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Jinguo Zhai

Associate Director of Nursing and Midwifery

Dr.Jinguo Zhai is an Associate Director of Midwifery & Nursing at Southern Medical University in the School of Nursing & Shenzhen Hospital – Guangzhou of China. Zhai’s expertise and research relates to: Nursing and Midwifery Research, Midwifery Simulation,Midwifery Education , Perinatal Nursing of high risk pregnant women.

She was awarded several scholarships from China government to education of professional midwives. She also was awarded several funding to use wearable medical equipment s to early warning of obstetric adverse events.

Zhai’s professional life has been spent mainly in the areas of obstetrics and women’s health in the roles of L&D staff nurse, perinatal clinical nurse specialis, and as a women’s health professional. Zhai also put into professional practice in perinatal nursing and teaching of undergraduate and graduate midwifery students. She completed her PHD research at Bayor College of medicine &Texas Children’s Hospital, and also studied obstetrics and gynecology nursing courses at Texas Women University. She is participating in global nursing and midwifery activities in a variety of countries including US,Germany ,Australia

Dr. Zhai’s many years of practice and teaching in the field of perinatal nursing and midwifery have given her ongoing expertise that has led to a Chairman assistant role with National Maternal and Child Health Association.

Zhai has been given many awards throughout her nursing and midwifery career, the most recent being induction as a principal-researcher in Sino-German Educational Expert Team of Specialty Nurses Training  project funded by Shenzhen city government with 10,000 ,000RMB.

Current Research

  • Perinatal Nursing of high risk pregnant women
  • Midwifery Simulation
  • Nursing and Midwifery Research
  • Midwifery Education

Interested topics

  • Perinatal Nursing of high risk pregnant women
  • Midwifery Simulation
  • Nursing and Midwifery Research

 Midwifery Education


  • 2013-2016 –  Interpreter: The 10th south of China maternal-fetal medicine progress seminar, 2015/ The third international Congress "gentle birth" midwifery technology and management, Professor Louise Jenkins , 2015 / Australia midwifery experts technical exchanges Conference, 2014 / University of Iowa team visiting symposium / Duke university & Advanced Nursing Journal, Professor Mark Hayter
  • 2016 – Inspection leader of internship Mid-term teaching: Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Hospital (First Maternity and Infant Hospital of Tongji University) / Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University / Women’s Hospital School of Medicine Zhejiang University / Beijing Heping Hospital of Red Cross Society / Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center
  • 2016 – Nursing and midwifery profession construction committee member and specialist of Zhaoqing city medical college
  • 2016 – Zhaoqing Medical College, Nursing professional teaching standards revision and professional construction seminar & construction steering committee member of nursing and midwifery, the standards revision and professional construction seminar
  • 2016 – Member of the elite training group to the United States, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital for training from 9/2015—9/2016.
  • 2015 – Member of Global Care Centre (Central of Global nursing scholarship project, CGNS).
  • 2015 – Participated in obstetrics and gynecology and nursing academic conference and obstetrics clinical skills training in TEXAS, US.       
  • 2015 – Completed obstetric and pediatric skills simulation training and certification in TEXAS, United States.
  • 2014 – Conference interpreter at "10th Southern Progress maternal-fetal medicine seminar", "gentle birth midwifery Technology and Management Summit Forum", etc.
  • 2014 – Expert oral  presenter of The nurse psychological pressure adjustment
  • 2014 – Guangdong Lingnan Institute of Nursing Care Forum
  • 2014 – Expert presenter of nursing care of Pre-E pregnant patients
  • 2014,3 -Obstetric Intensive Care Progress ,Annual Conference,
  • 2014 – Expert presenter of care of veganism’s pregnant patients
  • 2014 -National Advanced Midwifery Gentle Childbirth Conference
  • 2014 -Expert presenter of The nurse psychological pressure adjustment
  • 2014 -People's Hospital in Shunde city, 2014.11
  • 2013 -Hospital representative for Guangzhou continuing care quality management (QCC) competition appraised the first award.
  • 2013 -Received "Nightingale International Nurses Day Essay" contest award.
  • 2013 -Participated in various types of speech contests and awarded many prizes, published several articles in the newspaper.

