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2011-2012 University Catalog 
2011-2012 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Board of Trustees


Marvin Samson, BS
Chairman of the Board
Samson Medical Technologies

Richard Howard, BS
Vice Chairman of the Board
Managing Director
BLH Strategies, LLC

Sandra K. Baldino, MBA
Founder & CEO
Generocity Community Alliance, Inc.

Aminta Hawkins Breaux, PhD
Vice President for Student Affairs
Millersville University

Schumarry Chao, MD
President SHC – PMAC, Inc.

Lonnel Coats, BS
President & COO
Eisai Inc.

Andrew J. Ferrara, BS
CEO & Chairman
Boston Healthcare

Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, MBA
President & CEO
Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware
Citizens Bank

Tiziana M. Fox, PharmD
Senior Director, Medical Communications
Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC

Rose Mary B. Hoy, RPh
Executive Director, Pharmacy & Distribution

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

Robin Keyack, BS
Director of Pharmacy
Shore Memorial Hospital

Raj Lakhanpal, MD
President & CEO

Lucy Malmberg, RPh
Senior Executive Vice President
Wedgewood Pharmacy

Dominic Marasco, RPh
Director, U.S. Sales
Sandoz Inc., a Novartis Company

William S. Marth, MBA
President & CEO
Teva Americas

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

Richard P. Miller, MBA
President & CEO
Virtua Health

Kenneth L. Murtha, BS
Vice President, Global Supply Chain & Strategy
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP

Mark Oley, BS
CEO/President & Founder
Westwood Pharmacy

Joseph C. Papa, MS
Chairman, President & CEO
Perrigo Company

Donald J. Phillips, PharmD
CEO & Principal
Vox Medica

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

Board Counsel


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

Officers of the Corporation


Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD

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

Colleen Ryan, AS
Secretary of the Board
Executive Assistant to the President

William L. Ashton, Med
Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development and Associate Provost
Founding Dean, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

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

Sara M. Campbell, MSW
Vice President
Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Operations Officer

Russell J. DiGate, PhD
Vice President
Provost & Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs

Peter J. Miller, PhD
Vice President
Senior Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness and Chief of Staff

Office of the President


Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD

Peter Miller, PhD
Vice President and Chief of Staff

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

Colleen Ryan, AS
Executive Assistant to the President

Robert C. Morgan, MEd
Director, Athletics

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

Academic Affairs


Russell J. DiGate, PhD
Senior VP and Provost

June Meyers
Assistant to the Provost

Barbara Elliott, MS
Associate Provost, Enrollment Management

Margaret R. Kasschau, PhD
Associate Provost, Academic Affairs

Mark H. Nestor, EdD
Associate Provost, CIO

Shawn Curtin, CPA
Assistant Provost, Administration

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

Jill A. Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, MBA
Assistant Provost, Academic Affairs

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD
Director, Teaching and Learning Center

Paula Lehrberger, MS
Director, Financial Aid

Marie Thomas, MSM
Associate Director, Financial Aid

Human Resources


Rosalie I. Jones, MS
Director, Human Resources

Tairee Wallace, BS
Senior HR Manager

Misher College of Arts and Sciences


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

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

Peter Berget, PhD
Chair, Department of Biological Sciences

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

William R. Law, BA, PhD
Vice Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences
Director, Forensic Science Program

Madhumati Mahalingam
Assistant Chair, Chemistry & Biochemistry

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

Stephen Moelter, PhD
Director, Undergraduate Psychology Program

Elizabeth A. Morlino
Assistant Chair, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Kevin Murphy, PhD
Chair, Department of Humanities

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

Claudia F. Parvanta, PhD
Chair, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Lois Peck, EdD
Director, Science Teacher Certification Program

Vojislava Pophristic, PhD
Chair, Chemistry & Biochemistry

John Porter, PhD
Director, Biology Graduate Programs

Joseph Ruane, PhD
Vice Chair, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Lisa Thayer, MEd
Assistant Director of Pre-Health Professions Programs

Kevin C. Wolbach, MS
Interim Assistant Chair, Biological Studies
Director, Undergraduate Studies

