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The mission of the Doctoral Student Organization (DSO) of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing is to support and encourage students by engaging in professional and social endeavors which will enhance educational experiences while promoting integrity of character, leadership, and organizational skills.

We organize social events to foster a nursing doctoral student community.

Ice Skating on Penn's Landing - Winter 2016Ice Skating on Penn's Landing - Winter 2016

Congratulations to our Newest Doctors

Dr. Rosario Jaime-Lara successfully defended her dissertation, “Olanzapine as a Novel Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting” on April 27.

Dr. Nicholas Giordano successfully defended his dissertation, “From the Frontline to the Community: The Use of Regional Anesthesia After Combat Injury and Associate Pain Outcomes” on April 23.

Dr. Christine Bader successfully defended her dissertation, “Pain in Active Duty Military Members: The Relationship of Persistent Acute and Chronic Pain with Physical, Mental, and Social Health” on April 19.

Dr. Susan Keim successfully defended her dissertation, “Examining Factors Associated with Early, Post Discharge, Acute Healthcare Utilization in Older Adults” on April 17.