A third-year student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Brittany Strandell, has been selected as the third Alan Lerner Fellowship in Child Welfare Policy recipient. The announcement was made by Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at its annual “Field of Dreams” luncheon Friday.
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The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its third annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 1, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.
Mary Ersek of the School of Nursing shares her comments on dealing with patients suffering from dementia.
Steven Scarfone is spending 10 weeks this summer investigating the mechanisms of pediatric traumatic injury as a participant in the University of Pennsylvania’s Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.
The exposure of its citizens to dangerous toxins continues to be a concern in China, a newly industrialized nation with a large population and little environmental regulation, but for University of Pennsylvania senior Richard Liu one health risk has been particularly deserving of attention: lead exposure in young children.
The University of Pennsylvania will be the site of a three-day conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” that will explore child welfare in the age of reform.
Loretta Jemmott of the School of Nursing is cited for helping foster a conversation about developing a partnership between Penn Nursing and Agnes Irwin’s Center for the Advancement of Girls.
Marissa DeCesaris hopes to make an impact on improving care for the mentally ill.