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In the Media

Cool Plasma Torch Kills Germs on Raw Chicken

February 3, 2012

Food safety research using plasma, from the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the College of Arts and Sciences and the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute, was highlighted on the Popular Science website and other online news outlets.

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Science of NHL Hockey

January 25, 2012

Dr. Patricia Shewokis, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems, was featured on NBCLearn.com in a video about the science of reaction time in NHL hockey. The program was also featured in a New York Times blog post.

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This College President Is A Game Changer

January 25, 2012

Drexel President John A. Fry was featured in a Forbes story about his vision for the University. The story was accompanied by a video of an interview with President Fry discussing his major goals for the University.

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Online Friendships

January 22, 2012

Dr. Argie Allen, director of clinical training for the Couple and Family Therapy department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about online friendships.

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FIT Kids Bill Pushes to Get Children Moving

January 17, 2012

Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted on Newsworks.org in a story about the Fitness Integrated with Teaching Kids Act.

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Medical: Taking Note of Music's Healing Effects

January 11, 2012

Dr. Joke Bradt, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Scripps Howard News syndicated story picked up by ABCActionNews.com for her research about music therapy.

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Taking Weight Loss to New Heights

January 5, 2012

Dr. Stella Volpe, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured live on four WPSG-TV (57-CW Philly) segments about healthy ways to keep your new year’s resolution of losing weight. Drexel Rec Center’s Nick Drake, coordinator of Health, Fitness & Wellness, and Jessica Norman, assistant director of Health, Fitness & Wellness, were also featured performing exercise routines.

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Sugary Drinks Tied to Breastfed Kids' Weight

January 5, 2012

Dr. Alison Ventura-Rubenstein, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted on Reuter’s, in a story about the impact of sugary drinks on breastfed kids.

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