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Engaging Islamic Religious Leaders to Improve African American Muslim Women’s Attitudes About Breastfeeding


While research has demonstrated the positive impact a woman’s social support network and faith community can have on influencing decisions to breastfeed, little is known regarding the influence of Islamic traditions on the breastfeeding beliefs...
20-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing, Medicine Study: Standardized Policies Needed for How and When Police Interact with Trauma Patients


Injured people often interact with police and other law enforcement agents before and during their injury care, particularly when their injuries are due to violence or major motor vehicle crashes. Yet, there are no professional guidelines in trauma...
17-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Director of Penn Nursing’s Hillman Scholars Program


Nancy A. Hodgson, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Anthony Buividas Term Chair in Gerontology and Associate Professor of Nursing, will assume the role of Director of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing...
20-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Aggressive Care at End of Life for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer Linked to Poorer Outcomes


For patients with advanced cancer, aggressive care — chemotherapy, mechanical ventilation, acute hospitalizations and intensive care unit admissions — at the end of life is commonplace. Yet until now, little is known about the relationship...
25-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pennsylvania Honors Booth Maternity Center with Historical Marker

The Booth Maternity Center, founded in 1971 with the support of The Salvation Army, was a dedicated maternity hospital for all women, promoting one standard of care regardless of an individual’s type of insurance or status in life. To honor its...
17-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Professor Appointed to Pennsylvania State Agency


Matthew McHugh, PhD, JD, MPH, RN, CRNP, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, and Associate Director of Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Health...
14-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Clinical Nurse Fellowship Immerses PhD Students in Nursing Care While Enhancing Scientific Inquiry


The Hillman Program in Nursing Innovation, developed the idea for an integrated BSN to PhD program to accelerate education opportunities for the next generation of nurse researchers. The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing was the first...
4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eastern Nursing Research Society Honoring Penn Nursing’s Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, with Research Award


Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and the Ruth M. Colket Professor in Pediatric Nursing at Children’s...
29-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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


30-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Speak About Later School Start Times


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


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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