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In the Media

Stephen F. Gambescia: Legislators Gone Wacky on the Weed

January 11, 2020

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a column for Inside Sources about the “most compassionate” way for states to legalize medical marijuana is to establish laws that growing, distribution, advertising and sale be handled by health care nonprofits, such as university research hospitals, hospital systems or substance abuse and behavior health rehabilitation nonprofits. It was picked up Jan. 11 by The Monroe News (Monroe, Michigan). 

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Philadelphia’s New Police Chief Danielle Outlaw Doesn’t Have a Bob. Here’s Why That’s Awesome.

January 8, 2020

Sharrona Pearl, PhD, associate teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the hairstyle and fashion of Philadelphia's next police commissioner Danielle Outlaw.

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Feeling Artsy? Here’s How Making Art Helps Your Brain

January 7, 2020

A Jan. 7 episode of NPR “Life Kit,” that quoted Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, about the benefits of art making and how to start healthy habits, aired Jan. 11 on multiple stations across the country, including WHYY-Radio, WWNO-FM (New Orleans, Louisiana), KPCW-FM (Park City, Utah), WMFE-FM (Orlando, Florida), WYPR-FM (Baltimore, Maryland) and KALW-FM (San Francisco, California).

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Making Art Is Good For Your Health. Here's How To Start A Habit

January 7, 2020

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 7 episode of NPR “Life Kit” about the benefits of art making and how to start healthy habits.

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Wentz Hit and Concussion Another Reminder Football is Not Safe for Youth

January 7, 2020

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a Jan. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece about Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Carson Wentz’s recent concussion and why it should highlight the danger of playing football at a young age.

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Legislators Have Gone Wacky on the Weed

January 6, 2020

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored a column for Inside Sources about the “most compassionate” way for states to legalize medical marijuana is to establish laws that growing, distribution, advertising and sale be handled by health care nonprofits, such as university research hospitals, hospital systems or substance abuse and behavior health rehabilitation nonprofits. It was picked up by a number of outlets on Jan. 6, including Newsday, Savannah Morning News (Savannah, Georgia) and The Pueblo Chieftain (Pueblo, Colorado). 

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Coloring, Open-Studio Art Therapy Benefits Cancer Patients, Caregivers

January 6, 2020

A 2019 study led by Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Jan. 6 Pharmacy Times article about art therapy benefiting cancer patients and their caregivers.

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The Only Types of Cookware You Should Use

December 28, 2019

Rosemary Trout, director of the Food and Hospitality Management program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions was quoted in a Dec. 28 Family Handyman article about the best types of cookware, including the pros and cons of copper cookware.

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