One of the few scientists in the world studying the effects of chemotherapy on nutrition, appetite, and exercise, Dr. Bart DeJonghe found in Penn Nursing great capacity for research at the cellular, animal, and human levels. Read more
The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) joined forces to develop new guidelines for the provision of optimal nutritional support therapy for critically ill children ages one month to 18 years of age.
Professor Diane Spatz writes Philadelphia Inquirer ‘Healthy Kids’ blog entry about baby formula and the unknown benefits it can offer. Read more
The 2018 Sayre Health Fair took place on April 14th at Sayre High School Field. Over 50 free community resources, carnival rides, dancing, health screenings, jazzy the clown, food and a ton of fun! Sayre Health Center is feels it’s the neighborhood family doctor’s office serving all ages- babies, children, adults, and seniors! Our nursing students attended to promote healthy living and wellness in their community.
Thank you to Sayre Health Center for coordinating, for Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services for providing mental health screening, HIV/AIDS screening from Attic Youth Center, diabetes screening from University of the Sciences.View full gallery
On October 17, 2017 Penn Nursing joined The Food Trust HYPE Youth Summit in supporting and engaging Philadelphia high school youth in becoming leaders for healthy change in their schools and communities.
This year, four graduating seniors from Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences and Penn Nursing stand out from the crowd because they are the first students to leave Penn with a double major in their primary area as well as Nutrition Science.