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2019 Sigma Awards

Six Penn Nursing students received awards from the Xi Chapter at the Nursing Awards Ceremony on May 17, 2019. Read more

First-of-its-kind Study on Injury Recovery Takes the Trauma Patient’s Point of View

In one of the first studies to examine priorities in recovery identified by trauma patients, family members and clinicians over time, an international research partnership that was launched from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and Griffith University School of Nursing & Midwifery in Australia has helped advance the importance of patient-reported outcome measures for improved trauma care and research. Read more



U.S. Policy Targets Global Women’s Lives

President Trump’s expanded Global Gag Rule limits NGOs’ ability to serve vulnerable populations and dramatically reduces access to sexual and reproductive health care.

Penn Proposal Advances to Top 100 in MacArthur Foundation’s $100 Million Grant Competition

A proposal spearheaded by the University of Pennsylvania has been named in the Top 100 in the MacArthur Foundation 100&Change competition, which offers a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world’s most critical social challenges. Penn Nursing’s Alison Buttenheim, PhD, MBA, and Penn Medicine’s Harsha Thirumurthy, PhD, are co-leads on the global project. Both are associate directors at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Health Incentives & Behavioral Economics (CHIBE).