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Anatomical donor ceremony

The University of Delaware College of Health Sciences held an Anatomical Donor Memorial Ceremony to honor those who have donated their bodies to the college. More than 100 family members, students and faculty attended the student-led ceremony, which gave health...

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Culinary medicine course

Despite overlapping scope of practice, few healthcare professionals outside of registered dietitian nutritionists are adequately prepared to provide sound, evidence-based nutrition education. Effective interprofessional practice and education are known to improve not...

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Public health in practice

Rita Landgraf has spent her career fighting for health equity at the community, state and national levels. This semester, she brings those experiences to a second-floor classroom at the University of Delaware in McDowell Hall where she teaches “Public Health in...

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Flyer in athletic training

University of Delaware athletic training student Nikki Patel had her eye on the National Hockey League for quite a while. As a high school senior, she toured the Newark campus and UD’s highly-regarded Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP). During an undergraduate...

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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (APAHM), celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the...

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Exercise as awareness

Being active is more than a hobby for Claire Romine. It’s more than a job, too, even though she graduated in May from the University of Delaware with a master’s degree in clinical exercise physiology. For her, physical activity is part of a recipe for healthy living -...

UD PT students honored with scholarship

Three University of Delaware Physical Therapy Biomechanics & Movemement Science Ph.D. students were recently awarded scholarships from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. They were among 24 physical therapists receiving $340,000 in scholarships.  The Promotion of...

CHS Alumni Awards

Outstanding Alumni Award Winners - 2018 Back row: L-R - Dr. Thomas Windley, PT; Dr. Aisha Lord Ryan, KAAP Front row: L-R – Ms. Diane Oliver, BHAN; Ms. Belena Butler, NURS; Ms. Susan Shibutani, MMS It was another busy weekend on the University of Delaware campus as...

Health behavior change strategies

Beginning this fall, the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition will offer a new course — HLPR630: Behavior Change Strategies and Tactics. Health behavior change is a complex process. Utilizing health coaching, the course teaches students the skills to develop...

Fulbright and medical school for Briyana Chisholm

University of Delaware senior Briyana Chisholm is headed to medical school … soon. The medical diagnostics was accepted Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell; she intends to specialize in pediatric hematology/oncology. However, before the...

DNA replication in HPV

A pair of researchers from the University of Delaware Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences are investigating genetic variations in DNA replication of human papillomaviruses (HPV) and its correlation with HPV-related cancers. UD’s Esther Biswas-Fiss and...

Pipeline program’s Jordan Carr to major in medical diagnostics

Jordan Carr is headed to the University of Delaware this fall as one of 106 medical diagnostics majors in the Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences. But he’s already a well-known face in the College of Health Sciences after being a participant in last year’s...

Anahid Ebrahimi named 2018 Cross scholar

Anahid Ebrahimi, a doctoral candidate in mechanical engineering at the University of Delaware, is a recipient of this year’s K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges & Universities. She is one of seven graduate students...

Anatomical donor ceremony

The University of Delaware College of Health Sciences held an Anatomical Donor Memorial Ceremony to honor those who have donated their bodies to the college. More than 100 family members, students and faculty attended the student-led ceremony, which gave health...

Culinary medicine course

Despite overlapping scope of practice, few healthcare professionals outside of registered dietitian nutritionists are adequately prepared to provide sound, evidence-based nutrition education. Effective interprofessional practice and education are known to improve not...

Mackenzie Perkett wins Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Excellence in Research Award

Mackenzie Perkett received the 2018 Excellence in Research Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine. The health promotion graduate student is investigating movement and sedentary behaviors in middle-age and older adults. In doing so, she’s trying to improve...

Public health in practice

Rita Landgraf has spent her career fighting for health equity at the community, state and national levels. This semester, she brings those experiences to a second-floor classroom at the University of Delaware in McDowell Hall where she teaches “Public Health in...