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University of Pennsylvania Nurses Receive Special Honors

Nancy P. Hanrahan, RN, PhD, an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, was one of 15 junior faculty nationwide to receive an inaugural Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar award.

The three-year, $350,000 grant began in September. The award will support her research to study outcomes from patients who are admitted to hospitals to receive psychiatric services.

The award also will support Hanrahan’s participation in a training program that will help prepare her for academic leadership and translating evidence into policy and practice initiatives.

Mary Naylor, RN

Penn Nursing professor Mary Naylor, RN, PhD, FAAN, has been selected to receive the first Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research Frances Payne Bolton Award, which honors an outstanding scholar who has made a difference in the discipline of nursing by working to improve the quality of healthcare for patients.

Naylor was selected for her internationally recognized research program on patients in transition.

Her model of transitional care provides comprehensive in-hospital planning and home follow-up of chronically ill, high-risk, older adults hospitalized for common medical or surgical conditions.

By | 2020-04-15T15:44:41-04:00 October 20th, 2008|Categories: Philadelphia/Tri-State, Regional|0 Comments

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