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In the Media

The lowly potato has friends in high places

June 21, 2014

A Philadelphia Inquirer article about the controversy over adding white potatoes to the permitted foods for low-income mothers to purchase with WIC benefits, quoting Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was syndicated to numerous outlets nationwide on June 21 and 22.

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The lowly potato has friends in high places

June 19, 2014

Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer on June 19 in a story about the controversy surrounding a proposal to allow WIC benefits for low-income mothers of young children to cover the purchase of white potatoes.

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Texas Among the Best States for Nurses

June 17, 2014

Gloria Donnelly, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article on June 17 about the best states for nurses.

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Cooking with raw chicken? Don't wash it first

June 17, 2014

The “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign co-developed by Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a ConsumerAffairs.com post on June 16. It was also mentioned on Examiner.com.

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Teaching geriatric care to a new generation

June 16, 2014

The College of Nursing and Health Professions was noted in a June 16 Philadelphia Inquirer story for using a virtual-patient program that reinforces classroom training on geriatric care.

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Shellers pay it forward, help to expand Drexel facility in North Philly

June 9, 2014

The expansion of Drexel’s 11th Street health center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and its renaming as the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center were featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) on June 6 and in the Philadelphia Inquirer on June 9.

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Vitamin D May Improve Athletic Performance for Some

June 9, 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 Shape magazine article on June 9 about Vitamin D and athletic performance.

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Slavery not a thing of the past

May 27, 2014

An event with slavery expert and journalist E. Benjamin Skinner, co-sponsored by Drexel University Students Advocating Against Slavery (SAAS), Drexel University Office of International Programs, the College of Arts and Sciences, the International Area Studies Program, the Women’s Studies Program and the College of Nursing and Health Professions and its Alumni Network, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer on May 27.

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