Janice Penrod, Ph.D., RN, FGSA, FAAN

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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

Current Funded Research Projects

Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prison. NIH/NIA (R41AG049570), 2015-2015. 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)

 

Publications (click here for list)

 

Honors

2011

  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).

2010

  • Finalist, Nursing Research Award, Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania
  • 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