Christine K Bradway, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN
Associate Professor of Gerontological Nursing
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Room 312 Fagin Hall
418 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4217
tel: (215) 573-3051
Dr. Bradway received her BSN from Wilkes College and her master’s and doctorate in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Bradway is the course director for NURS644: Health Care in an Aging Society, and co-course director for NURS646: Primary Care: Diagnosis and Management of Adults Across the Lifespan, as well as, NURS813: Qualitative Empirical Nursing Research. She is an experienced educator and the courses she directs are highly-regarded by students in the School of Nursing, as well as by students from other schools within the University.
Her dissertation focused on the narratives of women with long-term urinary incontinence. Her research interests also include transitional care for cognitively impaired older adults and those with other health care needs.
Currently Funded Grants
Center for Integrative Science in Aging
Dr. Bradway has practiced as a gerontologic nurse practitioner for over 25 years in a variety of settings including long-term care, community-based primary and specialty care, and as a nurse clinician in a tertiary care setting. Dr. Bradway currently maintains a clinical appointment with Urology Health Specialists where she has been a member of the practice for many years. Prior to her appointment at Urology Health Specialists, Dr. Bradway was founder and director of the Penn Nursing Network Continence Program.
Dr. Bradway and her colleagues received the Best of Image Award for Nursing Research for their article “Functional Status Outcomes of a Nursing Intervention in Hospitalized Elderly” and Dr. Bradway’s book, Nursing Care of Geriatric Emergencies received an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award. Dr. Bradway’s dissertation research recently received the Best Paper Presentation Award at the 12th Annual Research Papers Presentation Night of the Delaware Valley Geriatrics Society. In 2012, she was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
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