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Penn Nursing has received a $100,000 grant from the Robert I. Jacobs Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation  for HIV research. The grant supports an investigation, “Youth-driven Perspectives in HIV Biomedical Prevention and Cure Research,” led by José A. Bauermeister, PhD, MPH, Presidential Professor of Nursing.

Philadelphia Foundation Grants $100,000 to Penn Nursing From Robert I. Jacobs Fund for HIV Prevention Study


  • Andie Laporte, Nu'69, accepting the 2019 Alumni Award of Merit.

    Alumna and Overseer Receives 2019 Alumni Award of Merit

    Penn Nursing alumna and Board of Overseers Chair Andrea Berry Laporte has been recognized with one of the University of Pennsylvania’s highest alumni awards as a 2019 recipient of the Alumni Award of Merit. Each year, Penn Alumni presents the award to distinguished alumni volunteers who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the University. Laporte was one of five Alumni Award of Merit recipients this year, honored at a gala held November 8 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

  • Dalmacio Dennis Flores, PhD, ACRN, Assistant Professor of Nursing

    Humans of Penn Nursing: Dalmacio Dennis Flores, PhD, ACRN

    “It was 2012 and my second time to be invited to the United Methodist Church’s annual Lighten The Burden conference. It was the Q&A portion and I thought my presentation was well received.

  • Matthew Lee, Nu’14, Gr’20

    Matthew Lee, Nu’14, Gr’20

    “The moment when I realized virtual interaction could be more than simply fun and games happened around 15 years ago, during what some long-time players of World of Warcraftmight remember as the Corrupted Blood Incident–where intrepid adventurers coming back from an excursion into an unexplored jungle with their animal companions ended up unleashing a lethal pandemic into the virtual world.”

  • Mary B.Hall, RN, Nu’65

    Mary B. (Chase) Hall, RN, Nu’65

    “Shortly after graduation in 1965, I married and worked as a visiting nurse in a low economic section of Providence, RI for a year—a job I treasured.”

  • New International Collaboration

    The Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing is collaborating with the School of Humanities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University to explore the development of nursing in China.

  • Improving Trauma Pain Outcomes

    Improving acute pain management after traumatic injury remains a priority for policymakers and clinicians as rates of injury and subsequent pain-related disability rise nationally. Yet, innovations in trauma pain management remain understudied.

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