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- Alumna Is Empowering the Next Generation Through Giving
- The Impact on Giving Together in 2018
- Biology Student Behind an Innovative New Product for the Brewing Industry
- Scholarship Helps Philadelphia Students Afford College
- Industry Analysis: Jocelyn Konrad P’92 on Preparing for the Future of Pharmacy
- Industry Analysis: Amina Abubakar PharmD’05 Taking Advantage of a Perfect Storm
- Physics Wonder Girls Camp Gets Grant
- Sigmapharm Internship Gives Students Industry Experience
- Under the Microscope: A Closer Look at Faculty Research
- Nexus Connects Alumni and Students
- Recap: Alumni Gather for Reunion 2018
- USciences Launches Young Professionals Organization
- From the President
- Class Notes
- Alumni Events
- Past Bulletins
- Connect with Us
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CHRISTOPHER T. PINO PharmD’10 married London M. Trusik on September 30, 2017, at St. Augustine Catholic Church 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.