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Dr. Fagin has dedicated her career to nursing science, health care, educational administration, and health policy. As Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (1977-1992), Dr. Fagin launched a Doctor of Nursing Science program in 1978, then a PhD program in 1984; and in 1980, opened the first privately funded Center for Nursing Research in the country. Currently, Dr. Fagin is Leadership Professor Emerita and Dean Emerita at Penn. In addition to her deanship, Dr. Fagin served as the Interim President of the University from July 1, 1993 to June 30, 1994.

Penn Nursing: Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Awards University of Pennsylvania

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Dr. Fagin has dedicated her career to nursing science, health care, educational administration, and health policy. As Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (1977-1992), Dr. Fagin launched a Doctor of Nursing Science program in 1978, then a PhD program in 1984; and in 1980, opened the first privately funded Center for Nursing Research in the country. Currently, Dr. Fagin is Leadership Professor Emerita and Dean Emerita at Penn. In addition to her deanship, Dr. Fagin served as the Interim President of the University from July 1, 1993 to June 30, 1994.

    2003 Recipient Lecture of Mary Naylor, PhD, FAAN, RN (Audio Download)

    2003 Recipient Lecture of Mary Naylor, PhD, FAAN, RN (Audio Download)

    Mary Naylor has a national and international reputation as a scholar for her program of research in the areas of transitional care and quality of life of vulnerable older adults. For more than a decade, Dr. Naylor has led an interdisciplinary team of scholars in the testing of an innovative, multidisciplinary model of care designed to improve health outcomes for high-risk elders and their caregivers. Findings from numerous studies conducted under her leadership have significantly advanced the quality of care and influenced health care policy for a growing population of older adults living with multiple health problems. Currently, Dr. Naylor is Director of the RAND/Hartford Center for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Health Care Research and Associate Director of the Center for Gerontologic Nursing Science and the John A. Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence. In addition, she is Faculty Co-Director of the School of Nursing’s PACE program, Living Independently for Elders (LIFE) and a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.

    • 55 min
    2005 Recipient Lecture of Neville E. Strumpf, PhD, RN, FAAN (Audio Download)

    2005 Recipient Lecture of Neville E. Strumpf, PhD, RN, FAAN (Audio Download)

    r. Strumpf is widely recognized for her outstanding contributions to the field of gerontology. Best known for her work on the elimination of physical restraints in nursing homes and hospitals with Dr. Lois Evans, she has also had a remarkable career as ground-breaking researcher, innovative teacher, caring mentor, as well as top administrator. Currently Dr. Strumpf is Director of the Center for Gerontologic Nursing Science and the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, where she continues to develop new models of care that enhance the quality of life for frail elders. Dr. Strumpf is the Chair Elect, University of Pennsylvania Senate.

    Dr. Strumpf has received numerous honors for her contributions to gerontology and education, including the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award and the Baxter Foundation Episteme Award. She is the author or co-author of more than 100 articles, book chapters and books. Dr. Strumpf has been the recipient of $12 million dollars of federal and foundation grants to support research in aging and programmatic activities in geriatric education.

    Along with her many colleagues, Dr. Strumpf is celebrating 25 years of gerontology at the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.

    • 39 min
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    2005 Recipient Lecture of Neville E. Strumpf, PhD, RN, FAAN (Video Download)

    2005 Recipient Lecture of Neville E. Strumpf, PhD, RN, FAAN (Video Download)

    Dr. Strumpf is widely recognized for her outstanding contributions to the field of gerontology. Best known for her work on the elimination of physical restraints in nursing homes and hospitals with Dr. Lois Evans, she has also had a remarkable career as ground-breaking researcher, innovative teacher, caring mentor, as well as top administrator. Currently Dr. Strumpf is Director of the Center for Gerontologic Nursing Science and the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, where she continues to develop new models of care that enhance the quality of life for frail elders. Dr. Strumpf is the Chair Elect, University of Pennsylvania Senate.

    Dr. Strumpf has received numerous honors for her contributions to gerontology and education, including the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award and the Baxter Foundation Episteme Award. She is the author or co-author of more than 100 articles, book chapters and books. Dr. Strumpf has been the recipient of $12 million dollars of federal and foundation grants to support research in aging and programmatic activities in geriatric education.

    Along with her many colleagues, Dr. Strumpf is celebrating 25 years of gerontology at the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.

