School of Nursing

In the News


After his wife died, he joined nurses to push for new staffing rules in hospitals

Karen Lasater of the School of Nursing and Leonard Davis Institute says that the nursing shortage crisis is rooted in unsafe staffing ratios at hospitals.


National Institutes of Health

Mourning the loss of Dr. Claire Fagin and recognizing her impact on the field of nursing

The directors of the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Nursing Research recognize the significant contributions of the late Claire M. Fagin on the field of nursing.


Good Housekeeping

When is the best time to take L-theanine—morning or night?

According to Colleen Tewksbury of the School of Nursing, research suggests that L-theanine may help support stress management, sleep, and potentially weight management.


The Washington Post

Claire Fagin, renowned nurse and researcher who led UPenn, dies at 97

Claire M. Fagin, who helped reshape the nursing profession as a clinician, researcher, educator and advocate, and who stepped away from teaching to become one of the first women to lead an Ivy League institution, the University of Pennsylvania, died Jan. 16 at her home in Manhattan. She was 97.


The Hill

Key steps Congress can take to help caregivers’ finances

Mary Naylor of the School of Nursing co-writes that one in five adults now provide uncompensated care to loved ones with health problems, pushing almost half of them to say they’ve suffered financially.