11/20/2017

The Intelligencer: BCCC partners with University of the Sciences for degree program

Biomedical science majors at Bucks can graduate and transfer credits to receive degrees from the physical therapy and pharmacy programs at the University of the Sciences, the Intelligencer reported.

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11/14/2017

Montgomery News: Seniors at Kyffin Grove in North Wales reflect on what they’re thankful for

Armand DeSantis, 82, a graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy was interviewed in an article about what area seniors are thankful for this holiday season for the Montgomery News. “I’ve given this a lot of thought,” he said. “I’m thankful for the genes that were passed down to me by...

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11/08/2017

Dr. Dan Hussar weighs in: Are business tactics at some pharmacies risking your health?"

Dr. Dan Hussar was interviewed for a story on KSDK in St. Louis about the pressure some pharmacists are under to fill prescription quotas while trying to balance patient care. From the report: Dan Hussar is a nationally-known expert and teacher of pharmacology at Philadelphia’s University of the Sciences. He...

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11/07/2017

The Daily Item: Trutt's Pharmacy keeps the tradition of independent pharmacies in Mifflinburg going

Terry Trutt P’84 had always dreamed of opening an independent community pharmacy in his hometown of Mifflinburg, but didn’t want to be in direct competition with another independent pharmacy, so in 2016 he finally had the chance to pursue his dream. Trutt’s Pharmacy opened last month on Walnut Street in...

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Change in regulation will expand opioid treatment

Gail Groves Scott, manager of the Substance Use Disorders Institute at USciences penned an opinion article for the Philadelphia Inquirer about how the Trump administration can relax regulations and have a large impact on helping those addicted to opioids obtain treatment more easily. The op-ed was re-published in the Press-Enterprise.

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10/24/2017

NJ.com: MCCC allows students to transfer to USciences under new agreement

Mercer County Community College president Jianping Wang and USciences president Paul Katz signed an agreement that allows students to transfer up to 90 credits -- enough to qualify as a junior -- from MCCC to USciences.

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10/23/2017

MedPage Today: EMR Alerts Up HCV Screening in Baby Boomers

Janna Manjelievskaia, a health policy PhD candidate at the USciences was quoted in a MedPage Today article about baby boomers being screened for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). Manjelievskaia spoke about her research which surveys primary care doctors about the HCV screenings guidelines and determined that while many are aware of...

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10/19/2017

Philadelphia Inquirer: The long road to the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics

Physics Professor Paul Halpern, PhD, penned a commentary for the Philadelphia Inquirer about the long road that Kip Thorne, Barry Barish and Rainer Weiss took to their 2017 Nobel Prize and how that intersects with the work of John Wheeler, one of the subjects of Dr. Halpern’s new book.

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10/18/2017

Odessa Online: MISSION FITNESS: Breast cancer: Lifestyle factors that put you at risk

Dr. Isabelle Mercier, PhD, an assistant professor the University of the Sciences states, “Unfortunately, college-aged women generally do not consider themselves at risk for breast cancer. However, there are several risk factors that contribute to the development of breast cancer that need to be understood early in life to prevent...

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10/11/2017

MedicalXpress: Research reveals how rabies can induce frenzied behavior

Marvin Schulte PhD, chair of the department of pharmaceutical sciences, co-authored a study published in Scientific reports revealing how rabies can induce frenzied behavior, MedicalXpress reported.

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