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In the Media

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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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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