Patricia D’Antonio

Patricia D’Antonio, PhD, RN, FAAN, is professor of Nursing and chair of the Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She is the author of American Nursing: A History of Knowledge, Authority and the Meaning of Work (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010) and is completing a book-length manuscript on nurse run health centers in New York City in the 1920s and 1930s

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Dilemmas of Healing

A new book on medicine’s front-line workers takes readers deep into an intense, dangerous world still largely dominated by women. It is also a world where their professional concerns are left unaddressed.