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It’s like being in the classroom again (without the homework!)

Alumni Webinars:

It’s like being in a classroom (without the homework)!

Penn Nursing Alumni have access to a series of free, one-hour webinars with faculty experts on topics of current interest. Past webinars have included Dr. Julie Fairman on the Future of Nursing Report and Dr. Mary Naylor on Health Transitions, as well as an annual virtual Town Hall with Dean Antonia Villarruel.

Upcoming webinars will be listed here and on our Events page.


View Archived Webinars:

Dr. Mary Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN led a webinar discussion on transitions in health and answered questions. To view the recording click here. You must complete a simple registration form to view the recording.

In the context of new research on twins [2011] and the impact of the environment on autism, Dr. Jennifer Pinto-Martin led a timely discussion reviewing what is known about the causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder and ongoing studies, including her CDC funded Study to Explore Early Development (SEED).  To view the recording on YouTube, click here

Dr. Joseph Libonati, PhD, FAHA, presented The Effects of Exercise on Heart Health and Disease and discussed how exercise can be used to help improve treatments such as chemotherapy and stem cell therapy. View a recording here.

Dr. Allison Buttenheim presents Mickey’s Got the Measles: What can we learn from the Disneyland outbreak? [2015]To view the recording click here

Dean Antonia Villarruel hosted a virtual Town Hall [2015] where she answered questions around her vision for the School of Nursing, how she became Dean of the top School of Nursing, her research and why she is so passionate about being the first “research dean” and her planned partnerships and projects she is excited to forge here at Penn. View the webinar here

Penn Nursing hosted a virtual discussion of the documentary The American Nurse, featuring Dean Villarruel and film director Carolyn Jones. View the webinar here.

Ditch the Pressure of Healthy Aging for your Own Path to Aging Well, a webinar presented by Dr. Sarah Kagan. This webinar can be viewed here.

Dr. Afaf Meleis presented on Women and Health: Revisit, Review, Reinvision. To RSVP, click here

Dean Antonia Villarruel’s second annual Virtual Town Hall. [2016]

Teen Driving Tips, a webinar led by Dr. Catherine McDonald discussing research on teen distractions, including cell phone use, while driving.