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

Art Therapy is Finally Being Taken Seriously as a Tool For Boosting Health

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Nov. 12 Inverse article about a recently published World Health Organization report that art can be therapeutic, lending international credibility to an already established field.

Vaping Health Risks Raise Alarm About Educating Younger Generations

Pamela McGee, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Nov. 11 Nurse.com post about the dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use and how nurses and other healthcare professionals can intervene with young patients.

This Philly Restaurant and Food Truck Owner Makes Time for Wellness Despite All Her Meetings

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Food and Hospitality Management department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Nov. 7 Philadelphia magazine profile of Philadelphia chef Kiki Aranita that focused on reducing food waste in the city.

Art Therapy Benefits Cancer Caregivers

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 25 Cancer Health article about her recent study on the benefits of art-making for cancer caregivers. Additionally, a 2017 study led by Kaimal was mentioned in an Oct. 25 KPLA-FM (Columbia, Missouri) broadcast and Oxygen magazine article about the benefits of crafts and art-making.

How to Prevent Job Interview No-Shows

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Food and Hospitality Management department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, authored an Oct. 17 Restaurant Business story about ways to prevent an interview no-show in the hiring process.

Study Ranks Most Hydrating Beverages over a Four-Hour Period

Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a WTXF-TV (FOX-29) broadcast about a study on beverages that are better for hydration.

 Penn, Drexel Get $22 Million to Study Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Other Dementias

Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing an Health Professions, was quoted in an Oct. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a grant she recently received to study an online platform to help caregivers of dementia patients cope with their psychological and behavioral symptoms.

Please! For the Love of Food Safety, Stop Washing Your Chicken

A 2013 study led by Jennifer Quinlan, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was mentioned in a Sept. 27 Food Network story about the dangers of washing raw chicken. 

Keto Dieters Swear by MCT Oil for Weight Loss. Does It Work?

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 23 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the use and effects of medium-chain triglyceride oil, a favorite among keto diet adherents.

Sally Miller, PhD: The Challenges of Bipolar Depression

Sally Miller, PhD, a clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 22 MD Magazine article about the difficulty of diagnosing patients with bipolar depression. 

In Search of Upcycled Food That Actually Tastes Good

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, a professor in the Food and Hospitality department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Sept. 20 Engadget article about successfully "upcycling" food — using food byproducts to create edible alternatives while reducing waste.

Managing Pain and Opioid Use with Physical Therapy

Sarah Wenger, DPT, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Sept. 18 WTMJ-TV (NBC-Milwaukee, Wisconsin) broadcast about using physical therapy as a safer alternative to pain management than opioids.