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New CNHP Dean Laura N. Gitlin, PhD

New Dean Announced

August 10, 2017

The College of Nursing and Health Professions appoints Laura N. Gitlin, PhD as its new Dean. She will help keep CNHP's place at the forefront of innovative health care education and research and be the perfect custodian of CNHP’s interprofessional practice, education and research initiative (IPER). 
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With Graditude for Your Service: 2017 Retirements

June 03, 2017

No matter how long an individual has been at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, be it faculty or staff, his or her contributions to the success of educating our students and changing the delivery of healthcare will be recognized for years to come.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

June 03, 2017

 

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Giovanna Severoni

Giovanna Severoni Excels at "11th Street"

September 20, 2016

Giovanna Severoni ’18, recently completed her internship with Independence Blue Cross at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services (11th Street), and has left a positive impression with co-workers and patients alike. “Initially they were saying how well she was working out and how well she connected with patients,” said Roberta Waite, EdD, professor and interim associate dean of Community Programs at Drexel University. “However, I quickly received multiple other reports from so many of her co-workers saying how she not only has become such a great part of the team, but how she’s also really increasing the feedback from our female patients.”

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Alumni Weekend 2016: MAY 6 & 7

March 15, 2016

Celebrate being a Dragon at Alumni Weekend 2016, when today’s campus welcomes thousands of alumni back to share memories, fun, food and more. Whether you come for one event or the whole packed weekend, you’ll leave inspired and proud to call Drexel home!

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CNHP in the News

March 15, 2016

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The Booming Business of Health Care

February 15, 2016

The health care industry added nearly a half million jobs in 2015 – in part a result of the Affordable Care Act. With more people covered for health insurance, there is an increased demand for health care services.  The new jobs that are being created to meet that demand run the gamut from managerial to clinical positions to accommodate the growing covered population. 

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Miracle on 11th Street

January 19, 2016

Although the official name of Drexel’s health center at 11th and Parrish streets is the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, it has adopted a more endearing moniker.

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Dates and Deadlines

October 27, 2015

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National Depression Screening Day

Drexel Offers Free Mental Health Screenings and Demonstrations for National Depression Screening Day

October 26, 2015

Thursday, October 8 marked the 25th Annual National Depression Screening Day, held during Mental Illness Awareness Week. The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions hosted a special, all-day event dedicated to raising awareness and screening people for depression and related mood and anxiety disorders.

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John Kirby

Q&A with John Kirby, director of community health and wellness at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services

September 22, 2015

The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University operates as a patient-centered, integrated and trauma-informed model of care. 

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Greensgrow Farms Mobile Market at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services

September 22, 2015

Every Thursday from October 1 – October 29 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., the Greensgrow Farms Mobile Market will be stationed at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services. The Mobile Market sells high-quality seasonal produce purchased directly from farmers, including many growers from Philadelphia. All foods are subsidized, making them less expensive than the regular supermarket!

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Dates and Deadlines

August 27, 2015

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Q&A with Lindsay Edwards, MA: Director of Creative Arts Therapy Department, Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University

August 27, 2015

Lindsay Edwards, MA, Director of Creative Arts Therapy Department at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services offers some insight on the impact the new space for creative arts therapies is having on staff and patients, alike.

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11th Street

Settling into a New Space at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services

July 30, 2015

Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services officially opened their awe-inspiring new wing to patients on Monday, June 29. Adding a remarkable 17,000 square feet of space to the practice, the new wing includes space for nursing, nutrition sciences, couple and family therapy and creative arts therapies as well as the expansion of primary care services.

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11th Street: Construction Update

March 13, 2015

A construction update on Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services from Senior Interior Designer, Terri Schmitt. 

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CNHP Living and Learning Community Visit 11th Street

January 29, 2015

The CNHP Living Learning Community is a wing in Myers Residence Hall dedicated to students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions...

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Loretta Sweet Jemmott Joins Drexel

January 29, 2015

Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD has been appointed Vice President for Health and Health Equity, Drexel University and Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. 

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Patty Gerrity Named Health Hero Semi-Finalist

September 25, 2014

Patty Gerrity, PhD, Associate Dean for Community Programs at Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions and Director of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University, has been named one of just sixteen semi-finalists out of the 535 health professionals who were nominated for Be Well Philly’s Health Hero Challenge. 

