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School of Nursing Names Recipients of 2010 Teaching Awards
May 7, 2010
PHILADELPHIA – Seven members of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have been named recipients of teaching awards for 2010.
Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards
April 30, 2010
PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring. The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.  
Penn Nursing Hosts "Cities and Women’s Health: Global Perspectives" to Tackle Modern Urban Health Issues
February 24, 2010
  PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, with the International Congress of Women’s Health Issues, will host ”Cities and Women’s Health: Global Perspectives,” Wednesday, April 7, through Saturday, April 10, on Penn’s campus.
Penn Nursing Presents: A Tuskegee Airman’s Story
February 17, 2010
WHO: John L. Harrison Major, U.S. Air Force, Retired, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, recipient of the U.S. Congressional Gold MedalWHAT: Lecture, open to the public, about the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of 994 African-American pilots who gained fame during World War II for their heroism, escorting American bombers in raids over Europe and North Africa. Their distinguished service is credited with influencing President Truman to desegregate the U. S. military.
Penn Nursing Delivers Care, Supplies to Botswana
July 22, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Eight undergraduate students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing raised more than $20,000 in medical supplies for clinics in Botswana, where they will work this summer to provide care as part of a Penn Nursing course. The students, along with two instructors, will depart from the School of Nursing at noon on Thursday, July 23, and travel to Botswana carrying eight 50-pound bags of medicine and medical supplies.
Penn Nursing Earns City Citation for Work on Childhood Obesity and Diabetes in West Philadelphia
July 2, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — A group of students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing who worked to prevent childhood obesity and diabetes in elementary school children from West Philadelphia has been commended by Mayor Michael Nutter.
Penn Nursing Joins National Health Care Day of Service, Promoting Health Care for Children
June 25, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — As a part of the National Health Care Day of Service, students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing will be at the Please Touch Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 27, promoting the Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program and distributing information on how to contact members of Congress.
Penn Nursing Researchers: Nursing Needs a Bailout, Federal Scholarships Needed to Fix the Nursing Shortage
June 17, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing say having enough nurses to meet a national shortage is a “mathematical improbability” unless nursing schools admit more students through federal financial support in a potential bailout, according to an article in today’s issue of Health Affairs.
Penn Conducts Largest National Study on Hospital-Patient Satisfaction as It Relates to Nurse Work Environments
June 12, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing conclude patients report higher satisfaction in hospitals that offer better work environments for nurses or smaller patients-to-nurse ratios, according to a new study published in today’s issue of Health Affairs. The national study is one of the largest to date, involving 98,000 nurses in 430 acute-care hospitals in California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida.
Karen Glanz Is Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor at University of Pennsylvania
June 9, 2009
PHILADELPHIA -- Karen Glanz, a globally influential public-health scholar, has been named the ninth Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. The appointment was announced today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Interim Provost Vincent Price.