Matthew D. McHugh

Office Address: 

379 Fagin Hall



  • Matthew McHugh is mentioned in a new Penn Nursing article about Racial Disparities in Postoperative Readmission.

  • Matthew McHugh has found in a new study that patients who undergo elective hip and knee surgery in hospitals with inadequate nurse staffing and poor nurse work environments, are more likely to require re-hospitalization.

  • A new study by Linda Aiken, Jeffrey Silber and Matthew McHugh has shown that post-surgery outcomes are better at Magnet hospitals with high nursing ratings, and that is achieved with the same or lower costs than at other hospitals.

Associate Director of the Center for Health Policy Outcomes
The Rosemarie Greco Term Endowed Associate Professorship in Advocacy
Professor of Nursing

J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2006
Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2004