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Roberta Waite

Community-Centered Health and Wellness and Academic Integration is Front and Center for CNHP

October 10, 2019

As long-term strategic plans coalesce for the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Dean Gitlin affirms our committment to community-centered health and wellness in all the areas where we serve. Roberta Waite, EdD, PMHCNS, ANEF, FAAN, with her years of scholarly, clinical and administrative expertise, is the perfect person to lead the charge of implementing learning opportunities with community practices. 

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Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, distinguished University professor and dean

Newly Funded Research Incubator

September 27, 2019

The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University will receive $1.5M of the $54.3M grant given by the National Institute on Aging to Brown University and Harvard University to move the needle on dementia care.

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Drexel Area of Research Excellence graphic

Cell2Society Aging Research

September 20, 2019

Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, FGSA, an assistant dean for Interprofessional and Collaborative Research and professor of Nursing and Nutrition Sciences and principal investigator, and interdisciplinary collaborators have been awarded a $250,000 grant from Drexel University. Read More
Cover of new book by Stephen Gambescia, PhD called The Healthcare Nonprofit

Health Administration Faculty's New Book Used for Course

August 13, 2019

CNHP's program in health administration is one of a few in the country that offers a full course in nonprofit management. Its professor, Stephen Gambescia, PhD, wrote the book on the topic.

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No Place Like Home Introducing the Drexel Family Medicine Geriatric Home Visit Program

July 12, 2019

Drexel Family Medicine’s Geriatric Home Visit (GHV) Program delivers comprehensive geriatric assessment, primary medical care and coordinated social services to homebound older adults in Philadelphia who are 65 years old or older. Now in its seventh year, the GHV team, headed by Brent Simmons, MD, is located at the Family Medicine/Manayunk office.

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Small Home Repairs Are Big for Older Adults

July 12, 2019

CAPABLE is designed for people 65 and older who are physically and financially unable to complete one or more daily domestic activities, such as cooking, bathing or going in or out of the house. Read More
Colorful graphic of a brain network

Dementia Strategies Course Created for Professional Development

June 03, 2019

This interprofessional, interactive and hands-on program, presented by experts in the field of dementia care, will provide attendees an opportunity to learn and practice strategies for working with persons with dementia.

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