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Sep 25, 2012, 11:46 ET Minorities Represent Largest Sector Not Interested In Pursuing STEM Careers

Despite the recent focus on improving and increasing STEM education in the United States, results from an online survey conducted by Harris...


Mar 20, 2012, 10:30 ET University of the Sciences Names Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee Its 22nd President

University of the Sciences' board of trustees has named Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee the University's 22nd president announced Board Chairman Marvin...


Jun 15, 2011, 16:19 ET Careers in Healthcare and Science? "Not Interested" Say Half of U.S. Teens

Solid grounding in science is widely considered to be crucial for the next generation of American leaders. From biochemists and pharmacists to...


May 12, 2011, 19:10 ET University of the Sciences President Dr. Philip P. Gerbino Announces His Retirement

University of the Sciences President Dr. Philip P. Gerbino announced his retirement effective August 31, 2011. Dr. Gerbino graduated from the...


May 12, 2011, 18:28 ET USciences Board of Trustees Elects Marvin Samson Chairman and Richard R. Howard Vice Chairman

The University of the Sciences Board of Trustees today elected Marvin Samson, CEO of Samson Medical Technologies, chairman and Richard R. Howard,...


Jul 07, 2010, 12:21 ET Unaware of Possibilities, Many High School-Age Students Do Not Plan to Pursue Healthcare and Science Jobs

Despite the projected need for healthcare practitioners at all levels in a challenging job market, nearly half of high school-age students (45...


Aug 03, 2007, 01:00 ET USP Partners With Ascend Media to Publish 'Remington: the Science and Practice of Pharmacy'

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) on behalf of its Advanced Concepts Institute...


Apr 24, 2006, 01:00 ET The New Weekend Warriors Take to the Garden

PHILADELPHIA, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Weekend warriors don't necessarily don their rollerblades or hiking boots on Saturday morning - some pick...


Feb 15, 2006, 00:00 ET Iapalucci Joins University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia has appointed Kimberly Iapalucci as Assistant Director of...


Sep 08, 2005, 01:00 ET University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Offers Support for Displaced Students From Hurricane

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Sciences in Philadelphia is opening its doors to students who are affected by the...


Jun 29, 2005, 01:00 ET University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Collaboration Selected as One of 10 WHO Worldwide Knowledge Network Hubs

PHILADELPHIA, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization's (WHO) Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) has selected...


Jun 21, 2005, 01:00 ET University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Receives $750,000 Grant From AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

PHILADELPHIA, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Just before the start of University of the Sciences in Philadelphia's (USP) third annual major health...


May 04, 2005, 01:00 ET Public Health Leaders to Convene at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Symposium

PHILADELPHIA, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of the nation's most prominent public health leaders will convene at University of the Sciences in...


May 04, 2005, 01:00 ET Public Health Leaders to Convene at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Symposium

PHILADELPHIA, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of the nation's most prominent public health leaders will convene at University of the Sciences in...


Apr 08, 2005, 01:00 ET Dr. Frank Netter's Rarely Displayed Art Exhibited at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) will exhibit a selection of original medical...


Feb 17, 2005, 00:00 ET Safety of Drugs a Big Concern in America

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMS Founding Executive Director, Health Policy...


Oct 21, 2004, 01:00 ET Producing Flu Vaccines Is Not Simple

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The upcoming flu season could be more like a punch in the stomach for many Americans than a shot in the...


Sep 24, 2004, 01:00 ET Health Policy Institute Established at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) has established a new Health Policy Institute (HPI) to...


Aug 02, 2004, 01:00 ET Patients Taking Antidepressants Should Not Stop Cold Turkey

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 12 million Americans are affected by depression each year. The effects of depression can be managed...


May 17, 2004, 01:00 ET Medicaid Experts Debate Future of Medicaid During Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's `Cover the Uninsured Week'

PHILADELPHIA, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Medicaid is like Cinderella before she went to the ball," said Joy Wilson, health policy director,...


May 03, 2004, 01:00 ET Medicaid Drug Coverage Could Suffer Under the New Medicare Law

PHILADELPHIA, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When President Bush signed the highly anticipated Medicare reform bill last year, the first federal...


Apr 01, 2004, 00:00 ET University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Health Tip

PHILADELPHIA, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As the growth rate of elderly in America rises, the need for home modification is becoming essential to...


May 20, 2003, 01:00 ET Last Three Medicare Heads Say That `Broad' Medicare Reform is Not Urgent; Better Analysis and Best Practices Will Lead to Long-Term Solutions

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- At a symposium focusing on Medicare reform at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) last week,...


Dec 08, 1999, 00:00 ET University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Establishes Complementary And Alternative Medicine Institute: Aim to Set Uniform Standards for Herbal Remedies

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to make herbal and other complementary medicines safer and more effective for Americans,...


Jan 12, 1999, 00:00 ET University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Men's Basketball Team Celebrates Its 1000th Win

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Sciences in Philadelphia men's basketball team, the Blue Devils, defeated NAIA Division...