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In the Media

Another Perspective: For Chronic Wound Sufferers, the Forecast is Perhaps not so Grim

August 4, 2017

 Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions; Peter A. Lewin, PhD, the Richard B. Beard Distinguished University Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems; and Michael S. Weingarten, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored an Aug. 4 opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer about the wound healing technology they are developing at Drexel, and the importance in safeguarding against public cynicism about these efforts.

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Creating a Culture of Health and Wellness in the Community

July 31, 2017

John Kirby, director of community health at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the Independence Blue Cross Journal of Change in a piece about his career authored by Patricia Gerrity, PhD, director at 11th Street.

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Nonprofit Reveals the Most ‘Xtreme’ High-Calorie Restaurant Dishes

July 31, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 31 Daily Meal story about how occasional indulgence can be beneficial to health outcomes.

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Doodling is Scientifically Proven to Boost Brain Activity 

July 12, 2017

Research on how drawing and doodling can activate the brain's reward pathway, conducted byGirija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 12 Quartz story.

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Philadelphia Agenda

July 10, 2017

John Kirby, director of community health and wellness at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, along with Stephen and Sandra Sheller, were interviewed in a segment on the WOGL-Radio (98.1-FM) show "Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall" about the health facility and the services it provides to vulnerable members of North Philadelphia.

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Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

July 1, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

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Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

July 1, 2017

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

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Your Weird Doodles Are Good For Your Chill

June 30, 2017

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 30 story in Vice's Tonic about her study that showed making art can activate the brain’s reward pathway.

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