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National Institutes of Health Awards $9 Million Grant for Study on Health Disparities in HIV Prevention

$9 million NIH grant will be used to adapt and test a HIV prevention intervention for adolescent men who have sex with men. The intervention, referred to as iCON ("I Connect"), addresses the growing disparity in new HIV cases among young men by...
9-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rosemary Polomano, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor of Pain Practice, Appointed Associate Dean for Practice

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Polomano will provide strategic vision and leadership for practice and community engagement.
3-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing’s Mary Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN, Named a Distinguished Investigator by AcademyHealth

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Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, the Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology, and Director of NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is...
17-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Professor Appointed to National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

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Kathryn H. Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, has been appointed a member to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research. Members of the council are drawn from the scientific and lay communities, embodying diverse perspectives from the fields of...
25-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing’s Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FADA, FASPEN, to Lead American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

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Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, LDN, FASPEN, Professor of Nutrition Science, Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) is President-elect of the American Society for Parenteral and...
17-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Study Underscores Need for Health Interventions for Single Parent Households in Urban Subsidized Housing Programs

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A study led by the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) found that single parents who participate in a housing support program in an urban setting with high levels of community violence had significant symptoms of stress and...
2-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Takes Pledge on Opioid Education as Announced at the White House

As part of academic nursing’s ongoing efforts to combat prescription drug and opioid abuse across the United States, the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) is proud to announce that it has committed to educating its...
29-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gender Differences and Relationship Power Could Be Key in Preventing HIV Among South African Adolescents

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Millions of those infected with HIV worldwide are young women, ages 15-24, according to the World Health Organization. Because the HIV epidemic overlaps with an epidemic of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and girls, researchers have...
25-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

The Future of Nursing Progress Report: Penn Nursing Experts Available to Discuss

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8-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST

Natl. Teen Driver Safety Week/ Oct. 18-24: Expert Available to Discuss Research Using Simulator to Better Understand Teen Drivers

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30-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Speak About Later School Start Times

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13-Aug-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Senators: Widen Medicaid Program for Frail Seniors

29-Sep-2014 5:15 PM EDT

Nursing Science, Evidence, and Policy Recommendations for Creating a Culture of Health in Home Care

29-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Surviving Survival

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In the largest study of its kind, researchers led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have investigated the caregivers of 186 mothers to childhood brain tumor survivors aged 14-40 whose care needs last long into adulthood. They based...
27-Nov-2013 3:00 PM EST

What's Next for Autism Research and Treatment? Penn Nursing Expert Available for Comment

28-Mar-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Most Vulnerable Babies at Increased Risk From Nurse Understaffing

18-Mar-2013 3:40 PM EDT

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