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In the Media

Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall

July 10, 2017

John Kirby, director of community health and wellness at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, along with Stephen and Sandra Sheller, were interviewed in a segment on the WOGL-Radio (98.1-FM) show "Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall" about the health facility and the services it provides to vulnerable members of North Philadelphia. Read More

Weighing the health of hot dogs without killing the BBQ

July 01, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students. Read More

When Should You Be Drinking—Day or Night?

May 26, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 26 Men's Health story on whether there is a difference in metabolism when drinking during the day versus the night. Read More

Chocolate’s Health Benefits

May 25, 2017

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a May 25 article on WSEE-TV Online (Erie, Pa.) about chocolate’s health benefits. Nasser had done a study in 2011 on whether chocolate was addictive or not. The same article, originally by CNN, was also posted on WHAG-TV Online (Washington, D.C.), along with more than a dozen other local broadcast stations’ websites. Read More

Bi-Bi-Bi: What If 80 Percent Of The World Is ‘Secretly Choosing’ To Be Straight?

May 25, 2017

A study on LGBT populations and mental health, authored by Annie Shearer, a former researcher in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, with Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Center for Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a May 25 Huffington Post story about whether much of the world is bisexual and just hiding it. Read More

The Hazy Science of Day Drinking

May 24, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 24 article in New York Magazine. Read More

Ramadan fast inspires a Philly food business

May 19, 2017

Eram Albajri and Manal Naseeb, doctoral students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were mentioned in a May 19 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a local company's attempt at creating a nutrition bar specifically for people fasting during Ramadan. Read More

Coloring Your Way through Grief

May 16, 2017

Marygrace Berberian, a PhD candidate studying with Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the creative arts therapies doctoral program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a New York Times blog on May 16. Read More

These Are the Filthiest Places in Your Kitchen

May 11, 2017

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 11 Time story on her study on the risks of foodborne illnesses in home kitchens. Read More

 Art Therapy Helps Children Make Sense of the Insensible

May 11, 2017

Marygrace Berberian, a doctoral student studying with Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the creative arts therapies doctoral program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in AATA’s Multibriefs on May 11.

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Drexel therapist sees flaws, strengths of teen suicide portrayal in Netflix's '13 Reasons Why'

May 11, 2017

Guy Diamond, PhD, director of Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a May 11 Philly Voice story on concerns about the way teenage suicide is handled in the Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why.” Read More

If Your Running Shoes Could Talk

March 01, 2017

Kevin Gard, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned as a source for an HGTV magazine story, called “If Your Running Shoes Could Talk,” that provided tips for getting the most out of your footwear. The story will appear in the March issue of the magazine.

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Girija Kaimal featured in HERe

January 25, 2017

Creative Arts Therapies faculty Girija Kaimal, EdD, MCAT ‘01 was also featured in HERe adding her expertise about using art therapy to help stave off employee burnout.  Read More

Making New Year Resolutions Work; No Really, They Can

June 06, 2017

Paul Nolan, an adjunct associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan 2 WHYY/Newsworks story about how people can more efficiently go about accomplishing New Year’s resolutions. Read More

Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili Featured in MDT Magazine

December 21, 2016

A battery-powered, watch-type device that uses low-frequency ultrasound technology to heal wounds is the topic of a recent article in MDT Magazine. CNHP’s Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD is a member of the team testing the device.

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Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili Featured in Philly Voice

December 21, 2016

A collaboration between Drexel’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, College of Nursing and Health Professions and the College of Medicine is discussed in Philly Voice. CNHP faculty member Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD is part of the team testing a ground-breaking, new treatment for chronic wounds.

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Maggie O'Neil Featured on CBS

December 21, 2016

Maggie O'Neil, associate professor in the department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, was featured in an article on CBS Philly about using video games to help those with cerebral palsy or other motor disabilities. 

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Lindsay Howard Featured on Good Morning Washington

October 28, 2016

Lindsay Howard '13, a dance/movement therapy & counseling alumna, was featured on Good Morning Washington discussing her latest project, The Healing Session Series, a series of workshops designed to help people of color deal with stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma. 

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Stella Volpe Featured in US News & World Report

October 27, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, professor and chair of the Nutriton Sciences department was quoted in "Is Your Running Habit Deserving of a Beer?" featured in US News & World Report. 

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Erin Johnson Featured in Social Innovations Journal

October 27, 2016

An article written by Erin Johnson, MPH, assistant clinical professor, about an app she is developing to assess environmental health risks was featured in the Social Innovations Journal. 

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Girija Kaimal Featured in The Mercury

October 19, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the Department of Creative Arts Therapies, was featured in The Mercury regarding her research study about how making art impacts a person's sense of self-efficacy. 

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Joke_Bradt Featured in Parent Herald

August 23, 2016

Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, had her research on music therapy’s positive effects on cancer patients’ anxiety, fatigue and pain was featured in the Parent Herald on August 22.
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Joke Bradt Featured in Stuff New Zealand

August 23, 2016

Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, had her research on music therapy’s positive effects on cancer patients’ anxiety, fatigue and pain was featured in Stuff New Zealand on August 22.
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Joke Bradt Featured in National Geographic Poland

August 23, 2016

Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, had her research on music therapy’s positive effects on cancer patients’ anxiety, fatigue and pain was featured in the Polish edition of National Geographic August 18.
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Elizabeth Wirth-Tomaszewski Interviewed For Online FNP Programs

August 17, 2016

Elizabeth Wirth-Tomaszewski, assistant clinical professor and the track Director for the Adult Gerontology Acute Care nurse practitioner program at Drexel University, was interviewed by onlinefnpprograms.com discussing her background in nursing and how she was able to get to where she is today.

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Lisa Chiarello and Bob Palisano Featured in Exel

August 16, 2016

Lisa Chiarello, PhD, and Bob Palisano, ScD, professors in the College of Nursing and Health Professions’ Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, were featured in an Exel Magazine article discussing their decade long development of an approach that puts the emotional and social needs of children undergoing therapy for cerebral palsy first. 
 

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Nyree Dardarian Featured in Men's Health

August 12, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, MS, assistant clinical professor in the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was featured in a Men's Health article on August 11, discussing five ways on how to prevent heartburn. Read More

Robin Danowski Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

August 09, 2016

Robin Danowski, MS, is a clinical instructor, registered dietitian, and licensed dietitian nutritionist in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. She was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on August 1 discussing how to be cautious when looking at products that are labeled as "natural."
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Kevin Gard Featured in Pottstown Mercury

July 26, 2016

Kevin Gard, clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a Pottstown Mercury story on Pokemon Go and how it prompts exercise. The story was published July 22 and ran in the Mercury's suburban Philadelphia sister papers. Read More

Girija Kaimal Featured in Fox 7

July 21, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story on adult coloring books that was featured on  KTBC-Austin (FOX-7) July 20. The report cited her research on art-making and its effect on the level of stress hormones.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Fox 5

July 21, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story on adult coloring books that was featured on WNYW-New York (FOX 5) July 20. The report cited her research on art-making and its effect on the level of stress hormones.
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Kevin Gard Featured in Drexel News Blog

July 21, 2016

Kevin Gard, clinical professor and director of the professional doctor of Physical Therapy program in the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in an article for Drexel News Blog on July 18, discussing the possible health benefits you can get by playing Pokemon Go.
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Fran Cornelius Featured in U.S. News

July 19, 2016

Fran Cornelius, PhD, chair of the MSN Advanced Practice Role Department at Drexel, was featured in a U.S. News article on July 18 discussing bridge programs, which allow registered nurses to get master's degree in nursing without holding a bachelor's in the discipline.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in CNN

July 19, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession, was featured in a CNN article on July 18 discussing the possible health benefits you can receive from an adult coloring book.

