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

07/14/2015

PCP Student Says 'Pharmacists Play Vital Role in Health Care'

As a Philadelphia College of Pharmacy student, Deanna Bauerlein PharmD’16 has learned firsthand the value of pharmacists playing a greater role in direct patient care

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07/08/2015

After Living Abroad, Young Alum Says 'USciences Prepared Me For Life'

In just his first year as a University of the Sciences graduate, Patrick Connaghan PhB’14 lived in Ireland—where he completed his MBA courses, continued his basketball career, and coached at-risk youth.

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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 Gained Invaluable Experience in Honduras

Aspiring physician assistants Aisha Malik PA’17, Emily Coraci PA'17, and Emily Kobayashi PA’17 were among a team of physician assistant students who traveled to Honduras with Philadelphia University’s Global Medical Brigades chapter.

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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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