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In the Media

Beauties and the Beast?

January 12, 2015

Christian Jordal, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Daily News article on Jan. 12 about the psychology of stalking behavior.

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What You Should Really Be Looking For On A Nutrition Label

December 31, 2014

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 Prevention article in December 2014 about reading nutrition labels.

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The Pulse: The Science of Five Everyday Things

December 2, 2014

A Dec. 2 WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on research by Sinclair Smith, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Christopher Rodolico, a graduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was included in the publication’s Dec. 2 roundup of the top five “science of everyday things” stories in 2014.

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Drink This to Power Up Your Workout

December 2, 2014

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. 2 Health article about the effects of drinking beet juice.

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Drexel's New Clinic Explores the Role of the Arts in Health Care

December 2, 2014

An article in the Flying Kite on Dec. 2 featured the use of creative arts therapies and the opening of the Parkway Health & Wellness center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Quoted in the story were Susan Smith, PhD, an associate professor and associate dean for health professions graduate education in the college, Sharon Goodill, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Creative Arts Therapies; and Elizabeth Templeton, EdD, a clinical assistant professor.

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Vitamin D and Athletic Performance

November 14, 2014

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Nyree Dardarian, a faculty member in the college and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was quoted in a Philly.com “Sports Doc” blog post on Nov. 14 about vitamin D deficiency and its effect on athletic performance. The post was authored by Thomas Trojian, MD, a faculty member in the College of Medicine.

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Paleo Eating, Out of the Cave

November 13, 2014

Vicki Schwartz, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on Nov. 13 about paleo diets. Schwartz was also quoted in a Deseret News story on Nov. 8 about gluten-free foods.

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How Drexel and the IBC Foundation are Fighting Childhood Obesity

November 13, 2014

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Abby Duffine Gillman, a project manager in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, co-authored a post on the Philly.com “Healthy Kids” blog on Nov. 13 about their research on the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s Healthy Futures Initiative. The project aims to reduce obesity in children in Philadelphia schools.

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