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Class Notes

1953

1955

1961

1962

MORRIS YUDELSON P’62 is now offering his original artwork, some dating from 40 to 50 years ago, for purchase on eBay. These vintage pieces include paintings, monotypes, collagraphs, and more.

1963

FREDERICK J GOLDSTEIN, P’63, MSc (Pharmacology) ‘65, PhD (Pharmacology) ‘68, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, is Principal Investigator for a study he presented in August at the virtual 2020 National Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. His research is titled “Analgesic Effect of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on Patients With Chronic Neuropathic Pain During a Four- week Period: A Pilot Study.” He is also the recipient of a large grant from a major Pennsylvania medical marijuana company which allows him to conduct a clinical pharmacokinetic and other studies on a new formulation of THC.

1964

1965

1966

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists honored ALICE E. TILL P’66, MS’69, PhD, MBA, with an award in her name. The Award recognizes women who have contributed significantly to mentorship, advancement, and support of women in the pharmaceutical sciences. Dr. Till’s own efforts to advance women in the field have distinguished her as a role model for others. The inaugural award recipients are Annette Bak, PhD, MBA, and Nurulain T. Zaveri, PhD, FAAPS.

1967

ROBERT COHEN P’67 was featured in the Times Herald about his pharmacy, Myers Medical Supply and Myers Drug Store. Cohen announced that the stores would close after more than 126 years in business.

1968

1972

1973

ROBERT PIETRUSKO PharmD’73 was named Chief Regulatory and Quality Officer at Vor Biopharma, an oncology company pioneering engineered hematopoietic stem cells for the treatment of cancer.

1975

1976

EDNA HENRY PARKER MT’76 has been named Vice President of LabCorp Diagnostics’ National Office of Quality, overseeing quality for all LabCorp Enterprise laboratories.

1977

MARK SHAPIRO P’77 retired from a 40+ year career in pharmaceutical analytical chemistry in December 2019, having worked for small generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Vermont, as well as large corporations such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and most recently Cambrex, where he held positions as Director and Senior Director of GMP Analytical Chemistry and Analytical R&D over a span of eleven years. Upon retiring, Mark activated MCS Pharma Consulting LLC, where he serves as President and Principal Consultant, specializing in the area of analytical chemistry. Mark and his beautiful bride of over 37 years currently live in Stokesdale, NC.

1978

1979

ROBERT REITZ P’79 retired from Geisinger Medical Center after 39+ years as a clinical pharmacist.

1981

1982

1983

GLEN BIANCHINI P’83, RPh, M.S., was appointed Chief Pharmacy Officer at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. Devereux recently announced the launch of a new, integrated pharmacy aimed at improving overall safety and quality for the individuals it serves. In this new role, Bianchini will lead Devereux’s enterprise-wide strategy related to pharmacy operations and medication management services across the organization’s continuum of care. Specifically, he will be responsible for regulatory compliance, clinical excellence, fiscal performance, pharmaceutical purchasing, pharmacy clinical practice, transitions of care, and the development and implementation of operational and clinical growth opportunities.

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

CDR WILLIAM E KELLY, USN, P’94, has been selected for promotion to Captain in the Medical Service Corps of the US Navy.

KEITH HARTMAN P’94 has been named Chief Executive Officer of ContinuumRx, a provider of home infusion and specialty pharmacy services. Hartman was previously Chief Operations Officer at ContinuumRx.

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

RUPAL MANSUKHANI PharmD’04 was quoted by the Pharmacy Times in the article “Updates for Influenza Vaccination Recommendations: Role of the Pharmacist.”

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

GARY MICHAEL SMEDLEY PharmD’11 spoke at the Carbondale Area Graduation Ceremony.

2012

ROMY ANTOINE BI’12 was interviewed by Thrive Global for the article “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became CEO.”

2013

LINDSAY HUMMEL BI’13 recently opened a practice in Lancaster and Mechanicsburg, PA called Hummel Foot and Ankle LLC. After graduating from USciences, Hummel graduated from Temple University with a doctoral degree in Podiatric Medicine and completed a surgical residency at the Philadelphia VA.

2014

2015

2016

2017

RORY MORAN PharmD’17 and KYLE DAVIS ESWM’13 were married on August 1, 2020, in Doylestown, PA. Davis is also the head baseball coach at USciences. The couple resides in South Philadelphia with their dog, Leo.

RORY MORAN PharmD’17 and KYLE DAVIS ESWM’13 were married on August 1, 2020, in Doylestown, PA. Davis is also the head baseball coach at USciences. The couple resides in South Philadelphia with their dog, Leo.

2018

JILLIAN CONTE PhD’18 was named assistant professor of forensic biology at Keystone College. She is an active member of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, International Society of Forensic Genetics, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and is the chair of the Higher Education committee of the Council of Forensic Science Educators. She is certified in Molecular Biology by the American Board of Criminalistics. Her research focuses in forensic assay development and optimization for human and wildlife forensic applications.

JILLIAN CONTE PhD’18 was named assistant professor of forensic biology at Keystone College. She is an active member of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, International Society of Forensic Genetics, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and is the chair of the Higher Education committee of the Council of Forensic Science Educators. She is certified in Molecular Biology by the American Board of Criminalistics. Her research focuses in forensic assay development and optimization for human and wildlife forensic applications.

ELIZABETH GREENE DPT’18 and Matthew Sobotta celebrated their wedding at Normandy Farm in Blue Bell on July 18th, 2020 with fellow USciences alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

ELIZABETH GREENE DPT’18 and Matthew Sobotta celebrated their wedding at Normandy Farm in Blue Bell on July 18th, 2020 with fellow USciences alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

2019

 

In Memoriam

Philip B. MacDonald P'77

November 19, 2019

Charles R. "Chuck" Berry P'58

March 15, 2020

Stanley W. "Bud" Prosser P'59

March 27, 2020

Alice L. Davies P'48

April 02, 2020

Thomas F. Egan Jr., P'78

April 12, 2020

Marion Spencer Waltington P'47

April 16, 2020

Larry Cole Beierle Sr., P'61

April 17, 2020

David Charles Banas P'90

April 19, 2020

Gerald H. Bean P'60

April 21, 2020

Maureen T. Owen (McCunney) P'77

May 20, 2020

Richard Owen Fitch C'70

May 27, 2020

Tricia A. Zimmerman P'94

June 15, 2020

James C. "Jim" Albert P'83

June 21, 2020

Alfred J. Coscia M'52

June 22, 2020

Anne C. Kelly P'48

July 03, 2020

Herbert P. Gelmine P'57

July 18, 2020

Joseph K. Loehle Sr., P'56

July 24, 2020

David W. Browning P'80

August 01, 2020

Ronald J. D'Orazio P'58

September 04, 2020

Clarence E. "Gene" Nissley P'51

September 19, 2020

Edwin L. Merow P'53

September 16, 2020