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Penn Nursing, Medicine Collaborate to Improve Post-surgical Pain Management in China
April 4, 2017
Between 60 and 70 percent of patients who undergo a thoracotomy, or a surgical incision into the chest wall, experience some sort of long-term, post-surgical pain. So that patient population was a natural fit for a study focused on pain management, lead by the University of Pennsylvania and taking place at Peking Union Medical College Hospital and Peking University People’s Hospital in China.
2017 President’s Engagement and Innovation Prize Winners Announced at Penn
March 28, 2017
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann announced today the selection of eight undergraduates as recipients of the 2017 President’s Engagement and Innovation Prizes.  Awarded annually, the President’s Engagement and Innovation Prizes provide $100,000 in funding for Penn seniors to design and undertake post-graduation projects that make a positive, lasting difference in the world.
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor
February 28, 2017
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s 19th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective Jan. 1, 2018.   The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.
CHOP/Penn/Boston Children’s Study: Low Blood Sugar No Benefit to Critically Ill Children
February 13, 2017
Critically ill infants and children do not gain extra benefit from lower blood-sugar levels, compared to higher levels within the usual care range, according to research from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Penn Study Reveals What Happens When Depression, Anxiety Coincide With Minor Injury
December 19, 2016
Research from Nursing’s Therese Richmond and Medicine’s Sara Jacoby shows that depression or anxiety at the time of minor injury predicts long-term recovery challenges.
Checking In With 2016 Penn President’s Engagement and Innovation Prize Winners
December 15, 2016
Nearly two years out from the first awarding of the University of Pennsylvania President’s Engagement Prizes, communities in the United States and around the world are beginning to reap the benefits.
Penn, CHOP Research: Even With Workplace Support, Breastfeeding Takes Commitment
November 23, 2016
Sometimes all it takes is a single interaction or a thoughtless comment from a coworker to make a new mother feel negatively about her experience with breastfeeding and pumping at work. That’s true even in a place that attempts to build a positive culture around these aspects of motherhood, according to research from the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Penn Students Share Nutrition and Healthy Cooking Tips With Neighbors
November 1, 2016
Ten undergraduate students from the University of Pennsylvania are enrolled in a learning experience that brings healthy ideas to the West Philadelphia community. 
Penn's John Farrar, Elliot Hersh and Rosemary Polomano to Receive 2016 One Health Award
October 25, 2016
John T. Farrar of the Perelman School of Medicine, Elliot V.
National Academy of Medicine Elects Two New Members From Penn
October 20, 2016
Two University of Pennsylvania faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine: Anita Allen and Martha A. Q. Curley.