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11 posts from July 2019


Pharmacy Learning Network: Ohio’s Plan to Invest in Pharmacies: A Sign of Value for our Profession

Michael Cawley PharmD'96 wrote a commentary for Pharmacy Learning Network on a new Ohio law that will give pharmacists $100 million to make up for lost reimbursement.


Various Publications: USciences Launches New MBA with Cannabis Industry Option

Multiple publications covered the announcement of USciences' new MBA with a Cannabis Industry Option including Technical.lyHempGazetteGrizzleThe GrowthOp, and more.


Philly Mag: Outdoor Smoking Bans Are Spreading — and Useless

Philadelphia Magazine featured an article on outdoor smoking bans and mentioned the campuses who enforce the ban, including USciences.


Philadelphia Inquirer: A Philadelphia university says it’s offering ‘first MBA’ for the cannabis industry

The new Cannabis Industry Master of Business Administration option was covered and outlined in a Philadelphia Inquirer Article. The publication included quotes from Andrew Peterson PharmD, PhD'09 (Health Policy) regarding the new program.


Philadelphia Inquirer: Ways to work out in stifling summer heat, no gym membership required

Karin Richards, PhD(c) MS, ACSM, ACE CPT-GFI, chair of the Department of Kinesiology and assistant professor of health sciences, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about working out in the heat.


Philadelphia Inquirer: Go to college for free — yes, free — at these Pa. and N.J. schools

The USciences Opportunity Scholarship was outlined in a Philadelphia Inquirer story on options for attending college for free.

Chestnut Hill Local: CHC, Jefferson teams split in college summer league

USciences women's basketball players are playing as team maroon in the college summer league. Chestnut Hill Local published an article on the standings as of mid-July with team maroon tied for first place.


The Intelligencer: Bucks, Montgomery County business achievers

The Intelligencer published an article mentioning Eric Pelletier DPT, assistant professor of physical therapy, receiving the 2019 Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony.


Drug Topics Magazine: Walmart Layoffs Impact Senior Staff

Daniel Hussar PhD, FAPhA, professor emeritus for the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, was quoted in an article in Drug Topics on the Walmart pharmacy layoffs affecting mostly senior staff.


The Morton Arboretum: Tree Coring: A Look into the Past (and Future)

Perry Giambuzzi ES'20 wrote an article for The Morton Arboretum about tree coring to support research projects for tree scientists.