Joshua graduated in May 2017 from the University of Pennsylvania with a BSN. He studies methods of utilizing advanced practice nurses to reduce health care costs in the US and globally. His research interests also include the link between nursing education systems and patient outcomes. As an undergraduate, he worked as a research assistant at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research and the Penn Epilepsy Center. Since matriculating into the doctorate program, Joshua continued in his role as a health policy researcher on the Graduate Nurse Education demonstration. He is passionate about teaching and thus regularly presents lectures on health policy and nursing education to undergraduate students at the Penn School of Nursing.

Selected Publications:

Aiken, L.H., Dahlerbruch, J.D. (2017). Physician Age and Patient Outcomes. BMJ. 357:j2286. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j2286.