PHILADELPHIA, PA - Naiya Patel of Edison, NJ, received a bachelor of science in pharmaceutical and healthcare studies cum laude from University of the Sciences at a bachelor's degree conferment ceremony on Friday, May 15.

Students in the doctor of occupational therapy, doctor of physical therapy, and doctor of pharmacy programs were eligible to earn a bachelor's degree asthey continue their matriculation toward their professional degrees.

Patel now continues on a path towards a doctor of pharmacy degree.

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