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In the Media

Delivery of Vaccines Is Not Helter-Skelter 

January 15, 2021

A Jan. 15 Inside Sources opinion piece authored by Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor, and Marina Moses, DrPH, an assistant teaching professor, both in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, about the behind the scenes work of health administrators overseeing the logistics of vaccine distribution and the negative press coverage of the COVID-19 vaccine roll out was published in The Reading Eagle on Jan. 16.

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Commentary: Not 'Helter-Skelter'

January 15, 2021

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor, and Marina Moses, DrPH, an assistant teaching professor, both in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a Jan. 15 The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, South Carolina) piece about the behind the scenes work of health administrators overseeing the logistics of vaccine distribution and the negative press coverage of the COVID-19 vaccine roll out

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22-Year-Old Student Helping Mass Vaccine Distribution in Pennsylvania

January 15, 2021

Andrei Doroshin, a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Jan. 15 NBC "Today Show" segment about the City of Philadelphia partnering with the Philly Fighting COVID organization to deal with logistics for distributing the vaccine. Doroshin is the founder and CEO of the organization. Nursing students from the College of Nursing and Health Professions are volunteering as staff at the vaccination site.

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Upcycled Certification Standard Gets the Go Ahead

January 14, 2021

Drexel was mentioned in a Jan. 14 Food Business News article about the Upcycled Food Association's recently approved Upcycled Certification Standard for food and beverage products featuring upcycled ingredients. The Drexel Food Lab, in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was a founding member of the Upcycled Food Association and research conducted in the Lab helped the UFA define the term “upcycled food.”

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Why Aren’t Black Protesters Called ‘Great Patriots’? | Elizabeth Wellington

January 7, 2021

Ebony White, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the trauma Black people felt watching the violent unrest at the Capitol and the differing response from police than during protests in summer 2020. 

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Exhausted Health-Care Workers ‘Scream Into the Abyss’ About Rising Coronavirus Cases

November 27, 2020

Tiffany Montgomery, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Nov. 27 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the exhaustion health care workers are feeling as COVID-19 cases increase and people disregard public health precautions. 

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Specialty Food Association Names Top 2021 Trends

October 28, 2020

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 28 Food Business News article about the Specialty Food Association’s anticipated food trends of 2021, including home-cooking inspired by restaurant cuisine, purpose-driven purchasing and functional ingredients that tap into physical and mental wellbeing.

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Healthy On-The-Go Muffins in Mugs

October 13, 2020

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 13 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment about quick and healthy recipes for muffins using mugs and a microwave.

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