Dec 12, 2019  
2007-2008 Student Handbook 
    
2007-2008 Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directories


DIRECTORIES

Officers of the University

Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD

President

Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe, AS

Secretary and Vice President 

Joseph Trainor, BS

Treasurer and Vice President 

Patrick Lepore, MS

Vice President 

Rod Miller, BA, MA

Vice President 

Gary Sayed, PhD

Vice President

2007-2008 Board of Trustees

Delbert S. Payne, MS

Chairman of the Board

Marvin Samson, BS

Vice Chairman of the Board

David E. Loder, BA, JD, LLM

Board Counsel

Schumarry Chao, MD, MBA

Lonnel Coats, BS

Arthur Fennell

Tiziana M. Fox, BS, PharmD

Janice A. Gaska, BS, PharmD

Alex Gorsky, MBA

Barry Grossbach, MA, PhD

George V. Hager, Jr., BA, MBA

Dan J. Halberstadt, BS

Rick Howard, BS

Kevin Lokay, BA, MBA

Louis Lupo, PharmD

Joseph M. Mahady, MBA

Kathleen R. Mayes, PharmD

Edgardo A. Mercadante, BS, RPh

Kenneth L. Murtha, BS

Patrick M. Oates, BS, PhD

Joseph Papa, BS, MS

Donald J. M. Phillips, BS, PharmD

Col. S. Roger Wetherill, MS

Gail R. Wilensky, PhD

 

Administrative Staff

(As of July 1, 2007)

Office of the President

Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD, President

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

Colleen Lyle, Assistant to the President

Susan E. Barrett, MEd, Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Peter Miller, PhD, Executive Director of Assessment

Shawn Farrell, BA, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

 Academic Affairs

Gary Sayed, PhD, Provost

June Meyers, Assistant to the Provost

Margaret R. Kasschau, PhD, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Gerard Hoefling, PhD, Assistant Dean of Retention and Academic Advising

Roxanne Evans, MA, Director, Student Academic Support Services

 Human Resources

Susan P. Rohanna, BS, Director of Human Resources

Christine M. Gradel, BS, Assistant Director, Human Resources

Katherine Shilenok-Wright, BS, Assistant Director, Human Resources 

 Misher College of Arts and Sciences

 Suzanne Murphy, PhD, Interim Dean, MisherCollege of Arts & Sciences

Charles Myers, MLS, Chair, Information Science; Director, Library and Information Services

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

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

Mignon S. Adams, MSLS, Interim Chair, Department of Humanities

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

TBA, Associate Dean

Lois Peck, EdD, Director, Teacher Certification Program

James Pierce, PhD, Chair, Bioinformatics and Computer Science

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

William R. Law, BA, PhD, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences   

John Porter, PhD, Director, Cell Biology and Biotechnology Graduate Program

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

Ralph Turner, PhD, Director, Health Psychology Graduate Program

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

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD, Director, Teaching and LearningCenter

Justin Everett, PhD, Director, WritingCenter

 College of Health Sciences

Margaret Kasschau, PhD, Interim Dean, College of Health Sciences

Peter Miller, PhD, Interim Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences

Paula Kramer, PhD,Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

Marc Campolo, PhD, Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

TBA, Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

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

Janet DeSipio, MS, PA-C, Academic Coordinator of Physician Assistant Studies           

Laura Packel, MSPT, Director, Health Sciences Program

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

Karin Richards, MS, Acting Director, Fitness and Health Management Program

 Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

 Russell J. DiGate, PhD, Dean, PhiladelphiaCollege of Pharmacy

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

Adeboye Adejare, PhD,Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Thomas C. Bernhardt, BS, Director, Clerkship Programs

John C. Connors, PharmD, Director, Flexible Option Doctor of Pharmacy Program

William Cunningham, PhD, Assistant Dean, Student Development

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

Clyde Ofner, PhD, Director, Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

Lisa A. Lawson, PharmD, Associate Dean

TBA,Associate Dean

Diane Morel, PhD, Director, BS Pharmacology and Toxicology Program

Adeboye Adejare, PhD,Director, Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program

