Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing said, “Our study showed these nurses could be lifesavers.
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.
(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.
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.
Alison Buttenheim of the School of Nursing is interviewed about parent perspectives on vaccines.
Cindy Connolly of the School of Nursing writes about how orphan children are treated.