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About Julie A Fairman

I am a nurse historian who focuses on the intersection of nursing and health policy. In particular I am intersted in how nursing has influenced health care policly through specialization, education, and clinica practice. I am currently an RWJ Investigator in Health Policy Fellow.

Positions

Present Director, Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Present Professor, University of Pennsylvania
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Curriculum Vitae



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Honors and Awards

  • 2009 Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Award, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2007 Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004 – 2009 Class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Chair, 5 year term chair, $50,000, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004 Agnes Dillon Randolf Award for Significant Contributions to the Field of Nursing History, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • 2003 Barbara Lowery Doctoral Student Organization Faculty Award for Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2001 Distinguished Alumni Award, Albright College, Reading, PA
  • 1999 American Academy of Nursing, Fellow
  • 1998 Professor of the Year Award, Alpha Phi Foundation, Local Chapter, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1998 Lavinia Dock Award for Exemplary Historical Research Writing, American Association for the History of Nursing (Awarded for the book, Critical Care Nursing: A History)
  • 1993 Theresa Christy Award, American Association for the History of Nursing (Awarded for outstanding work completed as a doctoral student)
  • 1992 Marion R. Gregory Award, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA (Awarded for outstanding dissertation proposal)

Courses

  • 2006 Conversations on Care Giving Colloquium, Principal Investigator, $10,000, Benjamin Franklin Bicentennial Celebration Funds, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2006 Care Giving and the State Colloquium Series, Principal Investigator, $18,000, The University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1993 History of Health Care Seminar Series, Seminar Coordinator, $2000, The Benjamin & Mary Siddons Measey Foundation, Bryn Mawr, PA

Contact Information

University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing
418 Curie Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096
(215) 898-4151
(215) 573-7492 (fax)

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