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Health

Occupational Therapy Students Work With Unhoused Population
Through Project HOME, students learn real-world skills while helping those in need.
What I Wish People Knew About Surviving Gun Violence
Dr. Amanda Lyons was playing kickball in a Fishtown playground when she was shot in the back and her life was forever changed. Here, she shares her physical and emotional recovery journey.
Helping to Bring Social Justice to the Neurodiverse Population
Jefferson team develops autism toolkit for police, emergency personnel and justice professionals.
How Does Stress Affect the Body?
Combining biological and psychological expertise to explore the physical impacts of chronic stress and trauma.
Friendly and Fluffy, Titan the Rabbit Helps Students De-stress
Jefferson launches an animal therapy program during the fall semester.
Study Away Experience Reinvigorates Medical Student
Jamie Garden traveled to Jerusalem through the Jefferson Israel Center.
How Can We Harness New Applications of Art Therapy?
Researching ways to achieve better health outcomes and self-awareness.
Most Memorable Jefferson Moments of 2021
The Nexus looks back at the biggest University stories from the past year.
Giving the Underserved Hope and Care During COVID
A study published by two former JeffHOPE student leaders details how the organization was able to fulfill its mission of caring for Philadelphia’s most vulnerable.
Can the Benefits of Cannabis Overcome Political Barriers to its Legalization?
Studying how public policy on cannabis can affect public health and health outcomes.
Wearing Scrubs Like a Shield
Identity at home and work in a time of anti-Asian hate during the pandemic.