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Interdisciplinary solutions to pediatric mobility

The Move to Learn Innovation (M2L) Lab in the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences and the interaction design graduate program (College of Arts and Sciences) were invited to Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children to take part in a unique event for...

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High school health sciences competition

The University of Delaware’s STAR Health Sciences Complex was rocking during spring break — filled with the cheers of high school students from across the state of Delaware. These young scholars cheered on their classmates during the HOSA Future Health...

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Alternative weight loss methods

Most people don't know that excess weight is problematic not only for physical health, but for mental health as well. Behavioral Health and Nutrition researcher Carly Pacanowski takes on the challenge of how we can reduce weight while promoting healthy weight control...

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Filling a real demand for simulated care

Amy Cowperthwait has a good recipe for blood if you ever need one. Good consistency, good color (unless you’re a green-blooded skink) and it flows the way it’s supposed to. No, she’s not a chef for Count Dracula. She’s a clinical nurse specialist in the University of...

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Researching compound to combat aging-related diseases

If you look up the top ten leading causes of death, old age is the No. 1 risk factor for nearly all of them. University of Delaware assistant professor Christopher Martens (Kinesiology and Applied Physiology) is investigating a novel compound’s role in combating...

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Silbernagel will research exercise treatments for Achilles tendinopathy

University of Delaware assistant professor Karin Grävare Silbernagel (Physical Therapy) received a five-year, $2.3 million Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to study Achilles tendinopathy. This...

Interdisciplinary solutions to pediatric mobility

The Move to Learn Innovation (M2L) Lab in the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences and the interaction design graduate program (College of Arts and Sciences) were invited to Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children to take part in a unique event for...

High school health sciences competition

The University of Delaware’s STAR Health Sciences Complex was rocking during spring break — filled with the cheers of high school students from across the state of Delaware. These young scholars cheered on their classmates during the HOSA Future Health...

Alternative weight loss methods

Most people don't know that excess weight is problematic not only for physical health, but for mental health as well. Behavioral Health and Nutrition researcher Carly Pacanowski takes on the challenge of how we can reduce weight while promoting healthy weight control...

Winning undergraduate teams honored in First Step Grand Challenges innovation competition

Following a year of brainstorming, roadblocks, creative ideas and breakthroughs, the 2017-2018 edition of the University of Delaware’s First Step Grand Challenges has drawn to a close – well, kind of. After the yearlong competition ended with a final pitch...

Filling a real demand for simulated care

Amy Cowperthwait has a good recipe for blood if you ever need one. Good consistency, good color (unless you’re a green-blooded skink) and it flows the way it’s supposed to. No, she’s not a chef for Count Dracula. She’s a clinical nurse specialist in the University of...

Researching compound to combat aging-related diseases

If you look up the top ten leading causes of death, old age is the No. 1 risk factor for nearly all of them. University of Delaware assistant professor Christopher Martens (Kinesiology and Applied Physiology) is investigating a novel compound’s role in combating...

UD celebrates National Public Health Week with a host of events and kiosks

The University of Delaware has a host of events and kiosks planned for National Public Health Week 2018, which takes place from April 2 to April 8. On- and off-campus sessions are scheduled throughout the week. National Public Health Week is led by the American Public...

Ph.D. in Health Behavior Science and Promotion

The Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition is offering a new Doctor of Philosophy in Health Behavior Science and Promotion. The degree provides the training and experience necessary for students to become independent researchers and practitioners in the field....

Delaware high school students research rare diseases

High school student members of Delaware HOSA spent several months learning about a particular rare disease and presented their research findings at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. The students interact with patients and their families, and work with...

Combating food waste

Food waste is an extremely frustrating concept. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, approximately 40 percent of food in the U.S. is never eaten; simultaneously, one in eight Americans struggles to put enough food on the table. The state of Delaware is...

April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). During this time advocates work to raise awareness about sexual violence and educate communities around the nation about how to prevent sexual assault. The theme for the 2018 Sexual Assault...