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    University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

Administration


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Board of Trustees

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Marvin Samson, BS, HonAlm, HonDSc
Chair of the Board
CEO
Samson Medical Technologies, LLC

Kathleen R. Mayes, PharmD
Co-Vice Chair of the Board
(Retired)

Kenneth L. Murtha, BS
Co-Vice Chair of the Board
(Retired)

Richard Howard, BS
Treasurer of the Board 
(Retired)

John M. Daly, MD
Dean Emeritus, Harry C. Donahoo Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine 

Michael C. Hemsley, Esq. BS, MA, JD
Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary
Trinity Health 

Carla Hendricks, CPA
Director Tax Planning 
NewsCorp/Dow Jones 

Rose Mary B. Hoy, RPh
(Retired)

Leonard S. Jacob, MD, PhD
Chairman
Antares Pharma, Inc.

Rev. Cedric H. Jones, Jr., MBA, MDiv, DMin, PhD
Senior Pastor
Mount Zion Baptist Church

Robin Keyack, BSc, RPh
Assistant Vice President, Surgical Services & Clinical Information 
Shore Medical Center

Lucy Malmberg, RPh
Chief Executive Officer
Wedgewood Village Pharmacy, Inc.

Mark Oley, BS
CEO/President & Founder
Westwood Pharmacy

Donald J. M. Phillips, BSC, PharmD, FCPP
(Retired)

James J. Rivard P’81, MBA
Senior Vice President, Support Services
Virtua Health

Michael J. Sofia, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Arbutus Biopharma, Inc.

S. Rogers Wetherill III P’68
(Col. Retired)

Secretary and General Counsel

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David E. Loder, Esq., JD, LLM
Partner
Duane Morris, LLP

Officers of the Corporation

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Paul Katz, MD
President

Peter Miller, PhD
Provost 
Vice President, Academic Affairs

Robert M. Rudd, MA
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Patricia Vanston, EdD
Vice President, Business Development and Enrollment Management
 

Valerie Weil, MD, FACP
Chief Financial and Operating Officer

David L. Forde, Esq.  
Vice President, Community & Government Affairs

Office of the President

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Paul Katz, MD 
President

Beth Pilipzeck
Executive Assistant to the President

Academic Affairs

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Peter Miller, PhD, PT
Provost 
Vice President, Academic Affairs

John E. Connors, PharmD
Associate Provost, Academic Affairs 

Carolyn Giordano
Associate Provost, Institutional Effectiveness

Jean-Francois Jasmin, PhD
Associate Provost, Research and Graduate Education  

Mark H. Nestor, EdD
Associate Provost, Technology and Chief Information Officer

Elizabeth Speakman
Associate Provost, Inter-professional Education

Andrew Armitage, MBA
Assistant Provost, Administration

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD
Assistant Provost, Faculty Development
Director, Teaching and Learning Center

Cassandra Jefferson
Director, Graduate Education

Sarah Robertson 
Director, Sponsored Projects and Research 

Misher College of Arts and Sciences

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Suzanne K. Murphy, PhD
Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Laura Pontiggia, PhD
Associate Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Leslie Ann Bowman, AMLS
Assistant Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Kevin C. Wolbach, MS
Assistant Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences
Director, Destination: Success

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

Elizabeth Amy Janke, PhD
Interim Chair, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Director, Health Psychology Graduate Program

Kevin Murphy, PhD
Chair, Department of Humanities

Charles Myers, MA, MLS
Chair, Department of Information Science
Director, Library and Information Services

G. David Pauley, MEd
Chair, Department of Physical Education

Vojislava Pophristic, PhD
Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Shivendra Sahi, PhD
Chair, Department of Biological Sciences

Catherine Bentzley, PhD
Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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

Elisabeth Morlino, PhD
Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry 

Catherine Purzycki, MS
Assistant Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Director, Undergraduate Studies in Biological Sciences

Grace Farber, PhD
Co-Director, Neuroscience Program 

Matthew Farber, PhD
Director, Brewing Science Program 

Christopher Janetopoulos, PhD 
Co-Director, Bio-Imaging Core Facility 

Zhijun Li, PhD
Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program

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

Stephen Moelter, PhD
Director, Undergraduate Psychology Program 
Director, Honors Program 
Co-Director, Neuroscience Program

Preston Moore, PhD
Director, West Center for Computational Chemistry and Drug Design 

Kenneth Myers, PhD
Co-Director, Cell Biology and Biotechnology Graduate Programs

Bela Peethambaran, PhD
Co-Director, Cell Biology and Biotechnology Graduate Programs

Margaret A. Reinhart, MT (ASCP), MMA, MS
Director, Medical Laboratory Science Program

John W. Tomsho, PhD
Co-Director, Chemistry Core Facility 

Zhiwei Liu, PhD
Associate Director, West Center for Computational Chemistry and Drug Design 

Laura Mangano, MEd
Assistant Director, Pre-Health Professions Programs

Judy Sun, MEd
Assistant Director, Pre-Health Professions Programs

Samson College of Health Sciences

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Michelle E. Cohen, PhD
Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

Carol A. Maritz, EdD, PT, GCS
Associate Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

Judith A. Parker Kent, OTD, EdS, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
Director, Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program 

Lora Packel, PhD, MSPT, CSS
Interim Chair, Department of Physical Therapy 

Karin Richards, PhD
Chair, Department of Kinesiology

Joan F. Ward, MS
Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
 

Anthony Acquavella, MS, MD, MPH
Vice Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Interim Director, Physician Assistant Program 
Medical Director, Student Health & Counseling Center

