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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    July 16, 2018

    University of the Sciences' Substance Use Disorders Institute (SUDI) recently partnered with local activists and researchers to hold a hybrid community forum, streamed over social media as well as open to in-guest attendees on campus, to address harm reduction initiatives in discussion in Philadelphia to address the opioid epidemic.

  • USciences First Among PA Colleges for Salary After Graduation

    July 10, 2018

    In a list published by Lehigh Valley Live and The Express-Times, USciences is first among all colleges and universities in the state when ranked by how much graduates earn on average 10 years after entering the school.

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    July 03, 2018

    Middle school girls interested in physics got a chance to plunge into the science behind light and food this week at the Physics Wonder Girls Summer Camp, a week-long, free STEM camp organized by Dr. Roberto Ramos, associate professor of physics.

  • USciences Medical Brigade Travels to Honduras for First Mission Trip

    July 02, 2018

    Nearly 40 USciences students traveled to Honduras this spring as part of the first ever USciences Medical Brigade to see and treat patients in clinics and help with public health and infrastructure projects.

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    June 26, 2018

    USciences Occupational therapy students got a different type of hands-on experience this summer as they helped to organize and host Camp Discovery, a unique camp offered to women who have had or are currently receiving treatment for cancer.

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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