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11/24/2015

PCP Student Has Developed a Keen Interest in the Business Side of Pharmacy

Princy John PharmD’17 touts a laundry list of accomplishments at University of the Sciences, both as a pharmacy student and leader on campus.

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11/23/2015

Spread Holiday Cheer, Not Germs, Says USciences Prof

There are several preventative measures people can take to ensure that gifts are the only thing they are giving—or receiving—in the weeks ahead.

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11/17/2015

PCP Grads Pursue Residency Programs at the Johns Hopkins Hospital

Two PCP graduates are currently completing pharmacy residencies with the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

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11/02/2015

Undergrad Student Completes Hands-On Research, Doctorate-Level Courses

In just his third-year at University of the Sciences, Bilal Khan BMS’17 is taking graduate and doctorate-level courses, preparing to present his research this spring, and planning to be a co-author on a study that will be published in a science journal.

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10/21/2015

Student Physical Therapists Recognized at Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture

Student physical therapists Tara Farnitano DPT’16 and Christine Kettle DPT’16 were selected as the recipients of this year’s Patricia Leahy scholarships based off their impressive academic performance and passion for helping patients in neurological rehabilitation clinical settings.

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10/20/2015

PCP Student Explored Regulatory Side of Pharma Through Eli Lilly and Company Internship

With more than a year to go until she completes her doctor of pharmacy degree, Naiya Patel PharmD’17 has already got a dose of various aspects of the pharmaceutical industry.

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Daraprim – The Ultimate Drug Pricing Outrage?

As recently as 5 years ago, the cost of Daraprim was about $1 a tablet. The US marketing rights to the drug in the United States were sold by GlaxoSmithKline in 2010, and the rights to the drug have been sold several additional times during the last five years. In the period preceding August 2015 Daraprim was marketed by Impax Laboratories at a cost of $13.50 a tablet.

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USciences students, faculty, and alumni “DO AC” at New Jersey Pharmacists Association 145th Annual Convention

Left to right: Moriah Weissman PharmD’09, Dipal Patel PharmD’17, Kaitlyn Harper PharmD’17, Alexander Micale PharmD’16, Joe Roselli PharmD’16, Michael Barnett PharmD’07, and Edward Curtin P’83, RPh. Atlantic City is known for its game of chance. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy was represented by four doctor of pharmacy students who tried their luck in the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) Self-Care Championship. Kaitlyn Harper PharmD’17, Dipal Patel PharmD’17, Alexander Micale PharmD’16, and Joe Roselli PharmD’16 competed against teams from Temple University, Long Island University, and Fairleigh Dickinson University. Harper is also the student liaison for the PCP NJPhA student group...

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10/09/2015

Alumna Says USciences Prepared Her for a Successful Career in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical scientist Stephanie Chillas PhSci'11 encourages undergraduate students at USciences to use their training and education to make advances in science and healthcare research.

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10/07/2015

USciences Student Takes 2nd Place at Annual UMBC Research Symposium

Vivian Pham MedTech’17 took home a second place finish for her research at the 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences held at University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Saturday, Oct. 3.

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