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Gloria Donnelly Featured in The Triangle

July 15, 2016

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the Triangle on July 8 in an article concerning the comedy benefit show for the Dean’s Student Emergency Fund.
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Nyree Dardarian Featured in Drexel Now

July 12, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, MS, assistant clinical professor in the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was featured in a Drexel Now article on July 5, giving with three tips for incorporating pasta into your diet without packing extra calories into your day.
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Deeptha Sukumar Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

July 12, 2016

Deeptha Sukumar, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on July 10 discussing how much Vitamin D you need, and how you can go about getting it. 
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CNHP Featured in Joplin Globe

July 08, 2016

Research from the College of Nursing and Health Professions about how art therapy can reduce stress was mentioned in a Joplin Globe article on July 8.
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Gloria Donnelly Featured in ABC

July 05, 2016

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, had a clip from her recent STaND UP comedy show featured in ABC News.

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Girija Kaimal Featured in Fox News

July 05, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession, had her study on art-making and cortisol levels 
featured in a July 4 Fox News story concerning the reasons why people are always fatigued.

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Stella Volpe Featured on NPR

June 28, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, was featured on NPR on June 27, where she was interviewed about the importance of children getting the required amount of fluids in the summer heat.
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Stella Volpe Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

June 27, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD,  a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Profession, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on June 26 concerning new findings on controlling type 2 diabetes.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Science World Report

June 23, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession, was quoted in a June 22 Science World Report story on her study examining the effects of making art on stress hormones.
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Sinclair Smith Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

June 23, 2016

Sinclair Smith, ScD, professor and chair of Health and Sciences Department, was featured in a June 23 article in the Philadelphia Inquirer concerning the importance of physical activity, even after the age of 50.
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Bobbie Posmontier and Pamela Geller Featured in Philadelphia Family

June 22, 2016

Bobbie Posmontier, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Pamela Geller, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were quoted in a June 22 Philadelphia Family story about Drexel's new Mother-Baby Connections program.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Mental Floss

June 22, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story on Mental Floss on June 21 about her study of art-making and its ability to lower stress hormones.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in WFXB-TV

June 21, 2016

Research by Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a June 20 story on WFXB-TV (FOX-Myrtle Beach, S.C.). Kaimal's research shows creating art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Philly Voice

June 20, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession, was quoted in a recent Philly Voice story about new research that found creating art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Medical Daily

June 20, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession, was quoted in a recent Medical Daily story about new research that found creating art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Forbes

June 20, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession, was quoted in a recent Forbes story about new research that found creating art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Mic

June 17, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession was quoted in a Mic story on June 17 regarding new research that discovers creating art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Vice

June 17, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession was quoted in a Vice story on June 16 regarding new research that discovers creating art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Huffington Post

June 16, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession was quoted in a June 16 Huffington Post story regarding new research that discovers creating art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones.
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Krista Rompolski Featured in U.S. News and World

June 13, 2016

Krista Rompolski, PhD, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a June 10 U.S. News & World Report story about the difficulty of losing weight. Rompolski discussed the decline of metabolic rate with age and how the foods expecting mothers eat while pregnant can affect their children.
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Bobbie Posmontier and Pamela Geller Featured in NewsWorks

June 10, 2016

Bobbie Posmontier, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Pamela Geller, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were featured in a NewsWorks article on June 9 about Drexel's new postpartum depression clinic. 
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Gloria Donnelly Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

June 08, 2016

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a Philly.com article on June 7 concerning the comedy benefit show for the Dean’s Student Emergency Fund.
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Stella Volpe Featured in CBS Philly

June 03, 2016

Stella L. Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a CBS Philly's "What's Cooking on 1060"  story about Drexel's partnership with Iovine’s Produce at Reading Terminal Market, where students are providing nutritional labels for their fresh-pressed juices.
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Annie Shearer Featured in Salon

June 02, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for the Family Intervention Science program, was featured in a Salon article on June 1 mentioning her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.
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Girija Kaimal Featured in Story on WTVT-TV

June 01, 2016

A story featuring Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, about an art therapy program for veterans, that originally aired on WTXF-TV (FOX-29), was rebroadcast on May 31 on WTVT-TV (FOX-Tampa).
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Stella Volpe Featured in Logo

May 27, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in an article for Logo on May 25 that looked into minerals that could help strengthen muscles, bones and your heart.
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Stella Volpe Featured in Shape Magazine

May 26, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in an article for the June 1 edition of Shape magazine that looked into minerals that could help strengthen muscles, bones and your heart.
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Annie Shearer Featured in Windy City Times

May 26, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for the Family Intervention Science program, was featured in a Windy City Times article on May 18 about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.

 
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Bobbie Posmontier and Pamela Geller Featured in Drexel Now

May 25, 2016

Bobbie Posmontier, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Pamela Geller, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, were featured in a Drexel Now article on May 24 about Drexel's new postpartum depression clinic.  Read More

Gloria Donnelly Featured in Drexel Now 

May 24, 2016

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a Drexel Now article on May 24 concerning the comedy benefit show for the Dean’s Student Emergency Fund.
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Stella Volpe Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer 

May 23, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, chair of the department of nutrition sciences, was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on May 20 concerning the new changes to the Nutrition Facts labels.
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Annie Shearer Featured in Washington Blade

May 20, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for the Family Intervention Science program, was featured in a Washington Blade article on May 13 about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.

 
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Annie Shearer Featured in Philly Voice

May 17, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for the Family Intervention Science program, was featured in a Philly Voice article about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.

 
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Annie Shearer Featured in Think Progress

May 16, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for the Family Intervention Science program, was featured in a Think Progress article about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.

 
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Annie Shearer and Guy Diamond Featured in Drexel Now

May 12, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant with the Family Intervention Science program, and Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Family Intervention Science program, were featured in Drexel Now on May 12, sharing their recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.
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Annie Shearer Featured in Psych Central Post

May 10, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for the Family Intervention Science program, was featured in a Psych Central post about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.

