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Autism Experts at Drexel Available to Comment for Autism Awareness Month

Denise Way and Amira Clemens

Nursing Professors Running for a Cause

After being diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago, Drexel professor Denise Way made a promise to herself to stay active. This past February, Way and a colleague, fellow adjunct professor Amira Clemens, participated in the Donna Deegan National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer in Jacksonville, Fla.
Mockups of the in-progress design for a mural near 11th Street Family Health Services

Public Art for Public Health Celebrated in Philadelphia in March

At Drexel University’s nurse-run health center this spring, an innovative effort in public art for public health is underway. A series of events in March will celebrate the story of the Porch Light program this effort is part of, collectively including more than six years of collaborative projects between the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the city’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services.

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Mural Arts Initiative Puts the Intersection of Art and Healing at 11th Street

This year, Drexel's 11th Street Family Health Services is participating in the Porch Light Initiative, a project that situates art and human connection at the heart of recovery and healing in distressed Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Drexel to Open Office in Washington, D.C.

Drexel University has announced it will open an office in Washington, D.C. that will serve as a multifunctional academic and outreach center for the University and its online subsidiary Drexel University Online.
Rebecca Walker

Week 3: Things You Should Start Working on Now

Now that it's Week 3 in the Fall Quarter, junior Rebecca Walker, a junior in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, offers a professional and mindful to-do list to her fellow students.

Bill Cosby interacts with 11th Street patients during his visit to a cooking class

Bill Cosby Performs Benefit for 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University

Bill Cosby performs Oct. 5 to benefit the Expansion Fund for 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University (11th Street), a health center located in the heart of the Richard Allen Homes in North Philadelphia. Cosby spent several years during his youth living in that area, then known as the Richard Allen Housing Project.
A nurse practitioner at the 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University provides primary care to members of the underserved North Philadelphia community.

Nurse-Run 11th Street Health Center Prepares for Future Growth

The 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University has received a grant to support the expansion of health services from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation, through its Blue Safety Net initiative. The one-year grant of $75,000 will help the center build upon the primary health care and health services it provides in its underserved community, while Drexel continues to plan expansion beyond the limitations of the center’s current small facility.

Drexel to Conduct Health Screenings at City Council President Veterans Fair

Faculty and students from the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University will offer comprehensive health screenings at the Philadelphia City Council Veterans Resource Fair on Monday, May 21.
Dr. Ellen Giarelli

Nursing for Autism Across the Lifespan Highlighted in New Book

The growing number of children and adults on the autism spectrum represent a growing need for quality health care that is sensitive to the issues they face. This is the premise and challenge behind a new text, Nursing of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-based Integrated Care across the Lifespan (Springer, April 2012), edited by Dr. Ellen Giarelli, an associate professor in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, with Dr. Marcia Gardner.

Autism Experts at Drexel Available for Autism Awareness Month News Stories

Experts at Drexel University are available to comment for news stories about autism for Autism Awareness Month in April. Drexel recently established the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, the nation’s first autism center focused on public health science.

Autism Experts at Drexel Available for Autism Awareness Month News Stories