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In the Media

What You Can Do With a Nursing Degree

October 12, 2020

Anne Dubrow-Woods, DNP, an adjunct professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 12 U.S. News & World Report story about different career opportunities for nursing degrees.

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Art Is Good for Your Kids—and Here’s the Science Why

September 24, 2020

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in Sept. 24 National Geographic and Sept. 23 HealthOMind (India) stories about the mental health benefits of art making. Kaimal was also quoted in a Sept. 23 story in The Pigeon (Canada) about the Indigenous roots of art therapy.

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The Weird Reason Why You Should Always Salt Your Pineapple

September 22, 2020

Michael Tunick, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 22 MSN “Lifestyle” article about why adding salt to fresh pineapple enhances the sweetness and dampens the tingling sensation often associated with eating the fresh fruit.

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How ‘Upcycling’ Discarded Ingredients Into Food Is Gaining Momentum

September 13, 2020

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Sept. 13 PBS “NewsHour” segment about the growing trend of upcycling food, or using discard ingredients to make other food items.

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Local Culinary Scientists Create Avocado Seed Brew

September 7, 2020

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in  in a Sept. 7 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) broadcast of an interview of Sheetal Bahirat and Zuri Masud, both recent graduates from the College, about their drink Reveal, a tea-like beverage made from the seeds of avocados that they came up with in the Drexel Food Lab and incubated in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship.

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Our Vast Family Care System for the Elderly Is at Risk of Collapse

August 26, 2020

Laura Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, co-authored an Aug. 26 Star Tribune (Minneapolis) opinion piece about the need for many states to re-classify adult day programs as essential and allow them to open during pandemic shut downs to restore a certain level of quality of life for the elderly population that relies on these programs and to decrease the burden on home care workers and long term care facilities.

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Scott Gabriel Knowles Is on a Quest to Understand What the Pandemic Reveals About Americans

August 15, 2020

Scott Knowles, PhD, a professor and department head of History  in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in an Aug. 15 Philadelphia magazine article about his daily livestream interviews and discussion series “COVIDCalls” – where he works to understand just what the pandemic might reveal about Americans. Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health was quoted in the article discussing the social problems exacerbated by the pandemic. Sharrona Pearl, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Esther Chernak, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were also mentioned in the piece.

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We’ll Still Share Dessert, and All the Other Ways We Won’t Change Our Restaurant Behavior After COVID-19

August 1, 2020

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how restaurant trends will and will not change post-COVID-19.

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