Insights and commentary from our University experts, thought leaders, and graduate students on pharmaceutical, science, healthcare, and educational topics.

09/30/2015

Alum's Pharmacy Nationally Recognized for its Service to Community

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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09/14/2015

PT Student Says Doodling Can Aid Learning

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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08/26/2015

Health Policy Prof's Joint Research on Homeless Vets Featured in JAMA

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published the results of research that Dr. Stephen Metraux took part in to explore the association between misconduct-related separations and homelessness among recently returned active-duty military service members.

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08/19/2015

PCP Students Provide Faith-Based Healthcare to Underserved Philly Residents

Five students from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy collaborated with more than two dozen medical, dental, podiatry, and nursing students from various colleges across Philadelphia during this year’s Summer Medical Institute (SMI) Philadelphia.

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08/12/2015

College-Bound Students: Don’t Forget to Pack These Necessities, Says USciences Prof

Thousands of students across Greater Philadelphia will soon start the next chapter of their lives as they begin their college journeys away from home. But with their new freedom comes the exposure to millions of germs while living and studying in close quarters with others.

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07/29/2015

Meet Dr. Judy Parker Kent: New Chair of the Department of OT at USciences

Bringing with her an impressive background in higher education, Judy Parker Kent, OTD, EdS, OTR/L, has been named chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at USciences.

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07/21/2015

Jamaican a Difference: PCP Students Complete Interprofessional Medical Mission Trip

Pharmacy student Nitin Bagga PharmD'16 observed closely as a middle-aged Jamaican woman—with teeth rotted well into her gum line—underwent an oral exam at a free health clinic in Kingston.

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06/22/2015

Future Physician Assistants Gained Invaluable Experience in Honduras

Aspiring physician assistants Aisha Malik PA’17, Emily Coraci PA'17, and Emily Kobayashi PA’17 were among a team of physician assistant students who traveled to Honduras with Philadelphia University’s Global Medical Brigades chapter.

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05/01/2015

Chemistry Prof Earns Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Chemical Science

Madhu Mahalingam, PhD, assistant chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of the Sciences, has been named the recipient of the Philadelphia Local Section of the American Chemical Society's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Chemical Science.

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04/21/2015

Kappa Phi Gamma Sisters Raise Hundreds for Cancer Research

The sisters of Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority, Inc. at University of the Sciences hosted their third annual C.A.R.E. (Cancer Awareness: A Real Effort) Week on March 16-19—raising nearly $1,000 for cancer research.

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