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   As the COVID-19 pandemic grows across the US, Penn Nursing’s Alison Buttenheim, PhD, a public health researcher and behavioral epidemiologist and Penn Medicine’s Carolyn Cannuscio, ScD, a social epidemiologist, join Amplify Nursing to discuss the coronavirus – what we need to know, what we need to do to help lessen the spread, and what we should expect in the days and weeks to come. Listen here or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Penn Nursing Podcast Special: COVID-19


  • Penn Nursing Podcast Special Edition UPDATE: COVID-19

    COVID-19 is sweeping across the country with the number of cases rising dramatically. It’s been two weeks since Penn Nursing’s Alison Buttenheim, PhD , a public health researcher and behavioral epidemiologist and Penn Medicine’s Carolyn Cannuscio, ScD , a social epidemiologist, joined Amplify Nursing to discuss the coronavirus. Since a lot has occurred in that time, they are back with an update to discuss where we are at in this pandemic, how it has been handled locally and nationally so far, and what is still to come. Listen here or wherever you listen to podcasts. 

  • ENRS Names Chao a ‘Rising Star’

    Penn Nursing ’s Ariana Chao, PhD, CRNP , Assistant Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences , will be awarded with the 2020 Rising Star Research Award from the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ERNS), during its 32nd Annual Scientific Sessions (virtual this year) in Boston, Massachusetts, March 26-27, 2020.  This award recognizes a Junior Investigator that has shown promise in establishing a program of health and/or nursing research.

  • Humans of Penn Nursing: Charlotte Cecarelli, Nu’22

    “One of the aspects of Penn that I am most grateful for is the opportunity to explore nursing through many different experiences. These experiences I have had are what sparked my interest in neonatal nursing beginning in my freshman year. My developed passion has pushed me past boundaries of exploration and has inspired me to become the best nurse possible.

  • Nurse Practitioner Clinical Settings Key to Delivery of Patient-Centered Care

    It’s long been understood that care that respects and integrates the wants, needs, and preferences of patients results in higher ratings of satisfaction and improved health outcomes. Yet, several barriers still often impede the delivery of patient-centered care. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) shows that organizational supports for nurse practitioners (NPs) can enhance their ability to deliver patient-centered care.

  • Humans of Penn Nursing: Lisa Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN

    “My heart flutters a bit. This happens every time I am getting ready to share my story. It is even scarier now that I am writing it down as a permanent document – for the world to see.

  • Humans of Penn Nursing: Lauren Jones, Nu’20

    “This past summer I spent working as a patient care tech in a hospital, where I floated between a few different floors. One day I was in the ICU and a patient had recently been extubated, and I went into her room with the nurse to check on her. The patient was saying a lot of things that didn’t make sense, but she kept referring to the nurse and me as her ‘guardian angels.’

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