Eileen T. Lake, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Lake is the Jessie M. Scott Endowed Term Chair in Nursing and Health Policy and the Associate Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research. She also holds the title of Professor of Nursing and the Professor of Sociology. With training in nursing administration, public policy, and sociology, Eileen T. Lake developed a foundational measure of nursing care performance to demonstrate nursing’s impact on patient outcomes: the Practice Environment Scale of the Nursing Work Index. Read more about Dr. Lake at the following faculty profile link.
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“I endeavor to demonstrate that nursing is vital to health and that fostering supportive work environments is wise policy to maximize nursing’s impact.”
Before Penn Nursing
- MSN, University of Pennsylvania, 1997
- MA, Georgetown University, 1986
- BSN, Duke University, 1981
Lake E.T., Staiger D., Edwards E.M, Smith J., & Rogowski JA. 2017. Nursing care disparities in neonatal intensive care units. Health Services Research. Early Online. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1475-6773.12762
Ambani Z, Kutney‐Lee A, Lake ET. 2020. The nursing practice environment and nurse job outcomes: A path analysis of survey data. J Clin Nurs. 29: 2602– 2614. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15283
Clark RRS, Lake ET. (2020). Association of Clinical Nursing Work Environment with Quality and Safety in Maternity Care in the United States. [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 8]. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2020;10.1097/NMC.0000000000000653. doi:10.1097/NMC.0000000000000653
Clark RRS, Lake E. 2020. Burnout, Job Dissatisfaction and Missed Care among Maternity Nurses. Journal of Nursing Management 00: 1– 6. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.13037
Lake, E.T. (2020) How effective response to COVID-19 relies on nursing research. Research in Nursing and Health 43(3), pp. 213-214
Lake, E.T., Smith, J.G., Staiger, D.O., (…), Kalisch, B.J., Rogowski, J.A. (2020) Parent Satisfaction With Care and Treatment Relates to Missed Nursing Care in Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Frontiers in Pediatrics 8,74.
Lake ET, Hallowell SG, Kutney Lee A, Hatfield LA, DelGuidice M, Ellis LN, Verica L, Aiken LH. (2016). Higher quality of care and patient safety associated with better NICU work environments. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 31, 24–32. LINK HERE
Hallowell SG, Spatz D, Hanlon A, Rogowski J, and Lake ET. (2016). Factors associated with infant feeding of human milk at discharge from neonatal intensive care: Cross-sectional analysis of nurse survey and infant outcomes data, International Journal of Nursing Studies, 2016, 53: 190-203.
Lake ET, Germack H, Viscardi M. (2016). Missed nursing care is linked to patient satisfaction: a cross-sectional study of US hospitals. BMJ Quality & Safety, 2016, 25: 535-543. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-003961.
Rogowski J, Staiger D, Patrick T, Horbar J, Kenny M, Lake E. (2015). Nurse staffing in neonatal intensive care units in the United States. Research in Nursing & Health, 38, 333-41.10.1002/nur.21674