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05/18/2015

USciences Beer Expert to Discuss Gluten-Free Brewing Options on Tuesday

For many beer connoisseurs, Philly Beer Week is not a pleasure but a source of pain. The culprit is oftentimes gluten—a protein found in grains such as rye, spelt, and barley, said Matthew Farber, PhD, a brewing science expert at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

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05/14/2015

OT Students Complete Children's Book on Sensory Processing Disorders

Occupational therapy students at University of the Sciences teamed up to write a children’s book aimed to help elementary-aged children grasp a better understanding of the challenges experienced by their classmates with sensory processing disorders.

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05/11/2015

USciences Women's Hoop Star Lands Job as a Grad Assistant Coach at USM

After setting a NCAA Division II record in assist-to-turnover ratio for the University of the Sciences' women's basketball team, Kaitlyn Schmid Psy'15 just landed a job as a graduate assistant coach at Southern Mississippi.

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05/06/2015

Alumna's Pharmacy/Diner featured on Food Network's Restaurant: Impossible

Pharmacy alumna Marybeth Sniadowski-Cole P’86 had a rare opportunity to work closely with the Food Network’s bold and energizing host, Robert Irvine, to revamp her family-owned business, Lyon’s Pharmacy of Elkton.

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05/01/2015

Chemistry Prof Earns Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Chemical Science

Madhu Mahalingam, PhD, assistant chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of the Sciences, has been named the recipient of the Philadelphia Local Section of the American Chemical Society's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Chemical Science.

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2015 Donor Dash

What do you do at the first sign of spring? WALK! A group of students from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy joined the Hahnemann University Hospital team to participate in the 20th Annual Donor Dash. The students who participated answered the announcements given in PA244 Introduction to Pharmacy & Health Care. Several students in the course participated as well as other friends. The students were: Chris Dorian PharmD'19, student leader; Melissa Nguyen PharmD'19; Aishani Patel PharmD'19; Leena Pang PharmD'19; Ami Shah PharmD'19; Gina Yi PharmD'19; Aakash Gandhi PharmD'17; and Darshan Patel PharmD'20. The students met Dr. Grace Earl, assistant professor of...

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04/29/2015

PCP grad is a jack-of-all-trades and successful in many

Pharmacy alumnus Mayank Amin PharmD’09 is a jack-of-all-trades—and successful in many. After all, he is a pharmacist, community advocate, celebrity body double, and owner of an event-planning firm whose clients include the Philadelphia Phillies.

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04/28/2015

PA Student Says She Has 'Vast World of Medicine at Her Fingertips' at USciences

The first time Emily Strittmatter PA’17 stepped foot onto campus at University of the Sciences, she sensed a strong passion for science and health care education. And for that reason, she enrolled in its graduate professional physician assistant studies program because was confident that USciences would prepare her for a bright future in the health care industry.

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04/21/2015

Kappa Phi Gamma Sisters Raise Hundreds for Cancer Research

The sisters of Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority, Inc. at University of the Sciences hosted their third annual C.A.R.E. (Cancer Awareness: A Real Effort) Week on March 16-19—raising nearly $1,000 for cancer research.

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Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Students Participated in Pharmacy Legislative Day

Approximately 20 student pharmacists from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy converged on the Capitol for the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) Pharmacy Legislative Day on Monday, April 13, 2015. The students and their faculty advisors helped to “paint” the Capitol white, wearing their identifying lab coats and pushing the importance of “Pharmacists: Your Medication Experts!” Over 275 pharmacy students from the seven schools of pharmacy across the Commonwealth and more than 80 pharmacists, walked the halls of the Capitol, participated in the Pharmacy Rally and made legislative visits. Pharmacy Legislative Day attendees met with a significant number of legislators or their...

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