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In the Media

Well Being: Drexel Clinic Helps Runners by Making Gait Assessments

February 22, 2015

Stories in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Feb. 22 and Philadelphia magazine’s “Be Well Philly” blog on Feb. 20 featured the running assessment services provided by the Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions to help runners improve their form to prevent injury or improve performance. Robert Maschi, DPT, an assistant clinical professor, and Kevin Gard, DPT, a clinical professor, were quoted.

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Philadelphia City Council OKs Four More Exemptions to Citywide Indoor Smoking Ban

February 19, 2015

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Feb. 19 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about Philadelphia City Council’s recent decision to approve exemptions for four more drinking establishments from the city’s smoking ban.

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Best U.S. Colleges for a Nursing Major

February 11, 2015

The College of Nursing and Health Professions was featured as one of the top ten U.S. colleges for a nursing major on USA Today College on Feb. 11.

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Drexel Clinic Helps Runners of All Levels

February 10, 2015

Robert Maschi, DPT, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Caroline Rogers, a doctoral student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were featured in a story on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on Feb. 10 about running assessment services offered by the Department of Physical Therapy to help runners of all levels improve their performance and prevent injuries.

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Detox Diets & Cleansing: Facts & Fallacies

February 9, 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 Feb. 9 LiveScience article about the effects of detox diets and cleansing.

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The Healthiest Ways to Eat Potatoes

February 9, 2015

Deeptha Sukumar, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was cited as an expert source for an article in Dr. Oz’s The Good Life magazine about the healthiest ways to eat potatoes.

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People on the Move

February 2, 2015

On Feb. 2, the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “People on the Move” section featured the appointment of Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, as vice president for health and health equity and a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

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The New Wave of Superfoods

January 14, 2015

Nyree Dardarian, an instructor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 14 Shape post about new ‘superfoods.’

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