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
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
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 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
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
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
As Phoenixville Area High School students prepare to end the United States’ eight-year absence from the International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT), faculty from University of the Sciences have spent the past few months helping them polish...
9-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
Results from a recent unpublished study at University of the Sciences indicate that reducing the clutter and narrowing one’s possessions, activities, and thoughts can play a key role in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
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
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
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
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
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