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2008-2009 Student Handbook 
    
2008-2009 Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directories


 

OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY

2008-09 BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

FULL TIME FACULTY

IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Emergency Numbers
Off Campus Referral Numbers
Campus Telephone Numbers

 

Officers of the University

Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD

President

Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe, AS

Secretary and Vice President 

Joseph Trainor, BS

Treasurer and Vice President 

Patrick Lepore, MS

Vice President 

Colleen Lyle

Assistant Secretary of the Board

Assistant to the President

Rod Miller, BA (Hons), MA

Vice President 

Gary Sayed, PhD

Vice President

2008-2009 Board of Trustees

Delbert S. Payne, MS

Chairman of the Board

Marvin Samson, BS

Vice Chairman of the Board

David E. Loder, BA, JD, LLM

Board Counsel

Frank Baldino, Jr., PhD

Schumarry Chao, MD, MBA

Lonnel Coats, BS

Tiziana M. Fox, BS, PharmD

Alex Gorsky, MBA

Barry Grossbach, MA, PhD

George V. Hager, Jr., BA, MBA

Dan J. Halberstadt, BS

Richard Howard, BS

Rajiv Lakhanpal, MD

Kevin Lokay, BA, MBA

Louis Lupo, PharmD

Joseph M. Mahady, MBA

Lucy Malmberg, RPh

Kathleen R. Mayes, PharmD

Edgardo A. Mercadante, BS, RPh

Kenneth L. Murtha, BS

Patrick M. Oates, BS, PhD

Joseph Papa, BS, MS

Col. S. Roger Wetherill, MS

Gail R. Wilensky, PhD

Administrative Staff

(As of July 1, 2008)

Office of the President

Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD, President

Colleen Lyle, Assistant to the President

Sara M. Gallagher, BA, MSW, Vice President/Chief of Staff

Robert C. Morgan, MEd, Director of Athletics

Paul E. Klimitas, MEd, Associate Director of Athletics

Academic Affairs

Gary Sayed, PhD, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

June Meyers, Assistant to the Provost

Margaret R. Kasschau, PhD, Associate Provost of Academic Affairs

Shawn Curtin, CPA, Assistant Provost of Administration

John E. Connors, PharmD, Assistant Provost of Special Projects and Global Initiatives

Peter Miller, PhD, Executive Director of Assessment

Gerard Hoefling, PhD, Assistant Dean of Retention and Academic Advising

Joseph W. Canaday, MEd, Director of Academic Advising

Roxanne Evans, MA, Director of Student Academic Support Services

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD, Director of Teaching and Learning Center

TBA,Coordinator of Disability Services

Human Resources

Bet Rosa, MS, Executive Director of Human Resources

Susan P. Rohanna, BS, Director of Total Rewards and Customer Service

Katherine Shilenok-Wright, BS, Director of Faculty Relations and Recruitment 

Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Suzanne Murphy, PhD, Interim Dean of Misher College of Arts and Sciences; Director of Pre-Health Professions Program

Leslie Bowman, AMLS, Interim Assistant Dean and Director of Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

Deirdre Pettipiece, PhD, Director of Writing Program

Justin Everett, PhD, Director of Writing Center

Lois Peck, EdD, Director of Teacher Certification Program

James Pierce, PhD, Chair ofDepartment of Bioinformatics and Computer Science

Randy J. Zauhar, PhD, Director of Bioinformatics Graduate Program

William R. Law, BA, PhD, Chair of Department of Biological Science;, Director of Forensics Program   

John Porter, PhD, Director of Cell Biology and Biotechnology Graduate Program

Kevin Wolbach, MS, Director of Environmental Science Program

Edward R. Birnbaum, PhD, Chair of Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

James McKee, PhD, Director of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Pharmacognosy Graduate Programs

Mignon S. Adams, MSLS, Interim Chair of Department of Humanities

Charles J. Myers, MA, MLS, Chair of Information Science; Director of Library and Information Services

Paul E. Klimitas, BS, MEd, Chair of Department of Physical Education

Elia Eschenazi, PhD, Chair of Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics

