10/30/2018

Alumna Jocelyn Konrad, Rite Aid Applauds New Law Signed By President Trump to Help Fight Opioid Abuse

Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Pharmacy Jocelyn Konrad P’92 was recognized at the White House last week as President Donald J. Trump signed the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act.

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10/29/2018

Main Line News: Rosemont, USciences announce doctor of pharmacy partnership

Rosemont and USciences have announced a doctor of pharmacy partnership, Main Line Media News reported. Eligible students will study at Rosemont College for three years then have the option to apply and transfer to the USciences’ PharmD program.

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Joseph Kenny DPT'15 Deploys with USNS Comfort on Medical Assistance Mission in South and Central America

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort departed Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Oct. 10, on an 11-week medical assistance mission to South and Central America where personnel will work closely with host-nation health and government partners in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia and Honduras. Joseph Kenny DPT’15 is deployed with the Comfort.

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10/19/2018

Contagion: Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Highlights and Pitfalls of the 2016 IDSA / ATS Guidelines

Lucia Rose, adjunct professor at USciences, authored an article entitled “Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Highlights and Pitfalls of the 2016 IDSA / ATS Guidelines” published in Contagion Live.

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Philadelphia Business Journal: Philadelphia-area universities ranked by salary after attending

The Philadelphia Business Journal searched the Scorecard for institutions within 50 miles of Center City Philadelphia and the school with the top salary wasn’t what many might think! USciences graduates earn the most in the region for salary after graduation, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education's College...

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CBS3: USciences Gets Moving to Fight Breast Cancer

Dr. Isabelle Mercier organized a workout class in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to bring the issue to the forefront for our students and show how exercise can reduce the risk of breast cancer or extend the lives of those suffering from the disease. A representative from the Susan...

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10/17/2018

Contagion: Plazomicin: A Novel Aminoglycoside

Maria Heaney co-authored a paper for Contagion Live entitled “Plazomicin: A Novel Aminoglycoside.” Heaney is a PGY2 resident in infectious diseases pharmacy at Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her PharmD at the University of the Sciences Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and a PGY1 residency at...

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P&T Community: Tabula Rasa HealthCare President Orsula V. Knowlton Receives Mid-Atlantic Women’s Leadership Award

Tabula Rasa HealthCare President and Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, Orsula V. Knowlton, PharmD, MBA received the “Mid-Atlantic Women’s Leadership Award” at a gala ceremony held October 10, 2018, in Philadelphia, PA, P&T Community reported. In 2009, Ms. Knowlton co-founded TRHC, a healthcare technology company advancing the field of...

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10/10/2018

The Burg: Harrisburg, Bavarian breweries collaborate, innovate–and you can taste the result.

Matt Farber, director of USciences’ Brewing Science program, was featured as an expert source in “The Burg” in an article about a Harrisburg brewery, Millworks Brewery, that is partnering with Keesmann Brewery in Bamberg, Germany. From the article: When University of the Sciences beer professor Matthew Farber walks into a...

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Various Publications: Students step out of the classroom for training in treating opioid overdoses and CPR

USciences hosted more than 150 juniors and seniors from Central High School for a day learning about college-level research and learned about how to give Naloxone, take blood pressure and examine a patient’s vital signs. The students also learned CPR. The event was featured on 6ABC, KYW Newsradio, NBC10, Fox29,...

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