International collaborations

  • Bayor College of medicine , Houston TX, US/Nursing Academy
  • Texas Women’s University, Houston TX, US/ Midwifery Education
  • Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston TX, US/Nursing Management
  • University of Iowa,UK
  • Duke university university & Advanced Nursing Journal
  • German Hannover Medical School /specialised nursing practitioner education
  • Curtin University (Professor Michelle Kelly), Australia



  • Natural science foundation projects of guangdong province, Construction of the maternal and child home early warning systems and mechanism research based on cloud computing platform, 2017-2020,100 ,000RMB. 100%.
  • One of Principal-researcher: Sino-German Educational Expert Team of Specialty Nurses Training.Funded Shenzhen government. 2017-2020, 10,000 ,000RMB. 100%.
  • Co-Investigator: A comparison of the prevalence and risk factors for stress urinary incontinence between Chinese and American women. Funded Texas Children’ s Hospital. Protocol Number: H-38062. June 2016.
  • Principal-Investigator: The establishment of Maternal LUTS prediction model & anatomic deficits and factors analysis, Southern medical university, Q2016008, 2016.5—2018.5, 3 ,000RMB. 100%.
  • Principal-Investigator: Midwife outpatient service- based on mixed design methodology (PI),  Funded Guangzhou health bureau, 20131A011158, 2013-2015, 30 ,000RMB. 100%.
  • Principal-Investigator: Non-invasive prenatal screening project (PI), Guangdong Province of Science and Technology bureau, 2013-2015, 50 000RMB.
  • Co-Investigator: Aromatherapy touch therapy for pregnant women , Guangdong province bureau of traditional Chinese medicine, 20132200, 2013-2015.
  • Co-Investigator: Balanced score card (BSC) application in nursing management, Beijing scientific research funds, 2010-2012, 10 000RMB.
  • Graduate student Scholarship, Liaoning Medical University, Jinzhou, China . cluster strategy and Catheter-related bloodstream infections in patients, 2009-2011.


  • 2015 - Global Care Centre (Central of Global nursing scholarship project, CGNS)
  • 2002 –Chinese Nursing Association,China
  • 2013- Midwifery Sub-Association of CMCHA
  • 2013- China Maternal and Child Health Association(CMCHA)
  • 2016 - Nursing and midwifery profession construction committee member



  • International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Editorial Board


[1] Zhai Jinguo1, Lynda A Tyer-Viola*, Zhongmei*, Cai Wenzhi1, Dione Walker, Prevalence and risk factors for stress urinary incontinence between Chinese women and American women, Nursing Science, 2016,In press

[2] Zhai Jinguo1, Zhongmei*, Cai Wenzhi1,Chen Min, Huang Lijuan,Survey of attitudes of Chinese perinatologists and obstetricians toward non-invasive prenatal genetic testing, The Journal of Obsterics and Gynaecology Research, 2016, 8(16):doi: 10.1111/jog.13087. doi: 10.1111/jog.13087

[3] Zhai Jinguo,Zheng Yanfang, Cai Wenzhi, Zhong Mei, Shen Jian, Zeng Fanli,  Investigation and analysis of maternal request for midwife outpatient service, Journal of Chinese Nursing, 2016, (01): 45-48

[4] Zhai Jinguo, Zheng Yanfang, Cai Wenzhi, Zhong Mei, Shen Jian, Deng Xin, Zeng Fanli, Apply a new quality management tool of Kano Model in midwife outpatient services , Journal of Chinese Nursing Practical , 2015,28 (31): 2151-2154

[5] Zhai Jinguo, Deng Xin, Zheng Yanfang, Huang Lijuan, Investigation of a new non-invasive prenatal test technology in maternity, China Maternal and Child Health, 2016,31 (16): 3353-3354.

[6] Luo Taizhen, Zhai Jinguo, Wei Shu Wei, Shen Jian, Pan Yang Jun, Apply aromatherapy massage therapy to promote  maternal natural childbirth, Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2016,12 (40): 1774-1775

[7] Zhai Jinguo, Deng Xin, Cai Wenzhi, Shen Jian, Zheng Yanfang, Zeng Haiying, Set up a new maternal requesting evaluation tool for midwife outpatient services and verify the reliability and validity, China Reproductive Health, 2016,3 (27): 219-221.

[8] Zhai Jinguo, Zhengyan Fang, Zhong Mei, Shen Jian, Zeng Fanli, Apply QFD in improving the quality of midwifery services management, nursing research, 2016,13

[9] Mai Lihua, Zhai Jinguo*, Liao Meifeng, Huang Meiling, Analysis and Countermeasures for nursing retention, International Journal of Nursing, 2016,2 (35): 167-171

[10] Huang Lijuan, Zhai Jinguo *, Chen Min, Zhong Mei, Lai Zhengfei, Study of noninvasive prenatal screening  Cost, Modern hospitals, 2015,11 (25): 125-126.

