Karen Glanz, PhD, has been named Associate Director for Community Engaged Research and Leader for the Cancer Control Program.
Pennsylvania Senate Resolution 484 recognizes November 2018 as National Diabetes Month in the Keystone State
In an effort to lessen readmission risk after discharge and achieve the best possible outcomes for patients, hospital-based clinicians are more intentionally planning discharge of those who require post-acute care (PAC). Yet, although hospital clinicians strive to effectively refer patients who require PAC, their discharge-planning processes often vary greatly and typically are not evidence-based.
Research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating calories from alcohol, few studies examine whether people who undergo weight loss treatment report changes in alcohol intake and whether alcohol influences their weight loss.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) has been awarded a total of $1.4 million in grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for a variety of projects that support nursing workforce development.