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Living with High Blood Pressure

Learn more about managing hypertension, blood pressure readings and medication. Patients or staff newly diagnosed with hypertension, struggling to control their hypertension, or with a family member with hypertension would benefit from this class.

There are no classes scheduled at this time.

For more information contact behealthy@drexelmed.edu or call 215.255.7303.


Eat Well, Live Well

Explore reading nutritional labels and using the MyPlate model for healthy eating. During this class we will discuss nutrients and food groups, and share a convenient healthy recipe.

There are no classes scheduled at this time.

For more information contact behealthy@drexelmed.edu or call 215.255.7303.


Find Your Balance: Managing Stress

Stress is part of daily life for many individuals and can impact physical health. Come explore a handful of techniques to help cope with and manage stress. This session is a great way to start practicing some methods that can be incorporated into daily life to help alleviate stress.

Center City @ 219 N. Broad Street:

For more information contact behealthy@drexelmed.edu, or call 215.255.7303 to register.


Eating Sensibly and Seasonally

There is a multitude of benefits to eating seasonally and locally. This session provides individuals with the tools and knowledge to begin exploring eating seasonally, such as learning when different produce is in season, their nutritional benefits, how to prepare them and where a variety of locations of farmer’s markets are in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Highway Tabernacle Church @ 1801 Spring Garden Street

Center City @ 219 N. Broad Street:


Diabetes Education

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Drexel Medicine News

Amanda Woodworth, MD, Awarded Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Community Grant
Amanda Woodworth, MD, Director of Breast Health, was named a recipient of the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Community Grant for 2018-2019. With this grant, the Drexel Breast Health and Wellness Program will support Komen Philadelphia in its mission to provide breast health education, screening and treatment to women in underserved communities—a mission that has been central to Dr. Woodworth's work. Read More

Drexel Physicians Named 2018 'Top Docs' by Philadelphia Magazine
Philadelphia magazine recently published its annual list of the region's "Top Doctors." The list of physicians, who were chosen by their peers, can be found in the May issue of the magazine. Read More

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Drexel Medicine In the Media

The Difference a Gun Makes
Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Jermaine McCorey, a community health worker in the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice, were interviewed on an episode of WHYY-Radio's "The Pulse" about gun violence in Philadelphia and Drexel's Healing Hurt People program. (May 25, 2018)

"20 confirmed E. coli cases in Pennsylvania linked to romaine lettuce"
Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and associate director of the Gastroenterology Fellowship program, was interviewed for a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about how to avoid foodborne illnesses. (May 3, 2018)

"HealthSmart: Lung cancer doesn't just hit smokers"
Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, director of the Drexel Neurosciences Institute, was quoted in a Davis Enterprise (Yolo County, California) article about whether hospitals have specialized stroke centers. (May 2018)

"Today I Told a Woman She’s Going to Die"
Damien Croft, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, authored a piece for Philadelphia magazine's May "Top Doctors 2018" issue about his personal journey into the medical profession and how he may never be able to relate to his patients on the level he once imagined. (May 2018)

"On Mistakes"
Kevin F. D'Mello, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Internal Medicine, authored a piece for Philadelphia magazine's May "Top Doctors 2018" issue about making – and owning up to – mistakes while practicing medicine. (May 2018)


The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.

The images being used are for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted is a model.

 
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