There are ways you could try to quantify the reach and influence of Penn Nursing. You could look at school rankings, which for the past five years have placed the School in the number one spot in the world. Or you could calculate the amount of research funding it’s been awarded by the National Institutes of Health.
Penn Nursing has a reputation for ensuring enough financial aid for its students to make an education at the #1-ranked school of nursing in the world accessible to everyone—but tuition costs are only one part of the equation. Thanks to a new gift from José Ramon Gonzalez, W’89 and Christine Ann Soto, C’89 to the Student Success Fund, students in need have additional resources to experience a full Penn Nursing educational experience.
Inspired by a Penn Nursing lecture on harm reduction, Katerina Fella Nu’22 decided
to start carrying a dose of Narcan, just in case. That decision—paired with her quick action—would make the ultimate difference in her neighbor’s life.
By Louis Greenstein
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, PhD, the Professor and Dean Emerita of Penn Nursing for her world-renowned contributions to health policy and practice. The 7th Norma L. Lang Lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 3:00 – 5:00 pm in the Ann L. Roy Auditorium.
In less than three months, a special fund to support professional development for part-time Primary Care Nurse Practitioner faculty at Penn Nursing eclipsed it’s $15,000 goal—and honored Ann L. Sullivan, PhD, FAAN, CRNP, for whom the fund is named.
Data show that young adult women in the United States have high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that increase their risk of HIV. Though epidemiologic and behavioral factors for risk have been studied, we know very little about brain factors that may be linked to STI/ HIV sexual risk.