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Health

Students Volunteer to Help With COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
Those studying nursing and pharmacy will serve various roles in the process as frontline workers receive COVID-19 vaccines.
Top Jefferson Moments of 2020
The Nexus looks back at a year like none other.
How to Keep Strong While Recovering from COVID-19 at Home
COVID-19 patients can lose muscle mass quickly while staying in bed. Experts demonstrate safe and effective ways to keep muscles and joints flexible and strong throughout recovery.
Our Year in Mental Health
In this collection of stories, The Nexus reflects on how the Jefferson community has come together to cope with the public health crises that upended 2020.
Shedding Light on the Experiences Transgender and Non-Binary Patients Face in the Doctor’s Office
Amplifying Voices: A collaborative research team works with the transgender community to gather perspectives on barriers to care, unique health needs, and discrimination.
Rock-a-bye Fly: Why Vibrations Lead to Sleepiness
Researchers discover that gentle vibration can induce sleep in flies through a simple form of learning.
How Can Researchers Engage with Marginalized Communities to Better Understand Health Disparities?
Creating practices for researchers to include the voices of the communities they work with.
Ramily Market Expansion Works to Ease Food Insecurity Burden
Now serving the Center City campus, the pantry helps students in need.
JeffSolves MedTech Inspires Next Generation of Innovators
Industrial design and medical students work together to develop healthcare solutions.
Canine ‘Chief Compassion Officer’ Maggie Works to Improve Mental Health
The labrador comes to Jefferson from veterans organization Leashes of Valor.
Philadelphia Diabetes Prevention Collaborative Seeks to Reverse an Epidemic
Focusing on proactive behavior change, innovative program helps patients stop disease before it takes hold.