Philadelphia Academic Departments & Faculty

THE FACULTY OF PCOM – Teaching in Philadelphia

A highly qualified faculty of physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, educators, scientists and support staff implement the educational goals of the College. Faculty members are dedicated to the singular purpose of educating students for the skilled and caring practice of osteopathic medicine and the health professions. The academic programs are served by many faculty across the country that provide clinical instruction at various affiliated sites as volunteer faculty. In a real sense, education at PCOM is carried out by this larger PCOM family. Faculty concentration and dedication show in the teaching students receive. Faculty appointments are listed under the College departments in which they serve.
 
Bio-Medical Sciences 
Professor and Chair

Brian Balin, PhD

Professors Emeriti 
Walter Ceglowski, PhD (Microbiology & Immunology)
Charlotte Greene, PhD (Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology)
Henry W. Hitner, PhD (Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology)
Justice James, DO (Microbiology & Immunology)
Tage N. Kvist, PhD (Anatomy)
Robert J. Niewenhuis, PhD (Anatomy)
Richard M. Kriebel, PhD (Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology)
Ruth Thornton, PhD (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)

Professors
Christopher S. Adams, PhD (Anatomy)
Linda Adkison, PhD (Genetics)
Denah M. Appelt, PhD (Neuroscience)
Brian J. Balin, PhD (Neurobiology and Experimental Neuropathology)
Robert J. Barsotti, PhD (Physiology)
Marcus G. Bell, PhD (Neuroscience & Physiology)
Ruth Carter Borghaei, PhD (Molecular Biology & Genetics)
Kerin Claeson, PhD  (Anatomy)
Farzaneh Daghigh, PhD (Biochemistry)
Marina D’Angelo, PhD (Cellular and Molecular Biology)
Kerin L. Fresa, PhD (Immunology)
Mindy George-Weinstein, PhD (Anatomy)
Frederick J. Goldstein, PhD (Clinical Pharmacology)
Susan Hingley, PhD (Microbiology)
Michael P. McGuinness, PhD (Anatomy)
Lindon H. Young, PhD (Pharmacology)
Dianzheng Zhang, PhD (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) 

Associate Professors
Arturo Bravo-Nuevo, PhD (Neuroscience)
Cathy J. Hatcher, PhD (Physiology)
Christopher S. Little, PhD (Immunology & Pathology)
Bohdan Minczak, PhD, MD (Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology)
Heather J. Montie, PhD (Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology)
Philip Reno, PhD (Anatomy)
​Mei Xu, MD, PhD (Anatomy & Neurobiology)

Assistant Professors
Meejin Ahn, DO, MSPH (Pathology)
Qian Chen, PhD (Physiology & Pharmacology)
Jocelyn J. Lippman-Bell, PhD (Neurobiology & Pharmacology)
Minal Mulye, PhD (Microbiology & Immunology)
Eleonora Savio-Galimberti, PhD (Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology)
 

Instructors
David Cavanaugh, BS (Anatomy)
Katherine Winkle, MS (Anatomy)

Emergency Medicine
Professor and Chair
John W. Becher, DO
 
Professor
John W. Becher, DO
 
Family Medicine
Professor and Chair
Harry J. Morris, DO, MPH
 
Professors Emeriti
Oliver Bullock, DO
Harold Schreiber, DO
 
Professors
Michael Becker, DO
Larry Finkelstein, DO
Harry J. Morris, DO, MPH
Kenneth J. Veit, DO, MBA
 
Associate Professors
David Kuo, DO
Barbara T. Williams-Page, DO
 
Clinical Associate Professor
Margaret Wilkins, DO
 
Assistant Professors
Kristen Berry, DO
Peter F. Bidey, DO
Joan M. Grzybowski, DO
George Spyropoulos, DO
 
Instructor
Indhu Prabhakaran, DO
 
Forensic Medicine and Pathology
Professor and Dean, School of Health Sciences
Gregory McDonald, DO
 
Assistant Professor
Teresa DeCoursey, MS
 
Clinical Assistant Professors
Joel S. Garblik, DDS, MS
James McCans, MS
 
Clinical Instructor
David McDonald
 
Geriatric Medicine
Professor and Chair
Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO
 
Professor
Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO
 
Associate Professors
Nicol Joseph, DO
Michael Srulevich, DO, MPH
 
Internal Medicine
Professor and Chair
Daniel J. Parenti, DO
 
Professors Emeriti
James F. Conroy, DO
Marvin L. Rosner, DO
John Simelaro, DO
 
Professors
Jeffrey S. Freeman, DO
Bruce Kornberg, DO
Pat Anthony Lannutti, DO
Joseph S. Lubeck, DO
Daniel J. Parenti, DO
Stephen M. Purcell, DO
Michael A. Venditto, DO
 
Divisional Chairs
Jean M. Koka, DO (Hematology and Oncology)
Neil H. Feldman, DO (Adult Allergy & Immunology)
Steven Lichtenstein, DO (Gastroenterology)
Bruce Kornberg, DO (Cardiology)
Pat A. Lannutti, DO (Preventive and General Medicine)
Michael Levin, DO (Nephrology)
Brett Gilbert, DO (Infectious Disease)
Joseph S. Lubeck, DO (Neurology)
Stephen M. Purcell, DO (Dermatology)
Michael A. Venditto, DO (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine)
Open (Rheumatology)
 
