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2010-2011 Student Handbook 
    
2010-2011 Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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2010-11 Student Handbook

OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY

2010-11 BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Office of the President
Academic Affairs
Strategic Business Development
Institutional Research and Assessment
Human Resources
Misher College of Arts and Sciences
Samson College of Health Sciences
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
College of Graduate Studies
Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy
Student Affairs
Enrollment Services
Registrar
Finance
Operations
Strategic Marketing Communications
Institutional Advancement
Community Partnerships

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

Patrick Lepore, MS
Vice President

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

Colleen Ryan, AS
Secretary of the Board

2010-2011 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

Andrew J. Ferrara, BS

Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, MBA,

Tiziana M. Fox, PharmD

Barry Grossbach, PhD

George V. Hager, Jr., MBA

Richard Howard, BS

Rose Mary B. Hoy, RPh

Leonard S. Jacob, MD, PhD

Raj Lakhanpal, MD

Lucy Malmberg, RPh

Dominic Marasco, RPh

William S. Marth, MBA

Kathleen R. Mayes, PharmD

Richard P. Miller, MBA

Kenneth L. Murtha, BS

Mark Oley, BS

Joseph C. Papa, MS

Donald J. Phillips, PharmD

Gail R. Wilensky, PhD

Administrative Staff

(As of July 1, 2010)

Office of the President

Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD, President

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

Colleen Ryan, AS, Executive Assistant to the President

Susan E. Barrett, MEd, Vice President, Corporate Relations and Marketplace Analysis

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, Academic Affairs

Shawn Curtin, CPA, Assistant Provost, Administration

John E. Connors, PharmD, Assistant Provost, Special Projects and Global Initiatives; Director of Study Abroad Program

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD, Director, Teaching and Learning Center

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

Strategic Business Development

William L. Ashton, MEd, Vice President and Associate Provost

Keith S. Marmer, DPT, Assistant Vice President

Institutional Research and Assessment

Peter Miller, PhD, Executive Director of Assessment

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

Human Resources

Bet Rosa, SPHR, MS, Chief Human Resources Officer

James Aromando, PHR, BSBA, Director, Human Resources

Misher College of Arts and Sciences

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

William R. Law, PhD, Associate Dean; Director, Forensic Science

Leslie A. Bowman, AMLS, Assistant Dean

TBA, Chair, Department of Bioinformatics and Computer Science

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

John R. Porter, PhD, Interim Chair, Department of Biological Science; Director, Cell Biology and Biotechnology Graduate Program

Kevin C. Wolbach, MS, Director, Environmental Science Program; Director, Undergraduate Studies

Vojislava Torbica-Pophristic, PhD, Interim Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Madhumati Mahalingam, PhD, Interim Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Elizabeth A. Morlino, PhD, Interim Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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

Kevin C. Murphy, PhD, Chair, Department of Humanities

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

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

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

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

Stephen Moelter, PhD, Director, Undergraduate Psychology Program

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

Lisa Thayer, MEd, Assistant Director, Pre-Health Professions Programs

Lois H. Peck, EdD, Director, Teacher Certification 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

Michele Cohen, PhD, Associate Dean, Research and Scholarship

Paula Kramer, PhD, Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

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

Carlos Moreno, MS, OTR/L, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator of Occupational Therapy

Marc Campolo, PhD, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

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

Kelly Duszak McArdle, DPT, Director, Clinical Education of Physical Therapy

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

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

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

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

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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

TBA, Assistant Dean, Student Development

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

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

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

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

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

Anil D’mello, PharmD, Director, BS Pharmaceutical Sciences Program

Clyde Ofner, PhD, Director, Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

Cathy Poon, PharmD, Interim Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice/Pharmacy Administration; Vice Chair, Didactic Teaching

