School of Nursing

Mercy Douglass School of Nursing Remembered, Honored

April 28, 2014

Loretta Sweet Jemmott of the School of Nursing talks about her time as a candy striper at the local hospital.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Visualizing Philadelphia’s Public Health Nurses at Work: A Century of Photos

April 16, 2014

Jean Whelan of the School of Nursing writes about public health nurses in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Nurse Education Level Affects Death Rates, Study Says

March 30, 2014

Matthew McHugh of the School of Nursing is quoted about researching nurse-education levels.

Article Source: New York Times

U.S. Autism Rates Up 30% Two Years; N.J.’s Highest of States Studied

March 28, 2014

Jennifer Pinto-Martin of the School of Nursing is cited for her thoughts about changing attitudes towards autism.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Type 1 Diabetes on Rise in Phila.’s Youngest

March 9, 2014

Terri Lipman of the School of Nursing discusses the research of diagnoses of Type 1 diabetes in Philadelphia children.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422February 27, 2014

Antonia Villarruel Named Dean of Penn School of Nursing

Antonia Villarruel has been named dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422 February 19, 2014

Penn IUR Hosts Dialogue: Building Scholarship Critical to Building a Sustainable Urban Future

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A discussion hosted by the Penn Institute for Urban Research and HUD-sponsored dialogue in advance of the U.S. delegation to the World Urban Forum 7, will cover the role research plays in understanding the present challenges of urban development.
 
WHAT: “Research to Practice: Building Scholarship Critical to Building a Sustainable Urban Future,” a discussion hosted by the Penn Institute for Urban Research and HUD-sponsored dialogue in advance of the U.S.
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 18, 2014

John Legend to Speak at Penn’s 258th Commencement

John Legend, a nine-time Grammy Award-winning soul artist, philanthropist and Penn alumnus will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania’s Commencement on Monday, May 19, Leslie Laird Kruhly, Vice President and University Secretary announced.

Method of Study Is Criticized in Group’s Health Policy Tests

February 2, 2014

Robert Boruch of the Wharton School and Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing are quoted.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Joseph J. Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798
Media Contact:Kimberly Short | kimberly.short@alpha.org | 202-777-2511January 16, 2014

Penn HIV Researchers Deploy Large-Scale Intervention Project in South Africa

A large-scale human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) intervention/education effort aimed at helping South African men take a proactive role in the prevention of that disease has proven successful, an important development considering that country has the largest number of HIV infections in the world.