About Philip P. Gerbino, PharmD

Dr. Gerbino heads up our Calcium Advisory Board and will ensure we leverage the appropriate clinical expertise on all initiatives. He recently retired as president of University of the Sciences, where he served for more than 16 years and helped to guide the growth of the 190-year-old institution from its roots as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (PCPS) into the five colleges that now comprise the University. Under his leadership, the University built on its esteemed reputation and is now home to 25 undergraduate and 20 graduate programs. More than 3,000 students have enrolled in the University’s premier programs in the health sciences, ranging from pharmacy (with its direct entry doctoral program), to pre-med, to physical and occupational therapy, to healthcare business and health policy. Dr. Gerbino is a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and a member of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management, and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP). He received the 2010 Frank Baldino Jr. CEO of the Year Award from Pennsylvania Bio and was the 2006 recipient of the Phi Lambda Sigma-Procter & Gamble National Leadership Award. An ardent advocate of life sciences, he has served on editorial and advisory boards of pharmacy, medical, and healthcare publications, and is a consultant on strategic planning, marketing, and new business development to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Dr. Gerbino has and continues to serve on boards of private and public healthcare companies, and regional professional and civic organizations, most recently being named chair of the board of directors at BioAdvance after six years as a board member. Other regional board affiliations include the University City Science Center, the University City Keystone Innovation Zone, Quaker BioVentures, and Pennsylvania Bio. He is a past president of APhA and a former civilian pharmacy consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General. An accomplished professional chairman and facilitator, Dr. Gerbino has published and lectured extensively. Prior to being named president at University of the Sciences, Dr. Gerbino served as dean of the School of Pharmacy and Vice President of Academic Affairs. He also retains the title of Linwood F. Tice Professor Emeritus at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. Dr. Gerbino earned his B.S. in Pharmacy and his Pharm.D. from PCPS, where he worked for more than 30 years as an educator and administrator.