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$3 Million Gift to Establish Unique Pulmonary Program for Penn Medicine Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and other Neurodegenerative Diseases

A $3 million gift from University of Pennsylvania alumnus Jay Fishman, and his wife, Randy, will support comprehensive at-home respiratory care for adult Penn Medicine patients with chronic respiratory insufficiency due to neurological, muscular, skeletal or chronic respiratory diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
Regina Cunningham: Senior Vice President and UPHS Chief Nursing Executive
Regina Cunningham has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive for the University of Pennsylvania Health System, effective July 1. Dr. Cunningham will continue her previous role as the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s chief nursing executive. “Regina’s expanded portfolio reflects the broad impact and crucial importance of nursing as Penn Medicine continues to expand and innovate across the continuum of care,” said University of Pennsylvania Health System CEO Ralph W. Muller. “During her tenure thus far at Penn Medicine, Regina has forged strong partnerships to deepen nursing’s role across the health system.”
Rosemary Polomano: Associate Dean for Practice at Penn Nursing
Rosemary Polomano, professor of pain practice, has been appointed Associate Dean for Practice at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing). Dr. Polomano will provide strategic vision and leadership for practice and community engagement. She will work closely with the School’s Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and the Associate Deans for Academic Programs and Research/Innovation, as well as the Department Chairs, to ensure the integration of practice, education and research. Dr. Polomano will also collaborate with the Chief Nursing Officers at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Veteran’s Administration to advance clinical practice priorities. 
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The New College House at Hill Field: A Home for Global Citizenship


Issue Highlights: August 30, 2016

PPSA 2016-2017 Executive Committee Members

PPSA Meetings, 2016-2017

Deaths: Jay Fishman, Penn Trustee; Chester M. Zmijewski, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Nancy A. Speck: Chair of the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

Tony Sorrentino: Assistant Vice President, Office of the EVP

Sarah Reidell: Margy Meyerson Head of Conservation

Penn Libraries’ New Penn Website Archive

Penn Joins in $40 Million Grant to Establish Simons Observatory

Wendy Grube: Director of the Center for Global Women’s Health

Honors & Other Things

Award for Excellence in Promoting One Health: September 23

Report of the Office of Student Conduct

OF RECORD: Policy on Secular and Religious Holidays

Penn’s Campus Firewall

Human Resources: Upcoming September Programs

Transit Shuttle Services to FMC Tower and Pennovation Works 

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Without Regard to Sex, Race or Color The Past, Present and Future of One Historically Black College: Photographs by Andrew Feiler will be on display at the Burrison Gallery from September 7-30. An opening reception will be held in the Burrison Gallery from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday September 8, followed by a discussion between the artist and Professor Marybeth Gasman of Penn’s Graduate School of Education. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase at the opening reception. See Exhibits.


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