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2013-2014 University Catalog 
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Board of Trustees


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

Kathleen R. Mayes, PharmD
Vice Chairman of the Board
Founder (Retired)
Applied Clinical Communications, Inc.

Stephanie Bean, DPT
Physical Therapist
Christine Hayes, PT

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

Schumarry Chao, MD, MBA

John M. Daly, MD
Emeritus Dean, School of Medicine
Temple University

Andrew J. Ferrara, Sr., BS
Chairman & CEO
Boston Healthcare Associates, Inc.

Tiziana M. Fox, PharmD
Senior Director, Medical Information
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC

Richard M. Hall IV, MBA
Director, Project and Portfolio Information Management

Richard Howard, BS
Managing Director
BLH Strategies, LLC

Rose Mary B. Hoy, RPh
National Pharmacy Sales Director
Merck Vaccines

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

Rev. Cedric H. Jones, Jr., MBA, MDiv, DMin, PhD
Senior Pastor
Mount Zion Baptist Church

Robin Keyack, BSc, RPh
Assistant Vice President, Surgical Services
Shore Medical Center

Thomas J. Kingston, Jr., MEd
Vice President for Finance & Administration, Emeritus
Franklin & Marshall College

Raj Lakhanpal, MD
President & CEO

Kent E. Lieginger, PharmD
Senior Vice President of Managed Care & Customer Operations
Genentech, Inc.

Lucy Malmberg, RPh
Senior Executive Vice President
Wedgewood Village Pharmacy, Inc.

Dominic A. Marasco, RPh
Executive Vice President, Business Development
inVentiv Health

Richard P. Miller, MBA
President & CEO
Virtua Health

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

Mark Oley, BS
CEO/President & Founder
Westwood Pharmacy

Donald J. M. Phillips, PharmD
Principal & CEO
Independence Healthcom Strategies Group

Secretary and General Counsel


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

Officers of the Corporation


Helen Giles-Gee, PhD

John E. Vitali, MEd
Treasurer and Vice President
Vice President for Finance and Administration & Chief Financial Officer

Heidi M. Anderson, PhD
Vice President
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Carrie M. Collins, JD
Vice President
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Office of the President


Helen Giles-Gee, PhD

Beth Ann Pilipzeck
Executive Assistant to the President

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

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

Elizabeth A. Morlino, PhD
Special Assistant to the President

Academic Affairs


Heidi M. Anderson, PhD
Vice President, Academic Affairs

June Meyers
Assistant to the Provost

Adrew Armitage, BS
Interim Assistant Provost, Administration

Phyllis Blumberg, PhD
Director, Teaching and Learning Center

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

Shawn Curtin, CPA
Interim Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management

Paula Lehrberger, MS
Director, Financial Aid

Mark H. Nestor, EdD
Associate Provost and Chief Information Officer

Marie Thomas, MSM
Associate Director, Financial Aid

Misher College of Arts and Sciences


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

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

Kevin C. Wolbach, MS
Interim Associate Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Catherine Bentzley, PhD
Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Peter Berget, PhD
Chair, Department of Biological Sciences

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

Madhumati Mahalingam, PhD
Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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

Stephen Moelter, PhD
Director, Undergraduate Psychology Program

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

Vojislava Pophristic, PhD
Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

John R. Porter, PhD
Director, Biology Graduate Programs

Catherine Purzycki, MS
Interim Assistant Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Director, Undergraduate Studies in Biological Sciences

Margaret A. Reinhart, MT (ASCP), MMA, MS
Director, Medical Laboratory Science Program

Frederick T. Schaefer, PhD
Interim Director, Forensic Science Program

Lisa A. Thayer, MEd
Assistant Director, Pre-Health Professions Programs

C. Alix Timko, PhD
Director, Health Psychology Graduate Program

Randy J. Zauhar, PhD
Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program

Samson College of Health Sciences


Laurie Sherwen, PhD
Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

Michelle E. Cohen, PhD
Associate Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences
Interim Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

Marc Campolo, PhD
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Janet E. DeSipio, MS, PA-C
Director, Undergraduate Pre-Professional Physician Assistant Program

