Penn Nursing Science
Care to Change the World Locally and Globally
Penn Nursing Science is characterized by research leadership as can only happen in a research-intensive University. Penn Nursing scientists impact and promote healthcare throughout the lifespan, increase disease prevention, enhance quality of life, eliminate health disparities, and develop the scientific knowledge that drives nursing practice. Our faculty are internationally renowned thought leaders representing the greatest minds in nursing research, education, and clinical practice.
The research produced here at the School of Nursing is nationally and internationally recognized, and helps to inform public health policy via articles published in a broad range of high-impact, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journals that are widely cited.
Penn Nursing Scientists Advance Healthcare
Penn Nursing research is conducted through school-supported and grant-funded research centers. Among colleges of nursing, Penn Nursing's world-renowned faculty collectively rank near the top of all schools of nursing receiving federal funding. Faculty and student research efforts are vigorously supported through the Office of Nursing Research, major research awards, and the University's significant research resources. Research at Penn Nursing is closely aligned with the NIH Roadmap, set forth by the National Institutes of Health in 2004, which outlines new pathways to discovery and seeks to find novel ways to shorten the trajectory from research to clinical practice.
Science in Action
Penn Nursing scientists translate and advance new nursing knowledge across an impressive range of healthcare areas, including: geriatrics, pediatrics, quality-of-life choices, nurse staffing, public policy, and much more. We invite you to explore Penn Nursing Science in Action!