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  • Stephanie Ewing

    Ewing quoted in Inquirer about school shooting

    Stephanie Krauthamer Ewing, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 28 Philadelphia Inquirer article about guidance for parents and caregivers on how to talk to children about difficult topics like the recent shooting at a Philadelphia high school.

    September 30

  • Post doctoral scholar and College of Nursing and Health Professions alumna Dr. Rebekka Dieterich-Hartwell

    Dieterich-Hartwell receives Outstanding Achievement Award

    Postdoctoral scholar and alumna Rebekka Dieterich-Hartwell received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American Dance Therapy Association. She also has two recent publications:

    Dieterich-Hartwell, R., Gilman, A., & Hecker, V. (2022). Music in the practice of dance/movement therapy. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 1019398.

    Dieterich-Hartwell, R. & Melsom, A. M. (Eds.) (2022). Dance/movement therapy for survivors of trauma: Theoretical, clinical, and cultural perspectives. Routledge.

    September 29

  • Rose-Ann Ghalili

    DiMaria-Ghalili was an invited presenter at National Institutes of Health

    Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, senior associate dean for Research and professor of nursing, was an invited presenter at the National Institutes of Health’s Malnutrition in Clinical Settings: Research Gaps and Opportunities Workshop.

    The overarching goal of this workshop is to address research gaps and opportunities related to malnutrition in clinical settings. Through research to develop effective nutrition interventions, the hope is to improve health outcomes and quality of life. This workshop relates to Strategic Goal 4 of the Strategic Plan for NIH Nutrition Research, to reduce the burden of disease in clinical settings, and improve the use of food as medicine.

    DiMaria-Ghalili presented Nutrition in Older Adults Across the Care Continuum on September 13, 2022. The recordings from this important 5-day workshop are available for on demand viewing

    September 28

  • College of Nursing and Health Professions' Yeji Hwang, PhD, RN, a postdoctoral fellow, standing with Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, a professor of nursing and senior associate dean for Research Doctoral Nursing

    Postdoctoral fellow presented at the 2022 State of the Science Congress

    Yeji Hwang, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow, presented "Neighborhood Characteristics and Health Among Community-residing Older Adults in the United States" at the 2022 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research Social and Structural Determinants of Health on September 16, 2022 held in Washington, D.C.

    Co-authors include Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, dean and distinguished University professor, Justine Sefcik, PhD, assistant professor of nursing, and Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, professor and senior associate dean for Research.

    September 27

  • Helen Teng Headshot

    Teng presents at the 2022 State of the Science Congress

    Helen L. Teng, PhD, assistant clinical professor of nursing, presented "Lived experience of health in the U.S. of recently immigrated aging low-income Chinese men" at the 2022 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research Social and Structural Determinants of Health on September 16, 2022 held in Washington, D.C.

    September 27

  • Hahnemann Library is Open!

    Need a place to study or work in Center City? The Hahnemann Library is open!

    The Drexel Libraries continues to provide 24/7 study space on the first and second floors of Hahnemann Library. The Library will remain unstaffed at this time, and be sure to visit the W. W. Hagerty Library in University City or the Queen Lane Library in East Falls for in-person support or additional study spaces. We are currently in the process of moving physical materials from Hahnemann Library to the second floor of the W. W. Hagerty Library. We are prioritizing moving heavily accessed materials first, and some physical items will remain in the stacks at Hahnemann Library for the time-being.

    September 19

  • Jennifer Cummings Headshot

    Cummings completes DNP program

    Jennifer Cummings, DNP, assistant clinical professor in Graduate Nursing, successfully completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at Drexel University. We welcome her to the Drexel Dragon Alumni. She completed her doctoral project entitled Program Evaluation of a Faith-Based Cardiovascular Intervention earlier this year and recently completed all her coursework for the program.

    Congratulations, Dr. Cummings!

    September 19

  • Complementary and Integrative Health Grad Student Kris Wood Interviewed for the CBS Morning News

    WJZ at 9's Meg and Sina talk with Kris Wood about the importance of mindfulness. Wood from the Carroll Hospital's Tevis Center for Wellness discusses how to practice mindfulness. Wood shared that her time at CNHP in this program of study has been a great experience and has really prepared her for her current job role.

    September 15

  • Michele Rattigan's painting from interprofessional collaboration with Drexel Libraries

    Art Therapy and Library staff engage in interprofessional collaboration at SPARK!

    Michele Rattigan, MA, associate clinical professor in Creative Arts Therapies, and Tainesha Ware, coordinator of Administrative Services at Drexel Libraries, teamed up to initiate an arts-based DEI conversation at Haggerty Libraries SPARK! Session on 8/31 with Drexel's library professionals.

    Participants engaged in a structured painting exercise and also free painted while discussing their essential roles and presence interacting with all levels of the University and the importance of cultural humility.

    September 12

  • Photo of Dr. Ebony White in a white dress from the waist up standing in front of a yellow background

    White gave the keynote address at the annual THRIVE event

    Ebony White, PhD, assistant clinical professor in Counseling and Family Therapy, was the keynote speaker at the THRIVE retreat.

    THRIVE: Students of Color Early Move-in Empowerment Retreat is designed to empower new undergraduate students who are historically underrepresented students of color to excel, find their voice, and take their seat at the table in the Drexel community. Students are prepared for the upcoming year by attending workshops to discover Drexel’s commitment to and learn about resources supporting diversity and inclusion; develop the skill set of self-advocacy, resiliency and handling implicit and explicit biases; and gain a network of current students, faculty and administrators of color.

    The event is held several days before Welcome Week. This year THRIVE began on Thursday, September 8 and ended Saturday, September 10.

    September 12

  • Physician assistant students at their white coat ceremony Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions.

    Celebrating the Physician Assistant Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony

    The White Coat Ceremony for members of the class of 2023 was held on August 31, 2022. Physician assistant students completed the 12-month didactic portion of their training and will start the clinical phase of their training on September 19, 2022.

    Congratulations to all the students for this wonderful accomplishment!

    September 6

  • Krissi Thomopoulos, a PhD student in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, is wearing a white lab coat and green scrubs.

    Thomopoulos awarded the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Doctoral Scholarship

    Krissi Thomopoulos, a PhD student in the Department of Nutrition Sciences who is working with Jennifer Nasser, PhD, associate professor and director of the PhD Program in Nutrition Sciences, has been selected as a recipient of the Foundation’s Commission on Dietetic Registration Doctoral Scholarship. This scholarship provides $10K for the recipient to use for academic expenses for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    September 1

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