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American Chemical Society Names USciences Student Group an Outstanding Chapter Posted: Wednesday, December 07, 2016The American Chemical Society student chapter at USciences has been selected to receive an Outstanding Chapter Award for its activities.

Dr. Paula Kramer Named Among 100 Influential People in Occupational Therapy Posted: Wednesday, December 07, 2016Paula Kramer, PhD, OT, FAOTA, was named one of 100 influential people in occupational therapy by the American Occupational Therapy Association, which is celebrating the profession’s centennial birthday.

Appeal for a Meal: USciences donates more than 280 Thanksgiving meals Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2016In partnership with Philadelphia City Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell and Dimitri Dimopoulous, the owner of Allegro Pizza, the Thanksgiving meal staples will help to feed 282 deserving families in West Philadelphia over the holiday.

USciences Faculty, Students Awarded Nearly $1 Million in Research Grants and Contracts Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016Assistant Professor of Chemistry Zhiwei Liu, PhD, and Professor of Chemistry Vojislava Pophristic, PhD, received a $427,500 NIH grant for a research on computational development of systems for diagnostic and therapeutic recognition of sugars, especially targeting cancer and diabetes.

Amina Abubakar Presented with Young Alumnus Award at USciences’ Alumni Reunion Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016Owner and operator of an independent pharmacy, Rx Clinic Pharmacy, in Charlotte, NC, Amina Abubakar PharmD’05 was presented with the Young Alumnus Award at University of the Sciences’ Alumni Reunion on Saturday, Nov. 5.

USciences and Rosemont College Sign Articulation Agreement for MA in Counseling Psychology Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016USciences and Rosemont College have signed an articulation agreement that allows graduates from USciences’ undergraduate psychology program be assured admission to Rosemont College’s master of arts program in counseling psychology.

Dr. John Gans will step down as Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Associate Dean for Professional Affairs at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016Dr. John Gans P’66, PharmD’69, HonDSc’08 has announced that he will step down from his position as Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Associate Dean for Professional Affairs at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the end of June.

John L. Sykora P’66 Receives 2016 Annual Alumnus Award Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2016A retired pharmacist, John Sykora P'66, MBA, has had a long, distinguished career in the field of pharmacy.

USciences’ Dr. Cathy Poon Presented with Honorary Alumnus Award and Inducted into College of Physicians of Philadelphia Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016Cathy Poon, PharmD, was the recipient of two special honors in November in recognition of her service and dedication to the field of pharmacy.

Dr. Claudia Parvanta honored with Distinguished Career Award from the American Public Health Association Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016The award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and tangible contributions that an individual has made to the fields of health education, promotion, and communication over more than 20 years of professional practice.

USciences students host community Trunk of Treat Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2016Students from the fraternity and sorority community also partnered with the 48th and Woodland Recreation Center to host a “Trunk-or-Treat” on campus on Halloween night.

Islam M. Ghazi Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at USciences Posted: Wednesday, November 09, 2016Islam M. Ghazi, PharmD, has been named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Dr. Charrell S. Porter Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at USciences Posted: Wednesday, November 02, 2016Charrell S. Porter, PharmD, has been named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Dr. Mindy MacRone-Wojton Named Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at USciences Posted: Wednesday, November 02, 2016Mindy MacRone-Wojton DSc, OTR/L, has been named assistant professor of occupational therapy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Dr. Sungwook Kim Named Assistant Professor of Statistics at USciences Posted: Wednesday, November 02, 2016Sungwook Kim, PhD, has been named assistant professor of statistics at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Dr. Jeffrey Brenner Highlights Global Health Problems in the Philadelphia Region at 7th Annual Cohen Lecture Posted: Friday, October 21, 2016Jeffrey Brenner, MD, executive director of the Camden Coalition, headlined the seventh annual Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series in Global Health at University of the Sciences on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.