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

William McGhan, PhD, Director, Pharmacy Administration Graduate Program

Glenn Rosenthal, MA, MBA, EdD, Chair, Pharmaceutical and Health Care Business

Bruce Rosenthal, MBA,Director, Pharmaceutical Health Care Business Graduate Program

Anthony P. Sorrentino, PharmD, Director, Experiential Resources

Steven H. Neau, PhD,Director, Industrial Pharmacy

 College of Graduate Studies

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

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

John E. Connors, PharmD, Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies

Susanna J. Dodgson, PhD,Director, Biomedical Writing Graduate Program

Robert I. Field, JD, PhD, Director, Health Policy Graduate Program

Richard G. Steffanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD, Health Policy Institute, Founding Executive Director

Michael J. Marchetti, MA, Director of Graduate Enrollment and Admission

 Advanced Concepts Institute

Shawn P. Curtin, CPA, Executive Director

Joshua Spooner, Director, Clinical and Outcomes Services

 Student Affairs

Aminta Hawkins Breaux, PhD, Dean of Students

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

Barbara E. Little, MEd, MAHR, Assistant Dean/Conduct Officer/Coordinator for Disability Services

Robert C. Morgan, MEd, Director of Athletics

Paul E. Klimitas, MEd,Associate Director, Athletics/Chair, Department of Physical Education

Marc Caserio, MEd, Acting Director, Campus Recreation

Patricia Peterson, MEd, Director, Career Services

Elizabeth Gable, BA, Director, Center for Community Connections

Paul Furtaw, PsyD, Director, Student Health and Counseling

Bonnie Packer, RN, Assistant Director, Student Health and Counseling

Leonard Farber, MA, Director, Student Life and Leadership Development

 Enrollment Services

Harry L. Siegel, MEd, Associate Dean, Enrollment Services

Louis L. Hegyes, BS, Director, Admission

Daniel Hoy, BA, Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Dianna L. Collins, MA, Director, Enrollment Communication

 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, Financial Aid

Marie Thomas, MSM, Associate Director, 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

Long Le,Director of Computing and Network Services

Joseph Muscella, Assistant Director of Computing and Network Services

TBA,Director for Database Management

Terry Park, BA, Assistant Director for Database Management

Katherine David, MS, Assistant Director for Database Management

Jack Davies, Assistant Director, Telecommunications

Maggie Devine-Pennock, CMP, Operations Manager

TBA, Executive Director, Facilities Management

Tony Williams,General Manager, Parkhurst Dining Services

TBA,Executive Director, Security and Public Safety

Charles Lorenz, Director, Security Services

Renee Siegel, MS, Director, Environmental Safety

Michael Ball, BA, Manager, Matthews Medical and Scientific Bookstore

 Marketing and Development

Rod Miller, MA, Senior Vice President for Marketing and Development

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

Amy Bryant, BA, MLS, Senior Director of Data and Stewardship

 Strategic Marketing Communications

Carolyn Vivaldi, BA,Vice President, Strategic Marketing Communications

Angela Buchanico, BFA, Creative Director

Amy Christopher, MS, Web Manager

Brian Kirschner, BA, MA, Assistant Director, Public Relations

 Institutional Advancement

Kenneth J. Boyden, BS, JD, Vice President for Institutional Advancement

TBA,Assistant Director, Annual Fund

Erica Spizzirri, BA, Director, Major Gifts

Stacy Rosemarin, RPh, Director, Alumni Relations

 Strategic Events and Special Projects

Anthony McCague, BA, Executive Director, Strategic Events and Special Projects

Maggie Devine-Pennock, CMP, Director of Meetings and Event Planning

Michele Albert, Meeting and Event Coordinator

Community Partnerships

Elizabeth Bressi-Stoppe, AS, Secretary and Vice President, Vice President for 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 USP website at www.usip.edu/faculty/alpha.shtml. 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 59 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 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, College of Health Sciences

215.596.8592

Dean, Misher College of Arts and Science

215.596.8888

Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

215.596.8803

Dean of Students

215.596.8529

Dining Services Director

215.895.1146

Disability Support Services

215.596.7554

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

215.596.8718

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

215.596.8972

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