Faculty and Staff
Karen Egenes, EdD, RN
Title/s: Associate Professor
Chair, Health Promotion Department
Office #: BVM, Room 1016, LSC
Historical Research - History of Nursing Chronic Mental Illness
Professional & Community Affiliations
American Association for the History of Nursing
Society for Education and Research in Psychiatric Nursing
American Psychiatric Nursing Association
Association of Community Health Nurse Educators
Egenes, Karen J 'An experiment in leadership: The rise of student government at Philadelphia
General Hospital Training School, 1920-1930' Nursing History Review 5 (1997).
Egenes, Karen J 'Addiction treatment: A historical nursing perspective' Addictions Nursing 7
Egenes, Karen J 'Social isolation, Substance abuse, and Grief and loss' in Community nursing
care planning. Buffalo, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1996.
Egenes, Karen J 'Where do we go from here?: Educating students for new roles in community
mental health nursing', Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of
Community Health Nurse Educators. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June, 1997.
Egenes, Karen J 'Seldom told tales about Alice Fisher' Paper presented at the Eighth Annual
Meeting of the center for the Study of the History of Nursing. School of Nursing, University
of Pennsylvania. May, 1997.