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Janice Penrod

Ph.D., RN, FGSA, FAAN
Interim Dean
Professor of Nursing

Contact Information

308 Nursing Sciences Building
University Park PA 16802

814-863-9734
814-865-3349
(fax) 814-863-1027

jlp198@psu.edu

Education

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Nursing, Minor: Gerontology
M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, Nursing, Major: Older Adults, Minor: Family Nursing
B.S.N., University of Pittsburgh, Nursing

Research Interests

Foci

  • Geriatric nursing: informal caregiving
  • State of uncertainty: end of life; family caregivers
  • Qualitative methods: techniques for concept analysis and advancement; theory-building strategies

Funded Research Projects

Establishing Community-Based Research Networks. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) (Contract 2568-PENNST), 2016–2017. N. Hill (Lead), J. Penrod (Co-Lead), M. Evans (Co-Lead)

Funded Research Projects

Establishing Community-Based Research Networks. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) (Contract 2568-PENNST), 2016–2017. J. Penrod (Project Lead), N. Hill (Co-Leader).

Funded Research Projects

Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prison. NIH/NIA (R41AG049570), 2015. J. Penrod (PI), S. Loeb (Co-I), V. Myers (Co-I)

Funded Research Projects

Improving End of Life Planning in Patients with Life Threatening Disease. NIH/NINR(R01NR012757), 2011-2016. B. Levi (MPI), M. Green (MPI), J. Penrod (Co-I).

Funded Research Projects

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute. National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (UL1TR000127), 2011-2016. L. Sinoway (PI), J. Penrod (Faculty).

Honors

  • 2011 – Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).
  • 2010 – Finalist, Nursing Research Award, Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania
  • 2010 – Faculty Affiliate, Bioethics and Medical Humanities Program, The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2009 – Faculty, Geriatric Leadership Academy, The John A. Hartford Foundation and Sigma Theta Tau