Kathryn Riman is a predoctoral fellow at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Her research focuses on examining organizational characteristics and policies and their relationships to pediatric patient outcomes. Kathryn serves as the secretary of the AcademyHealth IRGNI and the student representative of the AcademyHealth Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy.


Authored by Kathryn Riman, B.S., BSPH, R.N.

Blog Post

Surge in Policies Expanding Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice in Response to COVID-19 Provide an Important Research Opportunity

Several states recently expanded scope of practice regulations for nurse practitioners to meet the increased demand for care during the coronavirus pandemic. In this post, AcademyHealth members from the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues contextualize these policy changes and provide recommendations for future health services research.