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Hodgson Appointed Chair of NIH Committee

Nancy A. Hodgson, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Anthony Buividas Term Chair in Gerontology and Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been appointed Chair of the Clinical Management of Patients in Community-based Settings (CMPC) Study Section in the Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

This committee reviews applications addressing the clinical management of patients in community, primary care and home-based settings. Its areas of emphasis include support for patient self-management of chronic conditions, improving quality of life for patients and caregivers of the chronically ill, survivorship care after treatment, and home care for patients with chronic or episodic illness. Applications may include disciplines such as nursing, medicine, social work, pharmacy, health psychology and rehabilitative therapies.

Members of NIH committees are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors.

Hodgson’s term runs from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.