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Pharmaceutical Sciences


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Mission

The mission of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is to educate professional, undergraduate, and graduate students in the sciences of medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, physiology, and toxicology and to conduct research in these disciplines.

Vision

The vision of the department is to engage students in a challenging and thorough educational experience in the pharmaceutical sciences through classroom and laboratory instruction and independent, directed scientific research. We strive to provide our students with a foundation of specialized knowledge, skills, attitudes, and opportunities to achieve a high degree of accomplishment and leadership.

Faculty

Adeboye Adejare
BS, MS (Iowa); PhD (Ohio State) 
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, Graduate Program in Pharmacology and Toxicology

Phone: 215.596.8944
E-mail: a.adejar@usp.edu

Bin Chen
BS, MS (Nanjing, China);
PhD (Leuven, Belgium)
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone: 215.596.7481
E-mail: b.chen@usp.edu

Natalia Coleman
BS, MS, PhD (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Research Assistant Professor
Phone: 215.596.7592
E-mail: n.colema@usp.edu

Lisa Davis
BS (Arizona); PharmD (Kentucky)
Research Associate Professor
Phone: 215.596.8831
E-mail: l.davis@usp.edu

Russell J. DiGate
BS, MS, PhD (University of Rochester)
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Provost
Phone: 215.596.8805
E-mail: r.digate@usp.edu

Anil P. D’mello
BPharm (Bombay); PhD (Pittsburgh)
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, BS Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone: 215.596.8941
E-mail: a.dmello@usp.edu

Pardeep K. Gupta
BPharm, MPharm (Panjab); MS (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science); PhD (Wisconsin)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics
Phone: 215.895.1141
E-mail: p.gupta@usp.edu

Peter J. Harvison
BS (Carnegie Mellon);
PhD (SUNY, Buffalo)
Abramson Professor of Pharmacology
Phone: 215.596.8979
E-mail: p.harvis@usp.edu

S. (Kamal) Jonnalagadda
BPharm (Birla, India);
PhD (Nebraska)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics
Phone: 215.596.8942
E-mail: k.jonnal@usp.edu

Zhiyu Li
BS (Nakai, China);
MS (Science and Technology, China);
PhD (Maryland)
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone: 215.596.8943
E-mail: zh.li@usp.edu

Catherine C. Moore
BA (Colgate); PhD (Pennsylvania)
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone: 267.295.3180
E-mail: c.moore@usp.edu

Jeffrey C. Moore
BS (Drexel)
Instructor in Pharmaceutics
Manager, Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory
Phone: 215.596.8987
E-mail: j.moore@usp.edu

Diane W. Morel
BA (Douglass);
MS, PhD (Case Western Reserve)
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Director, BS Pharmacology and Toxicology Program
Interim Assistant Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
Phone: 215.895.1123
E-mail: d.morel@usp.edu

Steven H. Neau
BS, BA (Eastern Michigan University);
MS, PhD (The University of Michigan)
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, Industrial Pharmacy 
Phone: 215.596.8825
E-mail: s.neau@usp.edu

Clyde M. Ofner III
BS, PhD (Temple)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics
Director, Graduate Program in Pharmaceutics
Phone: 215.596.8881
E-mail: c.ofner@usp.edu

Raymond F. Orzechowski
BS (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science); MS, PhD (Temple)
Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology and Toxicology 

Elias W. Packman
BS, MS, DSc (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)
Research Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology and Toxicology

G. Victor Rossi
BS, MS (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science);
PhD (Purdue)
Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology

Roger L. Schnaare
BS (St. Louis College of Pharmacy);
MS, PhD (Purdue)
Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy

Edwin T. Sugita
BS, MS, PhD (Purdue)
Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy

Joan B. Tarloff
BS, MS (Toledo);
PhD (Medical College of Ohio)
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Phone: 215.596.8983
E-mail: j.tarlof@usp.edu

Ruy Tchao
BS (Nottingham, England);
PhD (Manchester, England)
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Phone: 215.596.8978
E-mail: r.tchao@usp.edu

Shanaz M. Tejani-Butt
BS, MS (Bombay);
PhD (Medical College of Virginia)
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Phone: 215.596.8594
E-mail: s.tejani@usp.edu

Rodney J. Wigent
BS, MS, PhD (Michigan Tech)
Research Professor of Pharmaceutics
Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Phone: 215.596.8974
E-mail: r.wigent@usp.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Michael J. Antonaccio
BS (Duquesne); PhD (Michigan)
Adjunct Professor

Richard F. Balotti
BA (Washington University); MD (Drexel)
Adjunct Assistant Professor

David Cragin
PhD (University of California)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Andre L. Curtis
BS, MS, PhD (University of Connecticut)
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Marcia E. Etheridge
BA (Temple); VMD (Pennsylvania)
Adjunct Associate Professor

Lynn Flowers
PhD (West Virginia)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Arthur H. Goldberg
BS, MS (Columbia); PhD (Michigan)
Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutics

Matthew A. Howard
BS, PhD (Missouri - Kansas City)
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Daniel J. Korey
PhD (PCPS)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

Matthew V. Lorenzi
BS (Marquette); PhD (Miami)
Adjunct Associate Professor

Steve J. Offord
PhD (PCPS)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

William Pare
BS (Carnegie Mellon); PhD (Delaware)
Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Allison E. Radwick
BS (USP); PhD (University of Connecticut)
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Aniruddha Railkar
PhD (PCPS)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

Makarand Risbud
BS, MS (Pune, India); MTech (IIT, India); PhD (National Center for Cell Science, India)
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Thomas H. Rushmore
BSc (Muhlenberg); MSc (Fairleigh Dickinson); PhD (Thomas Jefferson)
Adjunct Associate Professor

Barry Sachais
BS (Rutgers); PhD (New Jersey College of Medicine)
Adjunct Associate Professor

C. Satishchandran
BS (Bombay, India); MS (Baroda, India); PhD (St. John’s, Canada)
Adjunct Professor

Denita Winstead
PhD (PCPS)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

Lindon Young
BA (Immaculate); PhD (USP)
Adjunct Assistant Professor

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