School of Nursing

More Nurses Mean More Patients Live

May 11, 2010

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research on nurse-patient care ratios.

Article Source: CNN
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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074May 14, 2010

Mary Naylor of Penn Nursing Named to Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

PHILADELPHIA -- Mary Naylor of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been appointed to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

Naylor is a professor of gerontology and director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health.     

Patterns: Lighter Load for Nurses May Aid Patients

May 10, 2010

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing and the School of Arts and Sciences says lighter patient loads would improve nursing care.

Article Source: New York Times

When the Kind of Nursing Degree Determines Hiring

May 9, 2010

Linda Aiken and Victoria Rich of the School of Nursing say the quality of nursing care is linked to nursing education.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074 May 7, 2010

School of Nursing Names Recipients of 2010 Teaching Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Seven members of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have been named recipients of teaching awards for 2010.

Video: New Tool to Help Premature Babies

May 2, 2010

Irene Olsen of the School of Nursing comments on new growth-curve charting tools for premature babies.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 April 30, 2010

Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring.

The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.  

School Lunches Are a Threat to National Security, Retired Officials Say

April 21, 2010

Karen Glanz of the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing comments on the healthfulness of school lunches.

Article Source: ABC News
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Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074
Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820February 24, 2010

Penn Nursing Hosts "Cities and Women’s Health: Global Perspectives" to Tackle Modern Urban Health Issues

 

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, with the International Congress of Women’s Health Issues, will host ”Cities and Women’s Health: Global Perspectives,” Wednesday, April 7, through Saturday, April 10, on Penn’s campus.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820
Media Contact:Joy McIntyre | joymc@nursing.upenn.edu | 215-898-5074February 17, 2010