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   The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) has been awarded a total of $1.4 million in grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for a variety of projects that support nursing workforce development.

Penn Nursing Awarded HRSA Grants Totaling $1.4 Million

  • Abramson Cancer Center Appointment

    Karen Glanz, PhD, has been named Associate Director for Community Engaged Research and Leader for the Cancer Control Program.

  • Alcohol Intake May Be Key to Long-term Weight Loss for People with Diabetes

    Research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating calories from alcohol, few studies examine whether people who undergo weight loss treatment report changes in alcohol intake and whether alcohol influences their weight loss.

  • L to R: Senator Pat Browne, Representative Ryan Mackenzie, and Penn Nursing's Dr. Terri Lipman.

    Lipman Promotes Diabetes Awareness Month at State’s Capital

    Pennsylvania Senate Resolution 484 recognizes November 2018 as National Diabetes Month in the Keystone State

  • Baah Receives NINR F31 Funding

    Congratulations to doctoral student Foster Osei Baah, MS, BSN, RN for his recent National Institute of Nursing Research F31 award for his proposal “A mixed methods study to understand the relationship between social determinants of health and self-care in community dwelling patients with heart failure.”

  • Students and Alumni Connect at Homecoming 2018!

    This past Saturday, November 10, students, faculty, and alumni gathered on a chilly, sunny Saturday at our annual Nurse Networking Event!

  • New Decision Support Tool Improves Discharge Outcomes

    In an effort to lessen readmission risk after discharge and achieve the best possible outcomes for patients, hospital-based clinicians are more intentionally planning discharge of those who require post-acute care (PAC). Yet, although hospital clinicians strive to effectively refer patients who require PAC, their discharge-planning processes often vary greatly and typically are not evidence-based.

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