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In the Media

Drexel's New Nursing Dean is a Philly Native and Expert on Aging and Caregiving

January 17, 2018

Laura Gitlin, PhD, incoming dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Jan. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer story.


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Rosemont, Drexel Partnership Leads Way to New Nursing Program

January 10, 2018

Donna Ruelens-Trinkaus, PhD, chair of the Accelerated Career Entry (ACE) BSN program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 10 Philly Voice story about a new 4+1 Double Degree program, which allows students to earn a biology degree from Rosemont College and a nursing degree from Drexel.

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Fitness, Food and Goal Setting

January 5, 2018

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was a guest on WHYY'FM's "Radio Times" on Jan. 5. to talk about improving diets on a New Year's resolution-themed episode.

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What Can Adult Coloring Books Do for Your Health?

December 28, 2017

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a Dec. 28 post for Philly.com on how coloring books can reduce stress but art therapy does much more. She was also quoted in a Dec. 28 Inc story about how doodling rewards the brain.

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Art Therapy Reduces Stress More Effectively Than Coloring Alone

December 22, 2017

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 22 Healio story on her study comparing the positive effects of coloring alone versus working with an art therapist

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Bacteria in Ice Cubes: A Risk on the Holidays?

December 21, 2017

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 21 Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News story on how bacteria in your drink’s ice cubes doesn’t pose a serious health risk.

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Coloring Books Relieve Some Stress, But Real Art Therapy Boosts Mood, Creativity

December 16, 2017

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 16 PsychCentral story on her study comparing the positive effects of coloring alone versus working with an art therapist.

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Chefs and Food Waste

November 30, 2017

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Center for Food and Hospitality Management, was a guest on a Nov. 30 episode of BYURadio’s “Top of Mind with Julie Rose,” discussing Drexel’s role with the James Beard Foundation in testing a new curriculum intended to teach chefs how to get the most out of their ingredients and waste less.

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