Insights and commentary from our University experts, thought leaders, and graduate students on pharmaceutical, science, healthcare, and educational topics.

07/02/2015

Tips for an Autism-Friendly Fourth of July

For families of children with autism or sensory processing difficulties, Fourth of July barbecues and fireworks displays can be a recipe for a meltdown.

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07/01/2015

Recent PCP Grad Says 'Post-Grad Life is Golden'

While many students dread entering the real world after college, recent grad Joseen Chundamala PharmD’15 couldn’t be happier. The young pharmacist had a job lined up with Penn Medicine shortly after graduating in May, recently signed the lease to her very own apartment, and even purchased her first piece of furniture that was not from IKEA or Craigslist.

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06/25/2015

SCOTUS Healthcare Ruling a Major Victory for the Delaware Valley

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare subsidies was a big victory for residents of the Delaware Valley, said Andrew Peterson, PhD, John Wyeth Dean of Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

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USciences Dean Weighs in on SCOTUS Obamacare Decision

Today, the Supreme Court (NEDY, GINSBURG, BREYER, SOTOMAYOR, and KAGAN) upheld the notion that individuals who purchase health insurance through a federally established exchange are eligible for tax subsidies.

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06/23/2015

Student-Athlete Provides Care, Support to Poor Community in Jamaica

Long before Daniel Pineda BI’18 became a student at University of the Sciences, he developed a passion for helping people who were less fortunate than him.

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06/22/2015

Future Physician Assistants to Gain Hands-On Experience During Upcoming Honduras Trip

Aspiring physician assistants Aisha Malik PA’17 and Emily Kobayashi PA’17 are among more than a dozen physician assistant students who will travel to Honduras with Philadelphia University’s Global Medical Brigades chapter from July 25-31 to provide free medical services to those without access to quality healthcare

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06/17/2015

Dr. Cathy Poon Assumes New Leadership Roles at USciences

With nearly 25 years of pharmacy and higher education experience, Cathy Y. Poon, PharmD, has been named the chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice/Pharmacy Administration and associate dean of interprofessional education for Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences.

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Dr. Marc Campolo Named Associate Dean of Interprofessional Education at USciences

With a commitment toward providing students with multidisciplinary healthcare experience, Marc Campolo, PhD, has been named associate dean of interprofessional education at University of the Sciences.

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USciences Community Gathered for Misher College Retiree Celebration on June 2

The University of the Sciences community gathered to recognize three Misher College of Arts and Sciences faculty retirees during a special on-campus reception in the McNeil Science and Technology Atrium on June 2.

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06/11/2015

Recent Grad Applies Her USciences Education to New Job as Pharmaceutical Scientist

Armed with her hard-earned bachelor’s degree, Cheyanne Kocher PhSci’15 recently started her career as a pharmaceutical scientist at Lannett Company, Inc., a Philadelphia-based company that develops, manufactures, and distributes generic prescription pharmaceutical products.

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