Claudia Fishman Parvanta, BA, MA, PhD, Chair of Department of Social Sciences

Stephen Moelter, PhD, Acting Director of Undergraduate Psychology Program

TBA, Director of Health Psychology Graduate Program

Roy Robson, PhD, Interim Director of Honors Program

College of Health Sciences

Margaret R. Kasschau, PhD, Interim Dean of College of Health Sciences

Peter Miller, PhD, Associate Dean of� College of Health Sciences

Paula Kramer, PhD,Chair of Department of Occupational Therapy

Marc Campolo, PhD, Chair of Department of Physical Therapy

Megan Schaefer, DPT, Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

John Cavenagh, MS, PA-C, PhD, Chair of Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Janet DeSipio, MS, PA-C, Academic Coordinator of Physician Assistant Studies           

Karen M. Richards, MS, Director of BS Health Sciences Program; Director of Fitness and Health Management Program

Margaret Reinhart, MT (ASCP), MS, Director of Medical Technology Program; Coordinator of Clinical Education

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Russell J. DiGate, PhD, Dean of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Lisa A. Lawson, PharmD, Vice Dean of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

William Cunningham, PhD, Assistant Dean of Student Development

Jill Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, MBA, Assistant Dean of Operations and Finance

Laura Mandos, PharmD, Assistant Dean of Pharmacy Programs; Director of Doctor of Pharmacy Program; Director of BS Program in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Studies

Patricia J. Acton, MEd, Director of Pharmacy Student Advising

Adeboye Adejare, PhD,Chair of Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Director of Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program

Anil D�mello, PharmD,Director of BS Pharmaceutical Sciences Program

Clyde Ofner, PhD, Director of Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

Diane Morel, PhD, Director of BS Pharmacology and Toxicology Program

Andrew M. Peterson, BS, PharmD, Chair of Department of Pharmacy Practice/Pharmacy Administration

Thomas C. Bernhardt, BS, Director of Clerkship Programs

William McGhan, PhD, Director of Pharmacy Administration Graduate Program

TBA, Director of Experiential Resources

Steven H. Neau, PhD,Director of Industrial Pharmacy Research

College of Graduate Studies

Rodney J. Wigent, PhD, Dean of College of Graduate Studies

Shanaz Tejani-Butt, PhD, Associate Dean of College of Graduate Studies

Michael J. Marchetti, MA, Director of Graduate Enrollment and Admissions

Karen Mitchell, MBA, Director of Sponsored Projects and Research

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

William L. Ashton, MEd, Interim Dean of Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Glenn Rosenthal, MA, MBA, EdD,Associate Dean of Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy; Chair of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business

Stephanie A. Zarus, PharmD, Assistant Dean of Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Keith S. Marmer, DPT,Executive Director of Advanced Concepts Institute

Bruce B. Rosenthal, MBA, Director of International Business Programs

Donald L. Zimmerman, PhD, Director of Graduate Business Programs

Melanie B. Oates, PhD, Director of Undergraduate Business Programs

Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD, Program Director of Senior Health

Robert I. Field, JD, PhD, Director of Health Policy Graduate Program

Ruth L. Schemm, EdD, Interim Director of Public Health Program

Danny A. Benau, PhD, Interim Director of Biomedical Writing Graduate Program

Student Affairs

Walter Perry, EdD, Interim Dean of Students; Associate Dean/Director of Multicultural Affairs

TBA, Assistant Dean/Director of Office of Student Conduct

Marc Caserio, MEd, Director of Campus Recreation

TBA, Director of Career Services

Elizabeth Gable, BA, Director of Center for Community Connections

Paul Furtaw, PsyD, Director of Student Health and Counseling

Bonnie Packer, RN, Assistant Director of Student Health and Counseling

Leonard Farber, MA, Director of Student Life and Leadership Development

Anne Schuster, MA, Assistant Director of Student Life

Enrollment Services

Harry L. Siegel, MEd, Dean of Enrollment Services

Louis L. Hegyes, BS, Director of Admission

Daniel Hoy, BA, Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Dianna L. Collins, MA, Director of Enrollment Communication

