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Dr. Lisa Chiarello and Dr. Mohammed Alghamdi

PhD alumnus better prepared for teaching through COVID

August 27, 2020

Mohammed Alghamdi took on the role of physical therapy department chair nine months ago after receiving his PhD in Pediatric Physical Therapy in 2019. At the time, he likely didn't realize how his education from CNHP got him ready to lead during a pandemic.

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Impact of PA SNAP-Ed Programs including CNHP's

July 10, 2020

SNAP-Ed 2019 numbers are out and they show the impact of the state-wide program. Infographic included.

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Periodization: Running with a Purpose

June 26, 2020

Have you ever wondered why elite runners can log over 50 miles per week without developing an injury? Do you struggle with a nagging injury that prevents you from running as often as you prefer? Is there a way to prevent an injury from happening in the first place? We are here to tell you there is a quick and easy way (also free of cost!) to modify your training program to help prevent injuries.

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Running in the Age of Coronavirus

June 26, 2020

Running has been shown to improve mood and mental well-being. The benefits of running and other forms of exercise do not stop there. Exercising has positive effects on all of our bodily systems including our heart and lung function, digestive system, cognition, joint and bone health, and it can even boost our immune system!

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Ebony White, PhD, wearing a t-shirt with her quote “Who I am, as I am, in this moment, is enough.”

An Essay on Juneteenth by Dr. Ebony White

June 18, 2020

Ebony White, PhD, has a quote she tells her clients that has been an affirmation for her in her own life. "Especially now, when we are working to gain agreement that our lives just matter—I find it necessary to remind myself, 'Who I am, as I am, in this moment, is enough.'"

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Ashley Hur and coworker in hospital scrubs

Alumni Share Their Inspirations for Becoming Nurses

May 19, 2020

We continue the celebration of the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife by sharing what inspires nurses, CNHP nurses, to do what they do. These are some alumni stories.

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Nutrition Alum Respond to COVID-interviewed in front of a camera crew

Nutrition Alum Respond to COVID-19 Challenges

May 19, 2020

Food and diet has become more important as the stay-at-home orders continue, so the Department of Nutrition Sciences' alumna Kellsey Frank adapted to provide the same great experience for her student and clients. The Center for Nutrition & Performance has started seeing people via telehealth to help those who have specific concerns about health and well-being.

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Jill Derstine

Faculty Wins Health Volunteer Award

May 14, 2020

Jill Derstine receives recognition for her work as an educator on the global stage for improving health. She participated in a 14-year project establishing rehabilitation nursing and strengthening BSN nursing around the world.

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Art Therapy Graduate Student Conducts an Online Mindful-Art Session for Healthcare Professionals

May 12, 2020

Healthcare workers are particularly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. They are giving everything while at work and at home and sometimes forget to take a minute for themselves. Grad student Emily Wexler developed a tool to help those who are struggling take a moment and an important pause.

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Chenault-Fattah Gives BAYADA Lecture

May 12, 2020

With Alzheimer's Disease as the fourth leading cause of death for African Americans, Renee Chenault-Fattah, JD, produced a documentary, In Our Right Mind, to explore why People of Color are so disproportionately impacted. She shared her findings at this year's BAYADA Home Health Care Speaker Series.

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