George Demiris, PhD, a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor in Penn Nursing
’s Department of Biobavioral Health Sciences
, has been appointed a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (the Academies) Committee on the Health and Medical Dimensions of Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults.
With $13.4 million dollars in awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing)
retains its top spot for research funding for the 2018 fiscal year, among other schools of nursing. This is the second consecutive year Penn Nursing has earned first place.