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Ann Phalen, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC

Contact Dr. Phalen

901 Walnut Street
Suite 803
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-7794
(215) 503-0376 fax

Education

PhD, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 2003
MSN, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 1984
BSN, College Misericordia, 1977

Certification

NCC, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

University Appointment

Assistant Professor
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, BSN and ASN programs

Research & Clinical Interests

Neonatology
Breastfeeding and the Preterm Infant
SIDs: Evaluation of Nursing Practice in the NICU
Newborn Falls
Discharge of the LBW infant: preparation and the home environment and support

University Service

2009-Present, Chairperson, Student and Alumni Affairs Committee
2009-Present, Member, Nurse Executive Council
2008-2009, Member, Student and Alumni Affairs Committee
2008-Present Member, Faculty Research and Professional Affairs Committee

Professional Memberships

1984-Present  Member, AWHONN
1984-Present  Member, NANN, National Association of Neonatal Nurses
2002-Present  Member, Academy of Neonatal Nursing (ANN)
2002-Present  Member, Delaware Valley Association of Neonatal Nurses (DVANN)
2009-Present  Member, National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Division of NANN
2009-Present  Member, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

Professional Activities

10/2010-9/2011, Member, NANN's Research Committee
6/2010-Present, Grant Reviewer, Foundation of Neonatal Research and Education (FNRE)
11/2006-Present, Peer Reviewer for Advances in Neonatal Care
1/2008-12/2008, Past President, Delaware Valley Association of Neonatal Nurses
1/2006-1/2008    President, Delaware Valley Association of Neonatal Nurses

Presentations

Presentation (Podium): Integrating Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research in Clinical Teaching, 5th Annual Nursing Research Conference, John Ammon Education Center, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, November 5, 2010

Research Presentation (Poster): Newborn Falls, Seeking Solutions for a Never Event, AWHONN 2010 Annual Convention, Venetian Hotel and Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 25-29, 2010

Research Presentation (Poster): Education: The Solution To prevent Infant Falls, NANN's 26th Annual Educational Conference, Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Conference Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 19-22, 2010

Research Presentation (Podium): Implementation of the AAP Recommendations to Reduce SIDS Risk in NICUs: An Evaluation of Nursing Knowledge and Practice, 5th Annual NANN Research Summit, Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 6-8, 2010

Research Presentation (Poster): Implementation of the AAP Recommendations to Reduce SIDS Risk in NICUs: A Collaborative Study of Nursing Knowledge and Practice, 4th Annual Nursing Research Conference, John Ammon Education Center, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware, November 6, 2009

Research Presentation (Poster): Implementation of the AAP Recommendations to Reduce SIDS Risk in NICUs: A Collaborative Study of Nursing Knowledge and Practice, NANN 25th Annual Educational Conference, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas, September 23-26, 2009