School of Nursing

Intentionally Unvaccinated Students Putting Other Children at Risk

August 22, 2012

Alison Buttenheim of the School of Nursing is cited for her views on intentionally unvaccinated children.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820August 15, 2012

Penn Hosts Symposium on Violence Against Women

PHILADELPHIA –- A Symposium on Violence Against Women will be held  Friday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m.  Sponsored by the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, the event will be in the South American Room at International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 

Formula v. Breastfeeding: Should the State Step In?

August 7, 2012

Diane Spatz of the School of Nursing comments on hospitals giving out free formula bags for nursing mothers.

Article Source: BBC

Nurses Navigate the Future for Head andNeck Cancer Patients

August 6, 2012

The School of Nursing’s research on head and neck cancer is cited.

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Controversy Surrounds Health-care Contract Workers

August 2, 2012

A study conducted by Penn’s Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research of the School of Nursing about the quality of nursing is cited.

Article Source: CNN

Penn Study Examines Link Between Nurse Burnout, Care

July 30, 2012

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing says, “It is costing hospitals more money not to spend money on nursing.”

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University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing to Launch Healthcare and Innovation Lab in the Fall

July 25, 2012

Nancy Hanrahan of the School of Nursing and Game Solutions for Health are spotlighted.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151July 17, 2012

Penn's Nursing Education Simulation Center


Penn Nursing students spend many hours in the classroom, but their curriculum also provides hands-on instruction, through simulation education.

Health Care Ruling Met Mostly With Praise

June 29, 2012

Jonathan Kolstad of the Wharton School, Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing and Tom Baker of the Law School all comment on the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act.

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Teen Violence Prevention Keeps It Real

June 22, 2012

Therese Richmond of the School of Nursing discusses a collaborative project on teen violence prevention.

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