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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


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

USciences Quits Tobacco Cold Turkey: Now a Smoke and Tobacco-Free Campus

University of the Sciences announced it is officially a smoke and tobacco-free campus as of Thursday, May 1, 2014.
5-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

USciences to Host Science Olympiad 'Build It, Study It, Learn It' Day on Feb. 1

Philadelphia Urban Initiative is First in Pennsylvania. More than 40 High School and Middle School Students Will Have Fun with Hands-On STEM Projects
30-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

USciences OT Professors Release Book to Help Families of Children with Sensory Disorders Overcome Daily Routines


Striving to address the most common sensory issues children face, two occupational therapy professors at University of the Sciences recently released their book, "Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders: A Week-by-Week Guide to Solving...
12-Dec-2013 10:00 AM EST

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


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


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


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


17-Feb-2014 9:30 AM EST

Bundling Up in Frigid Weather: A Challenge for Children with Sensory Issues, Says USciences OT Prof


4-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

Minor Snow Shoveling Techniques Can Help Keep Individuals Injury Free, Says USciences PT Prof


As temperatures continue to plunge and snowfall levels increase across the tri-state region, a physical therapy professor at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia reminds individuals the exertion, cold weather, and slippery surfaces snow...
23-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Exercising While Sick Can Do More Harm than Good, Says USciences Prof


8-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

USciences Wellness Expert Says ‘Cold Weather Shouldn’t Derail Exercise Goals’


While the cold weather can discourage even the most motivated athletes, exercise science professor Heidi Freeman, PhD, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia has compiled seasonal fitness tips to keep individuals fit, inspired, and warm...
16-Dec-2013 12:00 PM EST

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