Andrew Peterson, PharmD PhD

John Wyeth Dean Emeritus, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Professor of Health Policy
Substance Use Disorders Institute, University of the Sciences

Andrew M. Peterson PharmD, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Substance Use Disorders Institute (SUDI) and John Wyeth Dean Emeritus at University of the Science in Philadelphia. He is also Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Professor of Health Policy and previously served as Dean of the Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy.

Highly regarded in the fields of Pharmacy Management and Health Policy, Dr. Peterson has more than 30 years research experience in medication compliance, health outcomes research, health and drug use policy, and substance use disorders. His accomplishments are wide ranging: he has produced a large body of research and scholarly work, created innovative programming, and secured significant grant dollars.

He is co-author of an authoritative text for nurse practitioners and physician assistants entitled: Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics: A Practical Approach published in 2017, co-editor of the book Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, and a contributor to numerous peer-reviewed publications. His journal reviews include the Journal of the American Medical Association, Value in Health, American Journal of Health System Pharmacy, Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, and the Lancet.

Active in the academic and research communities, Dr. Peterson has served on the boards of many organizations and is engaged in several professional organizations including the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Public Health Association, and the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.

Dr. Peterson earned his BS in Pharmacy from Rutgers University, his PharmD from Virginia Commonwealth University and his PhD in health policy at USciences. He also completed an advanced residency in hospital pharmacy administration at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and a residency in hospital pharmacy practice from Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago.


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