Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog

Administration


 


Board of Trustees

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

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

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
Vice President, Head of Tax
NewsCorp/Dow Jones 

Richard Howard, BS 
(Retired)

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 Pharmacy

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

Samuel R. Wetherill, PharmD, MHA
Director of Pharmacy Supply Chain, Automation and Inpatient Operations
Christiana Care Health System

Secretary and General Counsel

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Odessa P. Jackson, JD 
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Officers of the Corporation

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Paul Katz, MD
President

Elisabeth A. Morlino, PhD
Interim Provost 
Interim 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

Ron Kishen
Vice President, USciences Online Division

Academic Affairs

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Elisabeth A. Morlino, PhD
Interim Provost 
Interim Vice President, Academic Affairs

Andrew Armitage, EdD
Associate Provost, Administration

John E. Connors, PharmD
Associate Provost, Academic Affairs 

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

Laura Pontiggia, PhD 
Associate Provost, Academic Partnerships 

Misher College of Arts and Sciences

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Vojislava Pophristic, PhD
Interim Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Grace Farber, PhD
Interim Associate Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences
Director, Pre-Health 

TBA
Interim Associate Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

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

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

Kevin Murphy, PhD
Chair, Department of Humanities

Nathan Baird, PhD
Interim Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Dana Zambito, PhD 
Interim Chair, Department of Biological Sciences

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

Wendy E. Walsh, PhD 
Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

Lora Packel, PhD, PT 
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy 

Karin Richards, PhD
Chair, Department of Kinesiology

Robert Young, MS, PA-C
Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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Edward E. Foote, PharmD​
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 

Lisa Charneski, PharmD
Assistant Dean, Curriculum 

Patricia R. Audet, PharmD​
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business 

Peter J. Harvison, PhD​
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Suzanne Carbonaro, MEd, MS
Director, Assessment

Scott D. Green, MS, RPh
Director, Experiential Programs 

Student Affairs

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Ross W. Radish, JD
Vice President, Student Affairs
Dean, Students

Mark Bullock, JD
Associate Dean, Students

Heidi Freeman, PhD​
Assistant Dean, Health and Wellness

Joseph Canaday, MEd 
Executive Director, Student Success Center and Student Ombudsman 

Marc Caserio, EdD
Director, Athletics

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

Angela Buchanico, BFA
Executive Director, Marketing 

Pamela Ramanathan, BS 
Director, Financial Aid 

Registrar

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Therese M. Anderson, MS
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

Mark H. Nestor, EdD
Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Josh Caulder
Director, Budget 

Dennis Collins
Director, Facilities Service

Lisa Corrato
Director, Student Accounting Services

Vincent Horn
Director, Purchasing and Auxiliary Services

Michael Lapotasky
Director, Public Safety and Security

John Masciantonio, BS
Executive Director, Information Technology

Rodney Murray, PhD
Executive Director, Academic Technology

Ruth Roberts
Director, Human Resources

Renee Siegel 
Director, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety 

Institutional Advancement

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Robert M. Rudd, MA
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Kimberly Barkhamer
Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Michelle Albert
Director, University Events

Jeffrey Howard 
Director, Annual Giving 

Madalina Veres 
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations 

Casey Ryan
Director, Alumni Relations