Steven Sheaffer, PharmD, Vice Chair, Experiential Learning

Sarah Spinler, PharmD, Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs

Thomas C. Bernhardt, BS, Director, Clerkship Programs

William McGhan, PhD, Director, Pharmacy Administration Graduate Program

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

College of Graduate Studies

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

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

Karen Mitchell, MBA, Director, Sponsored Projects and Research

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

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Andrew M. Peterson, PharmD, PhD, Interim Dean, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Shannon P. Márquez, MEng, PhD, Associate Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Stephanie A. Zarus, PharmD, Associate Dean of Students and Alumni, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Patricia R. Audet, B. Sc, PharmD, Chair, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business

Ruth L. Schemm, Ed.D, OTR/L, Interim Chair, Health Policy and Public Health

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

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

Stephen Metraux, PhD, Interim Director, Health Policy Program

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

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

Robert Mueller, Ed.D, Interim Director, MBA Program

Justin Everett, PhD, Interim Director, Writing Program

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert, Director, Writing Center

John A. Gans, PharmD, Executive Director, Healthcare Leadership

Student Affairs

William G. Cunningham, PhD, Dean of Students

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

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

TBA, Assistant Dean, Retention and Academic Advising; Director, Academic Accommodations

Joseph W. Canaday, MEd, Director, Academic Advising

Marc Caserio, MEd, Director, Campus Recreation

Jesse Phillips, MA, Assistant Director, Campus Recreation

Kimberly Bryant, MA, Director, Career Services

Roxanne Evans, MA, Director, Student Academic Support Services

Paul Furtaw, PsyD, Director, Student Health and Counseling

Karen Levinson, PhD, Assistant Director, Counseling Services

Bonnie Packer, RN, Nurse Manager, Student Health

Susanne Ferrin, MS, Director, Student Life and Leadership Development

Everett Herman, MS, Associate Director, Student Life

Jennifer Tomasetti, MS, Assistant Director, Student Life

Enrollment Services

Dianna L. Collins, MA, Executive Director, Admissions & Enrollment Services

Daniel Hoy, BA, Associate Director, Admissions

Lorraine Cella, Associate Director, Admissions Operations

Aimee Viggiani, BA, Transfer/Professional Admissions

Registrar

Alan J. Sims, BA, MS, Registrar

Ellen Carlson, BS, Associate Registrar

Ed Addis, Associate Registrar

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, Student Accounting Services

Paula Lehrberger, MS, Director, Financial Aid

Marie Thomas, MSM, Associate Director, Financial Aid

Anne McMahon, BA, Director of Budget

Operations

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

John Masciantonio, BS, Executive Director, Information Technology

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

Long Le, Director, Computing and Network Services

Joseph Muscella, Assistant Director, Computing and Network Services

TBA, Director, Database Management

Thomas Horton, BA, Assistant Director, Database Management

Kasia David, MS, Assistant Director, Database Management

Jack Davies, Assistant Director, Telecommunications

John McCaffrey, BS, Executive Director, Facilities

Dan Waterman, MA, Director, Facilities

Bernard Gollotti, CPP, Executive Director, Business Support Services and Chief Security Officer

Shawn E. Woods, Director, Operations and Special Projects

Maggie Devine-Pennock, CMP, Director, Business Services

Marie Faherty, General Manager, Sodexho Dining Services

Holly Visone, Catering Director, Sodexho Dining Services

Jennifer S. Olivieri, General Manager, Barnes & Noble @ University of the Sciences

Strategic Marketing Communications

Maria Buehler, BBA, MBA, Executive Director, Marketing and E-Marketing

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

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

Institutional Advancement

Ann Satterthwait, Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Lynesia Steward, Director, Advancement Services

Joseph Leive, Director, Major Gifts

Doven Brezner, BS, Director, Strategic Gifts

Nancy Shils, Director, Alumni Relations

Community Partnerships

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

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

Full-Time Faculty

A current listing of all board-approved faculty members can be found on the University 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 page 64 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

   

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 Services 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