A Decade of Doctors: Celebrating 10 years of USciences’ Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016The anniversary will be marked by a continuing education event hosted by the Physical Therapy Department on Nov. 5, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. during Alumni Reunion and Fall Fest weekend.

USciences Moves Up in College Scorecard Top 10 National Ranking for Average Grad Salary Posted: Monday, October 17, 2016The earning power of USciences graduates continues to rise for average salary after graduation, with the University placing seventh nationally and keeping the top spot for local graduates, according to new College Scorecard data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Dr. Namrata Grampurohit Named Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at USciences Posted: Friday, October 14, 2016Namrata Grampurohit, PhD, OTR/L, has been named assistant professor of occupational therapy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Dr. Justin J. Delic Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at USciences Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016Justin J. Delic, PharmD, has been named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Monica Taylor Named Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Program Director of Exercise Science at USciences Posted: Monday, October 10, 2016Monica Taylor, PhD, has been named assistant professor of kinesiology and program director of exercise science at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Gabrielle Giannetti Named Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator at USciences Posted: Monday, October 10, 2016Gabrielle Giannetti, MS, OTR/L, has been named assistant professor of occupational therapy and academic fieldwork coordinator at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Dr. Ashley de Marchena Named Assistant Professor of Psychology Posted: Monday, October 10, 2016With a background in clinical and scientific work on autism spectrum disorder, Ashley de Marchena, PhD, has been named assistant professor of psychology at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Dr. Ryan G. D’Angelo Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at USciences Posted: Monday, October 10, 2016Ryan G. D’Angelo, PharmD, was named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Dr. Daniel Ventricelli Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at USciences Posted: Monday, October 10, 2016Daniel Ventricelli, PharmD, MPH, has been named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

USciences Honored by UCD for Green City Works Project Posted: Friday, October 07, 2016University of the Sciences is a proud recipient of the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative’s (WPSI) Vision Procurement Partner Award presented at the WPSI fifth anniversary celebration on Oct. 5, 2016.

USciences Announces Additions to its Board of Trustees Posted: Friday, October 07, 2016Carla Hendricks, Director of Tax Planning at NewsCorp/Dow Jones; Michael C. Hemsley, Esq., Deputy General Counsel at Trinity Health Corporation; and Michael J. Sofia, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer at Arbutus Biopharma, have joined the board.

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Wins Public Awareness Award Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association recently presented the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy with the 2016 Public Awareness and Communication Award during PPA’s Annual Conference.

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Alum Receives the Pauline Montgomery Leadership Award Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) recently presented the Pauline Montgomery Leadership Award to Kathryn Grandizio- Stephens, during PPA’s 2016 Annual Conference.

Zika Review Study Led by USciences and Atheric Pharmaceutical published in PLOS Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016To coincide with the publication of the article, two authors, Dr. Robert Malone and Dr. Zachary A. Klase, spoke at a symposium on the Zika Virus at University of the Sciences on Thursday.

More Than 330 Students Arrive on Campus for Move-In Day Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016Move-In Day kicks off Welcome Weekend for more than 330 students new to the university’s campus.

USciences Welcomes Dr. Paul Katz as Its 25th President Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016The USciences community welcomed new President Paul Katz, MD, to campus on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, marking the start of his tenure as the University’s 25th president.

Devils Take Next Stride By Adding Track & Field Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016The University of the Sciences is excited to announce the addition of their 13th and 14th collegiately sanctioned sport with men's and women's track and field set to compete in their first season in the spring of 2018.

Victoria Elliott has been named Director of Development at University of the Sciences Posted: Tuesday, July 12, 2016Victoria Elliott has been named director of development in the Department of Institutional Advancement at University of the Sciences. She joins USciences from Association Headquarters, a professional services firm specializing the management nonprofit trade and professional organizations.

PPA Recognizes Breanna Kester with Outstanding Pharmacy Student Award Posted: Monday, June 06, 2016The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) recently presented Breanna Kester PharmD’16 with the 2016 Outstanding Pharmacy Student Award.

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