The mission of the Doctoral Student Organization (DSO) of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing is to support and encourage students by engaging in professional and social endeavors which will enhance educational experiences while promoting integrity of character, leadership, and organizational skills.
We organize social events to foster a nursing doctoral student community.
Congratulations to our Newest Doctors
Dr. Cindy del Rosario successfully defended her dissertation, “Investigating the Effects of Rurality and Distance on End-of-Life Care Experiences of Veterans and their Families” on July 18.
Dr. Elizabeth White successfully defended her dissertation, “A Cross-Sectional Study to Examine the Effects of Nurse Work Environment on Patient and Nurse Outcomes in Nursing Homes” on May 18.
Dr. Ashley Ritter successfully defended her dissertation, “Exploring Collaborative Practice Agreements Between Nurse Practitioners and Physicians” on May 1.
Dr. Rosario Jaime-Lara successfully defended her dissertation, “Olanzapine as a Novel Treatment for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting” on April 27.
Dr. Nicholas Giordano successfully defended his dissertation, “From the Frontline to the Community: The Use of Regional Anesthesia After Combat Injury and Associate Pain Outcomes” on April 23.
Dr. Christine Bader successfully defended her dissertation, “Pain in Active Duty Military Members: The Relationship of Persistent Acute and Chronic Pain with Physical, Mental, and Social Health” on April 19.
Dr. Susan Keim successfully defended her dissertation, “Examining Factors Associated with Early, Post Discharge, Acute Healthcare Utilization in Older Adults” on April 17.