Thomas O'Connor PharmD, MBA

 Thomas O'Connor PharmD, MBA

Thomas O'Connor PharmD, MBA

Associate Professor of Pharmacy
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business



PharmD (USP)

MBA (Babson)


Dr. O’Connor is an experienced teacher and scholar, having taught drug therapy, product selection and patient monitoring for 35 years.

Prior to coming to USciences, Dr. O’Connor taught at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Ohio State University, Temple University, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. A licensed pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, he holds a PharmD and BS in pharmacy from USciences and an MBA from Babson College.

Dr. O’Connor has published several articles on careers in pharmacy and successfully landed many continuing education grants from and contracts with medical communications and pharmaceutical companies, including the Merck Company Foundation, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pharmacy Times and Scientific Frontiers.

Dr. O’Connor is a member of several professional and scholarly societies, including:

  • Pennsylvania Society of Health Systems Pharmacists
  • Rho Chi Honor Society, Pharmacy
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Business Society
  • Editorial Board of Pharmacy Times Magazine
  • American Pharmaceutical Association
  • Institutional Review Board Chairperson for Shuster Laboratories
  • Phi Delta Chi, Faculty Advisor

His research interests include:

  • Patient medication adherence and compliance techniques
  • Pharmaceutical marketing
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacy management
  • Managing pharmacy personnel
  • Implementation of patient counseling services
  • Medical terminology

Contact Information

Office location: Griffith Hall Room 108R
Mailing address: University of Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
Office Phone: 215-596-8578
Office Fax: 215-596-8586

t [dot] oconno [at] usciences [dot] edu