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Dr. Shivendra Sahi Named Chair and Professor of Biology at USciences


University of the Sciences has named Shivendra (Shiv) Sahi, PhD, chair and professor of the Department of Biological Sciences, which was recently announced by provost Peter Miller, PhD. Dr. Sahi joins USciences from the Department of Biology at...
14-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Miss USA Inspires USciences Girls Physics Campers


Miss USA Kára McCullough knows a thing or two about the importance of science and encouraging girls to pursue their passions in STEM related fields. McCullough earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry with a concentration in radiochemistry...
29-Jun-2017 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What to Look for When Buying Lotion to Protect Your Skin From Harsh Winter Weather

6 tips from Jeff Moore, who runs the compounding pharmaceutics lab at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, for finding the right cream or lotion to protect your skin from harsh winter weather.
12-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Health Tip: Four Ways to Prevent a Stroke

Regardless of one’s age or family history, 90 percent of strokes are preventable. In honor of World Stroke Day on October 29, University of the Sciences Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Greg Thielman, PT, MSPT, EdD, is sharing tips for...
27-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Health Tip: Flu Season Is Beginning Already

October marks the start of flu season. Should you get ahead of the falling temperatures and get vaccinated this year? Absolutely, says Stacey A. Gorski, PhD, a biology professor who specializes in immunology and vaccinology at University of the...
4-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding the Likely Causes of the Zika Virus Congenital Syndrome

In “Zika Fetal Neuropathogenesis: Etiology of a Viral Syndrome,” published in the most recent PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, the authors analyze Zika fetal neuropathogenesis from a comparative pathology perspective.
25-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of the Sciences Names Dr. Paul Katz Its 25th President


University of the Sciences’ Board of Trustees has named Paul Katz, MD, the University’s 25th president, Board Chairman Marvin Samson announced today. Dr. Katz, who has served as founding dean of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU)...
27-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Celebrating USciences’ 195th Commencement and 5th Bachelor’s Conferment Ceremonies


University of the Sciences will celebrate the class of 2016 at its 195th Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday May 25, 2016. The University is honored to bestow an honorary doctor of science degree on board chairman Marvin Samson HomAlm’96, who will...
11-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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USciences Physics Professor Paul Halpern Available to Speak About History of Solar Eclipses Used for Scientific Research

9-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Dr. Stacey Gorski Examines the Recent Uptick in Mumps Cases and What Might Be Causing the Outbreaks


1-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

6 Things to Look for When Buying Lotion to Protect Your Skin From Harsh Winter Weather

Jeff Moore, instructor of pharmaceutics and director of the compounding laboratory at University of the Sciences, gives insight into what to look for when purchasing creams or lotions to protect your skin.
12-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST

Health Tip: Protect Your Children with the Right Backpack


Poor fitting backpacks can lead to injuries, so parents should know what to look for when fitting their child for a backpack.
1-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Health Tip: Ways to Keep Kids Active and Cool in the Peak of Summer Heat


In the dog days of summer it can be easy to let your children sit in front of the television, but as the fall approaches, it is important to get the kids in an active routine. Karin Richards, chair of the Kinesiology Department at University of the...
4-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Zika Virus: USciences Expert Available to Comment


28-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST

Spread Holiday Cheer, Not Germs, Says USciences Prof


There are several preventative measures people can take to ensure that gifts are the only thing they are giving—or receiving—in the weeks ahead.
23-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

College-Bound Students: Don’t Forget to Pack These Necessities, Says USciences Prof


Thousands of students across Greater Philadelphia will soon start the next chapter of their lives as they begin their college journeys away from home. But with their new freedom comes the exposure to millions of germs while living and studying in...
12-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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