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New North Philadelphia COVID-19 Testing Site Accepting All Residents

Mary Thornton-Bowmer, a nurse practitioner, and Natasha Thornton, a practice manager, both at the Steven and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center, were quoted in an April 27 WPVI-TV (6-abc) broadcast about the 11th Street Center opening as a new COVID-19 testing facility in North Philadelphia. The broadcast was re-aired in an April 27 WPHL-TV (PHL-17) segment. Information about the testing site at 11th Street Center was also mentioned April 27 on WCAU-TV (NBC-10) and April 28 on WTXF-TV (FOX-29) broadcasts.

Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis Leads to Better Health

Karren Henderson and Gail Partridge, a program assistant and nurse practitioner, respectively, at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were featured in a Sept. 27 WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segment about lifestyle changes people can make to prevent or manage their diabetes.

Creating a Culture of Health and Wellness in the Community

John Kirby, director of community health at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the Independence Blue Cross Journal of Change in a piece about his career authored by Patricia Gerrity, PhD, director at 11th Street.

Philadelphia Agenda

John Kirby, director of community health and wellness at Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, along with Stephen and Sandra Sheller, were interviewed in a segment on the WOGL-Radio (98.1-FM) show "Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall" about the health facility and the services it provides to vulnerable members of North Philadelphia.

Kids in Shadow of Addiction Are Helping One Another

A new pilot program at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, which provides support for children who live with an addicted family member, was featured in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks.org story on March 10. Lindsay Edwards, MA, director of the center’s creative arts therapy department, was quoted. 

A Valuable Lesson About Heart Health

A grant awarded to the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of the College of Nursing and Health Professions was featured Feb. 9 on WPVI-TV (6-abc).

AstraZeneca Awards $1.9M in Grants to Support Innovative Heart Health Programs

The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center was mentioned in a Philadelphia Business Journal story on Jan. 29 about the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation awarding the center a grant to reduce cardiovascular disease risk among adolescents.

North Philly-Based Center Expands Dental Services

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 22 Philadelphia Tribune story about the expansion of dental services at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services. 

How Art Therapy May Help Children Raised in Poverty, Violence, and Other Trauma

The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center was featured in a Dec. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story about its art therapy program. The story quoted Center Director Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs in the College of Nursing and Health Professions; Lindsay Edwards, associate dean for community health in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and 11th Street’s director of creative arts therapy; Sandra Bloom, MD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health; and Daniel Taylor, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and director of community pediatrics and child advocacy at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

Drexel Completes $9M expansion of 11th Street Clinic

The expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of the College of Nursing and Health Professions was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal on Nov. 11. President John A. Fry was quoted. It was also featured on WPVI-TV (6-abc) and KYW Newsradio

Meet a Health Hero: Patty Gerrity

Patricia Gerrity, PhD, a professor and associate dean for community programs and director of 11th Street Family Health Services in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a story on Philadelphia Magazine’s “Be Well Philly” blog about her work in health that has led to her nomination as a “Health Hero” semifinalist.

THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FOR YOU

Jennifer Warshaw, health educator at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment on July 9 featuring the center’s nutrition education class and tips for eating more fruits and vegetables.