Blog Posts by USP Staff

Ebola Encounters: Perspectives from the Bedside

Ebola Stories

USP staff had the opportunity to hear an animated and truly captivating presentation by Dr. Ian Crozier, an infectious disease physician who was infected with Ebola while treating patients during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa last year. 

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One Meeting. Hundreds of Global Healthcare Professionals. A World of Difference.

Global Healthcare Professionals Convention

The 2015 USP Convention is over, but the theme of the meeting - 'Shoulder to Shoulder on the Path to Improve Global Health' - will continue to be echoed over the next five years. Indeed, many of those who attended didn't just make connections, they listened, engaged and sought collaborations that may truly make a world of difference.

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Retiring USP Chief Science Officer Reflects on 29-year Career Improving Global Public Health

USP Chief Science Officer Retires

Dr. V. Srini Srinivasan, Executive Vice President and Chief Science Officer, is retiring after 29 years at the United States Pharmacopeia, where he provided leadership for documentary standard setting activities for all of USP’s compendia while overseeing the organization’s global expansion to India, China and Brazil.

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The Role of Collaboration in Global Health: USP 2015 Convention

USP Convention 2015

Just one week from now, hundreds of Delegates, representing USP’s Convention Member Organizations, will gather in Washington, DC to elect USP’s Board of Trustees and Council of Experts as well as to make important decisions that will inform USP’s direction over the next five years, the 2015-2020 Cycle.

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Public Standards Promote and Protect Public Health

Public Standards for Public Health

The actions by the New York attorney general’s office and now a coalition of attorneys general from other states has brought renewed attention to a familiar discussion, how to ensure the quality of herbal products and dietary supplements in the U.S.

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5 Tips for Medication Safety in the Home Health Environment

patient safety week

The home health environment presents particular challenges.  Here are five tips to assist healthcare professionals in the delivery of optimal home-based patient care.

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