Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

Administration


 


Board of Trustees

 

James J. Rivard, P’81, MBA
Chair of the Board
Retired 

Michael C. Hemsley, Esq. BS, MA, JD
Vice Chair of the Board
Retired

Rose Mary B. Hoy, RPh
Vice Chair of the Board
Retired

John P. (Jay) Borneman, MBA, PhD
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Standard Homeopathic Company and Hyland’s, Inc.

Carla Hendricks, CPA
Vice President, Head of Tax
NewsCorp/Dow Jones 

Richard Howard, BS 
(Retired)

Leonard S. Jacob, MD, PhD
Chairman
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 & Clinical Information 
Shore Medical Center

Edgardo (Ed) A. Mercadante, P’79, RPh, HonDSc
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
MediTelecare

Michael J. Sofia, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Arbutus Biopharma, Inc.

Samuel R. Wetherill, PharmD, MHA
Director of Pharmacy Supply Chain, Automation and Inpatient Operations
Christiana Care Health System

Secretary and General Counsel

 

Odessa P. Jackson, JD 
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

University Officers 

 

Paul Katz, MD
President

Jill M. Baren, MD, MS, MBA
Provost 
Vice President, Academic Affairs

David L. Forde, Esq.  
Vice President, Community & Government Affairs

Ron Kishen
Vice President, USciences Online

Ross W. Radish, JD
Vice President, Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Robert M. Rudd, MA
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Patricia Vanston, EdD
Vice President, Business Development and Enrollment Management

Valerie Weil, MD, FACP
Chief Financial and Operating Officer

Office of the President

 

Paul Katz, MD 
President

Beth Pilipzeck
Executive Assistant to the President

Academic Affairs

 

Jill M. Baren, MD, MS, MBA
Provost 
Vice President, Academic Affairs

Andrew Armitage, EdD
Associate Provost, Administration

John E. Connors, PharmD
Associate Provost, Academic Affairs 

Jean-Francois Jasmin, PhD
Associate Provost, Research and Graduate Education  

Misher College of Arts and Sciences

 

Vojislava Pophristic, PhD
Interim Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Grace Farber, PhD
Interim Associate Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences
Director, Pre-Health 

Jessica Sauter, PhD 
Interim Associate Dean, Misher College of Arts and Sciences

Nathan Baird, PhD
Interim Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Peter Berget, PhD 
Interim Chair, Department of Biological Sciences

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

Elizabeth Amy Janke, PhD
Chair, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Director, Health Psychology Health Policy Graduate Programs

Kevin Murphy, PhD
Chair, Department of Humanities

Samson College of Health Sciences

 

Sinclair Smith, ScD
Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

Carol A. Maritz, EdD, PT, GCS
Associate Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences

Lora Packel, PhD, PT 
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy 

Karin Richards, PhD
Chair, Department of Kinesiology

Wendy E. Walsh, PhD 
Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

Robert Young, MS, PA-C
Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

 

Edward E. Foote, PharmD​
Dean, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 

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

Lisa Charneski, PharmD
Assistant Dean, Curriculum 

Anuja Gupta, PhD
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business 

Peter J. Harvison, PhD​
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Cathy Y. Poon, PharmD
Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration

USciences ONLINE 

Ron Kishen
Vice President, USciences Online

Patricia Ingerick​, D.Ed
Director, Academics 

Student Affairs

 

Ross W. Radish, JD
Vice President, Student Affairs
Dean, Students

Mark Bullock, JD
Associate Dean, Students

Heidi Freeman, PhD​
Assistant Dean, Health and Wellness

Joseph Canaday, MEd 
Executive Director, Student Success Center and Student Ombudsman 

Marc Caserio, EdD
Director, Athletics

Karen Levinson
Director, Counseling

Business Development and Enrollment Management 

 

Patricia Vanston, EdD
Vice President, Business Development and Enrollment Management

Augustine DiStefano, Jr., BS
Executive Director, Admissions, Enrollment Operations and Analytics

Angela Buchanico, BFA
Executive Director, Marketing 

Pamela Ramanathan, BS 
Director, Financial Aid 

Registrar

 

Therese M. Anderson, MS
Registrar

Finance and Administration 

 

Valerie Weil, MD, FACP        
Chief Financial and Operating Officer 

Brigid K. Isackman, MBA
Associate Vice President, Finance and Controller

Mark H. Nestor, EdD
Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Josh Caulder
Director, Budget 

Dennis Collins
Director, Facilities Service

Lisa Corrato
Director, Student Accounting Services

Vincent Horn
Director, Purchasing and Auxiliary Services

Michael Lapotasky
Director, Public Safety and Security

John Masciantonio, BS
Executive Director, Information Technology

Rodney Murray, PhD
Executive Director, Academic Technology

Ruth Roberts
Director, Human Resources

Renee Siegel 
Director, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety 

Institutional Advancement

 

Robert M. Rudd, MA
Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Kimberly Barkhamer
Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Michelle Albert
Director, University Events

Jeffrey Howard 
Director, Annual Giving 

Madalina Veres 
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations 

Casey Ryan
Director, Alumni Relations