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Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program

The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides advanced training in outcomes research to nurses who have received a doctoral degree from an accredited university in nursing or a field relevant to nursing outcomes research and would like the opportunity to further develop their research career in the area of health outcomes.


The CHOPR Postdoctoral Fellowship is intended for U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents only. The program places a high priority on having diversity in background.

L.-R.: Dr. Sunny G. Hallowell, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Villanova University; and Dr. Kare...L.-R.: Dr. Sunny G. Hallowell, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Villanova University; and Dr. Karen B. Lasater, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Pennsyvania

Dr. Hilary Barnes, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Delaware and Dr. Jeffrey H. Silb...Dr. Hilary Barnes, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Delaware and Dr. Jeffrey H. Silber, Abramson Wolfson Endowed Chair in Health Services Research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Allison P. SquiresAllison P. Squires, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, New York University

“CHOPR has given me a solid foundational training in health outcomes research and ongoing opportunities from the network. Both have served me well.”


Dr. Joan Rosen-BlochJoan Rosen Bloch, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Associate Professor, Drexel University

“CHOPR gave me a nursing research network to call upon for advice that has been critical when working in an academic unit.”

Dr. Lesly KellyLesly Kelly, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Nursing & Health Innovation, Arizona State University

“I would not have traded my postdoc fellowship experience for anything and I believe it is what set me up for a successful academic career.”


Dr. Katherine HutchinsonM. Katherine Hutchinson, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College

 “The training I received at CHOPR was life- and trajectory-altering. It has allowed me to pursue my own research agenda as well as training others to do the same.”