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2008-2009 University Catalog 
2008-2009 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

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

Patrick Lepore, MS
Vice President
Vice President, Operations and CIO

Colleen Lyle
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.

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

Alex Gorsky, MBA
Company Group Chairman, Ethicon
Johnson & Johnson

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

David E. Loder, Esq., BA, JD, LLM
Board Counsel
Duane Morris LLP

Kevin Lokay, BA, MBA
President, Americas
EUSA Pharma

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

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

Edgardo A. Mercadante, BS, RPh
Managing Member
Dante Capital Management

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

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

Col. S. Roger Wetherill III, MS
Happy Harry’s/Walgreens (Retired)

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

Office of the President


Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD

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

Colleen Lyle
Executive Assistant to the President

Erika Lohbauer
Administrative Coordinator

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

Robert C. Morgan, MEd
Director of Athletics

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

Academic Affairs


Russell J. DiGate, PhD
Interim Provost

June Meyers
Assistant to the Provost

Margaret R. Kasschau, PhD
Associate Provost, Academic Affairs

Shawn Curtin
Assistant Provost, Administration

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

Gerard Hoefling, PhD
Assistant Dean, Retention and Academic Advising

Peter Miller, PhD
Executive Director, Assessment

Human Resources


Bet Rosa
Executive Director, Human Resources

Susan P. Rohanna, BS
Director, Customer Service and Total Rewards

Jon Christie
Assistant Director, Recruiting

Katherine Shilenok-Wright, BS
Director, Faculty Relations and Recruitment

Misher College of Arts and Sciences


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

Mignon Adams, MSLS
Interim Chair, Department of Humanities

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

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD
Director, Teaching and Learning Center

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

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

Justin Everett, PhD
Director, Writing Center

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

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

Clyde Ofner, PhD
Director, Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

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

Lois Peck, EdD
Director, Teacher Certification Program

Deirdre Pettipiece, PhD
Director, Writing 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

College of Health Sciences


Margaret Kasschau, PhD
Interim Dean, College of Health Sciences

Marc Campolo, PhD
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

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

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, Fitness and Health Management and Health Science Programs

Megan Schaefer, MS, DPT
Director of Clinical Education

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy


Russell J. DiGate, PhD
Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Patricia J. Acton, MEd
Director, Pharmacy Student Advising

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

Thomas C. Bernhardt, BS
Director, Clerkship Programs

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

William Cunningham, MA, MLit
Assistant Dean, Student Development

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

Lisa A. Lawson, PharmD
Vice Dean, Pharmacy

William McGhan, PhD
Director, Pharmacy Administration Graduate Program

Diane Morel, PhD
Director, BS Pharmacology/Toxicology Program

Steven Neau, PhD
Director, Industrial Pharmacy

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

Anthony P. Sorrentino, PharmD
Director, Experiential Resources

College of Graduate Studies


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

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

Michael J. Marchetti, MA
Director, Enrollment & Admissions

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy


William Ashton, MS
Interim Dean, Mayes College

Danny Benau, PhD
Interim Director, Biomedical Writing Graduate Program

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

Keith Marmer, MS, DPT
Executive Director, Advanced Concepts Institute

Melanie B. Oates, PhD
Director, Undergraduate Business Programs

Bruce Rosenthal, MBA
Director, International Business Programs

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

Stephanie Zarus, PharmD
Associate Dean, Entrepreneurial Activities

Donald Zimmerman, PhD
Director, Pharmaceutical Business Graduate Programs

Student Affairs


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

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

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

Director, Career Services

Elizabeth Gable, BA
Director, Center for Community Connections

Marc Caserio, M.Ed.
Director, Campus Recreation

Roxanne Evans, MA
Director, Student Academic Support Services

Paul Furtaw, PsyD
Director, Student Health and Counseling

Leonard Farber, MA
Director, Student Life and Leadership Development

Enrollment Services


Harry L. Siegel, MEd
Dean, Admission

Louis L. Hegyes, BS
Director, Admission

Daniel Hoy, BA
Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Dianna L. Collins, MA
Director, Enrollment Communication



Alan Sims, BA, MS

Ellen Carlson, BS
Associate Registrar

Ed Addis
Associate Registrar



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

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

Nancy Kelly
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



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

Maggie Devine-Pennock
Director, Business Services

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

Director, Database Management

Tom Horton
Assistant Director, Database Management

Kasia David, MS
Assistant Director for Database Management

Jack Davies
Assistant Director, Telecommunications

John McCaffrey, BS, RPA
Executive Director, Facilities

Daniel Waterman
Director, Facilities

Tony Williams, AS
General Manager, Parkhurst Dining Services

Heidi Huffnagle, BS
Director, Parkhurst Dining Services

Bernard Gollotti, CPP
Executive Director, Public Safety

Shawn Woods
Director of Security and Public Safety

Renee Siegel, MS
Director, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety

Marketing and Development


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

Executive Director, Office of the Senior Vice President

Strategic Marketing Communications


Maria Goldblatt, BBA, MBA
Executive Director, Marketing & E-Marketing

Angela Buchanico, BFA
Sr. Director, Creative & Intergrated Marketing

Amy Christopher, MS
Web Manager

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

Institutional Advancement


Ann Satterthwaite
Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations

Douglas Kleintop
Director, Development (Major Gifts)

Doven Collins
Director, Development (Strategic Gifts)

Nancy Shils
Manager, Alumni Relations

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