Oct 25, 2020  
2013-2014 University Catalog 
    
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pharmaceutics – Doctor of Philosophy


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The requirements for this degree are at least 20 credits of acceptable non-research graduate-level courses and at least 20 research credits. The courses are from the required and program courses listed below and from courses selected by the research advisor/Research Advisory Committee. A minimum of 6 credits of 800-level courses and the remainder at the 700 or 800 level are required. Registration (1 or 0 credits) and participation in PH 890 - Pharmaceutics Seminar is required each semester, but only one credit may be applied toward the 20 non-research credit requirement.

Prerequisites/Corequisites


Only credits at the 700-level or above can be applied toward the degree. The 300–400 level credits are listed to aid determination of equivalent prerequisite courses and to plan course loads.

Required


Program Courses


At least one course from the program courses listed below:

Footnote:


Students must register for PH 890 in every fall and spring semester. Students may register for 0 or 1 credit, but only 1 credit may coung toward the degree.

Faculty – Pharmaceutics


Steven H. Neau
BS, BA (Eastern Michigan University); MS, PhD (University of Michigan)
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, Graduate Program in Pharmaceutics
Director, Industrial Pharmacy 
Phone: 215.596.8825
E-mail: s.neau@usciences.edu
Research: formulation development; polymer use in formulations; physical chemistry applications in pharmacy; use of enzymes in prodrug synthesis

Adeboye Adejare
BS, MS (Iowa); PhD (Ohio State)
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Phone: 215.596.8944
E-mail: a.adejar@usciences.edu
Research: mechanisms of neurodegeneration; drug targeting; pharmaceutical profiling; chemistry of fluoroaromatic compounds

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@usciences.edu
Research: role of the intrauterine environment in imprinting long-term changes in physiological systems; microencapsulation of enzymes for use in therapy

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@usciences.edu
Research: peptide and protein delivery systems; interaction of peptides and proteins with biomembranes

S. (Kamal) Jonnalagadda
BPharm (Birla, India); PhD (Nebraska)
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics
Phone: 215.596.8942
E-mail: k.jonnal@usciences.edu
Research: biomaterials; design of biodegradable delivery systems for macromolecules; physical characterization of biodegradable polymers

Zhiyu Li
BS (Nakai, China); MS (Science and Technology, China);PhD (Maryland) 
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, BS Program in Pharmacology and Toxicology
Phone: 215.596.8943
E-mail: zh.li@usciences.edu
Research: design and engineering protein-based carriers for drug formulation, targeting, and delivery; protein and nucleic acid drug delivery

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

Clyde M. Ofner III
BS, PhD (Temple)
Professor of Pharmaceutics
Phone: 215.596.8881
E-mail: c.ofner@usciences.edu
Research: natural polymer conjugates of drugs for cellular and tumor delivery; controlled drug release from proteinaceous microspheres

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

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@usciences.edu
Research: thermodynamic properties of water and aqueous solutions; physical chemical properties and characterization of drug excipients; effect of drug binding on DNA topology 

Adjunct Faculty

Matthew Howard
PhD (University of Missouri–Kansas City)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Daniel Korey
PhD (University of the Sciences)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

Der-Yang Lee
PhD (University of Iowa)
Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutics

Patrick J. Marsac
PhD (Purdue University)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

Shrinivas Murti
PhD (University of Missouri—Kansas City)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Dina Patel
PhD (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics

Allison Radwick
PhD (University of Connecticut)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Aniruddha Railkar
PhD (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Venkatramana Rao
PhD (University of Kansas)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Jan-Jaap Scherpbier
PharmD (State University of Groningen)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Denita Winstead
PhD (University of the Sciences)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

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