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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Recognizing the valuable role her pharmacology and toxicology education has played in her career, Erina Jacinto Ph/Tox’09 returned to University of the Sciences to offer words of advice to current undergraduate students during the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences’ second annual Student Recognition Ceremony on Oct. 2.
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Breast cancer prevention needs to become a shared conversation among women of all ages because it can strike at any age and is generally more aggressive when diagnosed in women under the age of 50, said Isabelle Mercier, PhD, a pharmaceutical sciences professor at USciences.
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The countless hours devoted to schoolwork over the past few years literally paid off for Katharine Wilchek DPT’17—an aspiring physical therapist recently named as one of 12 recipients of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions’ Scholarship of Excellence.
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Pharmacy alumnus Craig Lehrman P’89, a second-generation pharmacist who learned the business his father, was recently honored for consistently providing care and services that add measurable value to patient healthcare and community wellness.
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With so many Americans living with this condition, Dr. Sarah Spinler, a clinical pharmacy professor at University of the Sciences, believes that some patients with a-fib should be prescribed a new oral anticoagulant drug instead of warfarin—a blood thinner also known by its brand name Coumadin.
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After a successful Papal weekend in Philadelphia, the medical tents are down and volunteers, like student-pharmacist Joellen Friedman PharmD’16, are back to their routine schedules.
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These ceremonies are an annual rite of passage for fourth-year students in the University’s six-year PharmD and DPT programs, who have begun the clinical education portion of their education and will now receive hands-on training through part-time and full-time clinical education experiences.
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Unless a student is in an art class, drawing during a lecture is usually frowned upon. But Zachary Dae DPT'19 is a firm believer that mindless scribbling may actually aid the learning process, not hinder it.
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For many, becoming a biomedical writer is a rumination that develops at USciences through the Department of Biomedical Writing. While didactic requirements instruct, show, and tell methods of inquiry into the art of biomedical writing and offer assignments, projects, and capstone deliverables, there is often limited opportunity to do real-world work.
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