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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

Penn Nursing Study: Emotion Regulation an Important Link to HIV/STI Prevention in Black Adolescents with Mental Illnesses


Could unique psychological factors that hamper emotional regulation help explain differences in HIV/STI risk-related sexual behaviors among heterosexually active black youth with mental illnesses?
27-Mar-2017 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Community Champions: Collaborating with Communities Strengthens Nursing and Leadership Skills


Service learning is a pedagogical approach that has proven valuable in helping undergraduate nursing students better understand specific needs of diverse populations and gives them opportunities to apply their knowledge to meet those needs. The...
23-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing’s Kathryn Bowles, PhD, Selected for Induction to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame


the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by Sigma Theta Tau International was developed to recognize nurse researchers for their lifetime achievements in and contributions to research and to mentoring future nurse researchers.
9-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST 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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