NEW YORK (TIP): Dr. Harkishan Singh, Professor Emeritus, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University, was honored with an honorary degree of Doctor of Science from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USciences).
The honorary degree, the highest honor bestowed by the university, was awarded to Dr. Singh during a ceremony of Founder’s Day at USciences on February 20, 2014. By receiving this honor, Dr. Singh has joined a number of eminent scientists, including several Nobel laureates, who have also received the honorary degree from USciences.
“Dr. Singh is the first pharmaceutical scientist who has spent his career in India and has been awarded the highest honor by a highly recognized university in United States. USciences is the parent organization of the historic Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in the United States.
As you know, Dr. Singh has authored numerous scientific publications and books in the area of pharmacy, and has spent the last two decades working on the history of pharmacy in India”, said Pardeep Gupta Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.