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In the Media

How to have tough talks with aging parents

May 9, 2014

Argie Allen, PhD, director of clinical training for couple and family therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a May 9 segment of NBC’s “The Today Show” about tough talks with aging parents.

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Fussy eaters – how to get your child to try nutritious food

May 6, 2014

Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in The Guardian on May 6 about getting children who are picky eaters to try new foods.

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Drexel health center to double in size

April 30, 2014

The expansion of Drexel’s 11th Street Family Health Services was featured in stories on KYW-TV (CBS-3) and in the Philadelphia Business Journal on April 30. Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the center, was quoted. The expanded center will be renamed the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center.

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How Contaminated Is Your Chicken?

April 23, 2014

Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Prevention story on April 23 about bacterial contamination in chicken.

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Woman Goes From Waitressing to Nursing School -- With a Generous Customer's Help

April 21, 2014

Melissa Mainier, a student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in “The Good News” blog from “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on April 21 about her receiving payment for her tuition from a generous patron at a restaurant where she worked as a waitress.

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Experts discuss: What kind of person commits a hit-and-run?

April 21, 2014

Paul Clements, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an online story from WMAR-TV (ABC-Baltimore) on April 21 about the mental state of hit-and-run drivers.

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Study: Violence escalates in pregnancy

April 20, 2014

Paul Clements, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Springfield News-Leader article on April 20 about women being at risk of more severe domestic violence when they are pregnant.

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How a child's food preferences begin in the womb

April 8, 2014

Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in The Guardian on April 8 about children’s food preferences developing in the womb.

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