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Bridging the Healthcare Gap in Rural India – Penn Nursing and Sughavazhvu Healthcare


Penn Nursing and partner Zeena Johar, creator of SughaVazhvu Healthcare, use innovation to bridge the primary healthcare gap for rural peoples in India.
4/11/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Now Enrolling: Learn About Global Aging, Anatomy and Physiology with Penn Nursing Experts


Learn about global aging and vital signs from health experts at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Enroll now in Growing Old Around the Globe and Vital Signs: Understanding What the Body is Telling Us, two free courses which commence...
4/3/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Dean Afaf Meleis to be Honored with Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Award in Philadelphia on April 10


Dr. Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS(hon), FAAN, Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Award. The Fagin Award will be presented on April 10, 2014 and will...
4/2/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Penn Organizes National Forum to Explore Ways to Promote Inclusivity and Diversity in Academic Nursing


Penn Nursing's Diversity Forum on March 18, 2014 convened national thought leaders to discuss best methods to accelerate diversity and equity for future nursing scholars
3/26/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Edna Adan: Penn Nursing’s Inaugural Renfield Foundation Award Recipient


Edna Adan has been named the inaugural recipient of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health.
3/17/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Antonia Villarruel Named Dean of Penn School of Nursing


Antonia Villarruel has been named dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.
2/27/2014 5:00 PM EST

Better Nurse Staffing and Education Reduces Patient Deaths in European Hospitals


The Lancet reported today the results of a study in 9 European countries documenting that hospital nurse staffing and the proportion of nurses with bachelor’s education are associated with significantly fewer deaths after common surgery.
2/25/2014 6:30 PM EST

Penn HIV Researchers Deploy Large-Scale Intervention Project in South Africa


Researchers, led by Prof. John B. Jemmott, III, Annenberg School for Communication and the Perelman School of Medicine; and Loretta Sweet Jemmott, Director of the Center for Health Equity Research at Penn Nursing,* developed an intervention...
1/27/2014 12:00 PM EST

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Surviving Survival


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...
11/27/2013 3:00 PM EST

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

3/28/2013 1:00 PM EDT

Most Vulnerable Babies at Increased Risk From Nurse Understaffing

3/18/2013 3:40 PM EDT

Children and the Mexican-American Obesity Dilemma


3/15/2013 4:30 PM EDT

Penn Nursing: Parent Presence Reduces Stress During Pediatric Procedures


3/13/2013 1:00 PM EDT

On Joining Forces Anniversary, Penn Nursing Experts Available to Discuss PTSD

3/13/2013 1:00 PM EDT

Penn Nursing Expert on Ethics at the End of Life at Glenwood Gardens and Beyond


3/7/2013 2:30 PM EST

Penn Nursing Expert: Why Better Educated Nurses Mean Fewer Patient Deaths


3/4/2013 5:00 PM EST

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