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A physician assistant performing a check-up on a patient.

Q&A: Patrick Auth on the Importance of Physician Assistants

Following the yearly National Physician Assistant Week, the head of Drexel’s program talks about why it’s such an important component of health care today.
The kiosks will be used to screen for issues including bipolar disorder, post-traumatic disorder and depression.

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

This Thursday, Oct. 8 marks the 25th Annual National Depression Screening Day, held during Mental Illness Awareness Week in October. The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services (850 N. 11th Street, Philadelphia) of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions will host a special, all-day event dedicated to raising awareness and screening people for depression and related mood and anxiety disorders. The event is free and open to the public.

Renee Bollenbach with other Red Cross volunteers.

Behind the Scenes at Pope Weekend

An online graduate student in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions used her deployment with the American Red Cross for the papal visit as an opportunity for the intense, on-the-job application of what she’s learned.
The state-of-the-art gait lab is used for research studies of motion in Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Tips for Philly Marathoners at Drexel Running Center

Runners training for the Philadelphia Marathon who are looking for some help boosting performance and avoiding injury can watch a lecture hosted by experts at the Running Performance and Research Center at Drexel’s Parkway Health and Wellness.
Researchers from Drexel University studied the relationship between disordered eating and sexuality among adolescents and young adults.

Bisexual and Questioning Women Have Higher Risk of Eating Disorders

Young women who are attracted to both sexes or who are unsure about who they are attracted to are more likely to develop an eating disorder than those attracted to only one sex, according to a new study from Drexel University.
Xylophone with percussion sticks.

Music Therapy Offers Creative Outlet for Youth in Detention Center

For 10 years, Drexel students have used the summer as an opportunity to bring counseling and a means of expression through music to adolescents waiting for judgment on their cases.
Man sketching an owl.

Color, Cut and Mold the Stress Away

A Drexel professor recently received an award for a study that explored how activities like drawing, sculpting and collage-making can reduce levels of stress in adults.
Erin Sheridan catching up with Drexel faculty member Nyree Dardarian at the Men’s Basketball Semifinals at the World University Games. Photo credit: Drexel Athletics.

Dispatch from Drexel’s Delegation to the World University Games

After a successful two weeks abroad, Drexel’s students and faculty report back on their international sporting experience.
The group of Drexel nursing practice doctoral students who participated in a study abroad program in Canada.

Due North: Drexel Students Learn Nuances of Canadian Health Care

A collection of Drexel students studying for their doctorates in nursing practice took a trip up north to better understand the differences between Canada’s and the United States’ health-care systems.
Lauren Boehm, co-op nursing student, displaying the Google Glass nursing students at Drexel can use to train.

Prospective Students Get Look at High-Tech Nursing at Drexel

Students who are considering going to Drexel got a chance to check out how students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions learn using high-tech tools.
National Nutrition Month 2015 logo.

5 Things to Know About Nutrition Counseling

Healthy eating is a tough goal to attain, but Drexel's dietitians can help put you on the right track.
The state-of-the-art gait lab is used for research studies of motion in Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Runners Get a Step Ahead at Drexel

Drexel now offers a suite of physical therapy and other health services to help runners prevent injury or step up their performance, in addition to recovering from injuries.