Heidi Freeman, PhD
Director, Exercise Science and Wellness Program

David Leonard, DHSc, MMS, PA-C
Founding Director, Graduate Physician Assistant Program
Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Carol A. Maritz, EdD
Vice Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Jennifer Sambrook Pitonyak, PhD
Vice Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
Interim Program Director, Master of Occupational Therapy Program

Karin Richards, MS
Acting Chair, Department of Kinesiology

Joan F. Ward, MS
Vice Chair/Clinical Coordinator, Graduate Professional Physician Assistant Program

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy


Lisa A. Lawson, PharmD
Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Cathy Y. Poon, PharmD
Vice Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

John A. Gans, PharmD
Associate Dean, Professional Affairs

Laura A. Mandos, BS, PharmD, BCPP
Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Admissions
Director, BS Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Studies Program

Peter J. Miller, PhD
Associate Dean, Assessment and Accreditation

Diane W. Morel, PhD
Assistant Dean, Curriculum and Assessment

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

Bin Chen, PhD
Director, Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program

Anil P. D’mello, PhD
Director, BS Pharmaceutical Sciences Program

Zhiyu Li, PhD
Director, Undergraduate Pharmacology/Toxicology Program

William F. McGhan, PhD
Director, Pharmacy Administration Graduate Program

Steven Neau, PhD
Director, Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

Jean M. Scholtz, PharmD
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

Steven L. Sheaffer, PharmD
Vice Chair, Experiential Learning, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

Sarah A. Spinler, PharmD
Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs

Marvin Schulte, PhD
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vincent J. Willey, PharmD
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

College of Graduate Studies


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

Shanaz M. 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

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

Julie Becker, PhD
Director, Master of Public Health Program

Danny Benau, PhD
Director, Biomedical Writing Graduate Program

Justin Everett, PhD
Director, Writing Programs

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

Stephen Metraux, PhD
Director, Graduate Program in Health Policy

Richard T. Minoff, MBA
Director, Undergraduate Pharmaceuticl and Healthcare Business Program

Robert Mueller, Jr., EdD
Director, MBA Program

Student Affairs


William G. Cunningham, Jr., PhD
Int. Vice President, Student Affairs
Dean, Students

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

Ross Radish, MA
Associate Dean, Students

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

Jay Tifone, MS
Associate Director, Student Life

Elizabeth Schroeder, 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



Therese M. Anderson, MS

Ed Addis, BS
Associate Registrar

Ellen Carlson, BS
Associate Registrar

Michael McHugh, MS
Assistant Registrar

Human Resources


Rosalie I. Jones, MS
Director, Human Resources

Diedrick A. Graham, MDiv, MHR, CO-OP
Senior HR Manager, Training and Employee Relations



John Vitali, MEd
Vice President, Finance and Administration

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

Nancy Kelly
Associate Controller

Martin B. Beckerman, BS
Director, Student Accounting Services

Maggie Devine-Pennock
Director, Business & Event Services

Marie Faherty
General Manager, Sodexo Dining Services

Anne McMahon, BA
Director, Budget and Risk Management

Daniel Severino, BS
Director of Facilities

Mary Beth Sweetra
General Manager, Barnes & Noble Bookstore

James Walton, MAS
Director, Public Safety

Institutional Advancement


Carrie Collins, JD
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Colleen Ryan, BS
Executive Assistant to Vice President

Kathryn Battista, BA
Director, Annual Giving

Angela Buchanico, BFA
Assistant Director, Marketing

Amy Holvey, MS
Director, Corporate  and Foundation Relations

Brian C. Kirschner, BA, MA
Assistant Director, Communications

Mary Kate McGinty, MS, RPh
Director, Government and Community Affairs

Michael Schwartzman, MBA
Director, Marketing and Communications

Nancy E. Shils, MS
Director, Alumni Relations

Lynesia Steward, BA
Director, Advancement Services

Academic Technology


Rodney Murray, PhD
Executive Director, Academic Technology

Richard Cosgriff, Jr., BS
Director, Classroom Technology

Information 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

Michael Kenney, BS
Information Security Officer

Long Le
Director, Computing and Network Services

Joseph Muscella
Assistant Director, Computing and Network Services