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Drexel alumna Kailie Dunn, BS/MPH '19 is an Epic analyst II at Mount Sinai Health System.

Kailie Dunn, BS/MPH ’19 is leveraging innovative technology to improve patient care

October 18, 2021

Kailie Dunn graduated in five years with a BS in Health Services Administration and a master’s in Public Health from Drexel University in 2019. Through this accelerated program that spans the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the Dornsife School of Public Health, Dunn found an ideal combination of her distinct interests in health care, business and public health.

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Co-Investigators From CNHP and School of Public Health receive $14.4M NIH Award for Health Disparities Research

October 14, 2021

New NIH grant awarded to Drexel University co-principal investigators, Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, and Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, to hire, retain and support 10 new faculty members with a long-term goal to transform university research policies, procedures and culture and create a sustained pipeline of outstanding, diverse faculty who are well-positioned to be successfully promoted and substantively contribute to health disparities research with significant impact on individual and population health outcomes.

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Rubert Scholarships Announced

October 04, 2021

Three Rubert Scholars for 2021 have been announced.

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Gitlin and Jemmott Appointed to Mayor's Commission on Aging

September 24, 2021

Mayor Jim Kenny recently announced his new 17 appointees to the Mayor’s Commission on Aging, two of which are Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) leaders and senior administrators.

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Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions Alumna Ashley Medina, MHA, on her wedding day.

Finding a Path in Healthcare and Education

September 13, 2021

Ashley Medina always knew she would pursue a career in healthcare. She found her passion in administration rather than medicine, but is caring for people nonetheless.

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Faculty Honored with Awards

September 07, 2021

Faculty honored recently for their work in diversity, equity and inclusion and for promoting health equity.

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Drexel University and University of Arizona Partner for Collaborative Complementary and Integrative Health Degree and Certification

August 23, 2021

Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions announced that it will offer a collaborative degree and certification program in Complimentary and Integrative Health with The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine (AWCIM) at the University of Arizona starting Fall 2021.

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DMT Alumna Accepts Fulbright Grant to Germany

August 13, 2021

2021 DMT alumna KerryLyn Kercher accepted a Fulbright Grant to study and research at the Creative Arts Therapies Research Institute and SRH University in Germany.

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2021 Rubert Scholar Graduates

June 29, 2021

Four Class of 2021 graduates from Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions each received a $10,000 scholarship from the William and Theresa M. Rubert Memorial Scholarship Trust. The Trust provides financial awards for qualified students who attend the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Students must be full-time and academically qualified BSN co-op pre-juniors or juniors with financial need to be considered.

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Drexel alumna Holly Hagy, BSN '15, a school nurse and a nurse at Socorro General Hospital.

From the front lines, Drexel alumna Holly Hagy ‘15 offers a window into rural nursing

June 29, 2021

After spending decades running a marketing and advertising company with her husband, Drexel alumna Holly Hagy, BS nursing '15, chose nursing as her second career. Because she saw the need for and importance of health practitioners in rural communities, Hagy moved to New Mexico to care for folks in Magdalena, New Mexico.

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