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USciences Students Advance to Finals of National Pharmacy Competition in Texas

Three pharmacy students at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia are set to travel to the Lone Star State to participate in the live quarterfinals of the 2014 American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Clinical Pharmacy Challenge on Oct....
9-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

University of the Sciences and Burlington County College Formalize Transfer Articulation Agreement

University of the Sciences (USciences) and Burlington County College (BCC) have formalized a transfer articulation agreement that guarantees seats in two USciences undergraduate programs for students earning their associates degree at BCC.
23-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

USciences to Celebrate the Completion of its Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX) at a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 18

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University of the Sciences’ President Helen Giles-Gee will be joined by the University community, local and state lawmakers, as well as Philadelphia residents and organizations, at a ribbon cutting ceremony officially marking the completion of...
18-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Dale Trusheim Named Associate VP for Institutional Effectiveness at USciences

With more than four decades of higher education experience, Dale Trusheim, PhD, has been named associate vice president for institutional effectiveness at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
31-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

USciences' New Online DrOT Program Provides Flexible Learning for Working Professionals

University of the Sciences recently launched its online, post-professional doctorate in occupational therapy (DrOT) program to deliver flexible learning opportunities to individuals interested in continuing their education.
14-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

USciences Launches Online Certificate in Healthcare Navigation

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Online certificate program is geared toward individuals looking to help patients and families navigate the increasingly complex healthcare system.
2-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

USciences Launches Free Open, Online Courses on iTunes U

USciences launched two open, online courses on iTunes to allow individuals to explore the interdisciplinary teaching styles of some of its professors.
23-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

USciences Receives a $2 Million Commitment for its Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

University of the Sciences has received a $2 million commitment for its Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy.
6-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Back-to-School Season Means Time for Moms and Dads to Make Exercise a Priority, Says USciences Prof

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As parents prepare to send their children back to school over the next few weeks, a professor at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia says now is the perfect time for them to create an exercise plan that suits their new family schedules.
12-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Drowning Remains a Top Cause of Death for Children with Autism, Says USciences OT Prof

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Many families beat the summer heat with trips to swimming pools, beaches, and water parks; but water safety concerns are particularly heightened for families of children with autism, said Varleisha Gibbs, OTD, OTR/L, occupational therapy professor...
8-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Getting 'Your Bell Rung' is No Music to the Ears, Says USciences Doc

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While concussions are most commonly associated with sports-related injuries, associate professor Anthony Acquavella, MD, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, says prevention and awareness begins by recognizing that these brain injuries...
10-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EDT

There is 'No Face to Eating Disorders,' Says USciences Psychology Prof

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17-Feb-2014 9:30 AM EST

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