Alvarez named Presidential Professor

The University of Pennsylvania has appointed Carmen Alvarez as Presidential Professor to Penn Nursing, making her the School’s second such appointment and the first nurse to attain this rank at the University. “Dr. Alvarez brings with her to Penn Nursing an incredible range of expertise as a researcher, clinician, and teacher,” said Penn Nursing Dean Antonia M. Villarruel. “She is a nursing leader who has made a true impact in health care—and she has been a fierce champion for community engaged practice and scholarship. We are fortunate she has chosen to make Penn and Penn Nursing her new home.”

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