Registrar

Alan J. Sims, BA, MS, Registrar

Ellen Carlson, BS,Associate Registrar-Systems

Ed Addis,Associate Registrar-Operations

Finance

Joseph G. Trainor, BS, CPA, Vice President of Finance; Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Brigid K. Isackman, MBA,Controller; Assistant Vice President of Finance

Nancy Kelly, BS,Associate Controller

Martin B. Beckerman, BS, Director of Student Accounting Services

Paula Lehrberger, MS,Director of Financial Aid

Marie Thomas, MSM, Associate Director of Financial Aid

Anne McMahon, BA,Director of Budget

Eileen M. McGovern, BS,Director of Risk Management

Operations

Patrick J. Lepore, MS, Vice President of Operations; Chief Information Officer

John Masciantonio, BS,Executive Director of Information Technology

Long Le,Director of Computing and Network Services

Joseph Muscella, Assistant Director of Computing and Network Services

TBA,Director of Database Management

Terry Park, BA, Assistant Director of Database Management

Katherine David, MS, Assistant Director of Database Management

Jack Davies, Assistant Director of Telecommunications

John McCaffrey, BS, Executive Director of Facilities Management

Dan Waterman, MA, Director of Facilities Management

Bernard Gollotti, CPP, Executive Director of Public Safety and Security

Shawn E. Woods, Directorof Operations and Special Projects

Renee Siegel, MS, Director of Environmental Safety

Maggie Devine-Pennock, CMP, Director of Business Services

Tony Williams,General Manager of Parkhurst Dining Services

Vedia Ozkan, Food Service Manager of Parkhurst Dining Services

Jenn Smrekar-Olivieri, Manager of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Inc.

Marketing and Development

Rod Miller, MA, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Development

Anne B. Horowitz, MS, MBA, Director of Institutional Research

TBA, Executive Director of Marketing and E-Marketing

Angela Buchanico, BFA, Senior Director of Creative and Integrated Marketing

Brian Kirschner, BA, MA, Senior Director of USP News and Public Relations

Amy Christopher, MS, Web Manager

Anne Satterthwaite, Vice President and General Manager of Institutional Advancement

Amy Bryant, BA, MLS, Executive Director of Strategic Information and Assessment

Doug Kleintop, Director of Development (Major Gifts)

Doven Brezner, BS, Director of Development (Strategic Gifts)

TBA,Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Susan E. Barrett, MEd, Vice President of Corporate and Alumni Relations

TBA, Manager of Alumni Relations

Community Partnerships

  Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe, AS, Secretary and Vice President; Vice President of Community Partnerships

MaryKate McGinty, MS, RPh, Associate Vice President of Community and Government Relations

Full-Time Faculty

A current listing of all board-approved faculty members can be found on the USP website at www.usp.edu/faculty/alpha.shtml. The list contains names, degrees, titles, and e-mail addresses and is updated periodically throughout the year.

For information on, or contacts for, academic programs, see page 59 in the Academics section of this publication. Important Telephone Numbers

Emergency Numbers

 

Poison Information

800.222.1222

 

Police and Fire Emergency

911

 

Campus Security Beeper (24 hours)

215.596.7000

 

Campus Security Office (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

215.596.8938

 

Severe Weather Hotline

215.596.USIP (8747)

 

Off-Campus Referral Numbers

   

Rape Crisis/Sexual Assault:

 

Thomas Jefferson Hospital Emergency Room
(24 hours)

215.955.6840

Episcopal Hospital Emergency Room
(24 hours)

215.707.0800

   

Medical Emergencies:

 

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
(24 hours)

215.662.4000

Presbyterian Medical Center

215.662.8000

Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia

215.748.9000

Scheie Eye Institute

215.662.8100

   

Consumer Advocacy/Credit Counseling:

 

Better Business Bureau of Eastern Pennsylvania

215.985.9313

Philadelphia Bar Association Lawyer Reference Service

215.238.6333

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley

215.563.5665

   

Domestic Violence:

 

The Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline

866.SAFE.014

WOAR (Women Organized Against Rape)

215.985.3333

Women Against Abuse

215.386.7777

Eating Disorders:

215.985.3333

The Renfrew Center (inpatient/outpatient)

