Eileen T. Lake, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Lake is the Jessie M. Scott Endowed Term Chair in Nursing and Health Policy and the Associate Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research. She also holds the title of Associate Professor of Nursing and the Associate Professor of Sociology. With training in nursing administration, public policy, and sociology, Eileen T. Lake developed a foundational measure of nursing care performance to demonstrate nursing’s impact on patient outcomes: the Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index. Read more about Dr. Lake at the following faculty profile link.
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“I endeavor to demonstrate that nursing is vital to health and that fostering supportive work environments is wise policy to maximize nursing’s impact.”
Before Penn Nursing
- MSN, University of Pennsylvania, 1997
- MA, Georgetown University, 1986
- BSN, Duke University, 1981
Lake ET, Hallowell SG, Kutney Lee A, Hatfield LA, DelGuidice M, Ellis LN, Verica L, Aiken LH. (2016). Higher quality of care and patient safety associated with better NICU work environments. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 31, 24–32. LINK HERE
Hallowell SG, Spatz D, Hanlon A, Rogowski J, and Lake ET. (2016). Factors associated with infant feeding of human milk at discharge from neonatal intensive care: Cross-sectional analysis of nurse survey and infant outcomes data, International Journal of Nursing Studies, 2016, 53: 190-203.
Lake ET, Germack H, Viscardi M. (2016). Missed nursing care is linked to patient satisfaction: a cross-sectional study of US hospitals. BMJ Quality & Safety, 2016, 25: 535-543. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-003961.
Rogowski J, Staiger D, Patrick T, Horbar J, Kenny M, Lake E. (2015). Nurse staffing in neonatal intensive care units in the United States. Research in Nursing & Health, 38, 333-41.10.1002/nur.21674
Lake, E.T., Staiger, D., Horbar, J., Kenny, M.J, Patrick, T., Rogowski, J. (2015). Disparities in perinatal quality outcomes for very low birth weight infants in neonatal intensive care. Health Services Research, 50(2), 374-397.
Jarrin, O., Flynn, L., Lake, E.T., Aiken, L.H. (2014). Home health agency work environments and hospitalizations. Medical Care, 52, 877-883.
Hallowell, S. G., Spatz, D. L., Hanlon, A. L., Rogowski, J. A., Lake E. T. (2014). Characteristics of the NICU work environment associated with breastfeeding support. Advances in Neonatal Care, 14, 290-300.
Rogowski, J., Staiger, D., Patrick, T., Horbar, J., Kenny, M.J., Lake, E. (2013). Nurse staffing and NICU infection rates. JAMA Pediatrics, 167(5), 444-450.
Witkoski Stimpfel, A., Lake, E.T., Barton, S., Gorman, K., and Aiken, L.H. (2013). How differing shift lengths relate to quality outcomes in pediatrics. Journal of Nursing Administration 43(2): 95-100.
Shekelle PG1, Pronovost PJ, Wachter RM, McDonald KM, Schoelles K, Dy SM, Shojania K, Reston JT, Adams AS, Angood PB, Bates DW, Bickman L, Carayon P, Donaldson L, Duan N, Farley DO, Greenhalgh T, Haughom JL, Lake E, Lilford R, Lohr KN, Meyer GS, Miller MR, Neuhauser DV, Ryan G, Saint S, Shortell SM, Stevens DP, Walshe K. (2013). The top patient safety strategies that can be encouraged for adoption now. Annals of Internal Medicine, 158: 365-368.