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January 2012
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The Newsletter of University of the Sciences
Year in Review
2011 proved to be a busy and momentous year at USciences. Topping the headlines was the retirement of President Philip P. Gerbino after 16-plus years. This issue of the Insider takes a look back at the highlights, achievements, events, and people that made 2011 memorable.
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October 2011

November 2011

December 2011

President Gerbino Retires
After more than 16 years at the helm, USciences President Dr. Philip P. Gerbino announced his retirement effective August 31, 2011. Dr. Gerbino graduated from the institution as a student in 1969 and would go on to serve as a faculty member and administrator, and has been president of USciences since 1995.


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Genesis CARES at USciences Celebrates First Year
USciences President Named PA Bio's CEO of the Year
Making the Connections: A Panel Discussion on Hepatitis C Prevention and Treatment
PA General Assembly Recognizes PCP
PT and PharmD Students Heard in Harrisburg
Samson College Wellness Fair
Eating Disorders: Could Your Loved One be at Risk? New Study at USciences Offers Free Family Counseling
New Bachelor’s Degree Conferment Ceremony
USciences Timmy Global Health Chapter Takes Eye Opening Trip to Ecuador
PCP Makes a Strong Showing at the ASHP Midyear Conference
In the Community at the Christy Rec Center
Dr. Lia Vas Chosen for 2011 Faculty Special Recognition Award
Chemistry & Biochemistry Hosts First Annual Research Symposium
Pharmacy Students on a Quest to Change the World
Three Enter USciences Athletics Hall of Fame
Dr. Parvanta Provides Guidance at WHO Nutrition Seminar
Glasser Visiting Professor Programs Welcomes the Czech Republic’s Dr. Jiri Sponer from Oct. 11-20
Three Named to Board of Trustees | USciences Board Elects Samson Chairman
New Name: Medical Laboratory Science Program
Trainor Named Phila. Biz Journal’s Nonprofit CFO of the Year
PA Students Honored for Hospice Work
USciences Officially Launches The Remington Society
OT Night Unites Area Students

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Alumni Reunion 2011
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reunion logoAlumni Association Awards:
dot Dr. Joseph W. Ruane, Honorary Alumnus Award
dot Captain David E. Price P'84, Annual Alumni Award
dot Robin Keyack P'81, Ivor Griffith Service Award
dot Dominic A. Marasco P'96, Young Alumnus Award.

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2011 Honor RollYour support makes our success possible. Download The 2010-11 Annual Honor Roll of Donors here for a complete list of those alumni, faculty, staff, students, friends of the University, and others who made a difference throughout the year. Thank you.

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Jan. 24-March 1

USciences Olympic Events

Feb. 2

Alumni Association Meeting and Dinner at USciences

Feb. 10

Alumni Reception at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sessions Meeting

Feb. 16

Financial Aid Night

Feb. 22

Genesis Center for Aging and Education Lecture:
You Asked & We Answered - A Panel Discussion on Sensitive Topics

Feb. 23 Founders' Day honoring FemmePharma Global Healthcare's Gerianne Tringali DiPiano


Board of Trustees Meeting

Feb. 25

Accepted Student Day Series

Feb. 26

Advances in Pharmacy CE Program (Harrisburg)

Feb. 29 Town Hall Meeting


The Art of Recovery: Exploring the Use of Art in the Recovery from Eating Disorders

March 4

Advances in Pharmacy CE Program (Plains)

March 4-9

Alternative Spring Break

March 10

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association/USciences Alumni Reception, jointly hosted by Pennsylvania Pharmacy Schools

March 11

Alumni Reception at the American Pharmacists Association Meeting

March 17

Accepted Student Day Series
Transfer Instant Decision Days

March 19

Graduate Open House

March 19-24 Misher Festival of Fine Arts and Humanities
March 24 American College of Sports Medicine/Wellcoaches Workshop
  Femi Memorial 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament


Alumni Rifle Match

March 28

Genesis Center for Aging and Education Lecture: Seating and Positioning

March 31 5 K Race for Humanity


Accepted Student Day Series

April 4

Transfer Instant Decision Days

April 5

Alumni Association Meeting and Dinner at USciences

April 12

10th Annual Research Day and 25th Krantz Lecture, featuring Wistar's Dr. Dario Altieri

April 14

Occupational Therapy Pinning Ceremony

April 15

Accepted Student Day Series

April 17

Making the Connections Panel Discussion on Personalized Medicine

April 18

Genesis Center for Aging and Education Lecture: Professional Skill Building

April 20

Alpha Lambda Delta induction

April 20-29

City-wide Philadelphia Science Festival; USciences is a major sponsor

April 21

Post-Baccalaureate PharmD Reunion

May 10

Board of Trustees Meeting

May 11

Discover Series: In-Demand Healthcare Careers

May 16

PCP Seminar: "TMAT and NCATS: Translational Therapeutics in Contemporary Academia" with Dr. Garret Fitzgerald, Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics

May 18

Bachelor’s Degree Conferment Ceremony

May 22

2012 Student Graduation Dinner

May 23

Commencement at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts

June 13

Transfer Instant Decision Days