02/07/2018

Philadelphia Medicine: What Physicians Need to Know to Participate in Medical Marijuana

USciences was mentioned as a provider of medical cannabis education in the Philadelphia Medical Society’s Winter magazine. The article entitled “What Physicians Need to Know to Participate in the Medical Marijuana Program.” USciences is one of four educational providers in the state offering a required four-hour training course for physicians...

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02/02/2018

Dover Post: Wesley College’s Gibbs co-authors article

Along with Varleisha Gibbs, Wesley College Chair and Director of Graduate Programs in Occupational Therapy, USciences’ Lora Packel, Cathy Poon and Diana E. Hardley co-authored an article published in Health and Interprofessional Practice on Jan. 23, The Dover Post reported.

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01/31/2018

Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly: Philadelphia launches first SIF program in the country

Gail Groves Scott, manager of the Substance Use Disorders Institute, was quoted in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly about Philadelphia’s announcement to endorse the establishment of safe injection sites. “What works in a public health crisis? You need leadership and you need community-level interventions; this is what Philadelphia is doing...

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01/26/2018

Pennsylvania Pharmacist: USciences Students, Alumni Featured in Monthly Magazine

USciences is featured throughout the latest issue of Pennsylvania Pharmacist, the bi-monthly magazine from the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association. The issue celebrates the organization’s 140-year history. Philadelphia College of Pharmacy pre-dates the organization and plays an integral role in its history including from 1899-1919, the period highlighted in this issue. (pages...

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01/24/2018

Author Gilda Runco’s newly released “Legacy of the PURPOSE Stone” recounts a personal tragedy to show readers the importance of living life with purpose

Jill McAlarney P’ 88, who writes under the pen name Gilda Runco, recently published “Legacy of the Purpose Stone.”

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01/22/2018

Philadelphia Tribune: Thousands again fill Philly streets for women’s march

USciences students participated in Saturday’s Women’s March. A photo of five students holding signs during the event was included in a story in the Philadelphia Tribune.

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01/18/2018

Philly.com: The laundry pod challenge is more dangerous than you think

Thomas Too PharmD’18, an extern at the Poison Control Center at CHOP, co-authored a blog post for Philly.com about the recent internet trend known as the “Tide Pod Challenge” where teenagers are attempting to eat Tide laundry pods. Too discusses why the challenge is dangerous and the origin of the...

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01/16/2018

Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly: Pennsylvania streamlines methadone and buprenorphine treatment

Gail Groves Scott, manager of the Substance Use Disorders Institute at USciences, was quoted in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly in an article about Gov. Tom Wolf’s statewide disaster declaration for the opioid crisis.

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Broadway World: Star of Hamilton's Pharmacopeia Joins THE MUSHROOM CURE

Hamilton Morris, a who conducts pharmacological research with Jason Wallach at USciences, was spotlighted in “Broadway World” for his role as an actor and consultant for the off-Broadway production “The Mushroom Cure.” The show recounts writer and actor Adam Strauss’ experience trying to use hallucinogenic mushrooms to cure obsessive-compulsive disorder....

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ESPN: Inside the physical re-imagination of Steelers corner Joe Haden

Alex Skacel DPT’15 was featured in an ESPN article for his treatment of Steelers cornerback Joe Haden. "Joe decided he wanted to be back to his best, great at his position," Skacel said. "You get what you put in, and Joe brought in from the beginning. It was about getting...

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