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In the Media

11 Morning Routines To Save Your Day

July 16, 2021

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 16 Entrepreneur article about morning activities to add to a routine to benefit the rest of the day, including engaging in creative activities like art.

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Food Scientist Debunks a Dangerous Myth About Chicken

July 10, 2021

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 10 Inverse story about why you should not wash raw chicken before cooking it. 

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Guy Fieri Gave a Drexel Student a $25,000 Scholarship

June 14, 2021

Charmaine Royal, an undergraduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a June 14 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a scholarship she received from celebrity chef Guy Fieri to continue her education in the culinary arts and science program and one day open a restaurant in her hometown.

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Stress Busters for Caregivers

June 7, 2021

Research about the mental health benefits of art-making, led by Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a June 7 Guideposts article about activities caregivers can use to reduce stress and burnout. 

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Strategies to Reduce Food Waste in the U.S. Gain Traction

June 1, 2021

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 1 episode of KQED-Radio (NPR-San Francisco, California) “The Forum” about methods to reduce food waste, such as upcycling, climate change and food insecurity. Deutsch was also mentioned in the June issue of Total Food Service magazine about the work the Food Lab did to help the company Pure Fare pivot their products during the pandemic.

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Disrupting Disparities: Looking at Pennsylvania’s Digital Divide

May 26, 2021

Laura Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 26 Al Día story about a report Gitlin and Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, associate dean for Interprofessional Research and Development and professor in the College, co-authored with AARP-PA on health care access disparities, including the digital divide, across Pennsylvania.

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Should We Stash Our Masks for Cold and Flu Season?

May 13, 2021

Sharrona Pearl, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 13 New York Times article about the behavior of masking in East Asian countries and whether people in the U.S. will wear masks while sick with a cold or the flu following the pandemic.

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Geography, Race Play Big Role in Aging, Report Finds

May 9, 2021

Laura Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 9 Metro ​(Philadelphia) article about a report Gitlin and Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, associate dean for Interprofessional Research and Development and professor in the College, co-authored with AARP-PA on health care access disparities across Pennsylvania.

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