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All In The News tagged "College of Nursing and Health Professions"

Drexel Awarded $14M NIH Grant to Recruit Diverse Faculty for Health Disparities Research

Ana Diez Roux, MD, PhD, Dana and David Dornsife dean and distinguished university professor of epidemiology at the Dornsife School of Public Health, and Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, distinguished university professor, executive director of the AgeWell Collaboratory and dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, were quoted in an Oct. 18 Philadelphia Business Journal article that reported that the colleges received a 5-year, $14.4 million “Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation” grant from the National Institutes of Health to hire, retain and support diverse, early career researchers with a focus on health disparities research.

How To Beat 3 of the Deadliest ‘Squid Game’ Challenges With Science

Rosemary Trout, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 14 Inverse article about the science behind the candy Dolgana, made of sugar and baking soda, from the popular Netflix series “Squid Game.” 

Consumers Struggle To Understand Food Tech

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 8 Specialty Food News article on the struggle for consumers to understand innovative food technology that has the potential to change American diets. 

Upcycling Food Waste Onto Our Plates Is a New Effort. But Will Consumers Find It Appetizing?

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Washington Post article about the emerging trend of upcycling food, or using discard food items to create new food products. The article was also published by SFGate (San Francisco, California) on Sept. 18.

Unwrapping the Strange History of Prison Plastic Surgery

Sharrona Pearl, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 17 WHYY-Radio's “The Pulse” episode about her research on prison plastic surgery programs to reduce recidivism.  

Birth Trauma for Parents Is Common at Philadelphia Hospitals, but Not Usually Covered by Insurance

Maureen Sullivan Gonzales, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Billy Penn article about the hospital birthing process often being traumatic for many parents, even if both parent and baby are safe and healthy following the birth. 

Restaurant Recovery Sputters as Delta Variant Drives Drop In Demand

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 7 WSYX-TV (ABC-Columbus, Ohio) story about restaurants recovering from the pandemic and the latest setbacks caused by worker shortages and the delta variant emergence. The story was shared on outlets across Ohio. 

How Long Does Pizza Stay Good in the Fridge?

Rosemary Trout, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 26 MEL Magazine article about the shelf life of leftover pizza and the best method to reheat leftovers.

How Upcycling Fights Food Insecurity and Climate Change - Part 3

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in Aug. 18 Waste360 and Aug. 19 Taste for Life articles about the benefits of upcycling food, including reducing food waste, food insecurity and fighting climate change.

When Will the Pandemic End? Here’s How To Cope With New Mandates and a Coronavirus Wave. | Elizabeth Wellington

Ebony White, PhD, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 12 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion piece on coping methods for pandemic-related stress with the recent surge in new COVID-19 cases and re-instituting of mask mandates. 

Is There a Better Way To Spend Billions Than on Alzheimer’s Drug?

A July 6 Kaiser Health News story about a controversial new Alzheimer's drug, that quoted Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was picked up Aug. 10 by The Star Advertiser (Honolulu, Hawaii). 

How to Reheat McDonald’s Fries for a Proper Hangover Breakfast

Rosemary Trout, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 5 MEL Magazine article about how to reheat French fries properly so they resemble their original state.