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Research:

First-of-its-kind Study on Injury Recovery Takes the Trauma Patient’s Point of View

In one of the first studies to examine priorities in recovery identified by trauma patients, family members and clinicians over time, an international research partnership that was launched from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and Griffith University School of Nursing & Midwifery in Australia has helped advance the importance of patient-reported outcome measures for improved trauma care and research. Read more

Gender Equity: A Pathway to HIV Prevention Among South African Adolescents

Millions of those infected with HIV worldwide are young women, ages 15-24, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Because the HIV epidemic overlaps with an epidemic of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and girls, researchers have suspected a correlation between inequities in relationship power and the risky sexual behavior that can lead to HIV transmission. Read more

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Penn Nursing Student Develops Holistic Diabetes Education Tool that can be Tailored for Global Communities

Early this year, Natalie Ball, BSN, RN, Nu’14, was named a delegate to the US-Mex Forum for Cooperative, Understanding and Solidarity (FoCUS) program. A group of 30 outstanding students from the United States and Mexico, the cohort benefits from a range of academic and cultural opportunities as they work on projects in preparation for the bi-annual FoCUS Summit, which brings all Delegates together at Stanford and ITAM.

Penn Interprofessional Forum Addresses Social Determinants of Health

On November 8, the Penn Interprofessional Forum to Address Social Determinants of Health welcomed Dr. Laura Magana Valladares, Executive Senior Advisor, IANPHI Mexico Secretariat, National Institute of Public Health, and Dean Antonia Villarruel, Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing Senior Fellow, to share the National Academy of Medicine’s report “A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health” (2016) with the Penn community.