 

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Annie Shearer Featured in Teen Vogue Article

May 10, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for the Family Intervention Science program, was featured in a May 6 Teen Vogue story about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.
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Annie Shearer and Guy Diamond Featured in Philadelphia Daily News Article

May 10, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant with the Family Intervention Science program, and Guy Diamond, PhDdirector of the Family Intervention Science program, were featured in an article for Philadelphia Daily News on May 9, sharing their recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression.
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Argie Allen Featured in Philadelphia Daily News Article

April 27, 2016

Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training in the Department of Couple & Family Therapy, was featured in an article for Philadelphia Daily News on April 27, discussing the passing of 16-year-old Amy Inita Joyner-Francis.
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Joe Stramondo Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

April 21, 2016

Joe Stramondo, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Health Administration Department, was featured in an article for the Chronicle of Higher Education concerning disability accommodations in academia on March 21.
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Interview with Stephen Gambescia Featured on Drexel News Blog

April 20, 2016

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for an article in Drexel News Blog on April 20discussing his testimony in favor of the proposed “soda tax” during the Philadelphia City Council’s budget hearings.
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Q&A with Whitney Butler Featured on Drexel News Blog

April 20, 2016

Whitney Buter, a registered dietitian on staff with Drexel's Parkway Health and Wellness who serves as Drexel Campus Dining's official dietitian, participated in a Q&A for Drexel News Blog on staying gluten-free while at college on April 19.

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Girija Kaimal Featured on Fox 29

March 22, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the Creative Arts Therapies Department, was interviewed for a Fox 29 feature story on her work analyzing masks created through a creative arts therapy program for military service members on March 21.

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Sarah Wenger Featured in Drexel News Blog Q & A

March 21, 2016

Sarah Wenger, PT, assistant clinical professor in the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department, participated in a Q&A with Drexel News Blog on March 17 about the new CDC guidelines on prescribing opioids and the Power Over Pain program at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center.

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Stephen Gambescia Writes Letter to the Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer

March 21, 2016

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor in the Health Administration Department, wrote a letter to the editor of the ​Philadelphia Inquirer​ on March 20 about the benefits of the proposed Philadelphia soda tax.

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Nyree Dardarian Featured in Morning Call

March 18, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, MS, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance, was featured in a March 18 Morning Call story on meals that nutritionists make when they don't have much time.

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Nyree Dardarian Analyzes Gwyneth Paltrow's Breakfast Smoothie

March 18, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, MS, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a March 16 Mic story about the nutritional value of Gwyneth Paltrow’s expensive smoothie recipes.

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Joseph Stramondo Calling for Elected Officials to Stop Supporting Ride-Sharing Services

March 18, 2016

Joseph Stramondo, PhD, assistant teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a letter to the editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer that ran March 15 opposing Uber and other ride-sating services.

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New Pilot Program at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center Bringing Kids Together

March 10, 2016

The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center was featured in NewsWorks.org on March 9, for a new pilot program that brings kids together who live with an addicted family member to provide support and foster resiliency.

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Stella Volpe Quoted In Science Mic

March 04, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, chair of the department of nutrition sciences, was quoted in a Science Mic article on March 2 on how to cleanse your body, feel great, and not starve yourself in the process. 

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Music Therapy Student Deb Heagan Featured in NJ.com

March 03, 2016

Deb Heagan, Music Therapy student, was featured in an article on NJ.com about her internship at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Clinton Twp., New Jersey on Feb. 26.

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Kristine Mulhorn on the Health Impacts Fracking

March 01, 2016

Kristine Mulhorn, PhD, professor and Health Administration Department chair in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Feb. 27 Delaware County Daily Times story about a talk she gave on the health impacts of fracking.

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Nancy Gerber Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com

February 25, 2016

Nancy Gerber, PhD, associate clinical professor and the director of the Ph.D. art therapy program, wrote an op-ed about the difference between a therapeutic activity and a meaningful psychotherapy experience, that was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com on February 24.

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Nyree Dardarian Offers Mindful Approach to Nutrition

February 12, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, MS, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition, was featured in the Drexel News Blog on February 11 where she offered advice on how to take a mindful approach to nutrition. 

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Jennifer Nasser’s Study on Chocolate Featured in CNN 

February 11, 2016

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, associate professor in the department of nutrition sciences, was featured in an article on CNN.com on February 10 for her study on chocolate and the feelings it triggers.

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Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center Featured on ABC Action News

February 10, 2016

The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center was featured in ABC Action News on February 9 for receiving a grant from AstraZeneca for their new program that helps teenagers learn how to prevent and control heart disease.

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Jennifer Nasser's Research Featured in Obesity Society

February 08, 2016

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, associate professor in the department of nutrition sciences, was featured in Obesity Society on February 8 for her research in the area of brain response to food stimulation. 

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Drexel Partners with Salus University on Sequential OT Program

February 05, 2016

Drexel University's health sciences department and Salus University's occupational therapy department were featured in Advance Healthcare Network on February 4 for their partnership that will offer a sequential degree program to undergraduate students enrolled in the health sciences program at Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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USA Today Named Drexel University One of the 10 Best U.S. Colleges for a Nursing Degree

February 03, 2016

Drexel University was named as one of the top 10 best U.S. colleges for a nursing degree by USA Today on January 29. Drexel nursing students have the option to participate in a co-op program that incorporates three, six-month periods of full employment into the curriculum.

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AstraZeneca Awards Grant to Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services

February 03, 2016

The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal on January 29 for receiving a grant from AstraZeneca for its “R-Health: Building Resilience for Life-Long Health” program.

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Adrian S. Banning featured in Billy Penn Who’s Next in Health

January 28, 2016

Adrian S. Banning, MMS, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Physician Assistant Department, was featured among Billy Penn Who’s Next in Health: These 13 young Philly leaders are shaping the health scene on January 27. Her nomination was based on students saying she is passionate about empowering them to be agents not just of care, but of compassionate care and change. 

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Drexel's Online Doctor of Nursing Degree Program Named as One of the Top 50 in the Country

January 22, 2016

An organization called Best Medical Degrees named Drexel’s online doctor of nursing degree program as one of the top 50 in the country that offers the best value. It was No. 34 and the only Philly-area school to make the list.

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Girija Kaimal’s Story Promoted on NPR Stations All Across the Country

January 12, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the creative arts therapies department, was featured in The Daily Beast on Jan 8 for her work on analyzing paper-mâché masks created by service members. Her story was also promoted as one of the three #NPRreads over the weekend, and was featured on more than 30 web pages for NPR stations all across the country.

