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In the Media

Science Suggests An Artful Way To Reduce Stress

June 20, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Profession was quoted in stories in Forbes, Medical Daily and Philly Voice about new research that discovers creating art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones.

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Help For Women Who Experience Trauma During Childbirth

June 9, 2016

The Mother Baby Connections program, based at Parkway Health & Wellness of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured on WHYY-Radio's "The Pulse" in a June 9 story about helping women who have experienced trauma during childbirth. Bobbie Posmontier, PhD, an associate professor in CNHP, Elizabeth Templeton EdD, a clinical assistant professor in CNHP, and Virginia O'Hayer, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, were quoted.

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A Drexel Dean Shticks Up for Needy Kids

June 7, 2016

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was the focus of a June 7 feature in The Philadelphia Inquirer that previewed her comedy show benefiting the Dean's Emergency Fund.

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Amber Heard’s “Bisexual Past”

June 1, 2016

A study on mental health symptoms prevelance in the LGBQ community by Annie Shearer, a research assistant in the College of Nursing and Health Professions' Family Intervention Science program, and Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the program, was mentioned in a June 1 Salon story on the coverage of abuse allegations levied against Johnny Depp.

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Over-Consumers Beware: New Food Labels Are On The Way

May 21, 2016

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 21 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the FDA's new food labels.

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Bi Women Are More Likely to be Depressed Than Lesbians or Straight Women, Study Finds

May 15, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant in the College of Nursing and Health Professions' Family Intervention Science program, was quoted in a May 15 Think Progress story on her study that found bisexual and questioning women are more likely to be depressed than lesbian or heterosexual women.

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Is The Emotional Toll Greater For Bisexuals Than Lesbians?

May 10, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant in the College of Nursing and Health Professions' Family Intervention Science program, was quoted in a May 9 Philadelphia Inquirer story and a May 10Daily Beast article, both about her research about differences in prevalence of mental health symptoms among lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning people. Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Family Intervention Science program and co-author on the study, was mentioned in both pieces.

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This New Discovery About Bisexual Teen Girls Is Troubling

May 6, 2016

Annie Shearer, a research assistant for Drexel University’s Center for Family Intervention Science in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 6 Teen Vogue story about her recent study that found bisexual and questioning young women are more susceptible to depression. The research was also featured in a Psych Central post.

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