excellent Project of Shanghai Municipal Health Commission


  • The 5th Shanghai Nursing Work Improvement Achievement Award

  • 3rd Prize of Science and Technology Award of China Association of Chinese Medicine


  • 2nd Prize of Science and Technology Award of the Shanghai Nursing Association

  • 2nd Prize of Science and Technology Award of Shanghai Association of Chinese Medicine



  • China Nursing Management Innovation Award


  • March 8th Red-banner Pacesetter of Shanghai Jiaotong University


  • Young Excellent Nursing Talent in Shanghai Health care System

  • Excellent Standing Member of Chinese Stomatological Association


  • Shanghai Top 10 Outstanding Youth of Medical Management

  • Silver Award of Outstanding Invention and Innovation Achievements in Shanghai,


  • Zuo-Ying Nursing Award

  • Outstanding Individual in Shanghai Municipal Public Health Bureau


More than 100 articles published on Chinese Core Periodicals and 24 SCI articles.

The following is the list of 24 SCI articles:

  • Pan Y, Zhu H, Hou L. Epidemiological analysis and emergency nursing care of oral and craniomaxillofacial trauma: a narrative review. Ann Palliat Med. 2022 Apr;11(4):1518-1525.

  • Li L, Gao X, Wang Y, Zeng C, Hou L, Xi Q. Professional identity and supporting willingness of nurses during the COVID-19 epidemic in China. Jpn J Nurs Sci. 2022 Mar 28:e12487.

  • Zheng J, Ni X, Yuan W, Hou LL*. Nursing strategies for COVID-19 prevention and control in a selected dental clinic. Int Nurs Rev. 2021 Jun;68(2):189-195.

  • Huang Y, Mao BQ, Ni PW, Wang Q, Xie T, Hou LL*. Investigation of the status and influence factors of caregiver's quality of life on caring for patients with chronic wound during COVID-19 epidemic. International Wound Jornal. 2021;18(4):440-447.

  • Zeng C, Cao W, Zhao T, Li L, Hou LL*. Hope level and associated factors among parents of retinoblastoma patients during COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry. 2021;21(1):391.

  • Huang Y, Mao B, Hu J, Xu B, Ni P, Hou L, Xie T. Consensus on the health education of home-based negative pressure wound therapy for patients with chronic wounds: a modified Delphi study. Burns Trauma. 2021 Dec 30;9:tkab046.

  • Hai-Ping Y, Wei-Ying Z, You-Qing P, Yun-Ying H, Chi C, Yang-Yang L,  Hou LL*.Emergency medical staff's perceptions on cultural value difference-based teamwork issues: A phenomenological study in China. J Nursing Management. 2020 Jan;28(1):24-34.

  • Li N, Hou LL*, Li S. Distinct Subgroups of Patients With Lung Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy: A Latent Transition Analysis. Front Oncol. 2020 Oct 14; 10:522407.

  • Huang Y, Hu Jco-1st, Mao N, Ni P, Shou Y, Hou LL*, Xie T. Perspectives on the process of negative pressure wound therapy at home in the patients with chronic wound: a qualitative descriptive study. International Journal of Lower Extremity. 2020. August 10.

  • Jiang H, Liu L, Liu T, Zhu S, Hou LL*. Current status on the ability of the elderly in rural China: implications for future nursing and policy. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther.2020 Oct;10(5):1216-1225.

  • Hao G, Zhu B, Li Y, Wang P, Li L, Hou LL*. Sleep quality and disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Med. 2020 Nov; 75: 301-308.

  • Gao X, Jiang L, Hu Y, Li L, Hou LL*. Nurses' experiences regarding shift patterns in isolation wards during the COVID-19 pandemic in China: A qualitative study. J Clin Nurs. 2020 Nov; 29(21-22):4270-4280.

  • Huang Y, Mao B, Ni P, Shou Y, Ye J, Hou LL*, Xie T. Investigation on the Status and Determinants of Caregiver Burden on Caring for Patients with Chronic Wound. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2019 Sep 1; 8(9):429-437.

  • Hao G, Lu W, Huang J, Ding W, Wang P, Wang L, Ding F, Hu M, Hou LL*. Predialysis fluid overload linked with quality of sleep in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Sleep Med. 2018 Nov;51:140-147.

  • Hou LL, Gu F, Gao G, Zhou C. Transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) ameliorates chemotherapy-induced bone marrow suppression in lung cancer patients. J Thorac Dis. 2017 Mar;9(3):809-817.

  • Hou LL, Zhou C, Wu Y, Yu Y, Hu Y. Transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) relieved cancer-related fatigue in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients after chemotherapy. J Thorac Dis. 2017 Jul;9(7):1959-1966. (cited by NCCN 2019)

  • Hu YQ, Wu YF, Hou LL*. The Effectiveness of Electrical Acupuncture Stimulation in Reducing Levels of Self-reported Anxiety of Lung Cancer Patients during Palliative Care: A Pilot Study. Iran J Public Health. 2017 Aug;46(8):1054-1061.

  • Ni Y, Hou LL, Chen L, Fan J. Bioequivalence assessment of ambroxol orally-disintegrating tablet after a single oral-dose administration to healthy volunteers. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2016 May;54(5):399-404.

  • Hou LL, Xu L, Shi Y, Gu F. Effect of electric acupoint stimulation on gastrointestinal hormones and motility among geriatric postoperative patients with gastrointestinal tumors. J Tradit Chin Med. 2016 Aug;36(4):450-5.

  • Qian H, Hou LL*. Psychological impact of revealing a diagnosis of lung cancer to patients in China. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Oct;8(10):2879-2884.

  • Shi Y, Gu F, Hou LL*, Hu YQ. Self-reported depression among patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Thorac Cancer. 2015 May;6(3):334-7.

  • Huang Y, Wu L, Wu J, Li Y, Hou LL*. Cellular FLICE-like inhibitory protein protects against cardiac hypertrophy by blocking ASK1/p38 signaling in mice. Mol Cell Biochem. 2014 Dec;397(1-2):87-95.

  • Hou LL, Yao LW, Niu QM, Xu L, Yu QH, Sun WQ, Yin PH, Li Q. Preventive effect of electrical acupoint stimulation on lower-limb thrombosis: a prospective study of elderly patients after malignant gastrointestinal tumor surgery. Cancer Nurs. 2013 Mar-Apr;36(2):139-44.

  • Hou LL, Chen C, Xu L, Yin P, Peng W. Electrical stimulation of acupoint combinations against deep venous thrombosis in elderly bedridden patients after major surgery. J Tradit Chin Med. 2013 Apr;33(2):187-93.