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Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions Health Science student Nicholas Eltman in a tan beret and U.S. Army fatigues at his graduation from the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program (RASP).

Army Ranger Veteran Advocates for Fellow Vets 

January 19, 2022

Health Sciences student and leader of Exercise is Medicine On Campus Nicholas Eltman acquired unique medical training as an U.S. Army Ranger helping him choose his career path.

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Longevity at Drexel Recognized Annually

January 07, 2022

Every year Drexel recognizes faculty and professional staff for their years of service to the university. The people who have dedicated so much of their professional lives to the education of future leaders are the backbone of the university.

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Two women, one Black, and one Black man wearing Drexel's blue and yellow scrubs pushing a hospital bed with a simulation manikin down a long corridor.

New Ambition Can't Wait commercial to start airing 

December 20, 2021

On November 16, 2021, the College of Nursing and Health Professions in partnership with Offices of University Communications and Enrollment Management & Student Success filmed an Ambition Can't Wait commercial portraying a disaster simulation exercise. Students, alumni, faculty and professional staff took part in the one-day taping at the New College Building on Drexel's Center City Campus.

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Drexel Health Sciences Building Updates

December 20, 2021

The ground has been broken on the Drexel Academic Tower, the new home for the College of Nursing and Health Professions in the University City Campus. Periodic updates, photos and video will be posted so you can feel part of the project.

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Multiple Faculty Positions in Health Disparities Research

December 10, 2021

The Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health (DSPH) and College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) invite applications from early-career investigators for up to 12 tenure-track assistant professor positions, as part of the inaugural NIH-funded Drexel FIRST program. Drexel FIRST (Faculty Institutional Research for Sustainable Transformation) is a novel NIH initiative to enhance inclusive excellence in health disparities research and support career development and retention of early-career investigators with a strong focus on developing independent research. Inclusive excellence refers to a culture that establishes and sustains scientific environments that cultivate and benefit from a full range of talents and involves the recruitment of a critical mass of early-career faculty with commitment to principles of inclusive excellence.

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This Year's People of Purpose Announced

December 02, 2021

Including students, professional staff, faculty, alumni and community partners, this year's People of Purpose have remarkable stories to share.

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(PA SNAP-Ed) / EAT RIGHT PHILLY Team Has Another Banner Year

November 22, 2021

Drexel’s team is one of six partners to the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) EAT RIGHT PHILLY Program, the official nutrition education program of the School District of Philadelphia.

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Drexel University Transgender flag at half mast. Courtesy of DrexelNOW

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 19, 2021

On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, we reflect on our mission for health equity and social justice and how we respond to the healthcare needs of transgender individuals.

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Illustration of doctor speaking with a nurse.

Interprofessional Simulation Hones Critical Communications Skills for Nursing, Medical Students

November 18, 2021

College of Nursing and Health Professions nursing students had an opportunity to have important conversations with College of Medicine students in a unique simulation that benefits everyone, especially patients.

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