9 posts categorized by Mayes College of Healthcare and Business Policy

The Trump Administration and America's Opioid Epidemic

Published on October 26, 2017

By not accepting the full recommendations of his opioid committee, President Trump’s administration risks finding a novel approach to repeating the same mistake that started the opioid epidemic in the first place. Read More

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

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The Failure of the Narcotic Scheduling System

Published on October 26, 2017

To gain a more accurate view of the opioid epidemic, it is important to know how the DEA scheduling system works as well as how it has succeeded and failed to protect the public. Read More

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

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Federal Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic

Published on October 18, 2017

The Opioid Epidemic is a public health crisis, and there is no silver bullet. Read More

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

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Brief American History of Opioids in Medicine

Published on October 18, 2017

Even with an increased awareness and regulations, there is still much to do to solve the opioid crisis. Read More

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

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Professor Richard Minoff Presents at Academy of Business Research Conference

Published on October 12, 2017

Professor Richard Minoff, director of the pharmaceutical and healthcare business program, delivered a presentation at the Academy of Business Research Conference in Atlantic City on September 18th.  Read More

Categories: Mayes College of Healthcare and Business Policy, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Faculty, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business, Presentation

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The Pharmacist's Role in Medical Marijuana

Published on October 11, 2017

Pharmacists’ clinical expertise in medications makes them uniquely qualified to manage and dispense medical cannabis, enabling patients to have better care. Read More

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

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Medical Marijuana and its Analgesic Potential in Pain

Published on October 11, 2017

Marijuana’s therapeutic use is not limited to cancer or neuropathic pain. Current findings are limited because of its federal restrictions, yet it is continuously being researched as an option for many indications such as multiple sclerosis, post-traumatic stress disorder, and seizures. Read More

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

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Substance Use Disorders Institute: Cannabidiol Should Not be Subject to Control as a Scheduled Substance

Published on September 26, 2017

The newly formed Substance Use Disorders Institute (SUDI) at USciences submitted a recommendation to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in September regarding Cannabidiol. Read More

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

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USciences Involved in the Healthier You Conference

Published on October 8, 2016

USciences’ Community and Government Affairs, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, and the Exercise and Wellness Management Program were all involved in The Healthier You Conference 2016 held in South Philadelphia on October 8, 2016. The event attracted... Read More

Categories: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Event, Community and Government Affairs, Mayes College of Healthcare and Business Policy, Exercise Science and Wellness Management

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