Class Notes

1953

1955

1961

DAVID R. MILLER BS'61, has been named pharmacist dispensary manager at BEYOND/HELLO, a medical cannabis dispensary in Bristol Township and a division of Franklin Bioscience. Miller previously worked as a retail pharmacist, in long-term care, hospice, and central-fill pharmacies. USciences and Franklin BioScience have recently announced a collaboration to help strengthen and enrich education, research, and training for those interested in working in the medical cannabis field.

1962

1963

1964

1965

FRANK M. STEARNS BI'65, MS, PhD, MBA, retired CEO of the American Red Cross National Testing Laboratory, published “In Memoriam: Herbert J. Eichel (1924–2017) a Passion for Discovery” in the Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, volume 65, September-October 2018. The article chronicles the 30 years of research at Hahnemann Medical College by his advisor, Herbert Eichel.

1966

JOHN FRANCESCHINI P’66, MBA’70 (Drexel University) had his play Christmas Parole produced in November by SkyPilot Theatre in Hollywood, CA. It starred Morry Schorr.

JOHN FRANCESCHINI P’66, MBA’70 (Drexel University) had his play Christmas Parole produced in November by SkyPilot Theatre in Hollywood, CA. It starred Morry Schorr.

1968

FRANK CHRZANOWSKI P’68, MS’72 (pharmaceutics), PhD’75 (pharmaceutics) was the moderator for the Contract Pharma 17th Annual EXPO Symposium in New Brunswick, NJ, for the twelfth year. In October 2018, he was a reviewer for proposals submitted to the NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) Centers of Excellence for Translational Research (CETR) (U19), Emerging Infectious Diseases/Pathogens program. He also presented a seminar at the University of Florida (UF), graduate pharmaceutics department, in Gainesville, FL, entitled "Preformulation: Quality by Design (QbD) Applied to Salt Form Selection." This was Frank’s ninth seminar presentation at UF.

1972

1973

THOMAS DOUGHERTY PhD'73 (microbiology) is currently in the department of microbiology, Harvard Medical School, conducting research on novel inhibitors for Gram-negative pathogens. He serves on the scientific advisory boards of Macrolide Pharmaceuticals and X-Biotix and is a reviewer for funding to Carb-X. For the past three years he has been a presenter at the International Course on Antibiotics and Resistance in Annecy, France.

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1981

IRACH B. TARAPOREWALA PhD'81 (pharmaceutics) was named CEO of NanoViricides, Inc. Irach was the founding CEO of Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc., and served as president from April 2010 until December 2015. During his five years of leadership at Ohr, he played a critical role in taking the company from preclinical stage through successful Phase II clinical trials.

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1998

1999

CARRIE (JAMES) PAGLIANO MPT’99, DPT, is currently serving as elected president for the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association. In February 2018, Carrie opened her private practice, Carrie Pagliano Physical Therapy in Arlington, VA, serving women and children with pelvic floor dysfunction in the DC metropolitan area. In 2018 she was appointed to serve on the advisory board (AB) for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN), the only physical therapist to serve on the AB.

CARRIE (JAMES) PAGLIANO MPT’99, DPT, is currently serving as elected president for the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association. In February 2018, Carrie opened her private practice, Carrie Pagliano Physical Therapy in Arlington, VA, serving women and children with pelvic floor dysfunction in the DC metropolitan area. In 2018 she was appointed to serve on the advisory board (AB) for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN), the only physical therapist to serve on the AB.

2000

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2009

2010

CHRISTOPHER T. PINO PharmD’10 married London M. Trusik on September 30, 2017, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Philadelphia.

CHRISTOPHER T. PINO PharmD’10 married London M. Trusik on September 30, 2017, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Philadelphia.

2011

2012

2013

2014

JAQUELINE KODISH MOT’14 married Matthew Solfanelli on September 2, 2018, in Our Lady of the Snows Church, Clark Summit, PA. Jacqueline is currently a pediatric occupational therapist for Elwyn and an adjunct professor in Philadelphia.

JAQUELINE KODISH MOT’14 married Matthew Solfanelli on September 2, 2018, in Our Lady of the Snows Church, Clark Summit, PA. Jacqueline is currently a pediatric occupational therapist for Elwyn and an adjunct professor in Philadelphia.

2015

2016

SARA E. CHON MBA’16 became a member of the Young Devil Society with her first gift to USciences. The Young Devil Society is a giving society for members of the classes of 2008 through 2018.

CAITLIN FAY PharmD’16 married Jeffrey Turner on June 30, 2018, in Bluemont, VA, at Bluemont Vineyard.

CAITLIN FAY PharmD’16 married Jeffrey Turner on June 30, 2018, in Bluemont, VA, at Bluemont Vineyard.

