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Regina Cunningham Receives 2022 Norma M. Lang Award for Scholarly Practice and Policy

The award is given biennially to a Penn Nursing faculty member or a graduate from the school’s doctoral program who has made a distinguished contribution to nursing through scholarly practice. It honors Norma M. Lang, the professor and Dean Emerita of Penn Nursing, for her world-renowned contributions to health policy and practice.

Dr. Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Chief Executive Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Nursing Assistant Dean for Clinical Practice, delivered her presentation “The 3 Is, Influence, Inspire, and Impact: The Road to Success” during the 7th Norma L. Lang Lecture on April 7, 2022.

Cunningham was selected for this award because of her impressive and extensive scope of influence on practice and health policy that is evident by her national and local executive leadership. The impactful nature of Dr. Cunningham is visible in her scholarly productivity and its impact on shaping scholarly practice and policy. She is a leader in the utilization of nursing resources across the care continuum.

Congratulations to Dr. Cunningham!