Loeb receives achievement award for forensic nursing

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Susan J. Loeb, associate professor of nursing, received the 2013 International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) Achievement Award. The award was presented Oct. 22 at the association’s International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice in Anaheim, Calif.

The award recognizes individuals who make significant contributions in the advancement of the scientific practice of forensic nursing through research and publications. The IAFN is a professional organization with more than 3,000 members in 24 countries.

Loeb’s primary research interest is enhancing health, facilitating chronic disease self-management, and promoting a dignified death for those aging and dying in prison. She has served as principal investigator on studies funded by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Nursing Research, with a total of $1.4 million in funding. She has had 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals, with 13 of those focused on health-related issues of the prison inmate population.

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Last Updated January 09, 2015