MARC WAGNER PharmD’16 was named the recipient of the 2018 Fink Family Scholarship by the American Society for Pharmacy Law. The scholarship supports a pharmacist attending law school who demonstrates academic, professional, or service-related achievement and who is most likely to use their law degree to further such achievement and contribute to the benefit of society.

MARC WAGNER PharmD’16 was named the recipient of the 2018 Fink Family Scholarship by the American Society for Pharmacy Law. The scholarship supports a pharmacist attending law school who demonstrates academic, professional, or service-related achievement and who is most likely to use their law degree to further such achievement and contribute to the benefit of society.

2017

2018

2019

USciences pharmacy students on rotation at Johns Hopkins connected with alumni employees. Back row, left to right: Sean Ahern PharmD'19, Justin George PharmD'19, Kayla Garzio PharmD'18, Lindsay Pote PharmD’06, and Meghan Tolan PharmD'14. Front row, left to right: Chris Dorian PharmD’19, Charissa Pham PharmD'19, Cathy Walker P'85, Melissa Nguyen PharmD'19, and Lalitha Sukumar PharmD’19.

USciences pharmacy students on rotation at Johns Hopkins connected with alumni employees. Back row, left to right: Sean Ahern PharmD'19, Justin George PharmD'19, Kayla Garzio PharmD'18, Lindsay Pote PharmD’06, and Meghan Tolan PharmD'14. Front row, left to right: Chris Dorian PharmD’19, Charissa Pham PharmD'19, Cathy Walker P'85, Melissa Nguyen PharmD'19, and Lalitha Sukumar PharmD’19.

 

In Memoriam

William H. Hefland P'52

October 02, 2018

Larry Garrett Ritter P'58

October 26, 2018

Karl Krammes P'61

October 26, 2018

George Defoney P'56

November 15, 2018

Bruce W. H. Francis P'57

November 15, 2018

Carl Rhoades P'59

November 15, 2018

Roland H. Kauffman P'54

November 19, 2018

Louis J. Marinari P'47

December 01, 2018

Grace R. Peters P'39

December 03, 2018

Beverly (Weaver) Freshman P'63

December 07, 2018

Lester Lohrman P'52

December 20, 2018

James W. Stolte P'78

December 21, 2018

Joseph Tkacheff Jr., P'47

December 26, 2018

Charles "Tom" Clark P'53

December 28, 2018

William E. Bartlett P'55

January 10, 2019

Clarissa Lyons P'14

January 19, 2019

Ralph Duncan P'50

January 26, 2019

Frank Ralph Wiercinski P'60

January 29, 2019

Elanor "Elly" Gordon P'46

February 13, 2019

Linda Lee P'80

March 07, 2019

Thomas Stewart Edgar Bracey P'43

March 12, 2019

Mary Ann Gerhads P'57

March 29, 2019

Jerome Dubowe P'51

March 28, 2019

Elizabeth "Betty" Appleby P'52

October 21, 2018

Elizabeth "Betty" Appleby P’52, who passed away October 21, 2018, the retired past owner and pharmacist-in-charge of Appleby’s Pharmacy in Mount Union, PA, where she was the first female pharmacist to serve patients in the community.

Martin S. Goldstein P'55

January 10, 2019

Martin S. "Marty" Goldstein P’55 of Mount Laurel, NJ, who passed away January 10, 2019, was the first president of PSHP and spent his career as a director of pharmacy of hospitals in Pittsburgh and New Jersey, and at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Post-retirement, he was an enthusiastic "brown shoe usher" for the Philadelphia Phillies and fulfilled his lifelong dream of seeing his beloved Phillies win the World Series. Marty was also an accomplished artist and musician, sharing his talents with the community.

Lynette McNeal C'57

March 21, 2019

Lynette McNeal, a noted psychiatrist who treated adolescent patients, died on March 21, 2019. Lynette enlisted in the Army in 1949 and began her military service in one of the last remaining all-black Women’s Army Corps units. She served during the Korean War in Japan as a laboratory technician at an Army hospital and was awarded a Korean Service Medal and a U.N. Service Medal. She was honorably discharged in 1953 at the rank of corporal and in 1957 earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from USciences before going on to Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. She was board certified in psychiatry.

Linda Lee Rivard P'80

March 07, 2019

Linda Lee Rivard P'80 passed away on March 7, 2019, at the age of 61 from pancreatic cancer which she courageously fought for two years. A dedicated pharmacist at Cooper University Hospital Pharmacy since 1981, Rivard was known for her incredible work ethic and love for Cooper Hospital, its employees, and patients. She is survived by her husband James Rivard P'81.