    • 39 min
    2006 Recipient Lecture of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, FAAN, RN (Audio Download)

    2006 Recipient Lecture of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, FAAN, RN (Audio Download)

    Dr. Loretta Sweet Jemmott is the van Ameringen Chair in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and Director of the Center for Health Disparities Research at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing. Dr. Jemmott also holds secondary appointments in the University’s School of Medicine and Graduate School of Education. In 2004 Dr. Jemmott was named Assistant Provost for Minority & Gender Equity Issues for the University.

    Dr. Jemmott has been involved in a number of research projects focusing on designing and testing theory-based, culturally sensitive, and developmentally appropriate strategies to reduce HIV risk-associated sexual behaviors among African Americans, the Latino-population and South African youth. She, along with her husband, Dr. John B. Jemmott, III, have been funded by the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR), The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, The National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute for Nursing Research, for a total of about 86 million research dollars. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention selected her HIV risk-reduction curriculum entitled, “Be Proud! Be Responsible! Strategies to Empower Youth to Reduce Their Risk for AIDS” as a model curriculum which is being disseminated nationally as part of CDC’s program entitled, “Research to Classrooms, Programs That Work!”

    Dr. Jemmott has received many awards for her research and community efforts, including the Congressional Merit Recognition Award, The Red Ribbon Award for outstanding service in the field of HIV/AIDS, and the Governor of New Jersey’s Nurse Merit Award in Advanced Nurse Practice. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, a member of the CDC Division of HIV, STD, & TB Advisory Council, and a member of the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Jemmott has published extensively in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention and adolescent sexual behavior.

    • 1 hr 20 min
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    2006 Recipient Lecture of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, FAAN, RN (Video Download)

    2006 Recipient Lecture of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, FAAN, RN (Video Download)

    r. Loretta Sweet Jemmott is the van Ameringen Chair in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and Director of the Center for Health Disparities Research at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing. Dr. Jemmott also holds secondary appointments in the University’s School of Medicine and Graduate School of Education. In 2004 Dr. Jemmott was named Assistant Provost for Minority & Gender Equity Issues for the University.

    Dr. Jemmott has been involved in a number of research projects focusing on designing and testing theory-based, culturally sensitive, and developmentally appropriate strategies to reduce HIV risk-associated sexual behaviors among African Americans, the Latino-population and South African youth. She, along with her husband, Dr. John B. Jemmott, III, have been funded by the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR), The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, The National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute for Nursing Research, for a total of about 86 million research dollars. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention selected her HIV risk-reduction curriculum entitled, “Be Proud! Be Responsible! Strategies to Empower Youth to Reduce Their Risk for AIDS” as a model curriculum which is being disseminated nationally as part of CDC’s program entitled, “Research to Classrooms, Programs That Work!”

    Dr. Jemmott has received many awards for her research and community efforts, including the Congressional Merit Recognition Award, The Red Ribbon Award for outstanding service in the field of HIV/AIDS, and the Governor of New Jersey’s Nurse Merit Award in Advanced Nurse Practice. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, a member of the CDC Division of HIV, STD, & TB Advisory Council, and a member of the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Jemmott has published extensively in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention and adolescent sexual behavior.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    2007 Recipient Lecture of Linda Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN (Audio Download)

    2007 Recipient Lecture of Linda Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN (Audio Download)

    Dr. Aiken is director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, and is The Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing, Professor of Sociology, and Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Dr. Aiken is an authority on causes, consequences, and solutions for nurse shortages in the United States and around the world. Dr. Aiken leads the International Hospital Outcomes Consortium studying the impact of nursing on patient outcomes in 8 countries, and directed the Nursing Quality Improvement Program in Russia and Armenia demonstrating the successful application of twinning initiatives in nursing to improve hospital quality. She is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel guiding the World Alliance for Patient Safety. She is a leading expert on global nurse migration, its consequences, and solutions in developing and developed countries.

    Dr. Aiken is winner of the 2006 Baxter International Foundation’s William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research, the 2006 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Award from Research! America for Sustained National Leadership in Health Research, and the 2005AcademyHealth Distinguished Investigator Award in Health Services Research. She won the 2003 Individual Earnest A. Codman Award from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) for her leadership utilizing performance measures to demonstrate relationships between nursing care and patient outcomes. Her research is frequently cited by the press, and she is winner of 3 American Academy of Nursing Media Awards.

    She is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Political and Social Science, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and she is a former president of the American Academy of Nursing, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing in the United Kingdom.

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