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2009-2010 University Catalog 
2009-2010 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Officers of the Corporation


Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD

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

Russell DiGate, PhD
Vice President

Joseph G. Trainor, BS, CPA
Treasurer and Vice President
Vice President, Finance; Chief Financial Officer

Patrick Lepore, MS
Vice President
Vice President, Operations; Chief Information Officer

Colleen Lyle, AS
Assistant Secretary
Executive Assistant to the President

Board of Trustees


Frank Baldino, Jr., PhD
Chairman & CEO
Cephalon, Inc.

Schumarry H. Chao, MD, MBA
SHC & Associates

Lonnel Coats, BS
President & COO
Eisai Inc.

Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, MBA, CPA
President & CEO
Citizens Bank–Eastern PA, NJ, and DE

Tiziana M. Fox, BS, PharmD
Senior Director, Medical Communication
Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs

Barry Grossbach, MA, PhD
Spruce Hill Community Trust

George V. Hager, Jr., BA, MBA
Chairman & CEO
Genesis HealthCare

Dan J. Halberstadt, BS
Group Director, Global Labeling
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Richard Howard, BS
Managing Director
BLH Strategies

Rajiv Lakhanpal, MD
TiE NJ-Philadelphia

Louis J. Lupo, PharmD
Assoc. Director, Virology Medical Affairs
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Joseph M. Mahady, MBA
President, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Sr. Vice President, Wyeth

Lucy Malmberg, RPh
Executive Vice President
Wedgewood Pharmacy

Dominic Marasco, RPh
Vice President, Commercial Alliances
Innoves, Inc., a Quintiles Transnational Company

Kathleen R. Mayes, PharmD
Founder (Retired)
Applied Clinical Communications, Inc.

Richard P. Miller, MBA
President & CEO
Virtua Health

Kenneth Murtha, BS
Regional Supply Vice President - The Americas
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

Patrick Oates, BS, PhD
Cherokee Pharmaceuticals

Joseph Papa, BS, MS
President & CEO
Perrigo Company

Delbert S. Payne, MS
Chairman of the Board
Manager, Corporate Social Investment (Retired)
Rohm and Haas Company

Donald J. Phillips, PharmD
CEO & Principal
Vox Medica

Marvin Samson, BS
Vice Chairman of the Board
Samson Medical Technologies, LLC

Gail R. Wilensky, PhD
Economist, Senior Fellow
Project HOPE

Board Counsel


David E. Loder, BA, JD, LLM
Duane Morris, LLP

Office of the President


Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD

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

Colleen Lyle, AS
Executive Assistant to the President

Susan E. Barrett, MEd
Vice President, Corporate Relations

Robert C. Morgan, MEd
Director, Athletics

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

Academic Affairs


Russell J. DiGate, PhD

June Meyers
Assistant to the Provost

Margaret R. Kasschau, PhD
Associate Provost, Academic Affairs

Shawn Curtin, CPA
Assistant Provost, Administration

John E. Connors, PharmD
Assistant Provost, Special Projects and Global Initiatives

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD
Director, Teaching and Learning Center

Gerard Hoefling, PhD
Assistant Dean of Retention & Academic Advising/Coordinator for Disability Services

Joseph Canaday, MEd
Director of Academic Advising

Roxanne Evans, MA
Director, Student Academic Support Services

Peter Miller, PhD
Executive Director, Assessment

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

Human Resources


Bet Rosa, SPHR, MS
Executive Director, Human Resources

Susan P. Rohanna, BS
Director, Faculty Relations and Compensation

James Aromando, PHR, BSBA
Director, Benefits & HR Services

Misher College of Arts and Sciences


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

Leslie Bowman, AMLS
Assistant Dean
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

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

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

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

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

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

Stephen Moelter, PhD
Acting Director, Health Psychology Program
Co-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

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

Lois Peck, EdD
Director, Teacher Certification Program

James Pierce, PhD
Chair, Department of Bioinformatics and Computer Science

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

Randy J. Zauhar, PhD
Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program

Samson College of Health Sciences


Laurie Sherwen, PhD
Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

Peter Miller, PhD
Associate Dean

Marc Campolo, PhD
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Janet DeSipio, MS, PA-C
Director, Physician Assistant Studies

Paula Kramer, PhD
Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

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

Karin Richards, MS
Director, Exercise Science and Well Management and Health Science Program

