Health Policy Graduate Program Faculty
Program Director, MPH Program
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
j [dot] becker [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.7028
Dr. Becker is a specialist in environmental health and has taught in many public health and nursing programs throughout the region. Her research interests include pharmaceuticals in the environment and evaluations of community-based participatory...
Director of the Health Policy Program
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
s [dot] metrau [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.7614
Dr. Metraux has done extensive research on homelessness and housing, mental illness and community integration, prison reentry, and other aspects of urban health. He is working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs as part of their commitment...
Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Policy and Public Health610.491.2815
Dr. Cragin’s research interests focus on risk assessment and decision-making. He is Associate Director of Chemical Notification and Registration for Merck & Co. For more than 10 years, he has taught the graduate course called...
Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Policy and Public Health215-731-2472
Mr. Goldfarb’s research interests are in health and disease management, quality measurement and improvement, care for the underserved, and economic evaluation of health care interventions. He has authored over 60 articles on these topics....
Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
Ms. Gordon is an attorney who specializes in labor and employment law. As an adjunct professor at USciences she is able to integrate her litigation skills and experience into her Health Care Law Course. Ms. Gordon represents employers in...
Founding Director, Personalized Medicine & Targeted Therapeutics
Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
a [dot] issa [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215-596-7033
Amalia M. Issa, PhD, MPH, FCPP is a pharmacologist and internationally renowned scientist in the field of personalized genomic medicine (precision medicine). Dr. Issa was one of the first scientists to develop a new and unique area of health...
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Public Health, Director of HepTREC, a center for viral hepatitis-related research and community engagement
a [dot] jessop [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.7637
Dr. Jessop's work focuses on the prevention, screening and treatment of infectious diseases, particularly vaccine-preventable infections and viral hepatitis. She is a founder and Director of HepTREC, a center for health service research and...
Visiting Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business
d [dot] perlman [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215-596-7027
At the University of the Sciences, Dr. Perlman teaches courses in public health law, ethics, and policy as well as business ethics. Dr. Perlman’s research projects center on legal, ethical, and policy elements of public health departments...
The John Wyeth Dean, Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy
Interim Chair, Department of Health Policy and Public Health
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
a [dot] peters [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215.596.8877
Dr. Peterson has more than 20 years research experience in pharmacy management, managed care pharmacy, medications compliance, and more recently, medications in the environment. His accomplishments are wide ranging: he has produced a large body...
Dean Emerita of the College of Health Professions
Professor Emerita of Health Policy and Public Health
r [dot] schemm [at] usciences [dot] edu
Educator, Scholar, Equestrian (Dressage), Animal owner (Border Collie, Ruff Coat Collie & cats)
Dr. Schemm began her career as a home visiting...
Health Policy Fellow in Addiction Studies
g [dot] scott [at] usciences [dot] edu | 215-596-7636
As the first Health Policy Fellow in Addiction Studies in the Mayes College of Business and Healthcare at USciences, Gail is developing a business plan for a center on addiction studies, conducting research, teaching students and faculty about...