Jonas Veterans Healthcare Scholar CDR Pamela Wall Awarded the Rear Admiral Mary Hall Award

If the walk from Hill House to Huntsman seems like too much, imagine commuting to Penn from North Carolina.

Navy Commander Pamela Herbig Wall is pursuing a doctorate in nursing at Penn while stationed with the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. She Skypes and phones her doctoral committee and frequently flies to Philadelphia to guest lecture.

She recently won a Rear Admiral Mary Hall Award for Excellence in Publication for her synthesis of literature entitled “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury in Current Military Populations: A Critical Analysis.” It was published in 2012 in the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.

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