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.
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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.
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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
Inaugural Presentation of the Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award in Global Women’s Health in Philadelphia on May 15
Edna Adan Ismail is the inaugural recipient of the Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health. This award and $100,000 prize will be presented biennially to a leader or leaders in the field of global women’s health. It was...
1/24/2014 11:00 AM EST
As 10,000 baby boomers reach 65 each day, the incidence of cancer is increasing, estimated to increase by 67% between 2010 and 2030, bringing attention to the nation’s response to cancer care. Cancer is diagnosed at a higher rate, accounts for...
11/27/2013 4:00 PM EST
While widely known for spending the most dollars per capita on health care in the world, the United States is lagging behind World Health Organization’s (WHO) Millennium Development Goals (MDG) for women’s health and child mortality, with...
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Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, a globally influential public health scholar, Penn Nursing professor, and a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, has been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Glanz...
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London is to host a major conference, looking at women's influence on the health of their families and communities and the role this has to play in developing strategies for improving the overall health and well-being of cities.
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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...
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