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In the Media

New Allied Psych Rehab Programs Hinge on Achieving Dreams

November 5, 2016

Veronica Carey, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Scranton Times Tribune story on Nov. 5 about a psychiatric rehabilitation program she teaches for adults with disabilities. 

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Podcast: Can Music Interventions Benefit Cancer Patients?

November 4, 2016

A study by Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, that looked into the positive affects music medicine and music therapy have on cancer patients was highlighted on a podcast on Cochrane's Russian website. Previously, the English version featuring Bradt herself was posted.

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The Effects of Music as Medicine

October 30, 2016

Work by Joke Bradt, PhD, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned on Newsradio 680 WPTF (Raleigh, N.C.) Oct. 30. In the segment, the hosts talked about Bradt’s research into the positive effect music medicine and music therapy has on cancer patients’ emotional and physical well-being.

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Can Lifestyle Changes Improve Thyroid Function?

October 29, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in an Oct. 29 story on Philly.com about what people can do to improve the function of their thyroids.

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Spreading Awareness of Mental Illness Through Art

October 21, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 21 The Signal story that cited her research on art therapy's positive effect on stress levels. The story profiled a mother and son who are using art as a way to spread awareness of neurological disorders.

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Trump's Vulgarity Allowed Me to Own My Experience of Sexual Assault

October 19, 2016

Ellen D. Feld, MD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored an opinion piece for the Philadelphia Inquirer on Oct. 19 about when she was sexually assaulted while a student in medical school.

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He's Juiced About the Growth Prospects in Cold-Pressed Sales

September 16, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition in the School of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 16 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about the the growing popularity of cold-pressed juice.

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Healthier Choices for Your Child’s Lunch Box

September 13, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a post for Philly.com posted Sept. 13 about healthier options for packed school lunches.

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