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Wan Shih, PhD, a biomedical engineering professor recently granted a fellowship in the National Academy of Inventors

Curiosity Fuels Drexel Professor’s Prolific Inventing

Professor Wan Shih’s curiosity has turned into a prolific inventing career in which almost 30 patents are attached to her name, resulting in a fellowship with the National Academy of Inventors.
Participants in last year's Indoor Triathlon/Duathlon during the cycling portion.

Drexel Holding 3rd Annual Indoor Triathlon/Duathlon

You don’t have to be outside to run, bike or swim. For the third year in a row, Drexel will hold a triathlon/duathlon inside the Recreation Center and registration is open now.
A community garden at Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships in West Philadelphia

Drexel Research Team Connects Urban Design to Public Health

Faculty in design and public health at Drexel are working together with community-based projects in West Philadelphia. Their projects test the idea that aspects of natural systems can be woven into urban design to improve health.
"The hunger, the pain, the depression -- it always comes back. It's like a bird nesting in your head." - study participant Claudia

Children's Hunger Born From Mothers' Trauma

A new Drexel public health study shows that trauma and chronic stress are a largely overlooked part of the picture of why one in five American households with young children live with food insecurity.
A doctor stands by ready to help as paramedics assist a patient on an ambulance.

Hospitals Helping Violence Victims Could Save Millions

Drexel researchers have  published the first study to systematically look at the economic outcomes of programs that help victims of violence change their lives with a hospital-based intervention.
Scott Lind, MD, center in black suit, with Morton Perlman's family and the TraumaMan training mannequin named for him.

Training Mannequin Named in Honor of Surgery Professor

While it’s common to see buildings named in memory of past University figures, Morton H. Perlman’s name will live on in a very unique way: through a mannequin used to teach trauma situations to aspiring doctors.
Ask a Physician: Ana Núñez, MD.

Ask a Physician: How Super is Your Food?

A Drexel physician tells you what you might want to keep in mind about superfoods and gives tips for preparing them to suit anyone's palate. 
The state-of-the-art gait lab is used for research studies of motion in Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Runners Get a Step Ahead at Drexel

Drexel now offers a suite of physical therapy and other health services to help runners prevent injury or step up their performance, in addition to recovering from injuries.
Pills photo by jamiesrabbits CC BY 2.0 on Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/jamiesrabbits/5747870989/sizes/l

Teens Abusing Prescription Pills Are A Growing Concern, Drexel Researchers Say

Parents and physicians still aren’t doing enough to address the rise of “pharming,” or recreational use and abuse of prescription drugs, among teenagers, according to public health researchers at Drexel University.

Kiosks like those set to be installed at two Drexel buildings to screen for mental health issues in use.

A 'Check-Up from the Neck Up' — Mental Health Screening Kiosks at Drexel

In an attempt to reach more populations that may suffer difficulties with mental health but don't always seek treatment, kiosks that screen for different types of mental health issues including depression, eating disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder are coming to Drexel soon.
Personal trainers from the Drexel Recreation Center, from left, Chris Campli, Joe Giandonato and Chris Lee.

Get Fit in 2015 with Personal Trainers from the Rec Center

Drexel’s Recreation Center employs an eclectic team of personal trainers to help students, faculty or staff work off a few extra pounds, cope with disability, prepare for a competition or just keep a New Year's resolution.
Alex Krengel and Guram Gotsadze outside the Sameba Cathedral in Tbilisi.

Student Travels to Nation of Georgia to Study Health Systems

A Drexel student working toward his master’s degree in public health traveled to Georgia for the winter break to help create the groundwork for a new method of teaching new systems to public health practitioners.