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Drexel FIRST News

Keep up with news, research, and upcoming events. Our Health Equity Seminars are offered both online and in person.

January 18th, 2024 | Drexel FIRST Faculty Publication

December 8th, 2023 | Drexel FIRST Faculty Publication

Eviction as a community health exposure – A publication by FIRST Faculty member Dr. Gabriel Schwartz

December 6th, 2023 | Drexel FIRST Faculty Publication

December 5th, 2023 | Drexel FIRST Faculty Publication

December 4th, 2023 | Drexel FIRST Faculty Publication

November 20th, 2023 | Drexel FIRST Faculty Publication

November 20th, 2023 | Drexel FIRST Faculty Publication

September 26th, 2023 | Drexel College of Nursing & Health Professions

FIRST Faculty’s Path to Nursing – An article about FIRST Faculty Member Safiyyah Okoye, PhD

September 1st, 2023 | Drexel FIRST Program

June 1st, 2023 | Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health

June 1st, 2023 | Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health

May 11, 2023 | Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions

1 in 2 Older People With Dementia Suffer From Falls – quoting Dr. Safiyyah Okoye, PhD

May 2, 2023 | Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions

February 1, 2023 | Drexel Urban Health Collaborative

UHC Adds Urban Health Perspective to Gas Stove Debate – featuring research from Dr. Josiah Kephart

January 30, 2023 | Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health

Drexel Research on Structural Racism and Public Health Highlighted – featuring research from Dr. Jourdyn A. Lawrence

January 30, 2023 | Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health

How Worried Should You Be About Your Gas Stove? – quoting Dr. Josiah Kephart

January 12, 2023 | Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions

Fall Rate Nearly 50% Among Older Americans with Dementia – featuring research from Dr. Safiyyah Okoye

January 6, 2023 | Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health

November 22, 2022 | Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions

March 31, 2022 | Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions

December 10, 2021 | Drexel University

October 14, 2021 | Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions

Drexel FIRST Events

Learn more about upcoming events, seminars, and specialized programming related to Drexel FIRST.

Upcoming Events

Drexel FIRST Health Equity Seminars

Health Equity seminars are open to the public. Click the link above to learn more about the 2023-2024 schedule.

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Faculty Professional Development Seminars

Professional Development programs are open to Drexel Dornsife and College of Nursing and Health Professions faculty.

June 1, 2023 | Drexel Events

CANOPI (local Drexel Program for tenure-track faculty)/Mid-Tenure Review

Faculty Research Development Seminars

Research Development programs are open to Drexel Dornsife and College of Nursing and Health Professions faculty.

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Past Events

May 18, 2023 | Drexel Events

May 4, 2023 | Drexel Events

Social/team-building event for Cohort members

April 20, 2023 | Drexel Events

Drexel FIRST Seminar Series featuring Dr. Jonathan Jackson

April 6, 2023 | Drexel Events

Engaging with the Media and Social Media; Professional Development program

March 16, 2023 | Drexel Events

March 9, 2023 | Drexel Events

Finding the (W)hole in Your Grant: Asking for Good Feedback on Your Grant Application; Research Development program

March 2, 2023 | Drexel Events

Time Management Strategies/Workflow Management; Professional Development program

February 16, 2023 | Drexel Events

February 15, 2023, 10:00-11:30am | Drexel Events

DEI Training Module 2 (via Zoom): How Does Social Identity Influence Mentoring? Part of mentoring training

February 27, 2023, 3:00-4:30pm | Drexel Events

Visual Explorer Picture Cards exercise: Identifying Mentoring Role Schema. Part of mentoring training

February 9, 2023 | Drexel Events

Administration of a Grant: From Idea Generation to Closeout; Research Development program

February 2, 2023 | Drexel Events

Project Management Strategies; Professional Development program

January 30, 2023, 1:00-2:30pm | Drexel Events

DEI Training Module 1 (via Zoom): What’s Bias Got to do With Mentoring? Part of mentoring training

January 26, 2023 | Drexel Events

Forming your Research Team; Professional Development program

January 19, 2023 | Drexel Events

January 12, 2023 | Drexel Events

Study Section: Demystifying the Grant Review Process; Research Development program

January 5, 2023 | Drexel Events

Meet the DEI Teams; Professional Development program

December 15, 2022 | Drexel Events

December 8, 2022 | Drexel Events

“Anatomy of an NIH R Grant”; Research Development Program

December 1, 2022 | Drexel Events

“Doing Business at Drexel” Panel Discussion

A panel of Business Managers from DSPH and CNHP, as well as the Associate Dean for Finance and Administration from DSPH, discussed research-related expenses, use of start-up funds, use of P (“purchasing”) cards, etc.; Professional Development Program

November 17, 2022 | Drexel Events

November 10, 2022 | Drexel Events

“Prospecting for Gold: Grant Announcements and Mechanisms at NIH and Beyond”

Panel discussion presented by funded researchers and grant administration personnel; Research Development Program

November 3, 2022 | Drexel Events

“Mentoring Schemas”

Presented by the Chair of the Mentoring Subcommittee; “FIRST Evaluation Activities”, presented by the FIRST Evaluation Core Co-Leads; Professional Development Program

October 27, 2022 | Drexel Events

Establishing Writing Accountability Groups (WAGs)

Professional Development Program

October 21, 2022 | Drexel Events

October 11, 2022 | Drexel Events

“What I Wish I Knew” Panel Discussion

A panel of tenure-track Assistant Professors and recently tenured Associate Professors discussed what they have learned about being successful in the tenure track); Professional Development Program

October 6, 2022 | Drexel Events

FIRST Mentoring Program Description and Discussion; Professional Development Program

September 29, 2022 | Drexel Events

FIRST Faculty Orientation

Included a presentation by NIH Project Scientist Dr. Melissa Smarr

September 22, 2022 | Drexel Events

Introduction to Drexel Libraries; Professional Development Program

September 15, 2022 | Drexel Events

FIRST Faculty Introductions and Discussion of Research Interests and Career Needs

September 13, 2022 | Drexel Events

FIRST Faculty Welcome Luncheon

August 30, 2022 | Drexel Events

FIRST Department Chair/Head Orientation

Contact us

For inquiries related to the Drexel FIRST program, please email the program coordinator, Katlyn Wright.

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