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  • 2020

    • Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions alumnus Paul Possenti, PA-C

      PA Alumnus Paul Possenti is a COVID-19 Health Care Hero


      Paul Possenti's career demonstrates the breadth of paths physician assistants might take. This alumnus moved into administration and is making quite an impact in the care of COVID-19 care in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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      Nutrition Alum Respond to COVID-19 Challenges


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


      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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      Heroes in our College


      As a college educating health professionals, we are proud of our faculty, students, staff and alumni who choose to live their purpose, even in the face of a pandemic.

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    • Veronica Carey

      Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion During this Unprecedented Time: Call to Arms


      Why blame is not the catalyst for change. Veronica Carey, PhD, a behavioral health assistant clinical professor and assistant dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion helps us see this pandemic from the lens of disparity and inclusion.

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    • CNHP Faculty Among Rapid Response Grant Recipients


      Drexel University's Rapid Response Research & Development Fund was designated for urgent action, short-term projects focused on COVID-19-related health and health-related research and development. Two CNHP faculty members were awarded grants to advance research and provide more PPE for our frontline heroes.

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    • Sara Tomszewski, PT, DPT working with a patient

      Faculty Expert Shares Working at Home Stretching Tips


      After you carve out a space at home where you can work a full day, how will you make sure you won't develop musculoskeletal challenges? PT faculty Sara Tomaszewski, PT, DPT shares simple exercises to relieve pain and stiffness. 

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      Drexel Team Comes Together to Make Personal Protective Equipment for Local Hospitals and Health Systems


      As the well-documented shortages of personal protective equipment place greater risk on those in healthcare, an incredible team from across Drexel University is moving quickly to address this challenge for our local heroes.

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      Tending to Students' Mental Health


      Faculty from Counseling and Family Therapy organized and recorded a 30-minute Zoom check-in for students about mental health. They provided excellent resources and tips for handling our new situation.

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      CAT Faculty Share Well-being Tips


      Faculty and staff of the Creative Arts Therapies department took time during CAT Week to share what they're practicing to promote well-being. They are CNHP Heroes of COVID-19.

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      Faculty Serving in a Hot Zone


      In this time of crisis, Heroes of COVID-19 come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and situations. From the littlest kindness to being on the front lines, the CNHP family is serving in so many different capacities.

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    • CNHP nursing students using scarves in a dance/movement therapy class

      Calling the Donnelly Emergency Fund into Action


      The College of Nursing and Health Professions is rapidly responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of our students. There are a variety of ways for all of us to support their education—one of which is through funding the Gloria Donnelly Emergency Fund.

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