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2009-2010 Student Handbook 
    
2009-2010 Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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2009-10 Student Handbook

OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY

2009-10 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

Russell J. DiGate, PhD
Vice President

Joseph G. Trainor, BS, CPA
Treasurer and Vice President

Patrick Lepore, MS
Vice President

Colleen Lyle, AS
Assistant Secretary of the Board

2009-2010 Board of Trustees

Delbert S. Payne, MS
Chairman of the Board

Marvin Samson, BS
Vice Chairman of the Board

David E. Loder, JD, LLM
Board Counsel 

Frank Baldino, Jr., PhD

Schumarry Chao, MD

Lonnel Coats, BS

Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, MBA, CPA

Tiziana M. Fox, PharmD

Barry Grossbach, PhD

George V. Hager, Jr., MBA

Dan J. Halberstadt, BS

Richard Howard, BS

Rajiv Lakhanpal, MD

Louis Lupo, PharmD

Joseph M. Mahady, MBA

Lucy Malmberg, RPh

Dominic Marasco, RPh

Kathleen R. Mayes, PharmD

Richard P. Miller, MBA

Kenneth L. Murtha, BS

Patrick M. Oates, PhD

Joseph C. Papa, MS

Donald J. M. Phillips, PharmD

Gail R. Wilensky, PhD

Administrative Staff

(As of July 1, 2009)

Office of the President

Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD, President

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

Colleen Lyle, AS, Executive Assistant to the President

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

Robert C. Morgan, MEd, Director of Athletics

Paul E. Klimitas, MEd, Associate Director of Athletics

Academic Affairs

Russell J. DiGate, PhD, Provost

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; Director of Study Abroad Program

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD, Director of Teaching and Learning Center

Roy R. Robson, PhD, Interim Director of Honors Program

Leslie A. Bowman, AMLS, Director of Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

William R. Law, BA, PhD, Director of Forensics Program

Suzanne K. Murphy, PhD, Director of Pre-Health Professions Program

Lois H. Peck, EdD, Director of Teacher Certification Program

TBA, Director of Writing Program

Justin Everett, PhD, Director of Writing Center

Institutional Research and Assessment

Peter Miller, PhD, Executive Director of Assessment

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

Human Resources

Bet Rosa, MS, Executive Director of Human Resources

Susan P. Rohanna, BS, Director of Human Resources Faculty Relations and Compensation

James Aromando, PHR, BSBA, Director of Benefits and Human Resources Services

Misher College of Arts and Sciences

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

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

James C. Pierce, PhD, Chair of Department 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 R. Porter, PhD, Director of Cell Biology and Biotechnology Graduate Program

Kevin C. Wolbach, MS, Director of Environmental Science Program

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

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

Kevin Murphy, PhD, 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 Behavioral and Social Sciences

Stephen Moelter, PhD, Acting Director of Psychology Program

Linda A. Robinson, PhD, Acting Director of Health Psychology Program

Samson College of Health Sciences

Laurie Sherwen, PhD, RN, F.A.A.N, Dean of Samson College of Health Sciences

Peter Miller, PhD, Associate Dean

Paula Kramer, PhD, Chair of Department of Occupational Therapy

Pamalyn Kearney, MS, OTR/L, Vice Chair of Department of Occupational Therapy

Marc Campolo, PhD, Chair of Department of Physical Therapy

Carol Maritz, PhD, Vice Chair of Department of Physical Therapy

Amy Van Kleunen, MPT, Director of Clinical Education of Physical Therapy

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

Janet DeSipio, MS, PA-C, Director of Physician Assistant Studies

Karen M. Richards, MS, Director of BS Health Sciences Program; Director of Exercise Science and Wellness Management Program

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

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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

TBA, Assistant Dean of Student Development

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

Laura A. Mandos, BS, PharmD, BCPP, Assistant Dean of Pharmacy Programs

Diane W. Morel, PhD, Interim Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Assessment; Director of BS Pharmacology and Toxicology Program

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

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

Cathy Poon, PharmD, Vice Chair of Didactic Teaching

Steven Sheaffer, PharmD, Vice Chair of Experiential Learning

Sarah Spinler, PharmD, Director of Residency and Fellowship Programs

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

Renee Siegel, MS, Director of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

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

Shannon P. Márquez, MEng, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Chair, Department of Healthcare Business and Public Health

Stephanie A. Zarus, PharmD, Associate Dean of Entrepreneurial Activities

Keith S. Marmer, DPT, Assistant Dean of Operations and General Manager

Patricia Audet, PharmD, Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business; Interim Director of Graduate Business Program

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

Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD, Executive Director, Institute of Geriatric Studies

Stephen Metraux, PhD, Interim Director of Health Policy Program

Glenn Beamer, MA, PhD, Director of Public Health Program

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

Student Affairs

William G. Cunningham, PhD, Dean of Students

Walter Perry, EdD, Associate Dean; Director of Multicultural Affairs

Ross Radish, MA, Assistant Dean; Director of Office of Student Engagement

Gerard Hoefling, PhD, Assistant Dean of Retention and Academic Advising; Director of Academic Accommodations

Joseph W. Canaday, MEd, Director of Academic Advising

Marc Caserio, MEd, Director of Campus Recreation

Jesse Phillips, MA, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation

Kimberly Bryant, MA, Director of Career Services

Roxanne Evans, MA, Director of Student Academic Support Services

Paul Furtaw, PsyD, Director of Student Health and Counseling

Karen Levinson, PhD, Assistant Director of Counseling Services

Bonnie Packer, RN, Nurse Manager of Student Health

TBA, Director of Student Life and Leadership Development

Everett Herman, MS, Associate Director of Student Life

Jennifer Fitzwater, MS, Assistant Director of Student Life

Enrollment Services

Dianna L. Collins, MA, Interim Executive Director of Admissions

Daniel Hoy, BA, Associate Director of Admissions

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

Rodney B. Murray, PhD, Executive Director of Academic Technology

Long Le, Director of Computing and Network Services

Joseph Muscella, Assistant Director of Computing and Network Services

TBA, Director of Database Management

Thomas Horton, 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 Business Support Services and Chief Security Officer

Shawn E. Woods, Director of Operations and Special Projects

Maggie Devine-Pennock, CMP, Director of Business Services

Marie Faherty, General Manager of Sodexho Dining Services

TBA, Food Service Manager of Sodexho Dining Services

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

Strategic Marketing Communications

Maria Buehler, BBA, MBA, 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

Development

Anne Satterthwaite, Vice President and General Manager of Institutional Advancement

Lenesia Steward, Director of Advancement Services

Joseph Leive, Director of Major Gifts

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

TBA, Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Nancy Shils, 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/academics/facultyList.aspx. 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 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

   

Campus Telephone Numbers

 
   
Academic Accommodations 215.596.7480

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, Misher College of Arts and Science

215.596.8888

Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

215.596.8803

Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences 215.596.8592

Dean of Students

215.596.8529

Dining Services Director

215.895.1146

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

215.596.8861

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

215.596.8970

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