05/30/2016

Wilmington News Journal: What you need to know about sunscreen

Dr. Daniel Hussar, professor of pharmacy at University of the Sciences, shares his tips for buying and applying sunscreen to keep your skin protected this summer. "Overall, I think these products are very safe," said Dr. Hussar. "It's important to, first of all, read the directions for use and then...

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The Chronicle: Michelle Cohen named Dean of Samson College

Michelle Cohen’s appointment as dean of Samson College of Health Sciences was included in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s appointments section. Read more: http://chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/236536

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05/29/2016

Philadelphia Inquirer: Why dentists write too many scripts

George Downs, dean emeritus at the University of the Sciences, says that in about 85 percent of cases, a well-trained physician, dentist or pharmacist should be able to spot addiction. Read more: http://articles.philly.com/2016-05-29/news/73429126_1_dentists-opioid-side-effects

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05/26/2016

Pennsylvania Pharmacist: Grad Fidelia Bernice profile

Fidelia Bernice PharmD'16 discussed why she chose to study pharmacy and her experience as a pharmacy intern. Download a PDF of the article here: Fidelia Bernice

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05/18/2016

West Philly Local: USciences hosts Community Job Fair

Candidates of all ages and experience levels attend the free, public event which sought to bring job seekers and Philly-area companies together. Read more: http://www.westphillylocal.com/2016/05/17/attention-job-seekers-usciences-to-host-community-job-fair-on-saturday/

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05/13/2016

Celebrating USciences’ 195th Commencement and 5th Bachelor’s Conferment Ceremonies

University of the Sciences will celebrate the class of 2016 at its 195th Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday May 25, 2016. The University is honored to bestow an honorary doctor of science degree on board chairman Marvin Samson HomAlm’96, who will be counted among the approximately 550 graduates that day. Continue...

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05/12/2016

Managed Care Mag: CMS to Launch Primary Care Initiative to Transform Care Delivery and Payment

Krishna Patel, PharmD, an adjunct faculty member at USciences writes about an initiative, called the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) program, is scheduled to start next year and builds on CMS’ Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative, which started in 2012 and will end this year. Read more: http://www.managedcaremag.com/pharmdcorner/cms-launch-primary-care-initiative-transform-care-delivery-and-payment

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05/10/2016

Al Dia: Oh's campaign to end drug epidemic continues

Councilman David Oh’s community meetings around different parts of the city regarding the heroin and opioid crisis included one at USciences. Oh will use the input from the public to develop a strategy at City Hall to fight the drug crisis. Read more from Al Dia: http://aldianews.com/articles/local/philadelphia/ohs-campaign-end-drug-epidemic-continues/43243

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05/09/2016

Philadelphia Business Journal: People on the Move

Michael Janes, who was recently named director of Human Resources at USciences, was listed in the People on the Move. Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/potmsearch/detail/submission/5839282/Michael_Janes?l=&time=&ind=&type=&ro=8 And more about Michael: http://www.usciences.edu/newsevents/newsdetails.aspx?Channel=%2fChannels%2fAdmissions%2fAdmissions+Content&WorkflowItemID=101b6623-089c-4646-862f-305943628db2

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05/08/2016

Philadelphia Inquirer: Hepatitis B: The 'silent' threat that's demanding attention

Hepatitis B is widespread in Asian and sub-Saharan African countries, including South Korea and many immigrants have brought it with them to the United States, leading to a need for increased awareness in the health community. USciences’ Amy Jessop said often there is not a focus addressing the virus. “It’s...

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