Graduate Catalog

2012 – 2013

Office of Graduate Studies and Extended Education
McKelvie Hall, 102 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2943
Fax: 610-436-2763
gradstudy@wcupa.edu


Revised August 2012

Pharmaceutical Product Development


117A Schmucker Science Center South
610-436-2939
e-mail: ppd@wcupa.edu
Stephen J. Zimniski, Director

Faculty Advisory Board

Jack Gault (Marketing)
Maureen Knabb (Biology)
Gustave Mbuy (Biology)
Michael Moran (Chemistry)
Oné Pagán (Biology)
Joel Ressner (Chemistry)
Randall Rieger (Mathematics)
Judith Scheffler (English)
Joan Woolfrey (Philosophy)
Stephen J. Zimniski (Pharmaceutical Product Development)

Pharmaceutical product development offers, on a limited basis, graduate courses in this area to graduate students from other programs of study.

Course Descriptions [top]

Pharmaceutical Product Development
Symbol: PPD

581 Drug Design I (3) This introductory course provides an overview of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process, including lectures on each phase and the organization of a typical pharmaceutical company. In addition to weekly reading assignments, students will be expected to analyze specific case studies each week.

582 Drug Design II (3) This course provides an overview of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process, including lectures of each phase and the role of regulatory and government affairs. In addition to weekly reading assignments, students will be expected to analyze specific case studies each week.

583 Drug Design III (3) This course provides an overview of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug discovery process, including lectures on the use of computers in drug design and the newest targets for development, as well as lectures on proteomics, HTS, and translational medicine.