On the heels of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse, pharmacy professor Daniel Hussar, PhD, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, was featured on KYW Newsradio to explain the drug's properties.
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While no industry is completely recession-proof, the healthcare industry has proven its strength – even in the midst of economic uncertainty. And that's good news for students at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, a specialty institution solely focused on science and healthcare disciplines.
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For the third consecutive year, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy’s Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) volunteered at the Pediatric Asthma and Health Fair, hosted by Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Hospital on May 22.
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Two recent pharmacy graduates had the opportunity to travel abroad and share their expertise with health professionals in Kenya – an area where medical and pharmaceutical services are limited.
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Ara Abramyan PhD’15 was one of five U.S. recipients of the highly competitive American Chemical Society's Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award for Graduate Students. He will present his research in San Francisco on Aug. 12.
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Many families beat the summer heat with trips to swimming pools, beaches, and water parks; but water safety concerns are particularly heightened for families of children with autism, said Varleisha Gibbs, OTD, OTR/L, occupational therapy professor at University of the Sciences. In fact, drowning remains a leading cause of death in children with autism because they often become overstimulated with crowds and escape to unsafe environments.
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University of the Sciences’ Adeboye Adejare, PhD, a professor of pharmaceutical sciences, will return to his native land this summer through an all-expense-paid Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.
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Recent graduate Daphne Torre PharmD'14 describes her overall college experience as a student of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences.
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While some recent college graduates have already entered the workforce or continue their job search, Patrick Connaghan PhB'14 is preparing to leave for Ireland in August to further his education, continue his basketball career, and explore his Irish roots.
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As part of an ongoing commitment to Philadelphia schools and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, University of the Sciences hosted its first Career Day for Middle School Students on May 9.
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