Rather than causing a backlash, vaccination requirements will succeed at getting more people inoculated, according to research from PIK Professor Dolores Albarracín, the Alexandra Heyman Nash Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor with appointments in the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Nursing, and fellow colleagues at Penn.
Penn Nursing Dean Antonia Villarruel received the 2021 Health Care Leader Award from the American Academy of Nursing (Academy). The award recognizes her incredible impact in shaping health policy. It was presented during the 2021 Health Policy Conference, Healthy Lives for All People: Advancing Equity, Science, and Trust, held in a hybrid format October 7-9, 2021.
Penn Nursing’s Susan Renz, PhD, DNP, GNP-BC, Primary Care Program Director and Practice Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health, will receive a 2021 Distinguished Gerontological Nurse Educator award from the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE). The awards will be presented at the NHCGNE Leadership Conference to be held virtually, October 26 – 28, 2021.
Penn Nursing’s Julie Fairman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Nightingale Professor in Honor of Nursing Veterans, Professor of Nursing, and Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars Program, has been selected for The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program, a month-long residency in Bellagio, Italy. Her residency will take place in 2022.