Clinical Professors
Wayne Arnold, DO
Michael A. Levin, DO
Steven Lichtenstein, DO
 
Clinical Associate Professors
Neil H. Feldman, DO
Brett Gilbert, DO
Jason E. Kaplan, DO
Jean M. Koka, DO
 
Assistant Professors
Erik Polan, DO
 
Instructor
Brian L. Penza, DO
 
Library and Information Services
Instructor and Interim Chief Library Services Officer
Persko Grier, Jr., MLIS
 
Instructor
Persko Grier, Jr., MLIS
 
Medical Humanities and Education
Professor and Chair
Kenneth J. Veit, DO, MBA
 
Professor
Kenneth J. Veit, DO, MBA
 
Associate Professor
Matthew D. Weinberg, MB
 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clinical Professor and Chair
Joanne M. Kakaty-Monzo, DO
 
Professors Emeriti
Daniel H. Belsky, DO
Saul Jeck, DO
 
Professor
Joseph Kaczmarczyk, DO, MPH
 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Jason D. Meade, DO
 
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Professor and Chair
Alexander S. Nicholas, DO
 
Professor Emeritus
Abraham Zellis, DO
 
Professors
David Fuller, DO
Alexander S. Nicholas, DO
 
Associate Professors
Donald Allison, DO
Evan A. Nicholas, DO
Lauren Noto-Bell, DO
 
Assistant Professors
Andrew Levin, DO
Meghna Patel, DO, MPH
 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Michelle B. Hobson, DO
 
Otorhinolaryngology – Facial Plastic Surgery and Head/Neck Surgery
Professors Emeriti
Theodore Mauer, DO
Martin S. Neifield, DO
Lynn Sumerson, DO
 
Pediatrics
Associate Professor and Chair

Rosemary E. Vickers, DO
 
Professors Emeriti
Joseph A. Dieterle, DO
James Powell, DO
 
Professor
Erik Langenau, DO
 
Associate Professor
Rosemary E. Vickers, DO
 
Assistant Professor
Izola David, DO
 
Clinical Assistant Professors
John Bishara, DO
Larissa C. Fernando-Dominy, DO
 
Physician Assistant Studies
Professor and Chair

Laura A. Levy, DHSc, PA-C
 
Professor
Laura A. Levy, DHSc, PA-C
 
Associate Professors
Jill Cunningham, MHS
Sean Guinane, DHSc
Paul V. Krajewski, MS, PA-C
 
Assistant Professors
Jolene Bohensky, MS
Nicole Daher, MS
Melissa Eiseman, PA-C
Ludmila Furman, PA-C
Kimberly Henry, PA-C
 
Psychiatric Medicine
Professors Emeriti

Cecil Harris, DO
Burton Mark, DO
 
Clinical Assistant Professors
Matthew Geromi, DO
 

Psychology

Professor and Dean, School of Professional & Applied Psychology
Robert A. DiTomasso, PhD, ABPP

Professors
Robert A. DiTomasso, PhD, ABPP
Stephanie H. Felgoise, PhD, ABPP
David S. Festinger, PhD
Barbara A. Golden, PsyD, ABPP
Elizabeth A. Gosch, PhD, ABPP
Jessica Glass Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D
George M. McCloskey, PhD
Virginia Salzer, PhD

Associate Professors
Amanda Fisher, PhD
Michelle Lent, PhD
Susan Mindel, PhD
Stephen Poteau, PhD
Brad Rosenfield, PsyD
Katy Tresco, PhD
Meredith Weber, PhD, NCSP
 

Clinical Associate Professors
Scott Glassman, PsyD
Donald P. Masey, PsyD
Beverly A. White, PsyD

Assistant Professors
Richard G. Allen, PsyD, NCSP, BCBA-D
Jeffrey M. Branch, EdD
Richard Joseph Charette II, MSEd
Lisa Corbin, Ph.D, LPC
Sofia Pham, PhD, NCSP
Marcella Rolle, Ph.D, NCC

Clinical Assistant Professors
Nancy Aronson, PhD
Mary M. Austin, MSN, RN, NHA

 
Radiological Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professors

Madelyn Sine-Karasick, DO
 
Rehabilitation Medicine
Clinical Professor and Chair

Gerald E. Dworkin, DO
 
Surgery
Professor and Chair
Arthur J. Sesso, DO
 
Divisional Chairs
Open - Ophthalmology
Laurence H. Belkoff, DO Urologic Surgery
Sherman N. Leis, DO Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
John J. McPhilemy, DO Orthopedic Surgery
Scott E. Rosenthal, DO Anesthesiology
Arthur J. Sesso, DO General Surgery
 
Professors Emeriti
Leonard H. Finkelstein, DO
Isadore Lieberman, DO
Frederick Meoli, DO
Anthony A. Minissale, DO
Thomas L. Moy, DO
Donald H. Thome, DO
 
Professors
Laurence H. Belkoff, DO
Sherman N. Leis, DO
John J. McPhilemy, DO
Arthur J. Sesso, DO
 
Clinical Professors
William Meis, DO
John W. McGrath, DO
Steven S. Yocum, DO
 
Clinical Associate Professors
Thomas A. Geng, Jr., DO
Benjamin Lam, MD
 
Clinical Assistant Professors
Catherine Cahill, DO
Kenneth Heist, DO
Joseph M. Rosenblatt, DO
Scott E. Rosenthal, DO
 
*Volunteer Faculty list is available upon request.