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Girija Kaimal Featured In The Daily Beast

January 08, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the creative arts therapies department, was featured in The Daily Beast on Jan 8 for her work on analyzing paper-mâché masks created by service members returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan with PTSD or a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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Dr. Joanne Loewy’s Work With Stroke Patients Featured in the NY Daily News

January 07, 2016

Joanne Loewy, PhD, music therapy adjunct faculty, was recently featured in the NY Daily News on Dec. 27 for her work using music therapy with stroke patients at Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

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Dr. Joanne Loewy’s Work Using Music Therapy Highlighted in the Wall Street Journal

January 07, 2016

Joanne Loewy, PhD, music therapy adjunct faculty, was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal on Dec. 23 for her work using music therapy with stroke patients at Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

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Girija Kaimal's Ongoing Study Mentioned in Huffington Post

January 07, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the creative arts therapies department, was featured in a Huffington Post article on Jan 4 highlighting her work on the effects of art-making classes on family caregivers of patients with cancer. 

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Drexel Alumna Featured in North Country Now's Honors and Recognition List

January 07, 2016

Doreen M. Francey, an occupational therapist in the St. Lawrence Health System’s Canton outpatient occupational therapy department, earned a Certificate in Advanced Practice in Hand and Upper Quarter Rehabilitation from Drexel University, and has passed the Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) board examination. She was featured on North Country Now’s honors and recognition list for her achievement.

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Patricia Gerrity Quoted in Philadelphia Tribune

December 22, 2015

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, professor and associate dean for community programs and director of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services, is quoted in a Philadelphia Tribune article about the expansion of dental services at the practice.

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Jennifer Nasser featured in BBC Documentary Food on the Brain

December 22, 2015

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, associate professor and director of the PhD Program in Nutrition Sciences, was featured in a BBC documentary, called "Food on the Brain". Her fNIRS research is highlighted to help the host understand the inner workings of the brain.

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Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

December 22, 2015

Patty Gerrity, PhD, associate dean for community programs and director of Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services, and Lindsay Edwards, MA, director of creative arts therapies at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services, are quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the positive impact of art therapy on children raised in poverty, violence and other trauma.

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Nyree Dardarian Featured on MSN.com

December 14, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, MS, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was featured in an MSN.com article on the healthier choices nutritionists make when eating and drinking at holiday parties.

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Paul Clements Quoted in Drexel News Blog post

December 14, 2015

Paul Clements, PhD, coordinator of the Contemporary Trends in Forensic Healthcare certificate program, was quoted in a ​Drexel News Blog​ post about using virtual reality to bring online students to the crime scene.

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Creative Arts Therapies Department featured in Nonprofit Quarterly

December 14, 2015

The Creative Arts Therapies Department's collaboration with the NEA and DoD to use art therapy with veterans with PTSD, traumatic brain injuries and other psychological health conditions was featured in NonProfit Quarterly.

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CNHP Faculty Quoted In DrexelNow Article On Avoiding Holiday Stress

December 10, 2015

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, director of the PhD program in nutrition sciences, Stephanie Maxine Ross, MH, director of the Complementary and Integrative Therapy Program, Suzanne Levy, PhD, clinical director of the Attachment-Based Family Therapy Training Program, and Erica Wilkins, PhD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were all featured in DrexelNow’s article about how to avoid stress from the holidays on Dec. 7. 

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Nancy Gerber and Michele Rattigan Featured in the Drexel News Blog

December 04, 2015

Nancy Gerber, PhD, Director of the Art Therapy Program, and Michele Rattigan, MA, Assistant Clinical Professor, were quoted in the Drexel News Blog about creative arts therapy on December 4.

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Drexel's Creative Arts Therapies Department Mentioned in Nonprofit Quarterly Article

December 03, 2015

The College of Nursing and Health Professions Creative Arts Therapies department was mention in an article by Nonprofit Quarterly on Dec. 1, about a project they are working on with the NEA.

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Nyree Dardarian Discusses the Effects of Caffeinated Peanut Butter with CBS Philly

December 03, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, MS, RD, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in CBS Philly article “Caffeinated Peanut Butter Hits The Market” on Nov. 20 about the advantages and disadvantages of caffeinated peanut butter.

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Nyree Dardarian Quoted in Forbes.com Article

December 03, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, MS, RD, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Forbes.com’s article “Salt Warnings Set To Debut At NYC Chain Restaurants. What's Next On The Menu?” on Nov. 30 about healthy changes that need to be made to menus.

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Student Tim Powell Featured in usnews.com

November 20, 2015

Student Tim Powell was mentioned in an article for usnews.com on November 18 about determining how long it will take to earn an undergraduate degree online.

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Jennifer Quinlan Explains Why Washing Chicken Before Cooking Is Harmful

November 19, 2015

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Nov. 18 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story about not washing turkeys.

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Completion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center's New Wing Featured on 6-abc and More

November 12, 2015

The expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of the College of Nursing and Health Professions was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal on Nov. 11. President John A. Fry was quoted. It was also featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and KYW Newsradio


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Stephen F. Gambescia Featured on Comcast Network's Varsity Voice

November 03, 2015

Stephen F. Gambescia, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed about football safety on the Comcast Network’s “Varsity Voice” on Oct. 21.

 

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Nyree Dardarian Discusses How A Gluten-Free Diet Affects Athletic Performance

November 03, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, MS, RD, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in Philly.com’s “Sports Doc” blog on Nov. 2 about a gluten-free diet could affect athletic performance.


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Stella Volpe Discusses Sugar Consumption In Q+A With The Philadelphia Inquirer

November 03, 2015

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a question-and-answer piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Nov. 1 about sugar consumption. 

 

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Carol Okupniak Quoted in Live Science about Preparing for a Zombie Apocalypse

October 30, 2015

Carol Okupniak, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing & Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Live Science story about preparing for the zombie apocalypse.


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Dean Gloria Donnelly Interviewed on Nurse.com

October 27, 2015

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a Q+A on Nurse.com on Oct. 16 about online nursing education, the benefits of inter-professional education and in-demand nursing degrees and certificates. 

 

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Quinlan on How Listeria Bacteria Grows on Caramel Apples

October 23, 2015

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, appeared on CBS-3 on October 22, to explain the dangers of listeria bacteria and how it lives on caramel apples. 

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Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services featured in Culture of Health

October 22, 2015

Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services was mentioned in Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health story on October 9, as an example of why nurses are vital in creating a culture of health in their communities.

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Christian Jordal Quoted In Philly Voice Article

September 22, 2015

Christian Jordal, PhD, assistant clinical professor and coordinator of student experiential learning in the College of Nursing & Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Philly Voice story about why people cheat in relationships.

 

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Research by Annie Shearer Featured in Advocate

September 11, 2015

Research by Annie Shearer, outcomes research assistant for Drexel University’s Center for Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Sept. 8 Advocate story about eating disorders and sexuality.

 

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Annie Shearer Featured in Washington Blade

September 09, 2015

Research by Annie Shearer, outcomes research assistant for Drexel University’s Center for Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Sept. 9 Washington Blade story about eating disorders and sexuality.