215.482.5353

Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment (inpatient/outpatient)

215.877.2000

Friends Hospital (inpatient only)

215.831.4600

American Anorexia/Bulimia Association of Philadelphia

215.221.1864

   

Immigration/English as a Second Language (ESL):

 

Nationalities Service Center (free translation and other services)

215.893.8400

   

Mental Health:

 

Philadelphia Area Suicide Hotline (24 hours)

215.686.4420

Friends Hospital (inpatient)

215.831.4600

Council for Relationships (outpatient counseling)

215.382.6680

Women�s Therapy Center (outpatient counseling)

215.567.1111

The Consortium (outpatient counseling and psychiatry)

215.596.8100

PENN Behavioral Health � Outpatient Psychiatry Center

866.301.4PBH

   

Sexual Health/Sexual Identity:

 

HIV Testing (free and anonymous)

215.732.2437

Planned Parenthood

215.351.5560

UPENN Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgendered Center (open to USP)

215.898.5044

Mazzoni Center (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered)

215.732.2437

LGBT Peer Counseling Service (M-F 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.)

215.732.TALK

   

Substance Abuse:

 

Livengrin (inpatient/outpatient)

215.638.5200

Rehab After Work/Rehab After School

215.546.2200

Alcoholics Anonymous

215.923.7900

Narcotics Anonymous

215.NA WORKS

AL-ANON and Alateen (family/children of alcoholics)

215.222.5244

   

Academic Advising Center

215.596.7530

Accounting Office (Student Accounts)

215.596.8700

Admission Office

215.596.8810

Advisor

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Affirmative Action Officer

215.596.7484

All-Campus Account

215.596.8946

Athletic/ Recreation Center

215.596.7440

Athletics Office

215.596.8916

Audio/Visual Center

215.596.8993

Billing (Student Accounts)

215.596.8860

Bioinformatics Office

215.596.8924

Biological Sciences Office

215.596.8919

Biomedical Writing Office

215.596.8512

Bookstore

215.596.8850

Career Services Center

215.596.7494

Cashier

215.596.8857

Center for Community Connections

215.596.8734

Chemistry/Biochemistry Office

215.596.8839

Counseling

215.596.8536

Dean, College of Graduate Studies

215.596.7545

Dean, College of Health Sciences

215.596.8592

Dean, Misher College of Arts and Science

215.596.8888

Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

215.596.8803

Dean of Students

215.596.8529

Dining Services Director

215.895.1146

Disability Support Services

215.596.7530

Escort Service

215.596.7000

Facilities Management/Services Response Center

215.596.8955

Financial Aid Office

215.596.8894

Goodman Hall

215.596.8510

Help Desk (Computers)

215.596.7575

Humanities Office

215.596.8895

ID Cards

215.596.8946

Information Science (Library)

215.596.8960

International Student Services

215.596.8890

Mail Room (Griffith Hall)

215.596.8799

Main Office

215.596.8800

Math, Physics Office

215.596.8593

Medical Technology Office

215.596.8797

Multicultural Affairs Office

215.596.8890

Occupational Therapy Office

215.596.8767

Off-Campus Housing

215.596.8708

Osol Hall

215.895-1125

Parking Permits

215.596.8946

Payroll

215.596.8718

Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business Office

215.596.8879

Pharmaceutical Sciences Office

215.596.8944

Pharmacy Practice Office

215.596.8877

Physical Education Office

215.596.8818

Physical Therapy Office

215.596.8849

President’s Office

215.596.8972

Registrar’s Office

215.596.8813

Security Office

215.895.1128

Security Emergencies

215.596.7000

Social Sciences Office

215.596.8927

Strategic Marketing Communications Office

215.596.8788

Student Activities

215.596.8844

Student Affairs (Division of)

215.596.8950

Student Auxiliary Services

215.596.8946

Student Conduct Office

215.596.7554

Student Government Office

215.895.1151

Student Health Office

215.596.8980

Student Life Office

215.895.1192

Teacher Certification Program

215.596.8922

Tutoring/Student Academic Support Services (SASS)

215.596.8538

Wilson Hall

215.895.1144

Writing Center Office

215.596.8909