Amy Van Kleunen, MPT
Director of Clinical Education of Physical Therapy

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy


Lisa Lawson, PharmD
Interim Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Laura A. Mandos, BS, PharmD, BCPP
Assistant Dean of Pharmacy Programs
Director of Doctor of Pharmacy Programs
Director of BS Program in Pharmaceutical and Health Care Studies

Diane Morel, PhD
Interim Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Assessment
Director, BS Pharmacology/Toxicology Program

Jill Pfeiffenberger, MBA, PharmD
Assistant Dean of Operations and Finance

Assistant Dean, Student Development

Patricia J. Acton, MEd
Director, Pharmacy Student Advising

Adeboye Adejare, PhD
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Program

Thomas C. Bernhardt, BS
Director, Clerkship Programs

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

William McGhan, PhD
Director, Pharmacy Administration Graduate Program

Steven Neau, PhD
Director, Industrial Pharmacy

Clyde Ofner, PhD
Director, Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

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

College of Graduate Studies


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

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

Renee Siegel, MS
Director, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy


William Ashton, MS
Founding Dean, Mayes College

Stephanie Zarus, PharmD
Associate Dean, Entrepreneurial Activities

Shannon Márquez, PhD
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Director, International Business Programs

Keith Marmer, MS, DPT
Assistant Dean, Operations and General Manager

Patricia Audet, PharmD
Chair, Pharmaceutical Healthcare and Business

Danny Benau, PhD
Director, Biomedical Writing Graduate Program

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert, MEd
Interim Director, Writing Center

Justin Everett, PhD
Director, Writing Program

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

Melanie B. Oates, PhD
Director, Undergraduate Business Programs

Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD
Director, Institute for Geriatric Studies

Student Affairs


William G. Cunningham, Jr., PhD
Dean, Students

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

Ross Radish, MA
Assistant Dean, Students/Director, Student Engagement

Kimberly A. Bryant, MA
Director, Career Services

Marc Caserio, MEd
Director, Campus Recreation

Jennifer Fitzwater
Assistant Director, Student Life

Paul Furtaw, PsyD
Director, Student Health and Counseling

Everett Herman
Associate Director, Student Life

Director, Student Life and Leadership Development

Enrollment Services


Dianna L. Collins, MA
Interim Executive Director, Admissions

Executive Director, Admission Operations & Graduate Enrollment

Daniel Hoy, BA
Associate Director, Admissions



Alan Sims, BA, MS

Ellen Carlson, BS
Associate Registrar

Ed Addis
Associate Registrar



Joseph G. Trainor, BS, CPA
Vice President, Finance
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Brigid K. Isackman, MBA
Controller, Assistant Vice President, Finance

Nancy Kelly
Associate Controller

Martin B. Beckerman, BS
Director, Student Accounting Services

Paula Lehrberger, MS
Director, Financial Aid

Eileen M. McGovern, BS
Director, Risk Management

Anne McMahon, BA
Director, Budget

Marie Thomas, MSM
Associate Director, Financial Aid



Patrick Lepore, MS
Vice President, Operations; Chief Information Officer

Kasia David, MS
Assistant Director, Database Management

Jack Davies
Assistant Director, Telecommunications

Maggie Devine-Pennock
Director, Business Services

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

Tom Horton
Assistant Director, Database Management

Long Le
Director, Computing and Network Services

John Masciantonio, BS
Executive Director, Information Technology

John McCaffrey, BS, RPA
Executive Director, Facilities

Rodney Murray
Executive Director, Academic Technology

Joseph Muscella
Assistant Director, Computing and Network Services

Daniel Waterman
Director, Facilities

Shawn Woods
Director, Security and Public Safety

Marie Faherty
General Manager, Sodexho Dining Services

Holly Visone
Catering Director, Sodexho Dining Services

Director, Database Management

Marketing and E-Marketing


Maria Buehler, BBA, MBA
Executive Director, Marketing and E-Marketing

Angela Buchanico, BFA
Sr. Director, Creative and Integrated Marketing

Brian Kirschner, BA, MA
Sr. Director, News and Public Relations

Institutional Advancement


Ann Satterthwaite
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Doven Collins
Director, Development (Strategic Gifts)

Joseph Leive
Director, Major Gifts

Nancy Shils
Manager, Alumni Relations

Lynesia Steward
Director, Advancement Services

Community Partnerships


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

MaryKate McGinty, MS, RPh
Associate Vice President,
Community and Government Relations