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Penn Nursing Professor Appointed to National Advisory Council for Nursing Research


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


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


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


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

Missed Nursing Care May Contribute to Racial Disparities in Rehospitalizations After Heart Attack

Why are black older adults at higher risk of repeat hospital admission after a heart attack? Treatment at hospitals with higher rates of missed nursing care may be a contributing factor, reports a study in the May issue of Medical Care.
21-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Study First to Show High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Large Population of Kids w/ Type 1 Diabetes

A University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing team has examined the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D and diabetes control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
20-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johnson & Johnson’s Alex Gorsky to be 2016 Penn Nursing Commencement Speaker


Alex Gorsky, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Johnson & Johnson, will be the 2016 University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing commencement speaker. The ceremony on Monday, May 16, 2016, will take place at the Kimmel Center for the...
5-Apr-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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


30-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Speak About Later School Start Times


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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


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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