Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business - Research Opportunities

Faculty from the Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business focus on maintaining professional experiences that assist in maintaining their expertise in their areas of academic focus, especially in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector. Most of our faculty’s scholarly activities emphasize supporting student research efforts. Areas of faculty research interest are listed below for our full time faculty.

Primary areas of research interest for our faculty

Patricia Audet, PharmD

  • Pharmaceutical R&D strategy and process
  • Specialty Drugs
  • Drug Pricing

Brian Colfer, MBA

  • Comparative Healthcare Systems (International)
  • Economic Burden of Chronic Illnesses
  • International Marketing
  • US Health Policy and Law – specific to out-of-pocket costs

Greg Lucado, MBA, MS

  • Econometric Modeling
  • Business Strategy

Richard Minoff, MBA

  • Building Global Commercial Teams:  New Charters, Structures and Processes
  • Globalization: A Needed Approach to Pharma Global Brand Development & Lifecycle Management
  • Preparing Students to Enter the Workforce: Merging Content Knowledge with Skills Assessment to Ensure Post-graduate Success    

Robert Mueller, EdD

  • Drivers of team performance
  • Team leadership skills
  • Study of moral hazard in the medical choices for patients

 

 

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    February 18, 2020

    Honoring the founding of USciences 199 years ago, the University honored its rich history of innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare, science, and education at Founders' Day on February 13, 2020. The event also launched the University's Bicentennial celebration which will span through 2021.

  • Sparks Fly: USciences Alumni Share Their Love Stories

    February 12, 2020

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  • Misher Visiting Professor Encourages Students to Tell Stories of Immigrants and Outsiders

    February 04, 2020

    In her talk for the Misher Festival of Fine Arts, Laila Lalami, PhD, the 2020 Misher Visiting Professor of Humanities and Honors Colloquium Speaker, spoke about how her experience growing up in Morocco and then immigrating to the United States and earning citizenship has impacted her writing style.

  • USciences Adds New Undergraduate Research Opportunities with SEA-GENES Program

    February 03, 2020

    Beginning in the fall of 2020, USciences students will have access to a new course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE), SEA-GENES. This course will allow students to conduct experiments in order to determine the functions of viral genes.

  • Biomedical Writing Professor Authors Book on Pharmaceutical Labeling

    January 31, 2020

    Cathleen O'Connell, RPh, MS, PhD, assistant professor in the Biomedical Writing Programs, recently published the first book on pharmaceutical labeling entitled "Essentials of Healthcare Product Labeling" published by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society.

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Contact:

Patricia Audet, PharmD

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-7439

Email:

p.audet@usciences.edu