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Daron G. Ferris, MD, to Receive 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health

Daron G. Ferris, MD, the Founder of CerviCusco, will receive the 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health for his dedication to cervical cancer prevention among the indigenous women in Cusco, Peru. Ferris created...
21-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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2020 is the Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2020 to be the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and Penn Nursing is joining in on the celebration. We want to help the public – in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and beyond – better understand the...
15-Jan-2020 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Opioid Self-management Practices and Potential Safety Risks Among Patients with Cancer

Despite a national opioid crisis, prescribed opioid analgesics remain a viable option for pain management for patients with cancer. In effect, patients with cancer represent one of the few groups excluded from most state legislation and policy...
19-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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€4 Million Grant to Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing of Health Professionals and Patient Safety

The largest initiative to improve hospital work environments to date has officially begun, with an award of 4 million Euros from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program. The grant will support the international partnership of some of the...
10-Dec-2019 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Philadelphia Foundation Grants $100,000 To Penn Nursing From Robert I. Jacobs Fund for HIV Prevention Study

Penn Nursing has received a $100,000 grant from the Robert I. Jacobs Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation for HIV research. The grant supports an investigation, “Youth-driven Perspectives in HIV Biomedical Prevention and Cure Research,” led by...
20-Nov-2019 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Improving Trauma Pain Outcomes

A 7-year prospective cohort study from the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center (CMCVAMC), University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania examined the...
13-Nov-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Online Curriculum Equips Nurses to Lead Innovation by Offering Training in Design Thinking

– Nurses make up the largest and most trusted group of health care professionals, work on the front lines of the health care system, and are frequently called on to devise on-the-spot solutions to urgent health care problems, yet most nurses...
7-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Quality of Life Changes After Weight Loss

Obesity increases a number of adverse health consequences including reduced health-related quality of life. But little is known about the relationship between weight loss and changes in quality of life.
5-Nov-2019 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


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The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is one of the world’s leading schools of nursing. For the fourth year in a row, it is ranked the #1 nursing school in the world by QS University and is consistently ranked highly in the U.S. News & World Report annual list of best graduate schools. Penn Nursing is currently ranked # 1 in funding from the National Institutes of Health, among other schools of nursing, for the second consecutive year. Penn Nursing prepares nurse scientists and nurse leaders to meet the health needs of a global society through innovation in research, education, and practice. Follow Penn Nursing on: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & Instagram.

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