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basketball player Eric Cangelosi PMM'07 is joined by Head Coach
David Pauley to mark Cangelosi's passing of the 1,000-point
Day in College of Health Sciences Planned
The OT & PT departments will be canceling classes on Monday,
Jan. 15, 2007, and holding a full-day mandatory educational workshop
for all students to examine and discuss the issue of racism and
health to coincide with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. (read
Promoted to Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs
Named to College of Physicians
Named Controller/Asst. VP
the Beef? Dining Services Surveying Menu Choices - Ends Dec. 20, 2006
Donation to Annual Fund
Picked For New Anthology
Learning Innovations 2007
Drives Net Toys and Bears
of the Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity held their "Annual Holiday
Toy Drive" to benefit underprivileged children in the St.
Francis De Sales Parish. Through generous donations from the USP
community they collected dolls,
games, computer games, footballs and basketballs.
spearheaded an annual donation drive of stuffed animals, collecting
89 bears. The bears are bound for the Family Support Services in Upper
Darby, Pa., for the holiday party for abused children. (photos)
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Health Partners with USP
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia President Dr. Philip
P. Gerbino has announced that USP and Virtua Health have developed
a strategic partnership to create a model for innovation in learning,
technology and applied health care. With USP’s
ongoing dedication to advancing the careers of its students and
faculty, the University has partnered for the first time with a
world-class healthcare organization that continues to position
itself at the forefront of technology and the delivery of high-quality
care. (read more)
Look for Sweeping Health Care Reform
Department of Health Policy and Public Health Chair Dr. Robert I. Field does
not expect the new Democratic congress to push through sweeping changes. (read
In order to assure the safety and security of our students, faculty and staff,
a security consultant has been engaged to conduct an extensive survey of the
USP campus. JD Security Consultants, LLC will be conducting his evaluation during
the last full week of January 2007. The three-day effort will assess
our campus over a 24-hour period and will include staffing, training, vulnerabilities,
budgets, and physical makeup. (read
Health Tip: Winter Skin Care
an instructor of Pharmaceutics in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department
talks about compounding skin creams and the multitude of products on
the pharmacy shelf. (read
Leaders Tackle World Issues
Several USP students participated in the The First Annual World AIDS
Day video conference on November 30. Hosted by Americans for Informed
Democracy (AID), USP chapter, the video conference linked students from
Vietnam, Papa New Guinea, and the United States. (read
Bulletin Fall Edition Out Now
excitement of the dedication ceremony for the McNeil Science and Technology
Center. View the USP
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Days Give USP Campus a Boost
With the big
rival game between USP and Holy Family University as the backdrop, USP
held its first Spirit Day on Dec. 7, 2006. (read
Info? Library Does
USP librarians are now contributing several hours per week to AskHerePA (www.askherepa.org/),
a 24/7 fast answer service for Pennsylvania residents and students. (read
Board of Trustee (BOT) November Highlights
new board member Mr. Arthur Fennell, Managing Editor and Anchor of “Art
Fennell Reports” on CN8, and also the founder of the Art Fennell
Foundation…Two new leadership structures were announced – Executive
Leadership Team (ELT) and the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) … (read
the Deans - End of Semester Meeting
On Friday, December 8, the Department Chair Group and the
Deans Council met with Joe Trainor, Pat Lepore, and Rod Miller at their
regular "end of the semester" retreat at Abbraccio's. Joe, Pat,
and Rod each talked about their new responsibilities ... (read
on - Admission report to Executive Leadership Team (ELT)
Establishing enrollment projections for Fall 2007 is a
collaborative process combining the Admission Office, Academic
Affairs and Finance. Current research data on enrolled
and non-enrolled students to determine what factors shaped admitted
student decisions ... (read more)
Resources will be offering a new benefit called the Emeriti
Program effective Jan. 1, 2007. The University will
begin making contributions of $400 annually to the Emeriti
Program to help eligible employees prepare for health care
costs in retirement. Employees who are at least age 40
and have one year of service are eligible for employer contributions.
For more information about this benefit please see www.emeritihealth.org.
Make sure you call 1-866-EMERITI (1-866-363-7484) to choose
an investment option and assign dependents no later than Jan.
1, 2007. If you do not call and make an investment election, one will be
defaulted for you.
Hires, Change in Status & Departmental Transfer for the December
8, 2006 payroll.
Natalia Coleman, Postdoctoral Associate, Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Darrick L. Colvin, Temporary Maintenance Service Staff II, Facilities
Gabriel G. Koen from Temporary Web Coordinator, Strategic Marketing Communications
to Web Coordinator, Strategic Marketing Communications.
K. Rogers from Utility Worker, Dining Services to Maintenance
Service Staff II, Facilities Services.
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... "You can actually begin to feel like a god, you can actually
understand things," said Dr. Ara DerMarderosian of the University
of the Sciences in Philadelphia. ...
- Does this look infected?
Margie Reinhart got the spotlight in mtvU's return to the USP campus
for the segment of Does This Look infected? To view, click on the link
above and choose Gaming Transmitted Diseases (11/16/06).
Flu shots said
better than inhaled vaccine at protecting
MIKE STOBBE / Associated Press, Wednesday,
December 13, 2006
to seek U.S. approval of three drugs during 2007
By Angela Zimm / Bloomberg News, Wednesday,
December 13, 2006 (Philly.com)
more Temple officials exit
By Susan Snyder / Inquirer Staff Writer, Friday, December
8, 2006 (Philadelphia Inquirer)
breaks filibuster, confirms FDA head
Associated Press, Friday, December 8, 2006 (Philly.com)
health plans not attracting individuals
Jane M. Von Bergen / INQUIRER STAFF WRITER, Thursday, December 7, 2006 (Philly.com)
Let the government bargain with drugmakers
6, 2006 (Philly.com)