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In the Media

Music to your ears? How to prevent heart failure

January 16, 2014

Research on the health impact of music therapy led by Joke Bradt, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was cited in a blog post on The Guardian on Jan. 16.

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Pleasure Response to Food

January 10, 2014

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured on NHK-TV (Japanese public television) on Jan. 10 in a story about her research on the brain’s pleasure response to food.

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Pregnant, and Forced to Stay on Life Support

January 7, 2014

Katherine A. Taylor, PhD, an adjunct at the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 7 New York Times story about a pregnant woman forced to stay on life support. The story also appeared in national and international publications including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail.

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Health and fitness in the New Year

January 6, 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 “Radio Times” on WHYY-FM on Jan. 6 in a program about health and fitness and new research.

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Philly bicycles crashes get mapped

December 10, 2013

Mary Ashley, a graduate student in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 10 Metro story about a bicycle crash map implemented for the city of Philadelphia.

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Mental care: ‘Psychiatric treatment ensures integration in community’

December 10, 2013

Veronica Carey, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in The Express Tribune (Pakistan) about psychiatric rehabilitation on Dec. 10.

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Local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation

December 9, 2013

Patricia A. Shewokis, PhD, professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, was interviewed Dec. 9 on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” about local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation.

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Nutritional info on menus leads to healthier choices, Drexel study finds

November 19, 2013

Beth Leonberg, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on Nov. 19 about a study of nutritional labeling in chain restaurants. The study was led by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health.

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