PHILADELPHIA, PA (10/17/2017)-- Parth Patel of Galloway, NJ (08205), a pharmacology/toxicology student in Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences, took part in a special recognition ceremony for the Pharmacology/Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Sciences programs on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. In addition to donning a white lab coat, Patel was among the students who also received a pin to reinforce their commitment to their chosen field of study.
The BS program in pharmacology/toxicology trains students to understand the interactions of drugs and other chemicals with living systems, while the BS program in pharmaceutical sciences trains students to develop novel methods to deliver drugs to the body and analyze the effectiveness of these drug delivery systems. Students in both programs are well prepared for their careers in industry, academia, and government or go on for advanced degrees.
University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus. Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor's through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields. Discover how USciences students are proven everywhere they go at usciences.edu.