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In the Media

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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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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