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In the Media

Veterans Let Slip the Masks of War: Can This Art Therapy Ease PTSD?

January 8, 2016

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for her work analyzing masks from an art therapy program for military service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in a Jan. 8 Daily Beast story.

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Art Isn't Just Good For The Mind, It's Good For The Body Too

January 4, 2016

Research conducted by Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Jan. 4 Huffington Post article on art therapy.

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When New Year's Was Still Celebrated at Home

December 31, 2015

An opinion piece on New Year’s celebrations by Stephen F. Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was published Dec. 31 in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Being Wealthy and Being Good Parents

December 30, 2015

Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training for couple and family therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed Dec. 30 on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) about parenting and wealthy families.

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North Philly-Based Center Expands Dental Services

December 22, 2015

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 22 Philadelphia Tribune story about the expansion of dental services at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services. 

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How Art Therapy May Help Children Raised in Poverty, Violence, and Other Trauma

December 20, 2015

The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center was featured in a Dec. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story about its art therapy program. The story quoted Center Director Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions; Lindsay Edwards, associate dean for community health in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and 11th Street’s director of creative arts therapy; Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health; and Daniel Taylor, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and director of community pediatrics and child advocacy at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

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What 4 Super Smart Nutritionist Eat and Drink at Holiday Parties

December 11, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was quoted in a Dec. 11 MSN.com story about healthy eating and drinking at holiday parties.

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Six Tips For A Healthy Thyroid

December 10, 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 Dec. 10 Oxygen magazine online story about thyroid health.

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