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In the Media

One-Third of U.S. Adults Eat Fast Food, Survey Finds

October 3, 2018

Nyree Dardarian , an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Nutrition and Performance, was quoted in an Oct. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer  story about a new survey released by the National Center for Health Statistics that found one third of U.S. adults eat fast food.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About the Kavanaugh Hearing

September 28, 2018

Argie Allen-Wilson, PhD, director of clinical training in the Couples and Family Therapy program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was a guest on NBC’s “Today Show” on Sept. 28 about how parents can talk to their kids about the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.

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Penn and Drexel Experts See Hope for Better Lives with Dementia

August 30, 2018

Laura Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 30 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the potential for better lives for those receiving dementia diagnoses.

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Making the Healthy Choice When it Comes to Fast Food

August 29, 2018

A WTXF-TV (FOX-29) clip featuring Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, discussing her 30-day McDonald's diet and how fast food can be done in a more healthy manner, was posted Aug. 29 on the website of several newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle and the New Haven Register.

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Making the Healthy Choice When it Comes to Fast Food

August 29, 2018

Nyree Dardarian, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was a guest on WTXF-TV (FOX-29)'s "Good Day Philadelphia" discussing her 30-day McDonald's diet and how fast food can be done healthier.

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This University Professor Ate at McDonald's for an Entire Month and She Didn't End Up Supersized

August 28, 2018

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in an Aug. 28 Inc. magazine story about her 30-day McDonald’s diet in which she tried to show that healthier choices can be made even at fast food restaurants.

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Learning to Live Well With Dementia

August 28, 2018

A Kaiser Health News story on a book about living with dementia by Laura Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was picked up Aug. 28 by the Epoch Times.

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To Prove a Point, Drexel Prof Goes on Monthlong McDonald's Diet

August 27, 2018

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was the focus of an Aug. 27 WHYY.org story about the 30-day McDonald's diet she took on to help show how fast food choices can be made healthier.

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