Janice Penrod, Ph.D., RN, FGSA, FAAN
Professor of Nursing
308 Nursing Sciences Building
University Park PA 16802
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
Geriatric nursing: informal caregiving
State of uncertainty: end of life; family caregivers
Qualitative methods: techniques for concept analysis and advancement; theory-building strategies
Current 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).
Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prison. NIH/NIA (R41AG049570), 2015. J. Penrod (PI), S. Loeb (Co-I), V. Myers (Co-I)
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).
Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute. National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (UL1TR000127), 2011-2016. L. Sinoway (PI), J. Penrod (Faculty).
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).
Finalist, Nursing Research Award, Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania
Faculty Affiliate, Bioethics and Medical Humanities Program, The Pennsylvania State University
Faculty, Geriatric Leadership Academy, The John A. Hartford Foundation and Sigma Theta Tau