Doctoral Student Organization
The mission of the Doctoral Student Organization (DSO) of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is to inclusively support all students by engaging in professional and social endeavors.
Such endeavors will: a) enhance educational experiences; b) foster integrity, leadership, and professional development; c) encourage students to actively challenge structural racism; d) promote social justice and health equity.
Penn Nursing Pre-Docs Named 2022 Presidential Scholars
Kiera Carty and Jennifer Gil were named 2022 Presidential Scholars. More information can be found here: https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/2022-presidential-phd-fellows-announced-penn
Journal of Nursing Doctoral Student Scholarship (JNDSS) Call for Manuscripts
The Journal of Nursing Doctoral Student Scholarship (JNDSS) is seeking manuscript submissions, as well as artwork and manuscript reviewers for the next edition. Click here for details and send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rachel French, PhD, RN, a soon-to-be postdoctoral fellow through the National Clinician Scholars Program at Penn Nursing and Penn Medicine, has been named a 2021-22 American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Jonas Policy Scholar.
Congratulations to our Newest Doctors
Dr. Brianna Morgan has successfully defended her dissertation, “Inner Strength and Influencing Factors in Persons Newly Diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Their Family Care Partners.”
Dr. Bruno Saconi has successfully defended his dissertation, “Chronic Pain Outcomes in Veterans with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.”
Dr. Tarik Khan has successfully defended his dissertation, “Self-Efficacy in Vulnerable Populations: Family Caregivers of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment and Persons Experiencing Homelessness with Complex Health and Psychosocial Needs.”