 

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Guy Diamond & Annie Shearer Quoted About Research They Conducted on Eating Disorders

September 04, 2015

Annie Shearer, outcomes research assistant for Drexel University’s Center for Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Center for Family Intervention Science and the doctoral program in Couple and Family Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were quoted in a Sept. 4 Daily Mail story about research they conducted on eating disorders of bisexual and questioning women.

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Stella Volpe on Childhood Obesity in Philadelphia

August 24, 2015

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a front-page Philadelphia Inquirer story on Aug. 22 about a decline in the rate of childhood obesity in Philadelphia.

 

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Argie Allen Interviewed on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) News Segment

August 24, 2015

Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training at the College of Nursing and Health Profession’s Couple & Family Therapy Program, was interviewed during an Aug. 20 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) news segment about how to repair a broken relationship when one person has been cheating.

 

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Nursing Students Share Their Experiencs Volunteering At A Nursing Home

August 14, 2015

Nursing students Colleen Fries, Kimberly Limpert and Kaitlyn Kenny were quoted in an Aug. 13 WPVI-TV (6-abc) about their experiences volunteering at a nursing home as part of a class taught by adjunct clinical instructor Joyceann Frazier.

 

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Paul Clements Quoted in Philadelphia Daily News About Hit And Run Drivers

August 12, 2015

Paul Clements, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News article on Aug. 12 about hit-and-run drivers in Philadelphia.

 

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Gambescia on Whether Football is too Dangerous for School Kids 

August 11, 2015

Stephen F. Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored an Aug. 11 Philly.com story about the risks of football in schools.

 

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Parkway Health and Wellness Clinic Named 2015 Best Place to Fix Your Running Form

July 27, 2015

The Parkway Health and Wellness practice in the College of Nursing and Health Professions was selected for Philadelphia magazine’s “Best of Philly” listing in the August issue for providing the best place to fix your running form, with its Center for Running Performance and Research.

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Patricia Gerrity Offered Mental-Health Screenings at North Philly’s Framers’ Market 

July 23, 2015

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on July 23 about the variety of health-related and community-focused programming at the Common Ground Market at a North Philadelphia synagogue. The expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center, which Gerrity directs, was mentioned, as was the center’s use of innovative mental-health screening technology.

 

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Volpe Quoted in Real Simple Magazine about the Importance of Physical Activity

July 17, 2015

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story in the August issue of Real Simple magazine about the science of how exercise improves health.

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Incoming Professor Named Co-chair of Philadelphia’s Commission on Universal Pre-kindergarten

July 01, 2015

Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, incoming professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and vice president for health and health equity, was mentioned in Philadelphia Inquirer and Newsworks.org stories on June 30 for her role as co-chair of Philadelphia’s commission on universal pre-kindergarten.

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Rompolski on the Popularity of Boutique Fitness

June 25, 2015

Krista L. Rompolski, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 23 Elle article about the popularity of boutique fitness. The story was also published in Harper’s Bazaar.

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Dardarian on the Effects of Sugar Fructose on Weight Loss

June 15, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, RD, an instructor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Shape magazine story on June 12 about the effects of the sugar fructose on weight loss.

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CNHP Student Quoted In Wall Street Journal

June 15, 2015

Samantha Fox, an undergraduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on June 11 about what you need to know before you go on a study abroad program.

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Student Alexandra Kirczow Quoted in CBS Philly About Mental Health

June 10, 2015

Paul Furtaw, PsyD, associate director of counseling services, Alexandra Kirczow, an undergraduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Anna Gibbons, an undergraduate student in the School of Public Health, were interviewed in June 9 KYW-TV (CBS-3) and KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about Drexel’s mental health screening kiosks.

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Quinlan's Food Safety Campaign Featured on CBSNews.com

June 05, 2015

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story on CBSNews.com on June 4 about the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign. The story was also highlighted on CBS radio stations in New York, Atlanta and other cities.

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Quinlan's "Don't Wash Your Chicken" campaign featured in Scientific American

June 03, 2015

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a LiveScience contributed article about the “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” campaign that ran in Scientific American on June 2.

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Volpe Quoted In the June Issue of Women's Health

June 01, 2015

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a story in the June issue of Women’s Health magazine on June 1 about the health benefits of rowing exercise.

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Drexel Professor Wants to Sell More Processed Foods to Low-Income Families

May 28, 2015

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, a professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences was quoted in a Drexel News Blog post on May 27 highlighting Quinlan’s developing plan to sell more processed foods in low-income communities to demonstrate a sustainable path toward healthy food access.

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Quinlan On Why Washing Chicken Before Cooking Is Unsafe

May 26, 2015

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions was quoted in a LiveScience.com article on May 22 about the food safety campaign that she co-developed in 2013, called “Don’t Wash Your Chicken”.

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Four Ways To Become A Standout Nursing Student

May 20, 2015

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Denver Post article on May 20 about ways to become a standout nursing student.

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Gerrity Featured in The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Newsletter

May 20, 2015

Patty Gerrity, PhD, professor in the Division of Graduate Nursing, and Associate Dean for Community Programs, was recently featured in the April issue of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation newsletter. The foundation is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. Gerrity's work for CNHP and 11th Street was discussed in a section of the newsletter titled 'Nursing’s Roots in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.'

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American Fitness Index Ranks The Nation's Fittest Cities

May 19, 2015

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philly.com article on May 19 highlighting Philadelphia’s ranking on the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Anthem Foundation’s eighth annual American Fitness Index.

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Guy Diamond Helps Develop Screening Tool

April 23, 2015

Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Center for Family Intervention Science and the doctoral program in Couple and Family Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on April 22 about a computer-based screening tool he helped develop to identify teens at risk for depression or suicide.

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Center for Running Performance and Research Featured on Be Well Philly

April 21, 2015

An upcoming free seminar offered by the Center for Running Performance and Research in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, about training for the Broad Street Run, was featured in a Philly.com story on April 13. Sarah Whitman, MD, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted.

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People in the News - Loretta Sweet Jemmott

March 23, 2015

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “People in the News” column on March 23 featured the appointment of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, as vice president for health and health equity and professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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10 RDs Who Are Making a Difference

March 19, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, MS, RD, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance and coordinator of the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway, was included in the March issue of Today’s Dietitian magazine in a showcase of 10 “Incredible RD's Who are Making a Difference.”

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Bring On the Oatmeal

March 17, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, MS, RD, director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance, was quoted in an article on Prevention.com on March 16.  Every serving of whole grains helps lower your risk of death by 5%. 

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Doctors Not Trained to Spot Sex Trafficking Victims

March 17, 2015

Donna Sabella, PhD, assistant clinical professor of Nursing, director of Global Studies and director of the Office of Human Trafficking, was quoted in a Reuters article on March 16 about why doctors are not trained to spot sex trafficking victims.  

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News and World Report Ranked Top Nursing Schools

March 11, 2015

An article in the Philadelphia Business Journal on March 10 about area nursing schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report mentioned the College of Nursing and Health Professions for appearing on the list.

