Marilyn Sommers, PhD, RN, FAAN

Marilyn Sommers, PhD, RN, FAAN

ssommer@nursing.upenn.edu

Professor Emerita, School of Nursing

Dr. Sommers is the former Lillian S. Brunner Professor of Medical-Surgical Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and is now Professor Emerita. She received her bachelors degree in nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, her masters degree in nursing education from New York University, and her PhD in nursing science with a minor in human physiology at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She received postdoctoral training as a Faculty Fellow through the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism from 1990-1994 at the University of Cincinnati. She has received R01 or R01 type funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute of Nursing Research, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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