School of Nursing

Can Breakfast Make Kids Smarter?

February 5, 2013

Jianghong Liu of the School of Nursing is quoted about leading a study on the impact on the academic performance of children who regularly have breakfast.

Article Source: Science Daily
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 9, 2013

Penn Nursing Student’s Family Ties Propel Him Forward

“Well-rounded” just doesn’t seem to cover it.  Nor does “always busy.”

Andrew Dierkes, 19, is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, but, he’s no ordinary undergraduate.

Insulin-requiring Diabetes Up in Young Children, Study Finds

February 4, 2013

Terry Lipman of the School of Nursing comments on a large increase in type 1 diabetes in young children.

Article Source: Fox News
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Gun Violence

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Gun policy and violence prevention