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Early Intervention Trauma Services

March 11, 2015

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an NPR “All Things Considered” story on March 9 about how health care providers can provide early intervention and services for families whose health may be affected by trauma. The work of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services was featured.

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Argie Allen Sounds Off About Fashion Police Comments

March 11, 2015

Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training for couple and family therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Feb. 28 WXTF-TV (FOX-29) segment about comments made by E! “Fashion Police” host Giuliana Rancic about Zendaya’s hair at the Academy Awards.

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CNHP Makes Top Ten List Nursing Colleges List From USA Today College

March 11, 2015

The College of Nursing and Health Professions was featured as one of the top ten U.S. colleges for a nursing major on USA Today College on Feb. 11.

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How I Discovered Everything Wrong With My Running Form

March 11, 2015

A story in Philadelphia magazine’s “Be Well Philly” blog on Feb. 20 featured the running assessment services provided by the Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions to help runners improve their form to prevent injury or improve performance. Robert Maschi, DPT, an assistant clinical professor, and Kevin Gard, DPT, a clinical professor, were quoted.

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Running Assessment: Improving Form and Preventing Injury

March 11, 2015

A story in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Feb. 22 featured the running assessment services provided by the Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions to help runners improve their form to prevent injury or improve performance. Robert Maschi, DPT, an assistant clinical professor, was quoted.

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Gambescia Urges Council to Reject Smoking Ban Waivers

March 11, 2015

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Feb. 19 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Philadelphia City Council’s recent decision to approve exemptions for four more drinking establishments from the city’s smoking ban.

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Detox Diets: Facts & Fallacies

March 11, 2015

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Feb. 9 LiveScience article about the effects of detox diets and cleansing.

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Healthy Ways to Eat Potatoes

March 11, 2015

Deeptha Sukumar, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was cited as an expert source for an article in Dr. Oz’s The Good Life magazine about the healthiest ways to eat potatoes.

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Loretta Sweet Jemmott - People on the Move

March 11, 2015

On Feb. 2, the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “People on the Move” section featured the appointment of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, as vice president for health and health equity and a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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The Dangers of "Pharming Parties"

March 02, 2015

Renee Turchi, MD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health and College of Medicine, and Susan Solecki, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and doctoral candidate in the School of Public Health, were interviewed in a Q&A article on the Philly.com “Healthy Kids” blog on Jan. 29 about teens’ misuse of prescription drugs.

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Drexel Online Student Interviewed by CBS Philly

March 02, 2015

Rebecca Lance, a Drexel University Online student, was interviewed about online nursing programs in a Jan. 26 CBSPhilly.com post.

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Nyree Dardarian and Superfoods

February 27, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, MS, RD, an instructor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 14 Shape post about new ‘superfoods.’

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Psychology of Stalking Behavior

February 27, 2015

Christian Jordal, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News article on Jan. 12 about the psychology of stalking behavior.

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Drexel Clinic Helps Runners Of All Levels

February 11, 2015

Robert Maschi, PT, DPT, an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, and the Running Assessment program at Drexel Parkway Health & Wellness were featured on ABC news on February 10.

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Budget-friendly, healthy food shopping

April 02, 2012

Joel Legatt is a health and nutrition educator at 11th Street Family Health Services."You have to be more careful and you have to be smart about certain options," Legatt says. "But there are healthy options out there."—Amy Buckman.

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Chocolate Addiction? Drexel Faculty Research Explains

March 21, 2012

Research by Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Newsday article on March 14, about whether it is possible to be addicted to chocolate.

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Cool Plasma Torch Kills Germs on Raw Chicken

February 03, 2012

Nutrition Science researchers at Drexel University have applied plasma beam technology to raw chicken and found that the gentle blue blast of ionized matter effectively removes pathogens on the poultry's surface. The story also ran on Food Safety News, India.com, Dvice.com, Infection Control Today, Feed Stuffs.com, Smart Planet (CBS Interactive), Food & Drink Digital.

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Stella Volpe interviewed about FIT Kids bill to get children moving

January 17, 2012

In a WHYY interview Stella Volpe, PhD supports a bill, the Fitness Integrated with Teaching Kids Act, designed to give kids more opportunities to exercise at school, by Taunya English.

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Stephen Gambescia interviewed on BCTV Radio on the value of “physician lead hospitals”

January 12, 2012

Stephen Gambescia, PhD interviewed on BCTV Radio on the value of “physician lead hospitals”. Hospital administrators and physicians have different ways of thinking and solving problems.

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Medical: Taking note of music's healing effects

January 11, 2012

Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Scripps Howard News syndicated story picked up by ABCActionNews.com on January 11, for her research about music therapy.

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Drexel University’s Online Nursing Programs Earn Top Honors in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

January 10, 2012

Drexel University ranked 2nd in the nation for its online graduate nursing program according to U.S. News and World Report’s inaugural online college rankings. The rankings mark the first time that the magazine has evaluated online higher education programs.

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Stella Volpe on CBS3 Eyewitness News, getting in shape

January 05, 2012

Stella Volpe, PhD, chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University, on CBS3 Eyewitness News says, "to get in shape it's all about the 3 B's - Be like a dog, the Buddy system, & Be creative!"—See Video.

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Alison Ventura was quoted in Reuters about nutrition and infants

January 05, 2012

On September 14, Dr. Alison Ventura, PhD an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Reuters Health story about a study finding that infants who are fed formula gain just as much weight up to age 10 as those who are breastfed. The story also ran on EmpowerHER.com and FoxNews.com, in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), the Orlando Sentinel and was referenced in radio broadcasts on WNWN-Radio (98.5 FM, Battle Creek, Mich.), WDEZ-Radio (101.9 FM, Schofield, Wis.) and WNEP-TV (Moosic, Pa.).

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Music therapy eases symptoms for cancer patients

January 04, 2012

Joke Bradt, PhD's research on music therapy for cancer patients is featured in Cancer Today Magazine. Research review suggests that simply listening can ease patients' symptoms, by Jocelyn Selim.

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Stella Volpe on WHYY-91 FM, A little exercise is ‘better than nothing'

December 30, 2011

Stella Volpe, PhD, chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University, explains why a little exercise is "better than nothing", quoted on WHYY/NewsWorks – 91 FM, by Taunya English.

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Argie Allen offers holiday advice

December 20, 2011

Argie Allen, PhD from the Department of Couple and Family Therapy offers advice for "Surviving the Holidays" on MSNBC Today Show and Fox News.

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The Philadelphia Tribune featured Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services $100,000 grant from Independence Blue Cross Foundation

December 07, 2011

The Philadelphia Tribune featured Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services, in a story about a $100,000 grant from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation on November 29. Patricia Gerrity, PhD, director of the 11th Street Center and Associate Dean for Community Programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in the article.

