The American Academy of Nursing has named Martha A.Q. Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Ruth M. Colket Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nursing Science at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a Living Legend. This honor is bestowed upon a person who has made significant contributions to nursing and health care over the course of their career. The official designation will be made at the Academy’s 2023 Health Policy Conference: Celebrating 50 Years of Leadership, Policy, and Partnerships, to be held October 5-7, 2023. This is the Academy’s highest honor.
Martha A. Q. Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Ruth M. Colket Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nursing and Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), will receive the 2022 Asmund S. Laerdal Memorial Lecture Award from the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) during its annual congress. The 2022 gathering will be held virtually on Monday, April 18 through Thursday, April 21, 2022.
From hot toddies to chicken soup, there are a few important things to keep in mind, experts say.
In a recent edition of ‘Ask Well’ in The New York Times, Penn Nursing’s Assistant Professor in Nutrition Science, Colleen Tewksbury, PhD, MPH, RD, CSOWM, LDN, weighs in with some expert guidance.
The New York Fed, in collaboration with NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Low Income Investment Fund, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, hosted a virtual event on maternal health on September 15, 2021. Dean Antonia Villarruel served as an expert panelist for this event, outlining for providers, policymakers, funders, and healthcare leaders some of the critical structural barriers facing women and birthing people during the 4th trimester. Access the full recording here.
Hospitals, nursing homes, and schools in America are understaffed with nurses. In an invited commentary for the New York Times, Linda Aiken PHD RN FAAN FRCN, Professor of Nursing and founding director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, explains why, and how to fix the problem.
Alison Buttenheim PHD MBA, Associate Professor of Nursing, was featured in a front-page, above-the-fold story in The New York Times.
A Penn Nursing alumnus uses fine art photography as stressrelief. But his work is also an eye-opening window into the realities of nursing and health care during the pandemic.
By Nicole Wolverton
Police officers often respond to incidents that do not involve crime or immediate threats to public safety but instead deal with community members facing unmet mental health needs. In response to this, many cities are experimenting with co-deploying police officers alongside health professionals or deploying teams entirely composed of civilian health professionals.
Eleven nursing professionals with ties to Penn Nursing will be inducted as 2023 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). One is a current Penn Nursing faculty member and an alumna; nine are Penn Nursing alumni; and one has been named an honorary Fellow. All of the inductees will be honored at a ceremony during the AAN’s 2023 Health Policy Conference, taking place on October 5-7, 2023.
A daughter who cared for her mother with dementia. A wife who cared for her husband with cancer. And a son who cares for his father with dementia. In the 10th webinar in the Caregiving NOW series, three speakers shared their lived experiences as caregivers for a loved one.