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Kids at 11th Street Get Glasses Just in Time for School

September 25, 2014

On the morning of August 29, optician Martin Langdon visited the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center with some very special cargo... 

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CNHP in the Media

August 13, 2014

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Ground Broken for Health Center Expansion

July 14, 2014

June 6 was a very happy day for many as golden shovels literally broke ground at the site of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University...

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11th Street’s Women’s Day of Health

June 09, 2014

The staff at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center hosted another successful Annual Women’s Day of Health on May 30. 

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CNHP IN THE MEDIA

March 20, 2014

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Research Spotlight: Encouraging Preliminary Data Using Music Therapy for Chronic Pain

March 20, 2014

Millions of people suffer from chronic pain every year and, consequently, millions of people feel estranged from their social life, family, and physical body. “The body becomes the enemy so you try to get rid of the pain and almost get rid of your body,” associate professor in the creative arts therapies Joke Bradt, PhD, said. “People with chronic pain often see personal relationships destroyed because of their pain. The pain breaks down communication and leads to many misunderstandings and frustration. People often end up feeling lonely and isolated.”

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Drexel Celebrates $2.5M Sheller Family Foundation Gift to 11th Street

March 20, 2014

At a special luncheon at the Paul Peck Alumni Center on February 17, Drexel University and the College of Nursing and Health Professions celebrated a $2.5 million gift from the Sheller Family Foundation for the expansion of 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University. Groundbreaking for the expansion project of the nurse-managed health center, which has been renamed in the benefactors’ honor, is expected to take place next month.

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11th Street Family Health Services Holds First Annual Gobble Gallop Event

December 02, 2013

The brisk November weather did not deter participants from gathering at 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University on Saturday, November 16 for the health center’s first annual “Gobble Gallop,” a 2.06 mile course designed by 11th Street Fitness Trainer John Kirby...

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Alumni Holiday Turkey Project Celebrates 40 Years

December 02, 2013

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Drexel University Alumni Association’s Turkey Project, a charitable program through which Drexel alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends have provided holiday turkeys to local families in need.

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11th Street Family Health Services Celebrates New Neighborhood Mural, A Healing Home

October 24, 2013

On October 16, the 11th Street community welcomed a brand new public artwork into the neighborhood landscape: a mural called A Healing Home...

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Skip the Salt: Seasoning Food with Herbs and Spices

October 09, 2013

At 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University, patients and community members are learning to cut down their salt intake by seasoning their food with herbs and spices. Here, 11th Street staff experts share their knowledge and recommendations...

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11th Street Celebrates Gift from the Walmart Foundation

August 29, 2013

On August 20, friends of 11th Street that included alumni, community members, and Philadelphia City Council Representative William Greenlee joined together to celebrate their appreciation of a $100,000 gift made to 11th Street by The Walmart Foundation.

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Q&A With Rachel Hudes ‘10, Former 11th Street Co-op and Current Business Owner

August 14, 2013

Rachel Hudes, BS Nutrition ‘10, draws upon her experiences as a co-op at 11th Street Family Health Services as she forges ahead as the founding leader of her business, Delicious Control. Here, Rachel answers our questions about how her work at 11th Street shaped her path to entrepreneurship...

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Afterschool Program at 11th Street Teaches Teens About Self-Care, Health and Wellness

August 14, 2013

Nursing students at Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions have the opportunity to experience and learn about 11th Street Family Health Services and the surrounding community while they complete their community public health clinical rotations out of the health center. One of the options that the nursing students have during their rotations is to work with the children and teens who participate in programming at the John F. Street Community center (JFSCS), located next door to 11th Street...

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Q&A with 11th Street Co-op Samantha Beaino ‘14

July 29, 2013

"11th Street is an interdisciplinary facility. They have every part of health care represented here from primary care nurses to dental to physical therapy and fitness. When I interviewed, everyone was very welcoming and passionate about all aspects of health. I knew it would be a great experience to work here..."

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11th Street and Fox Chase Team Up to Offer Breast Cancer Screenings to Uninsured

June 12, 2013

11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University collaborates each spring with the Fox Chase Cancer Center to provide breast cancer screenings to 11th Street patients who don’t have insurance that covers the tests.