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11th Street fitness and nutrition programs featured

December 07, 2011

On November 21, WPVI-TV (6-abc) featured fitness and nutrition programs at 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Jennifer Andia Warshaw, a health educator at 11th Street, was interviewed.

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Root of the Matter

December 02, 2011

Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed about the nutritional benefits of root vegetables on WHYY-FM on December 2.

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Jennifer Nasser recently quoted in story about secrets to portion control

November 21, 2011

“For lunch and dinner, fill half of your plate with salad and veggies and then divide the other half between starch and protein,” says Jennifer Nasser, PhD, RD, assistant professor of nutrition at Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions in Philadelphia.

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Drexel University's Christina Calamaro quoted in story about sleep

November 19, 2011

According to a recent study by Drexel University’s Christina Calamaro, PhD, assistant professor in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, only 20 percent of a group of high school students consistently got the recommended eight hours of sleep or more.

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11th Street Family Health Services Healthy Harvest Celebration

November 11, 2011

WPVI-TV (6-abc) featured the Healthy Harvest celebration and potential expansion at 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions—Video.

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Paul Clements is the recipient of an award for 2011 Outstanding Online Instructors

November 07, 2011

Drexel University Online, hosting an awards ceremony to recognize faculty members who have made a significant contribution to the field of distance or online learning, has chosen Paul Clements, PhD, APRN-BC, CGS, DF-IAFN, Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Graduate Nursing to be the recipient of an award for 2011 Outstanding Online Instructors of Drexel University.

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Music Therapy Gaining Acceptance as a Way to Help Cancer Patients Feel Better

October 24, 2011

Research led by Joke Bradt, PhD, an associate professor in the department of Creative Arts Therapies, was featured in The Boston Globe on October 24. The story, on the front page of the Globe health section, focused on increasing acceptance of music therapy as a way to help cancer patients feel better. Additional Information. >>

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Ellen Feld Authors Column on Coping with Breast Cancer through Statistics

October 17, 2011

Ellen Feld, MD, an associate clinical professor in the Physician Assistant department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a column in The New York Times on October 17, about her experience as a doctor who was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer.

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Mother and daughter reflect the changes in nursing and higher education

October 11, 2011

The Philadelphia Inquirer profiled Susan Cooke and Tara Cooke, mother-and-daughter students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, on October 10. Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was also quoted on the changes in nursing and higher education.

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Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse

October 11, 2011

At Drexel University, the simulation was real. Entering the CDC's video contest was an afterthought., by Don Sapatkin

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Creative Nurses Urged to Lead Change in Health Care by Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

September 28, 2011

Oncology Times highlighted the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel as one that prepares health care workers to create new ideas and bring them to fruition, in an article on September 25 about entrepreneurial-style leadership in nursing.

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Joke Bradt Research Mentioned in Story about Health Benefits of Music

September 25, 2011

Research led by Joke Bradt, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Columbus Dispatch article on September 25, about the increasing use and value of music therapy for cancer patients and other patients in hospitals.

"More and more, hospitals are embracing the mental and physical benefits of song," by Misti Crane.

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Stephanie Ross, MH, HT, CNC Quoted in Story on Sleep Cycles

September 19, 2011

Stephanie Ross, assistant clinical professor and director of the Complementary and Integrative Therapy Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Fast Company story on sleep cycles on September 19, 2011.

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Alison Ventura Quoted in Reuters Health Article on Formula and Weight Gain

September 14, 2011

Alison Ventura, PhD was quoted in a Reuters Health story about a study finding that infants who are fed formula gain just as much weight up to age 10 as those who are breastfed. The story also ran on EmpowerHER.com and FoxNews.com, in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), the Orlando Sentinel and was referenced in radio broadcasts on WNWN-Radio (98.5 FM, Battle Creek, Mich.), WDEZ-Radio (101.9 FM, Schofield, Wis.) and WNEP-TV (Moosic, Pa.).

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Diabetes Management Class at 11th Street Family Health Services

August 31, 2011

The diabetes management class at 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions was featured in a two-part WPVI-TV (6-abc) story which aired on August 31 and September 7, 2011. Jennifer Andia, a health educator at 11th Street, was quoted in the accompanying article Part I and Part II., by Ali Gorman, RN.

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Joke Bradt quoted in article about a choral group of breast cancer survivors

August 23, 2011

Joke Bradt, PhD was quoted in an article about a cancer survivors entitled "Breast cancer survivors find joy, hope in chorus," by Dawn Turner Trice.

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11th Street Family Health Services is featured in Australia's Inside Story

August 22, 2011

"Primary healthcare reform: learning from the tough suburbs of Philadelphia. Public health nurses at the 11th Street Family Health Services Center are committed to developing long-term relationships with the community," by Melissa Sweet. Patty Gerrity, PhD was quoted in the June 2011 article.

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A Simulated Zombie Attack Helps Prepare For Future Emergencies

August 17, 2011

A simulated zombie uprising staged for educational purposes at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, as part of a certificate program in clinical simulation, was featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WHYY radio/Newsworks.org on August 15, 2011, and on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Public Health blog on August 16. Carol Okupniak, MSN, RN an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice, was interviewed.

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Joke Bradt Quoted Internationally about Music Interventions

August 09, 2011

Joke Bradt, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in numerous stories about a new Cochrane systematic review showing that music interventions have benefits for cancer patients, including improvements in anxiety, pain and quality of life. Coverage appeared on Reuters.com, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report’s “Health Day”, ABC Australia national radio, NPR “Shots” blog, Consumer Reports, Philly.com, WebMD.com, CNN.com, MyHealthNewsDaily.com, Best Health from BMJ ,UK Press Association, Healthfinder.gov, and Rapport, Sweden’s leading national television news program among others.

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Harnessing Brain Power to Move Stuff

August 02, 2011

Patricia Shewokis, PhD, professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences is quoted in the Wall Street Journal blog about smart prosthetics technology developed by Drexel's Optical Brain Imaging Laboratory, by Rebecca Home.

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Explorations in Mental Health Careers teen summer program run by the Drexel Behavioral Health Counseling Department

July 02, 2011

Ronald Comer, DSW, chair of the Department of Behavioral Health Counseling in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the story about the summer program in which high school students learned about behavioral health careers through field trips, counseling training, and simulated patient experiences. Story photo caption corrrection: professor in photo is Professor Robert Chapman, Associate Director.

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Stella Volpe of Drexel's Department of Nutrition was featured in Wilmington’s News Journal

June 22, 2011

Stella Volpe, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in Wilmington’s News Journal on June 22, 2011 in a story about creative ways to maintain workout regiments during the summer.

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Stephen Gambescia authored a letter to the editor published in the Philadelphia Inquirer

June 19, 2011

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, assistant dean for academic & student affairs and an associate professor, authored a letter to the editor published in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the role of local governments in protecting public health.

