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Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration
Rapid changes in healthcare—from quality assurance to cost containment and biotechnologies—have created a critical need for professionals with advanced pharmacy training. How do our faculty help you seize these opportunities? With innovative approaches to teaching, an emphasis on problem solving, and integration of state-of-the-art technology in the classroom, in patient care, and in other professional and business environments.
Our faculty are dedicated to continually improving drug therapy and team-based patient-centered care through their research into discovery, application, and dissemination of knowledge about drugs and drug use.
PT and Pharmacy Students Team Up For National Fall Prevention Awareness Day
October 22, 2019
Sixty-seven physical therapy and pharmacy students along with 18 students from USciences' student chapter of American Society of Consultant Pharmacists collaborated for an interprofessional Fall Prevention event on September 19, 2019.
Melissa Akacha PharmD'04: Taking Care of Our Neighbors When They Are in Need
October 21, 2019
Using her healthcare experience, Dr. Akacha partnered with Jennifer Elsier, a close friend and a medical social worker, to triage the situation. Dr. Akacha approached the car, discovering a woman named Lynn, who had been living in her car for approximately two years.
Scholarship Awarded on Character Pays it Forward for Alumna's Family
October 17, 2019
The difference between success and failure is often the result of someone believing in you. In 1920, an act of kindness and a $50 scholarship changed the future for Pauline Tabachnick P'21.
Faculty Under the Microscope: A Closer Look at USciences Faculty Research
October 17, 2019
USciences faculty researchers are passionate about their areas of interest. In these interviews, faculty members discuss how they got involved in their research and what keeps them interested.
Expert Commentary: USciences Professor Discusses CVS Decision to Stop Zantac Sales
October 16, 2019
KYW Newsradio spoke with Dr. Pardeep Gupta, director of the Industrial Pharmacy Lab at USciences, about CVS Pharmacy's decision to pull the medication Zantac and its generic form from shelves over fears that it may cause cancer.
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