Demand for Travel Nurses Hits a 20-year High

May 24, 2015

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing said, “Our study showed these nurses could be lifesavers.

Article Source: USA Today
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 7, 2015

Penn Research Points to Omega-3 as a Nutritional Intervention for Childhood Behavioral Problems

At the forefront of a field known as “neurocriminology,” Adrian Raine of the University of Pennsylvania has long studied the interplay between biology and environment when it comes to antisocial and criminal behavior.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 21, 2015

Penn Senior Jodi Feinberg to Launch Cardiac Patient In-home Rehab Program

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(This is the fourth in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.) Jodi Feinberg, a Penn Nursing senior from Short Hills., N.J., will implement and evaluate a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation model for home care.

(This is the fourth in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.)  

One in five patients discharged from the hospital experience an adverse event at home within three weeks. They may fall or mix up their medications, placing an extreme burden on their caregivers. Ultimately they’re readmitted to the hospital.

The Problem With Satisfied Patients

April 17, 2015

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing is quoted on how quality staffing offers better medical care.

Article Source: The Atlantic

Celebrating Inaugural President’s Engagement Prize Recipients

Penn President Amy Gutmann said she vividly remembers the afternoon she called the five recipients of the new President’s Engagement P

Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194April 6, 2015

Penn Celebrates National Public Health Week

Penn's health schools are celebrating National Public Health Week by featuring stories that highlight public health efforts across the University. Follow along on Twitter at ‪#‎PennOneHealth‬.

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Transforming Nursing Home Care

April 1, 2015

Mary Ersek of the School of Nursing penned an op-ed about making changes to nursing home care.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658March 25, 2015

President Gutmann Announces 2015 President’s Engagement Prize Winners at Penn

President Amy Gutmann today announced the selection of five undergraduates at the University of Pennsylvania as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Awarded annually to Penn students to design and undertake fully-funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after they graduate, the President’s Engagement Prizes underscore the high priority that Penn places on educating students to put their knowledge to work for the betterment of humankind. 

Audio: What’s Behind Parents’ Perspectives on Vaccination?

February 5, 2015

Alison Buttenheim of the School of Nursing is interviewed about parent perspectives on vaccines.

Set Aside ‘Little Orphan Annie.’ How Do We Really Deal With Unwanted Kids?

February 3, 2015

Cindy Connolly of the School of Nursing writes about how orphan children are treated.

Article Source: Philly.com