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Physical Therapy Students Gain Real-World Experience at USciences Pro Bono Clinic
March 20, 2019
Before they have even started their careers Alexa Mock DPT'21 and Tammy Megedyuk DPT'24 are already perfecting their bedside manner and getting to interact with patients at USciences Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic where, with faculty mentors, they help to treat residents of Southwest and West Philadelphia.
Graduate Student Earns Patent; Awaiting Another for Research Findings
March 19, 2019
Boyenoh Gaye, a PhD candidate studying pharmaceutics, was already working in the field as a senior scientist at GlaxoSmithKline when she began pursuing her doctorate. Since she returned to her studies, Gaye has earned a patent, filed for another provisional patent and been published in major publications and asked to present at major conferences and meetings.
International Student-Athlete Headed to Prestigious Medical Program After Graduation
March 19, 2019
International student-athlete Borna Novak Bio'19 is headed to St. Louis in the fall after being accepted to the prestigious Medical Scientist Training Program at Washington University.
USciences ROTC Students Are One Step Closer to Becoming Commissioned Officers
March 18, 2019
At Fort Knox, these students needed to complete rigorous training, build their confidence, and test their physical and mental strength to develop into successful officers and leaders.
Substance Use Discussed at Regional Overdose Prevention Coalition Conference
March 11, 2019
On March 7, dozens of experts in substance use disorders met at USciences for the Regional Overdose Prevention Coalition Conference to talk about the diverse array of issues surrounding the issue.
At a Glance
President: Paul Katz, MD
Students: 2,231 (1,231 undergraduate, 1,000 graduate)
On-campus residents: 451
BS programs: 19
Masters programs: 15 (includes MBA, MOT, MS)
Doctoral programs: 11 (includes PhD, PharmD, DPT, DrOT)
Certificate programs: 8
Full-time faculty: 202
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Laboratories: more than 100
Campus organizations: 60
Computer labs: 25
Sororities and fraternities: 12
Athletics Name: Devils
School mascot: Drake the Devil
Division II varsity teams: 12
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Points of Pride
Founded in 1821 as the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, USciences was the first college of pharmacy in North America.
Our impressive alumni include giants of the pharmaceutical industry like Dr. Eli Lilly. Gerald F. Rorer and John Wyeth.
USciences’ 36-acre, state-of-the-art campus in Philadelphia is close to 100 hospitals and 150 research laboratories.
Both undergraduate and graduate USciences students engage in significant original research alongside world-class faculty.