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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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Taste of India

by Maitri Patel PharmD'18 is the Public Relations chair for Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority Inc. On April 9, 2015, Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority Inc. at USciences held a cultural event called “Taste of India.” Sisters of the sorority made a popular dishes from various states of India that exemplified the different spices and crops famous to that region. Following a short presentation on India’s culture and food, attendees were encouraged to walk around the room and “taste” a part of India. Each station had a poster board of the state, which included the state’s population, an interesting fact, and the...

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04/08/2015

USciences Researchers Say Short-Term Exercise Programs Can Prevent Falls by Seniors

New research findings at University of the Sciences into how and why seniors fall may provide healthcare providers with insight on improved balance and strength-training strategies to prevent tumbles by the elderly.

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04/06/2015

PCP Student Takes Third Place in Prestigious U.S. Pharmacy Competition

By combining her pharmacy education and interpersonal communication skills, Viha Dave PharmD’16 recently took third place at the APhA-ASP's National Patient Counseling Competition.

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04/03/2015

Biomedical Sciences Student Describes USciences Experience as 'Life Changing'

With graduation day quickly approaching, Reecha G. Pandya BSci'15 looked back on her experience at University of the Sciences and summed it up as "life changing."

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03/30/2015

PT Student Gains 'Real World' Pediatric Experience at CHOP

Jaison Sebastian DPT’18 has spent the past school year gaining hands-on experience as a pediatric physical therapy aide at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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PCP Class to Host 'Dealing With People You Can't Stand' on April 2

Students in the Professionalism and Leadership in Pharmacy course at USciences are hosting “Leadership at the Movies: Dealing with People You Can't Stand” on Thursday, April 2, from 1-3 p.m., in the McNeil Science and Technology Center.

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03/24/2015

OT Students Assist SEPTA Travelers with Cognitive Disabilities

Aspiring occupational therapists at USciences have spent the past three months helping local high school students with intellectual disabilities learn important life skills, such as navigating the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s (SEPTA) buses, trains and trolleys.

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03/18/2015

USciences Faculty, Alumni Collaborate to Publish Book on Leadership & Management in Pharmacy

Faculty and alumni at USciences collaborated to write chapters for the second edition of Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice—which was published in December, under the direction of Dr. Andrew M. Peterson.

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