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2011-2012 Student Handbook 
    
2011-2012 Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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2011-12 Student Handbook

OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY

2011-12 BOARD OF TRUSTEES

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Office of the President
Academic Affairs
External Affairs
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

FULL TIME FACULTY

IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Emergency Numbers
Off Campus Referral Numbers
Campus Telephone Numbers

Officers of the University 

Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD
President

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

Colleen Ryan, AS
Secretary of the Board

William L. Ashton, MEd
Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe, AS
Sara M. Campbell, MSW
Russell J. DiGate, PhD
Peter J. Miller, PhD

Vice Presidents

2011-2012 Board of Trustees

 Marvin Samson, BS
Chairman of the Board

Richard Howard, BS
Vice Chairman of the Board

David E. Loder, JD, LLM
Board Counse

Sandra K. Baldino, MBA

Aminta Hawkins Breaux, PhD

Schumarry Chao, MD

Lonnel Coats, BS

Andrew J. Ferrara, BS

Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, MBA,

Tiziana M. Fox, PharmD

Rose Mary B. Hoy, RPh

Leonard S. Jacob, MD, PhD

Robin Keyack, BS

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, 2011)

Office of the President

Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD, President

Colleen Ryan, AS, Executive Assistant to the President

Peter Miller, PhD, Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness

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

Robert C. Morgan, MEd, Director of Athletics

Paul E. Klimitas, MEd, Associate Director of Athletics

Academic Affairs

Russell J. DiGate, PhD, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

June Meyers, Assistant to the Provost

Barbara Elliott, MS, Associate Provost, Enrollment Management

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

Mark Nestor, EdD, Associate Provost and 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

Shawn Curtin, CPA, Assistant Provost, Administration

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

Jill Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, MBA, Assistant Provost, Academic Affairs

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD, Director, Teaching and Learning Center

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

External Affairs

William L. Ashton, MEd, Senior Vice President for External Affairs

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

Ann Satterthwait, Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Lynesia Steward, Director, Advancement Services

Joseph Leive, Director, Major Gifts

Nancy Shils, Director, Alumni Relations

Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe, AS, Vice President, Community Partnerships

TBD, Assistant Vice President

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

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, Vice Dean of Misher College of Arts and Sciences; Director, Forensic Science Program

Leslie A. Bowman, AMLS, Assistant Dean

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

Peter B. Berget, PhD, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences

Kevin C. Wolbach, MS, Interim Assistant Chair, Department of Biological Sciences; Director, Environmental Science Program; Director, Undergraduate Studies

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

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

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

James R. McKee, PhD, Director, 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

C. Alix Timko, PhD, Director, Graduate Psychology Program

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

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

Michael Brody, MA, Director and Curator, Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy

Samson College of Health Sciences

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

Michele Cohen, PhD, Associate Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

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

Cathy Poon, PharmD, Vice Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

John A. Gans, PharmD, Associate Dean, Professional Affairs

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

Bruce Canaday, PharmD, Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice/Pharmacy Administration

Joan B. Tarloff, PhD, Interim Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Bin Chen, PhD, Director, Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program

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

Clyde Ofner, PhD, Director, Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

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 Graduate Program

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, 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

Mary Kate McGinty, MS, RPh, Executive Director, External Affairs

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

Amalia Issa, PhD, Chair, Health Policy and Public Health

Richard Minoff, MBA, Director, Undergraduate Business Program

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, EdD, Director, MBA Program

Justin Everett, PhD, Interim Director, Writing Program

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert, Director, Writing Center

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

TBD, Assistant Dean, Academic and Professional Development

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

Jay Tifone, MS, Associate Director, Student Life

Jennifer Tomasetti, MS, Assistant Director, Student Life

Enrollment Services

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

Lorraine Cella, Associate Director, Admissions Operations

Christine McInaw, BA, Associate Director of Enrollment Communication

Colleen Hoag, BS, Assistant Director of Enrollment Events

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, Senior 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

Sara M. Campbell, MSW, Senior Vice President, Operations; Chief Operations Officer

John McCaffrey, BS, Executive Director, Operations

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

Shawn E. Woods, Director, Public Safety

Maggie Devine-Pennock, CMP, Director, Business Services

Marie Faherty, General Manager, Sodexho Dining Services

TBD, Catering Director, Sodexho Dining Services

Mary Beth Sweetra, General Manager, Barnes & Noble @ University of the Sciences

TBD, Chief Human Resources Officer

Rosalie Jones, MS, Director, Human Resources

Full-Time Faculty

A current listing of all board-approved faculty members can be found on the University website at www.usciences.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 – Emergency (24 hours)

215.596.7000

 

Campus Security Office (Business)

215.895.1117

 

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:

 

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

Princeton Medical Center (inpatient/outpatient) 877.932.8935
   

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 counseling and psychiatry)

866.301.4PBH

   

Sexual Health:

 

HIV Testing (free and anonymous)

215.732.2437

Planned Parenthood

215.351.5560

The SafeGuards Project 215.985.6875
   
Sexual Identity:  

UPENN Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgendered Center (open to USciences)

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

Princeton House 800.242.2550

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

Accounting Office (Student Accounts)

215.596.8700

Admission Office

215.596.8810

Advisor

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Affirmative Action Officer

215.596.8930

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 Services (SHAC)

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

Health Services (SHAC) 215.596.8980

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 Accommodations 215.596.8758

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 Insurance (SHAC)

215.596.8536

Student Life Office

215.895.1192

Student Medical Records (SHAC) 215.596.8980

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