School of Nursing

Small patients, big discoveries

Penn Nursing faculty and researchers are revolutionizing pediatric care to keep pace with technology, advances in treatment, and current events.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

RFK Jr.’s vaccine misinformation campaign started after he ignored a Philly doctor

Paul Offit of the Perelman School of Medicine and Melanie Kornides of the School of Nursing comment on Robert F. Kennedy’s misinformation campaign against vaccines.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Donald Trump’s claim in Wildwood that Democrats want to ‘execute babies’ is one of many GOP abortion falsehoods

Melanie Kornides of the School of Nursing says that last month’s conservative Pennsylvania Leadership Conference was designed to manipulate medical information by using incomplete or fake facts.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

These two Philly-area nurses are on a mission to get nursing recognized as a STEM field

Marion Leary of the School of Nursing is co-leading a national coalition seeking to convince federal agencies to recognize the field of nursing as a STEM profession.

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Women’s Health

How does fat leave the body? Experts explain the weight loss process

Colleen Tewksbury of the School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine says that waist circumference is a more accessible and potentially more helpful measure for fat loss than stepping on a scale.

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The New York Times

When it’s time for an aging driver to hit the brakes

Lauren Massimo of the School of Nursing says that losing the ability to drive is a major and dehumanizing loss for older adults.

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