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In the Media

At Children's Hospital, ER Visits Offer Opportunity to Check on Teens' Mental Health

April 22, 2015

Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the Center for Family Intervention Science and the doctoral program in Couple and Family Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on April 22 about a computer-based screening tool he helped develop to identify teens at risk for depression or suicide.

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People in the News

March 23, 2015

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “People in the News” column on March 23 featured the appointment of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, as vice president for health and health equity and professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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Incredible RDs Who Are Making a Difference

March 19, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance and coordinator of the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway, was included in the March issue of Today’s Dietitian magazine in a showcase of 10 “Incredible RD's Who are Making a Difference.”

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Bring On The Oatmeal: Every Serving Of Whole Grains Helps Lower Your Risk Of Death 5%

March 16, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance and instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a March 16 Prevention article about whole grains.

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Doctors Not Trained to Spot Sex Trafficking Victims

March 16, 2015

Donna Sabella, PhD, an assistant clinical professor and director of global studies and the Office of Human Trafficking in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Reuters story on March 16 about medical professionals’ lack of training to identify potential victims of human trafficking.

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Philadelphia Nursing School Tops National Ranking

March 10, 2015

An article in the Philadelphia Business Journal on March 10 about area nursing schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report mentioned the College of Nursing and Health Professions for appearing on the list.

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To Head Off Trauma's Legacy, Start Young

March 9, 2015

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an NPR “All Things Considered” story on March 9 about how health care providers can provide early intervention and services for families whose health may be affected by trauma. The work of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services was featured.

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Hair or Something Else?

February 28, 2015

Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training for couple and family therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a Feb. 28 WXTF-TV (FOX-29) segment about comments made by E! “Fashion Police” host Giuliana Rancic about Zendaya’s hair at the Academy Awards.

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