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University of the Sciences Announces Board and Administration Leadership Changes


University of the Sciences board chairman Marvin Samson has announced leadership changes within the USciences board of trustees and the University administration.
10-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Researchers Say Short-Term Exercise Programs Can Prevent Falls by Seniors


New research findings at University of the Sciences into how and why seniors fall may provide healthcare providers with insight on improved balance and strength-training strategies to prevent tumbles by the elderly.
8-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

University of the Sciences Brews New Certificate Program in Brewing Science

Good beer doesn’t happen by accident—it’s a science that participants in USciences’ first Brewing Science Certificate class will learn when it starts in the fall of 2015.
7-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

USciences Students Assist Philly's Public Transit Travelers with Cognitive Disabilities


Aspiring occupational therapists at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia have spent the past three months assisting public transit travelers with disabilities.
25-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

USciences' Online DrOT Program Helps Working Occupational Therapist Reach Goals to Grow as a Healthcare Provider

USciences' 33-credit online DrOT program is designed for novice occupational therapists with graduate degrees to experienced clinicians looking to advance within their careers.
19-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Biology Student Honored for Cancer Research at USciences' 194th Founders' Day Ceremony


Biology student Jasjit Dhillon BI’15 was selected as the recipient of University of the Sciences' 2015 Founders’ Day Undergraduate Student Award of Merit during the University’s 194th Founders’ Day Ceremony on Feb. 19.
4-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Professor Honored at USciences' 194th Founders’ Day Ceremony


University of the Sciences proudly recognized pharmaceutical sciences professor Adeboye Adejare, PhD, with the 2015 Founders’ Day Faculty Award of Merit during the University’s 194th Founders’ Day ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 19.
3-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

USciences Launches Bold Marketing Campaign ‘Proven Everywhere’


University of the Sciences has unveiled a bold marketing campaign on billboards, public transit, and local television and radio stations. Featuring a new theme, “Proven Everywhere,” the campaign reflects USciences’ emphasis on providing...
10-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

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USciences Dean: SCOTUS Healthcare Ruling a Major Victory for the Delaware Valley


25-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

'Simple Living' Reaps Health and Financial Benefits, According to USciences Research


Results from a recent unpublished study at University of the Sciences indicate that reducing the clutter and narrowing one’s possessions, activities, and thoughts can play a key role in boosting their mental and physical health.
30-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

College Students at High Risk for Flu: Reduce the Spread of Germs, Says USciences Prof

Colder temperatures and less humidity helps the flu virus spread easier among people; so if this winter proves to be a bitter one, it will be especially important to protect yourself.
5-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

New Year’s Fitness Goals Should Start with a Trip to the Doc, Says USciences Experts

The promise of a new year sparks the desire to get healthy – a goal Karin Richards, chair of the kinesiology program at University of the Sciences, says should begin with a physical exam at the doctor’s office.
8-Dec-2014 2:55 PM EST

Philly Issues First ‘Code Blue’ of Season: USciences Prof Explains What That Means to Homeless Population


Those fortunate enough to be somewhere warm during this recent cold snap might wonder how Philadelphia’s homeless population can survive the frigid outdoor conditions, said Stephen Metraux, PhD, associate professor of health policy and public...
20-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Avoid Meltdowns This Holiday Season: USciences Prof Shares Tips for Families of Children with Autism


Holidays with family can be dicey under the best of circumstances; but when children with special needs are involved, some care must be taken, said occupational therapy professor Dr. Varleisha Gibbs at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
11-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Get Vaccinated: Flu Is Bigger Threat to You Than Ebola, Says USciences Prof


With the 2014-15 flu season officially underway, pharmacy professor Daniel Hussar, PhD, at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences, urges people to stop worrying about Ebola and get a flu shot instead.
13-Oct-2014 3:45 PM EDT

Ladies: Don’t Slack on Your Preventative Health Care, Says USciences Prof


As young women across the United States adapt to their busy college lifestyles, physician assistant studies professor Joan Ward, MS, PA-C, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, urges them to stay on top of their preventative health...
15-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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