[11] Zhai Jinguo, Zheng Yanfang, Huang Meiling, Luotai Zhen, Shen Jian, Zhong Yanzhu, The maternal request regarding continuity of care with midwifery service, Nursing Research, 2015,8 (29): 3004-3006.

[12] Huang Lijuan, Zhai Jinguo *, Chen Min, Chen Jin Dun, Zhengfei Lai, Investigation and analysis of obstetrics and gynecology medical staff for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis, Modern hospitals, 2014,6.

[13] Huang Lijuan, Zhai Jinguo *, Lin Lin, Zhengfei Lai, Chen Dunjin, Chen Min, obstetric medical staff to assess non-invasive prenatal diagnosis of clinical value survey , Twelfth National Conference of Medical Genetics, 2014,4-18.

[14] Huang Lijuan, Zhai Jinguo *, Zhang Huanfang, Evidence-based care in preventing laparoscopic fascial compartment syndrome with postoperative intraperitoneal patients , 2013 Nursing Annual Conference in Guangdong Province. 2013-11-29.

[15] Huang Lijuan, Zhai Jinguo *, Chen Min, Maternal noninvasive prenatal screening for cognitive status and health education needs, Guangdong Nursing Annual Conference 2013 (Section a venue), 2013.11.28-2013.11.30.

[16] Huang Meiling, Zhai Jinguo * , Luotai Zhen, Chen Yun, Investigation and analysis of postpartum visits in community case, Modern clinical care, 2013, (08): 19-21.

[17] Jinguo Zhai, Chen Liping, Shen Jian, Midwives perception of emotional stress and related factors analysis.Nursing Research,2013, 27 (8): 2461-2463.

[18] Zhai Jinguo, Luotai Zhen, Shen Jian, Tan Jianli, Comprehensive nursing intervention on the impact of early maternal and neonatal birth trauma, Nursing Research, 2013, 27 (6): 1768-1769.

[19] Zhai Jinguo, Zheng Yanfang, Mai Lihua. Chinese teaching evaluation of nursing students coping with stress and related measurements [J] ,Nursing Research, 2013, 27 (6): 1826-1828.

[20] Zhai Jinguo, Huang Meiling, Luotai Zhen, Shen Jian, Tan Jianli, QCC management application in reducing the rate of episiotomy [J] ,Journal of Nursing, 2012,19 (12A): 32-35.

[21] Zhai Jinguo, Zhang Li Yan, Sha Mao, Dai Li,  Quality of life in liver transplant patients who return to work, Journal of Nursing Science",2010,25 (20): 19-21.

[22] Zhai Jinguo, Zhang Li Yan, Gao Yanhong, Mao Sha,, Apply cluster strategy in the prevention of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections ,Nursing Research, 2010,24 (12)

[23] Zhai Jinguo, Zhang Li Yan, Mao Sha, Li Dai, Related factors correlation analysis of  catheter infection clinical care. Chinese Journal of Modern Nursing", 2010,16 (21): 2601-2602.

[24] Song Huina, Zhai Jinguo*, Hu Ping, Song Wenjing, Explore the professional  ability  in nursing interns, Armed medicine, 2010,21 (10): 917-918.

[25] Zhai Jinguo, Zheng Yanfang, Gao Yanhong, Yin Lihua, Zhang Li Yan, A central venous catheter bundle progress ,Journal of Nursing, 2010,17 (11B): 9-11.

[26] Lin Hong, Hu Xuan, Wang Xiaoqing, Cai Shu, Zhai Jinguo, Cai Wenzhi, Physical and mental health status and influencing factors of  2121 medical staff in Zhuhai City , Guangdong Medical College, 2016,01.

[27] Cui-Lan Li *, Xue-Tang Mo1, Kai-Xuan Deng2, Dun-Jin Chen1, Xing-Cheng Gao1, Jin-Guo Zhai, Yi-Ming Lia1, Hui-Ru Dai, Xiang Cai, Transvaginal 3D Ultrasound and Evaluation of Post-Cesarean Section Uterine diverticulum, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015,5,698-702.

[28]Li C, Tang S, Gao X, Lin W, Han D, Zhai J, Mo X, Zhou LJ. Efficacy of Combined Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopic Repair of Post-Cesarean Section Uterine Diverticulum: A Retrospective Analysis. Biomed Res Int, doi:10.1155/2016/17665624

[29] Zhai Jinguo, The quality of life with liver transplant recipients after returning to work, 2013 Nursing Annual Conference in Guangdong Province , 2013-11-29.