National Newsletter of Physics Honor Society Features USciences Chapter and Physics Alumna

Published on November 27, 2017

Radiations - the national newsletter of the Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society featured the new USciences chapter of the physics honor society and a physics alumna, in two separate articles in its Fall 2017 issue.  Read More

Categories: Alumni, Physics, Department of Mathematics Physics and Statistics, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

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The Interprofessional Role of the Pharmacists in the Opioid Epidemic

Published on November 22, 2017

Pharmacists have a unique position in combating the opioid crisis due to their background in the appropriate use of medications.  Read More

Categories: Opioids, Department of Health Policy and Public Health, Substance Use Disorders Institute, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Health Policy, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, Public Health

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The Role of the Community Pharmacist in the Opioid Epidemic

Published on November 16, 2017

Due to pharmacists’ availability to patients, community pharmacists play a large role in reducing abuse and deaths related to the Opioid Epidemic. Read More

Categories: Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Health Policy, Public Health, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, Opioids, Department of Health Policy and Public Health, Substance Use Disorders Institute

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Collaboration between Physicians and Pharmacists to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Published on November 16, 2017

Physicians and pharmacists might have separate roles, but their practices come hand in hand when it comes to managing pain. Read More

Categories: Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, Public Health, Substance Use Disorders Institute, Health Policy, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Department of Health Policy and Public Health, Opioids

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USciences Students Excel on National Proficiency Test

Published on November 10, 2017

USciences honored those students who scored in the top 10 to 25 percent in the nation on the ETS Proficiency Profile Test.  Read More

Categories: Awards and Honors, Students, General Education, Academics

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USciences Student Holds Donation Drive for Puerto Rico

Published on November 10, 2017

Jessica Debski PharmD’20 hosted a donation drive on campus for those individuals who suffered in Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Debski accepted items including water, diapers, medicine, canned food, and batteries.  Read More

Categories: Student Life, Students, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Community Service, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration

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Physician Assistant Week Celebrated at USciences

Published on November 10, 2017

On September 29, students of USciences PA program cooked dinner for the families at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. This event involved collecting the ingredients for the meal, prepping the food ahead of time, and serving the food to the families. The meal was prepared to feed a total of... Read More

Categories: Students, Physician Assistant, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Physician Assistant Studies

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Alpha Delta Theta Brings Heart Week to Campus

Published on November 10, 2017

Alpha Delta Theta raised awareness and funds for the American Heart Association during “Heart Week” on campus. Read More

Categories: Community, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Life, Students, Community Service

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USciences Professor Travels to DC to Lobby for Increased Research Funding

Published on November 7, 2017

E. Amy Janke, PhD, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. with colleagues from the Society of Behavioral Medicine to advocate for increased research funding and awareness for healthcare and disease prevention.  Read More

Categories: Misher College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Faculty

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USciences Professor Part of Outreach to College Students in Puerto Rico

Published on November 7, 2017

Martin O. Carrion PhD, assistant professor of Spanish and humanities at USciences, is doing his part to help those in Puerto Rico who are still recovering from the destruction of Hurricane Maria by creating an online course for college students as part of an effort to help prevent students from... Read More

Categories: Humanities, Misher College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Humanities, Faculty

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