For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

In the Media

Top 3 Health Tips: Ways to Eat Out Without Gaining Weight

April 8, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance, was quoted in a Prevention magazine article on tips for being healthy while eating out at restaurants.

Read More


Letters: Kenney's Plan Takes on Big Soda for the Kids

March 20, 2016

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a letter to the editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer that ran March 20 about how the proposed Philadelphia soda tax is a public-health benefit to the city.

Read More


Top 3 Health Tips: Meals Nutritionists Eat When They're Short of Time

March 18, 2016

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Prevention magazine story on meals that nutritionists make when they don't have much time. The story was picked up by several outlets, including the Morning Call, locally, March 18.

Read More


Letter: Elected Officials Should Shun Uber, Lyft

March 15, 2016

Joseph Stramondo, PhD, assistant teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a letter to the editor of the Philadelphia Inquirerthat ran March 15 opposing Uber and other ride-sating services.

Read More


How a Video Game Company from Drexel is Helping Kids with Cerebral Palsy

March 11, 2016

Margaret O’Neil, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Paul Diefenbach, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in a March 11 Technically Philly story about their work to create a series of video games using a motion sensor platform that can be used as tools for physical therapists who work with cerebral palsy patients.

Read More


Kids in Shadow of Addiction Are Helping One Another

March 9, 2016

A new pilot program at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, which provides support for children who live with an addicted family member, was featured in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on March 10. Lindsay Edwards, MA, director of the center’s creative arts therapy department, was quoted. 

Read More


How to Cleanse Your Body, Feel Great — And Not Starve Yourself in the Process

March 2, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a March 2 Mic story exploring detox diets.

Read More


The Boardroom

February 22, 2016

Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, vice president for health and health equity in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Feb. 22 about her recent election to the Main Line Health board of governors. 

Read More