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In the Media

Roanoke Police, family of fatal hit-and-run victim search for driver

July 11, 2014

Paul Clements, PhD, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Roanoke Times story on July 11 about hit-and-run drivers.

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THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FOR YOU

July 9, 2014

Jennifer Warshaw, health educator at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment on July 9 featuring the center’s nutrition education class and tips for eating more fruits and vegetables.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Makes Epic Changes in Health Funding

June 26, 2014

An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer on June 26 about changes in health funding policies at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation featured the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of Drexel University. Center Director Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted.

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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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