Randy J. Zauhar, PhD
Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program

Samson College of Health Sciences


Laurie Sherwen, PhD
Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

Michelle Cohen, PhD
Associate Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

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 Laboratory Science Program
Coordinator, Clinical Education

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

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

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy


Lisa Lawson, PharmD
Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

John A. Gans, PharmD
Associate Dean, Professional Relations

Laura A. Mandos, BS, PharmD, BCPP
Associate Dean, Pharmacy Programs
Director, Doctor of Pharmacy Programs
Director, BS Program in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Studies

Bruce R. Canaday, PharmD
Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

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

Assistant Dean, Student Development

Patricia J. Acton, MEd
Director, Pharmacy Student Advising

Thomas C. Bernhardt, BS
Director, Clerkship Programs

Bin Chen, PhD
Director, Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Program

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

Cathy Poon, PharmD
Vice Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Steven Sheaffer, PharmD
Vice Chair, Experiential Learning

Sarah Spinler, PharmD
Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs

Joan B. Tarloff, PhD
Interim Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Graduate Studies


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

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

Karen Mitchell, MBA
Director, Sponsored Projects and Research

Renee Siegel, MS
Director, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy


Andrew M. Peterson, PharmD, PhD
Dean, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Shannon Márquez, PhD
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

Patricia Audet, PharmD
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business

Glenn Beamer, PhD
Director, Master of Public Health Program

Danny Benau, PhD
Director, Biomedical Writing Graduate Program

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert, MEd
Director, Writing Center

Justin Everett, PhD
Interim Program Director, Writing Programs

Amalia M. Issa, PhD
Chair, Health Policy and Public Health

Robert Mueller, Jr., EdD
Director, MBA Program

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 and Student Ombudsman

Kimberly A. Bryant, MA
Director, Career Services

Joseph Canaday, MEd
Director, Academic Advising

Marc Caserio, MEd
Director, Campus Recreation

Roxanne Evans, MA
Director, Student Academic Support Services

Susanne Ferrin, MS
Director, Student Life

Paul Furtaw, PsyD
Director, Student Health and Counseling

Jay Tifone, MS
Associate Director, Student Life

Jennifer Tomasetti, MS
Assistant Director, Student Life

Enrollment Services


Dianna L. Collins, MA
Executive Director, Admission and Enrollment Services

Lorraine Cella
Associate Director, Admissions Operations

Augustine DiStefano, Jr., BS
Associate Director, Undergraduate Admission

Daniel Hoy, BA
Associate Director, Admissions

Christine M. McInaw, BA
Associate Director, Enrollment Communications

Christopher Micier, MA
Associate Director, Graduate Admission

Aimee Viggiani, BA
Associate Director, Transfer/Professional 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

Anne McMahon, BA
Director, Budget and Risk Mangement



Sara M. Campbell, BA, MSW
Senior Vice President, Operations and COO

Maggie Devine-Pennock
Director, Business & Event Services

Marie Faherty
General Manager, Sodexho Dining Services

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

John McCaffrey, BS, RPA
Executive Director, Operations

Mary Beth Sweetra
General Manager, Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Shawn Woods
Director, Public Safety

External Affairs


William Ashton, MS
Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Developement and Associate Provost
Founding Dean, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy

Susan E. Barrett, MEd
Vice President, Corporate Relations and Business Development

Kathryn Battista, BA
Director, Annual Fund

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

Maria Buehler, BBA, MBA
Vice President, Marketing

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

Joseph Leive, BA, MCP
Director, Major Gifts

Ann Satterthwaite, AA
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Nancy Shils, MS
Director, Alumni Relations

Lynesia Steward, BA
Director, Advancement Services

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

Mary Kate McGinty, MS, RPh
Executive Director, External Affairs, Mayes College

Information Technology


Rodney Murray, PhD
Executive Director, Academic Technology

John Masciantonio, BS
Executive Director, Information Technology

Kasia David, MS
Assistant Director, Database Management

Jack Davies
Assistant Director, Telecommunications

Tom Horton
Assistant Director, Database Management

Long Le
Director, Computing and Network Services