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In the Media

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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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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