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In the Media

You Asked: Is Eating Dessert Really That Bad For Me?

November 5, 2014

Nyree Dardarian, a faculty member in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for integrated Nutrition & Performance, was quoted in a TIME.com article on Nov. 5 about healthy desserts.

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Drexel opens $3.7M health center in Center City

November 4, 2014

The opening of Parkway Health & Wellness, the new clinical site with adjoining research facilities for the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal in an article on Nov. 4.

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Voting in Round 4 of the Health Hero Challenge Semifinals Is Now Open!

October 28, 2014

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs and director of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned on Philadelphia magazine’s “Be Well Philly” blog on Oct. 28 about her nomination as a “Health Hero” semifinalist. Voting is open for her in the semifinal round on a daily basis through Nov. 3.

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Meet a Health Hero: Patty Gerrity

October 6, 2014

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs and director of 11th Street Family Health Services in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a story on Philadelphia Magazine’s “Be Well Philly” blog about her work in health that has led to her nomination as a “Health Hero” semifinalist.

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Online Education Allowed Philadelphia RN To Improve, Expand Her Knowledge

October 6, 2014

Drexel University Online nursing student Elizabeth Giordano was featured on CBS Philly on Oct. 6 about her experience as a registered nurse at Atlantic Health System and taking online courses.

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The expanding role of the physician assistant

October 3, 2014

Patrick Auth, PhD, professor and chair of the Physician Assistant Department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a WHYY-FM “The Pulse” story on Oct. 3 about the expanding role of the physician assistant.

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Drexel Teams Up With DCCC To Help Women With Affordable Way Into Workforce

September 12, 2014

A story on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) on Sept. 12 featured the Drexel at Delaware County Community College program and is nursing degree program that can benefit working adults who want to begin careers in nursing. Rochelle Wright, a student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Karen Goldschmidt, an assistant clinical professor and chair of the RN-BSN Completion Department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were interviewed.

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Choosing A Diet Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult, Drexel Nutrition Doc Says

September 10, 2014

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) on Sept. 10 in a story about effective diets and portion control.

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