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In the Media

Childhood Obesity Continues Modest Decline in Phila.

August 22, 2015

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a front-page Philadelphia Inquirer story on Aug. 22 about a decline in the rate of childhood obesity in Philadelphia.

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Information Being Leaked From Cheating Website

August 20, 2015

Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training at the College of Nursing and Health Profession’s Couple & Family Therapy Program, was interviewed during an Aug. 20 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) news segment about how to repair a broken relationship when one person has been cheating.

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Art of Aging: Drexel Nursing Students

August 13, 2015

Nursing students Colleen Fries, Kimberly Limpert and Kaitlyn Kenny were quoted in an Aug. 13 WPVI-TV (6-abc) about their experiences volunteering at a nursing home as part of a class taught by adjunct clinical instructor Joyceann Frazier.

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Art of Aging: Drexel Nursing Students Care for Seniors

August 13, 2015

Nursing students Colleen Fries, Kimberly Limpert and Kaitlyn Kenny were quoted in an Aug. 13 WPVI-TV (6-abc) about their experiences volunteering at a nursing home as part of a class taught by adjunct clinical instructor Joyceann Frazier.

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Because of Risks, Schools Should Drop Football

August 11, 2015

Stephen F. Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored an Aug. 11 Philly.com story about the risks of football in schools.

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Best of Philly

July 29, 2015

The Parkway Health and Wellness practice in the College of Nursing and Health Professions was selected for Philadelphia magazine’s “Best of Philly” listing in the August issue for providing the best place to fix your running form, with its Center for Running Performance and Research.

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North Philly Farmers' Market Offers Fresh Food, Holistic Wellness, Community

July 23, 2015

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on July 23 about the variety of health-related and community-focused programming at the Common Ground Market at a North Philadelphia synagogue. The expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center, which Gerrity directs, was mentioned, as was the center’s use of innovative mental-health screening technology.

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What it's Like to be $16,000-A-Year Addicted to Boutique Fitness

June 23, 2015

Krista L. Rompolski, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a June 23 Elle article about the popularity of boutique fitness. The story was also published in Harper’s Bazaar.

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