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Bottle of Naltrexone

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the LDN Research Trust Physicians Seminar and MCPHS University will host a free seminar event on the MCPHS–Boston campus, titled "The Use of Low and Ultra Low Dose Naltrexone as a Treatment Option for Chronic Pain."

Pharmacist works with dog and dog owner.

Career opportunities in pharmacy extend far beyond the retail counter to fast-paced and exciting settings.

Students at WALKFIT group meet-up.

Students from the MCPHS Doctor of Optometry (OD) program are learning what it's like to walk in the shoes of a visually impaired person (VIP) through a community group called WALKFIT.

Emilee Nehring

MCPHS alumna Emilee Nehring, OD, was named Young Optometrist of the Year for 2019 by the Oregon Optometric Association (OOPA) at their annual meeting in July in Eugene.

Students working together during IPE activity.

On August 23, 2019, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School hosted students and faculty from the MCPHS School of Pharmacy – Worcester/Manchester at their Patient Safety & Quality Interstitial Curriculum Interprofessional Education Event.

Physical therapist working with patient.

Physical therapists and occupational therapists both fall within the rehabilitative sciences and share many similarities, however there are distinct differences in the approach each takes with a patient's rehabilitative care.

Loucinda Bistany

Confronted with the growing popularity of vaping among adolescents, MCPHS alumna Loucinda Bistany teamed up with two former colleagues to create a sensor to help detect and prevent vaping in schools.

Carol Stuckey

As dean of the School of Professional Studies, Carol Stuckey is helping MCPHS bring its vast education offerings to adult learners and working professionals.