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11 posts from May 2019


AP: Edward Brennan, Jr., M.D., FACS to Lead FSD Pharma BioSciences Division

Edward Brennan Jr, has been appointed to lead FSD Pharma BioSciences' Biosciences Division


SNJ Today and NJ.com: Yet to graduate from Salem County Vo-Tech High, four earn SCC associate degrees

Hannah Gibbs is one of four Salem County Vocational Technical High School seniors who earned an associate's degree before completing high school. Gibbs earned the A.S. in Biology/Chemistry and is transferring to USciences according to SNJ Today and NJ.com.

WHYY: Primary sets up political showdown in Delaware County

Monica Taylor PhD, CSCS, EP-C, director of the Exercise Physiology Program and assistant professor, is running for Delaware County Council. WHYY covered the race and the six candidates running in an article.


Various Publications: USciences 2019 Commencement Ceremony

The 2019 Commencement Ceremony was mentioned by 6ABCNBC10CBS3, and FOX29 during their various newscasts Thursday.


NPR: Grumpy Cat's Death

Christina Haganu-Bresch PhD, the assistant director of writing programs and associate professor of rhetoric and composition, was interviewed about Grumpy Cat on the radio following the death of the viral sensation. The interview was picked up by more than 20 various stations.


Philadelphia Inquirer: A coach’s bond carried Upper Merion basketball players through a fatal crash and grueling recovery — and back onto the court

The Philadelphia Inquirer published a story about the impact Leah Shumoski PharmD'07 had on the recovery of three Upper Merion High School basketball players who were involved in a serious car wreck last summer. Shumoski has coached the girls' basketball team for the last three years in addition to her job as a hospital pharmacist and was considering taking a break from coaching until the crash.

FOX29 Good Day Philadelphia: District Attorney Warns of Meth Trafficking in Chester County

Jason Wallach PhD'15 (Pharmacology and Toxicology), an instructor in the department of pharmaceutical sciences, was featured on Good Day Philadelphia to speak about methamphetamine after the Chester County District Attorney spoke about an increase in cases involving the illegal possession of the substance.


6abc: USciences and Salus University Open Eye Clinic

The ribbon cutting of The Eye Institute at USciences was broadcast on one of the 6ABC evening newscasts. The clinic is a partnership between Salus University and University of the Sciences.


Philly.com: Ex-pharmacist from King of Prussia who lived in her Mercedes in a Target lot now has a home and a community of helpers

Philly.com wrote an update to the story of Lynn Schutzman P'72, a former pharmacist who became homeless after the sudden death of her husband and medical issues became too costly. Schutzman is now living in a fully-furnished apartment after the community heard the original story and began donating to help her.


Philly.com: Living in her Mercedes with two dogs in a Target parking lot, homeless ex-pharmacist from King of Prussia reconnects with community

A Philly.com article describes how two women discovered Lynn Schutzman P'72 living in her car with her dogs due to unforeseen circumstances. The women are now organizing help and have secured a studio for Schutzman as she awaits subsidized housing.