At a national workshop in Bethesda, Maryland, Heath Schmidt, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, joined colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania to discuss translating neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral science into improved treatments for smoking cessation. Read more
In a recent letter to the editor of JAMA Oncology, Dr. Salimah H. Meghani addresses the need for health insurance-covered treatments other than opioids for cancer survivors with chronic pain. Read more
PIK Professor Karen Glanz of Penn Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine penned an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the downside of shared electronic medical records, particularly primary diagnoses that may be done in error.
The conference focused on emerging approaches to family health research across the lifespan. This agenda is vital to the National Institute of Nursing Research’s caregiving and palliative care agendas.