The Newsletter of University of the Sciences
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Introducing the Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX): In order to better define the new healthcare education and training building rising on campus, USciences is renaming it the Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX).
USciences Graduate PA Program to Double in Size Next Fall: Now in its inaugural year, the graduate physician assistant program at USciences is already expected to double its size next fall as students realize this demand will translate into jobs after graduation.
Ninth Annual Physical Therapy White Coat Ceremony:Nearly 70 USciences students were given their white coats on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the annual ceremony. More photos from the ceremony can be found on USciences' Facebook page.
Save the Date for Exciting Speakers and Events:
USciences will host the Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society’s 2013 Annual Meeting, an annual meeting of the minds between pharmacology academics, industry professionals, and students, on Oct. 7, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In observance of National PA Week (Oct. 6-12), USciences will host Larry Herman, president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. A reception will be held afterward. Students, staff, faculty, and alumni in all disciplines are invited to attend.
As part of the recognition of October as physical therapy month, PT is hosting the 13th Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 3. This year’s CE talk “Shoulder Dysfunction Post-Breast Cancer,” features Dr. Pamela K. Levangie from MGH Institute of Health Professions. Learn more: usciences.edu/leahy.
Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Alumni Events
13th Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture: Thursday, Oct. 3, from 5-8 p.m., at USciences. Click here for more info.
PCP alumnus to host golf clinic for blind children on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Overbrook School for the Blind. Click here for details.
An alumni breakfast will be held at the NJPha Annual Convention, on Friday, Oct. 4, from 7-8:30 a.m., at the Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. Another alumni breakfast will be held at the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, from 7-8:30 a.m., at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. RSVP to Alumni Relations at 215-895-1106.