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06/02/2014

Annual Golf Clinics for Blind Children Draws Support from USciences Community

The University of the Sciences community gathered to support The Middle Atlantic Blind Golf Association’s free golf clinic at the Overbrook School for the Blind on May 31.

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Students, Alumni, Staff Get Dirty to Fight Multiple Sclerosis, Raise Nearly $2K

Nearly a dozen students, alumni, and staff of University of the Sciences braved mud-filled pits, trenches, and craters as they participated in the Philadelphia MuckFest MS 5K on May 31. The team, dubbed Muddy Bunch, collectively raised nearly $2,000 to support the event’s mission of supporting multiple sclerosis (MS) services and research.

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05/27/2014

Recent Grad Says 'Not Even Dialysis' Could Stop Him From Earning MOT Degree

This personal essay was written by Ahmad Alsardary MOT'14 (left), who graduated from University of the Sciences on May 21, 2014. His father, Salar (right), is a mathematics professor at the University.

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05/22/2014

DrOT Student Named Among 50 National Scholarship Winners

A doctor of occupational therapy student at University of the Sciences was recently named one of more than 50 American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) scholarship recipients from across the United States.

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05/20/2014

Sensory-Friendly Dance Class Deemed a Success, Thanks to OT Students

A unique combination of music and movement stirred not only the bodies, but the minds, of several children with sensory processing disorders, thanks to a dance class specifically hosted for them this spring by three occupational therapy students at University of the Sciences.

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05/16/2014

PCP Students 'Take a Swing' at Promoting Healthy Hearts Across Philly

A pair of pharmacy students from University of the Sciences put their skills to use as they performed free blood pressure screenings at the American Heart Associations' 17th annual Home Runs for Heart event on May 7-8.

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05/15/2014

USciences Athletes Explore Common Shoulder Injuries in Pitchers

University of the Sciences athletes, Jay Andrews ESWM’14 and John McConville ESWM’16, teamed up off the field to investigate the implications flexibility imbalances wreak on shoulder and back injuries among eight pitchers on the USciences baseball team.

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05/14/2014

Pharmacy Alumna to Showcase Vibrant, Abstract Paintings on June 6

Alumna Stacey Rosemarin’s paintings, “On the Wall Abstracts: Living Life in Color” will be showcased at an upcoming solo art show held at Idiosyncrazies Gallery, on Friday, June 6. This art show is open to the public, and will kick off with a reception at 6 p.m.

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05/12/2014

Student Pharmacists Can Help Improve Medication Adherence

All pharmacy personals can take initiative in improving patient’s adherence. Pharmacists and pharmacy students have very unique skills that will help patients better understand their medications and use it appropriately. Student pharmacists can develop skills such as patient communication, disease management and gather resources which will all help patients with adherence to medications. Barriers and Solutions: Student pharmacists were surveyed to determine some of the barriers to pharmacy involvement in patient’s adherence. Through the survey, student pharmacists said that they felt that pharmacists didn’t have enough time to counsel patients, or conduct follow-up phone calls. Another issue that student pharmacists...

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PCP Students Learn the Ins and Outs of Pediatric Pharmacy (Video)

More than two dozen student pharmacists explored a career in pediatric pharmacy during the University of the Sciences’ first pediatric clinical pharmacist round-table event held in the spring semester.

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