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Trevon Friar, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, graduated in June 2020 from Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Trevon Friar is Changing the Perception of Psychiatric Care

May 05, 2021

Trevon Friar, MSN '20, has always wanted to help people. Psychiatry was always his passion, but he followed a different path and became a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Now he's working to change the perception of mental health while providing outstanding care.

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Creative Arts Therapies PhD Student to Receive $19,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

May 04, 2021

A study proposed by Creative Arts Therapies PhD candidate Nalini Prakash has been approved for a $19,000 Research Grants in the Arts award funded by the National Endowments for the Arts (NEA). Nalini received one of 14 awards given in this category for financial year 2021.

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Checking in at the PA Olympics

April 30, 2021

Catch up with the 2022 Cohort at the PA Olympics! What do these students have to say about Drexel, their courses and their classmates?

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Passing the Mic

April 30, 2021

Adrian Banning, DHSc, MMS, PA-C, and Kristopher Maday, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA, created and have been hosting the JAAPA podcast for four years. The pair met through social media, pitched the idea to JAAPA, and with support throughout the community, have produced nearly 60 episodes since 2017. Now they are handing over the mics to the next hosting duo, two Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions alumni.

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PA Alumni News

April 29, 2021

What are your former classmates up to? Lecturers, an alum on the news, FIGHTing COVID and more!

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PA Student News

April 29, 2021

Three Drexel PA students participated in the Challenge Bowl - how did they do?

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Faculty Spotlight: Juanita Gardner

April 26, 2021

Juanita Gardner has spent her life travelling the world, educating the next generation of PAs and fighting for those who need it most.

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Alumni Spotlight: Gray Shaneberger '10

April 26, 2021

When this professional hockey player suffered a career-ending injury, he wasn't sure what to do next. But it turns out that injury led him to his true calling.

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Get to Know our PA Students

April 26, 2021

These two students may have grown up in different parts of the world, but they share the same mission: making a difference in people's lives by improving healthcare to under-resourced populations.

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Drexel University's Tara Cherwony, BS `18, College of Nursing and Health Professions Recruitment Coordinator, Student Services Department

Celebrating Service During National Volunteer Week

April 20, 2021

Civic engagement is at the foundation of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and touches the lives of everyone in the community. Read about some faculty, professional staff and student volunteers and how they found inspiration to give their time outside of work to help others.

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