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Joke Bradt, PhD, Creative Arts Therapy Department, Quoted in Bottom Line Publishing eNewsletter

June 17, 2011

"Music Helps Hospital Patients Breathe Easier." Joke Bradt, PhD in the Creative Arts Therapy Department was quoted in an e-newsletter from Bottom Line Publishing. " She explained that the research team looked at data from eight different clinical trials...Findings: Compared with patients who received standard care alone, those who listened to music showed reduced heart and breathing rates (suggesting a relaxation response) and reduced anxiety."

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Imagine The Commute: Drexel University Online’s Alaskan Connection

June 14, 2011

About once a year, you might catch Karyn Holt, PhD on campus at Drexel University. But her classroom is actually about 4,400 miles from the heart of the Philadelphia campus.

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75-year old Yardley Resident Earns Degree from Drexel

June 11, 2011

"Marie Magee, 75, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing -- an accomplishment that's been a long time coming for this particular septuagenarian" by Deidre Wengen.

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How Fake Blood and Medical Dummies Could Save Billions

June 07, 2011

"The medical simulation industry has exploded in recent years, and that could cut down on errors by doctors and nurses," by Mara Zepeda.

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Eleventh Street Family Health Center Featured on PBS

May 26, 2011

Patty Gerrity, PhD interviewed in a PBS television news article about nurse managed health clinics.

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Chronic Stress Of Workplace Bullying And Cortisol Response

May 21, 2011

Nursing doctoral student, Pamela Irvin-Lazorko, publishes research in Medical News Today.

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Tomorrow’s Nurses Today

April 14, 2011

Report calls for more education, data and scope of practice, by Laura Raines.

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Dukan Diet Discussed with Nutrition Sciences Chair

March 29, 2011

Fad Facts: The Truth About the Dukan Diet, by Amanda Chan.

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Nutrition Sciences Chair has Answers About Juicing

March 23, 2011

5 Experts Answer: Is There Such Thing as a Healthy Juice Cleanse? by Amanda Chan.

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Behavioral Health Clinical Associate Professor talks with The Daily News

March 13, 2011

The role of parents in preventing alcohol misuse.

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Nutrition Faculty Talks Coffee With Women's Health in April 2011 Edition

March 11, 2011

Nyree Dardarian, adjunct professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, was quoted in the April 2011 edition of Women’s Health Magazine about the health benefits of coffee.

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Fedorczyk Quoted in March Issue of Shape Magazine

February 23, 2011

Jane Fedorczyk, PT, PhD, CHT, ATC Associate Clinical Professor, Director, Post-Professional Clinical Programs Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Department, College of Nursing and Health Professions was quoted in the March 2011 issue of SHAPE magazine.

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Reception Honors Drexel Associate Dean for Nursing Spectrum Award

February 22, 2011

Dozens of friends, family members and colleagues took part in a reception recently to honor Patricia Gerrity, RN, PhD, associate dean for community programs, Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, as Nursing Spectrum’s 2010 National Nurse of the Year in Advancing & Leading the Profession.

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Professor in Physician Assistant Department published in the New York Times

February 10, 2011

Ellen Feld, MD, associate clinical professor, Physician Assistant Department, has 3rd article published in the New York Times, "A Mantra: No Crying in the CAT Scanner."

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Hybrid Simulation for Labor and Delivery Offers Greater Realism and Enhances Classroom Learning

February 10, 2011

Faculty members at The Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice (CICSP) are leaders in using technology in nursing education.

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Couple & Family Therapy Director was Quoted About Searching or Birth Parents

February 08, 2011

Argie Allen, director, Clinical Training Program in the Department of Couple and Family Therapy, was quoted in a KYW1060-AM story about searching for birth parents.

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Certificate in Simulation Gets a Visit from WHYY

January 14, 2011

"A look inside the medical simulator building boom" by Mara Zepeda.

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Joke Bradt was Quoted in a story about her Research on the Benefits of Listening to Music for Patients on Mechanical Ventilation

December 08, 2010

Joke Bradt, PhD, an associate professor of creative arts therapies, was quoted in a story in dozens of news media outlets including BBC News and Reuters, and around the globe about her research on the benefits of listening to music for patients on mechanical ventilation.

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Patricia Gerrity was Noted for Winning a 2010 Nursing Excellence Award

November 08, 2010

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, associate dean, was noted in a Nurse.com story for winning a 2010 Nursing Excellence Award in the Advancing and Leading the Profession category.

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Frances Cornelius, Recipient of 2010 Outstanding Online Instructors, Drexel University Online

November 08, 2010

Frances Cornelius, PhD to receive award at the Drexel University Online awards ceremony on Tuesday, November 9, in Behrakis Grand Hall South, 32nd and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia.

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High Tech and High Touch

October 18, 2010

Kevin Gard, DPT, OCS, Director of the Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and Leland Rockstraw, PhD, RN, Assistant Dean, Clinical and Technical Learning Operations and Facility Oversight, quoted in article entitled "High Tech and High Touch. Media devices pack a big educational punch." by Danielle Bullen.

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Argie Allen On Local Bullying Case

October 12, 2010

Argie Allen, PhD talks about a case in Delaware where a teen tipped over a child trapped in a Port-A-John. - Video

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Five Signs Your Mate May Be Cheating

August 24, 2010

Argie Allen, PhD, Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Couple and Family Therapy, appeared on WTXF-TV (FOX29) in a segment about cheating mates. - Video

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How Not To Be Duped By One's Spouse

August 24, 2010

Argie Allen, PhD was interviewed in a story about how not to be duped by one’s spouse. - Video

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Heads up: Good Advice in an Age of Distraction

July 23, 2010

Have we all forgotten a basic playground principle? by Stephen F. Gambescia.

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A Doctor Discovers a Patient in the Mirror

July 19, 2010

Ellen D. Feld, MD, an internist who teaches at Drexel University, writes about the experiences of a patient.

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Ali Helps, Learns at Health Center

May 06, 2010

6ABC Action News HealthCheck report on the 11th Steet Family Health Center's services and facilities.

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Health Center a Model For The Future

November 15, 2009

6ABC Action News HealthCheck report on the partnership of the College of Nursing and Health Professions and 11th Street Family Health Center with four local public housing developments.

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Trading Textbooks for Electronics

September 01, 2009

6ABC Action News report on CNHP using the iPod touch to teach.

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"Keeping a Promise When a Life Is Near Its End"

November 11, 2008

Written by Ellen Feld, MD, FACP, Clinical Associate Professor in the Physician Assistant Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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Drexel University Enlists Actors, Machines as "Patients" for Training

January 29, 2008

The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions is incorporating a dose of show-biz into its training of technicians.

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CICSP: Ensuring Patient Safety Through Innovative Healthcare Education

January 01, 2008

Drexel's College of Nursing & Health Professions is changing the way undergraduate and graduate students learn interpersonal communication and clinical skills in their new state of the art "Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation & Practice" (CICSP) Labs.

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