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11th Street Hosts Painting a Healthy City

May 30, 2013

11th Street Health Services of Drexel University hosted a large community health fair called “Painting a Healthy City” on May 11 in partnership with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. The interactive health fair included mural painting, food, music, gardening, health resources, fitness activities, Reiki massage, yoga, cooking demonstrations...

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11th Street’s Teen Talk Group Prepares Service Project with Seniors

May 09, 2013

The members of  11th Street Family Health Services’ Teen Talk group are completing a service project this spring in which they will work alongside senior community members to build a community garden. In preparation, the teens have planted seedlings, which are rapidly growing.

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Painting Begins on Community Mural at 11th Street Family Health Services

April 19, 2013

Painting began at 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University on April 5 for the mural which will be placed on a residential building at 8th and Parish Streets upon completion.

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Patients Get Tools for Managing their Chronic Pain at 11th Street

April 19, 2013

Patients with chronic pain now have the opportunity to participate in group education sessions at 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University to get the tools and knowledge they need to best manage their pain.

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Porch Light Initiative

Porch Light Initiative Mural Design Review Takes Place at 11th Street

March 01, 2013

11th Street community members who offered their opinions on proposed designs during a Mural Design Review lead by members of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program on Friday, February 22.

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Gerrity Featured in WIHI Broadcast on Care Teams

February 27, 2013

On January 10, Patricia Gerrity, PhD, Associate Dean for Community Programs and Director of 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University, participated in a radio program broadcasted via WIHI, the channel for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

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11th Street Community Makes Botanical Art at Porch Light Open Studio

December 01, 2012

On Friday, November 30, another Mural Arts Program Porch Light Initiative open studio day was held at 11th Street Health Family Health Services. There, members of the 11th Street community continued work on an art project that they had previously started, which involved outlining different herbal plants with medicinal value and health benefits onto tracing paper.

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Graduate Student Association Raises $1,300 for 11th Street Expansion Fund

December 01, 2012

The Drexel Graduate Student Association raised a total of $1,300 for The 11th Street Family Health Services Expansion Fund by hosting an Academic Casino night for Drexel’s graduate students.

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The Porch Light Initiative: In the Participants’ Own Words

November 01, 2012

The Porch Light Initiative is a division of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program that partners with behavioral health agencies in three specific area codes in Philadelphia. 11th Street Family Health Services was invited to be a Porch Light partner for the Initiative’s third year.

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11th Street Staff Participate in Sanctuary Training

November 01, 2012

From October 22-26, seven 11th Street Family Health Services staff members attended Sanctuary training at the ANDRUS Center in Yonkers, New York. The Sanctuary Institute is a division of ANDRUS and the Sanctuary model was founded in the 1980s by Sandra Bloom, MD, a graduate of the Drexel School of Public Health.

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Jessica’s Story: A Passion for Good, Fresh Food

August 01, 2012

This month we had the pleasure of talking to Jessica, an 18 year-old 11th Street community member with a major passion for food in all of its stages, from earth to table.

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11th Street Welcomes John Kirby to Staff

August 01, 2012

On June 7, 11th Street staff welcomed John Kirby to their team in the role of Fitness Trainer. John comes to 11th Street from another health center and has experience in both case management and working with patients who have chronic illnesses.

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Summer in the Garden

August 01, 2012

11th Street hosts members of the Teens 4 Good Program for two weeks at a time, providing opportunities to work in the urban garden and to take part in nutrition and cooking classes. One day, the high school students learned how to cook a healthier version...

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The 11th Street Co-op Experience: Q&A With Danielle Matthews

August 01, 2012

Danielle Matthews, Nutrition and Food Sciences ‘13, is completing a co-op at 11th Street Family Health Services in the role of Health Education Outreach Program Assistant. Danielle, of Williamsville, New York, plans to become a Registered Dietitian and earn a master’s degree.

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Saying “See You Later” to Rebecca Shasanmi

August 01, 2012

“I love this community so much. Before I came here I never thought it could be that deep,” Rebecca Shasanmi shared with us during an intimate conversation about the time she has spent as the Health Promotion and Outreach Associate at 11th Street Family Health Services.

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