Theresa Rhett-Davis, MS, OTR/L 
Vice Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy 

Eric Folkins, DPT
Director, Clinical Education of Physical Therapy 

Heidi Freeman, PhD
Director, Health Sciences Program 

Shelly Lewis, DPT
Director, Clinical Education

Collen Maher, OTD, CHT 
Director, Masters of Occupational Therapy Program 

Deborah Summers, MS 
Director, Undergraduate Pre-Professional Physician Assistant Studies 

Monica Taylor, PhD 
Director, Exercise Science and Wellness Management Program 

Gregory Thielman, EdD
Director, Patricia Leahy Research Lab

Shaun Varrecchia, DPT
Assistant Director, Clinical Education of Physical Therapy

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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Patricia R. Audet, PharmD
Interim Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 

Laura A. Mandos, BS, PharmD, BCPP
Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Admissions
Director, BS Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Studies Program

Cathy Y. Poon, PharmD
Associate, Dean, Interprofessional Education 
Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration
Interim Director, Pharmacy Administration Graduate Program 

Marvin Schulte, PhD
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

James Hollands, PharmD
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

Jean M. Scholtz, PharmD
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

Laura White, PharmD
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

Bin Chen, PhD
Director, Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program

Suzanne Carbonaro
Director, Assessment 

Anil P. D’Mello, PhD
Director, BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences Program

Pardeep Gupta, PhD 
Director, Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory 

S. Kamal Jonnalagadda, PhD
Director, Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

Zhiyu Li, PhD
Director, Undergraduate Pharmacology/Toxicology Program

Hilary Mandler, PharmD
Director, Industry Fellowships

Marie Stafford 
Director, Vivarium Services 

Jesse Swartz, MS 
Director, StePP Program 

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

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Andrew M. Peterson, PharmD, PhD
John Wyeth Dean, Mayes College of Healthcare Business
Interim Chair, Health Policy and Public Health 

Robert Mueller, Jr., EdD
Interim Chair, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business 
Director, MBA Program  

Julie Becker, PhD
Director, Master of Public Health Program

Danny Benau, PhD
Director, Biomedical Writing Graduate Program

Justin Everett, PhD
Director, Writing Programs

Richard T. Minoff, MBA
Director, Undergraduate Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business Program

Cristina Hanganu-Bresch, PhD
Assistant Director, Writing Programs

Student Affairs

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Ross Radish, JD
Interim Dean, Students

Mark Bullock, JD
Associate Dean, Students

Joseph Canaday, MEd
Executive Director, Student Success Central 

Monica Vance 
Associate Director, Student Accommodations 

Kimberly A. Bryant, MA
Director, Career Services

Marc Caserio, EdD
Director, Athletics

Michael Clark 
Director, Career Services and Professional Development 

Karen Levinson
Director, Student Counseling

Alexander Meyer
Director, Athletic Communications 

Barbara Siebert
Director, Student Health 

Jesse Phillips
Director, Campus Recreation 

Alissa Brown
Associate Director, Counseling

Anthony Florendo 
Associate Director, Residence Life  

Randi Miller 
Associate Director, Student Life  

Scott Sisson
Associate Director, Athletics 

Tricia Purcell 
Assistant Director, Recreation 

Business Development and Enrollment Management 

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Patricia Vanston, EdD
Vice President, Business Development and Enrollment Management
 

Augustine DiStefano, Jr., BS
Executive Director, Admissions, Enrollment Operations and Analytics

Michael Schwartzman, MBA
Executive Director, Marketing and Communications

Angela Buchanico, BFA
Director, Marketing

Brian C. Kirschner, MEd
Director, Communications

Pamela Ramanathan
Director, Financial Aid 

Lorraine Cella
Associate Director, Admissions Operations

Sally Redman
Associate Director, Graduate Admissions

Marie Thomas 
Associate Director, Financial Aid 

Aimee Viggiani, BA
Associate Director, Transfer and Professional Admissions 

Elise Todderud
Assistant Director, Admissions and Communications 

Colleen Hoag 
Assistant Director, Enrollment Events

Susan O’Kane
Assistant Director, Financial Aid 

Justin Williams
Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Registrar

^ TOP

Therese M. Anderson, MS
Registrar

Ellen Carlson, BS
Associate Registrar, Systems 

Michael McHugh, MS
Associate Registrar, Operations

Lashonda Esser
Assistant Registrar

Finance and Administration 

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Valerie Weil, MD, FACP        
Chief Financial and Operating Officer 

Brigid K. Isackman, MBA
Associate Vice President, Finance and Controller

Nancy Kelly
Associate Controller

Martin B. Beckerman, BS
Director, Student Accounting Services

Vincent Horn
Director, Purchasing and Auxiliary Services 

Michael Janes, MS
Director, Human Resources

Anne McMahon, BA
Director, Budget and Risk Management

Daniel Severino, BS
Director, Facilities

Renee Siegel 
Director, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety 

Michael Stitley 
Director, Public Safety and Security

James Pettus  
Assistant Director, Facilities 

Institutional Advancement

^ TOP

Robert M. Rudd, MA
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
 

Kim Barkhamer
Senior Director, Development

Rebecca Powers
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations 

Michelle Albert
Director, University Events

Casey Evans
Director, Alumni Relations

Technology Operations 

^ TOP

Mark H. Nestor, EdD
Associate Provost, Technology and Chief Information Officer

John Masciantonio, BS
Executive Director, Information Technology

Rodney Murray, PhD
Executive Director, Academic Technology

Marnee Smith
Director, Enterprise Services 

Kasia David, MS
Assistant Director, Database Management