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20 posts from January 2012


HealthNewsDigest: Making Sense of Today’s Best Bone-building Strategies

Alumna Sherry Torkos reminds us that osteoporosis is preventable, not inevitable.

Read more: http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Guest_Columnist_710/Making_Sense_of_Today_s_Best_Bone-building_Strategies.shtml


Phila. Biz Journal: Faculty hopefuls vie for Cooper med school spots

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University received 500 applications for the seven full-time faculty positions it is in the process of filing. The faculty will also be augmented by scientists and professors from the Coriell Institute for Medical Research in Camden and the University of the Sciences, through its Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, in Philadelphia.

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/blog/john-george/2012/01/faculty-hopefuls-vie-for-cooper-med.html

6ABC: Ballarina and Alumna Riolama Lorenzo

USciences alumna Riolama Lorenzo, who recently announced her retirement as the principal dancer for the Pennsylvania Ballet, is featured in this 6ABC story that ran on Jan. 12, 2012.

Watch: http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/local&id=8503078


The Republic: Pennsylvania Ballet principal dancer Riolama Lorenzo says she is retiring next month after 15 years on stage

Lorenzo also holds a bachelor's degree in health science from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Read more: http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/488e4e28775a457688013af48ec78278/PA--Ballerina-Retiring/

Philadelphia Announces Dates for 2012 Science Festival: 10 Days of Interactive, Hands-On Events that Explore the Science of Everyday Life

10 Days of Interactive, Hands-On Events that Explore the Science of Everyday Life: USciences is again a major sponsor of the event.

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/philadelphia-announces-dates-for-2012-science-festival-10-days-of-interactive-hands-on-events-that-explore-the-science-of-everyday-life-2012-01-10


Healthnewsdigest.com: APhA Publishes 17th Edition of Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs

Karen J. Tietze listed among associate editors.

Read more: http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Book_Review_440/APhA_Publishes_17th_Edition_of_Handbook_of_Nonprescription_Drugs.shtml


Pharmacists as Direct-Care Providers

An Expert Interview With Vincent J. Willey, PharmD

Read more: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/756349


Courier Times: Christmas spirit lives on, despite consumerism

Gift-giving has become an obligation, says Dennis Feltwell, a visiting professor of religious studies at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. “Like most successful things, it gets sucked up into the cultural, which is consumerism.”

Read more: http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/courier_times_news/christmas-spirit-lives-on-despite-consumerism/article_3f2f8aa9-a438-5875-b77f-cc23459efbe9.html

Cape May County Herald: Ocean City Woman Continues Going Door to Door to Save Lives

New people connected with People In Crisis include, pharmacist Julia MacNeill of Vineland, a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy who volunteers prescription assistance.

Read more: http://www.capemaycountyherald.com/article/people/ocean+city/79244-ocean+city+woman+continues+going+door+door+save+lives


LA Times: Helping L.A.'s foster kids grow up

Stephen Metraux and colleagues had an op-ed published in the LA Times today based on the research they are doing in LA - Helping L.A.'s foster kids grow up: A new California law will allow young people to receive support until the age of 21, rather than forcing them to fend for themselves at 18.

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-culhane-fosterkids-20120102,0,7238921.story