Amplify Nursing

Amplify Nursing

We showcase the powerful work nurses do each day. Join us in conversations with nurses leading the way in nursing science, policy and innovation.

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Amplify Nursing: Episode 13: Ann Burgess

Today on Amplify Nursing with talk with Dr. Ann Burgess. For the past 50 years, Dr. Burgess has been tirelessly working for victims of violent crime. Her initial research, studying rape victims in 1960's Boston, brought her to the attention of the FBI and lead to a decades long partnership profiling violent criminals and learning how to best help victims.Whether in her role as a researcher and educator at Boston College or as the basis for the fictional TV character, Dr Wendy Carr on the Netflix series, Mindhunter, Dr. Burgess' legacy of advocating for victims continues to grow.Today, we talk about her experiences working with the FBI, the value of nursing research, and her upcoming book, Shattering Silence.
July 29, 2020

Amplify Nursing: Episode 12: Sarah Gray

Today on Amplify Nursing we talk with Sarah Gray, founding nurse and clinician at Trusted Health, a company that reimagines how nurses work through unparalleled transparency, efficiency, and technology.As a clinical nurse working at the bedside Sarah felt like she wanted a different perspective on how to innovate and creatively solve for the problems she was seeing in her practice. Unsure how to move her career in that direction she was ultimately drawn away from the bedside to the health tech scene in San Francisco.Today she is helping to lead the change in the clinical and non-traditional nursing workforces, which she hopes will eventually allow for more sustainability and growth in the profession.
July 15, 2020

Amplify Nursing: Episode 11: Roxana Chicas

This week on AmplifyNursing we speak with Dr. Roxana Chicas. Currently a researcher at Emory University, Dr. Chicas focuses on the health of migrant farm workers.In this episode, she speaks candidly about her experiences as an immigrant in nursing, the importance of mentorship, and the profound effect nurses can have on the health and well-being of vulnerable populations.
July 1, 2020

Amplify Nursing: Special Episode: Dr. Pritma Dhillon-Chattha and Dr. Brighid Gannon

This week on AmplifyNursing, we talk with Dr. Pritma Dhillon-Chattha and Dr. Brighid Gannon. When the world shut down for the covid-19 pandemic, these entrepreneurial nurses, saw a need. Dr. Gannon, a psychiatric NP, was inundated with requests for treatment and struggled to meet the demand. Partnering with Dr. Dhillon-Chattha, together they focused on improving access to mental health treatment. We speak with them about their project, Lavender,  the trauma suffered by healthcare workers during the pandemic, and creative solutions for improving mental health.
June 26, 2020

Amplify Nursing: Episode 10: Megan Mariotti

Today on Amplify Nursing we speak with Megan Mariotti, as the Clinical Innovation Delivery Lead at Verily, Megan brings her nursing experience to healthcare innovation. A pediatric nurse practitioner by training, Megan has worked to improve quality and health outcomes throughout her career. In this episode Megan talks about her thoughts on innovation, overcoming barriers and the opportunity for nurse to change the landscape of healthcare.
June 17, 2020

Amplify Nursing: Special Episode: Dr. Lisa Lewis

On an important special episode of Amplify Nursing we talk with Dr. Lisa Lewis, Associate Professor of Nursing and Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, as well and the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusivity at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing.Dr. Lewis’ research centers around health equity and health disparities, and she uses that research as a way to advocate and provide a voice for Black patients. As a mentor and educator she focuses on preparing student nurses to care for this country’s increasingly diverse patient populations.We talk with Dr. Lewis about racism, health inequity, and social justice.Speaking truth to power, she discusses what this means from the nursing perspective, the influence the nursing profession could have to leverage the fight against racial inequity, and what anti-racism nursing might look like.
June 12, 2020

Amplify Nursing

Amplify Nursing features nurses who are leading the way in science, policy and innovation. Our guests defy stereotypes, define practice, and disrupt convention. We highlight the breadth and depth of nursing influence on society by amplifying nurses who are pushing boundaries and breaking down barriers to build a new paradigm.Amplify Nursing is a Penn Nursing podcast supported by the Pinola Fund for Innovation in Nursing. Hosted by Marion Leary and Dr. Angelarosa DiDonato.
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Marion Leary, MSN MPH RN

Marion Leary, MSN MPH RN

Angelarosa DiDonato, DNP, CRNA

Angelarosa DiDonato, DNP, CRNA

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