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Jacobs

Dr.  Harvey  Alan  Jacobs

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Harvey Jacobs, Ph.D. graduated in 1972 with a B.A. in Psychology from Wilkes College, in 1976 with a B.S . in Chemistry, in 1982 with a B.S. in Pharmacy, and in 1987 with a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics all from the University of Utah. He joined the faculty of the School of Pharmacy in 1996 as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2000, and was appointed as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs in 2001.  He reverted to full-time faculty in 2015.  Dr. Jacobs has a successful career in teaching, assessment, pharmaceutical research, and administration during his 23 years at Wilkes University.

Selected Publications

  • H. Jacobs, T. Hodel and Z. Witczak, Characterization of the Degree of Substitution of Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose by Conductimetric Titration. (Poster presented ACS Annual Meeting, Washington DC., 2017)
  • H. Jacobs and Z. Witczak, Modification of Glucose for Targeted Cellular Delivery. (Poster presented ACS Annual Meeting, Denver Co., 2015)
  • H. Jacobs and A.Welch, The Effect of Rolling Admissions on Quality of Student Applicants Considered for a Pre-Pharmacy Program, Submitted AJPE Fall 2014.
  • H. Jacobs and A.Welch, The Effect of Rolling Admission on Quality of Student Applicants Accepted into a Pre-Pharmacy Program, (Poster presented at annual AACP meeting, Grapevine, TX., July 2014)
  • A.Welch and H. Jacobs, Factors of On-Time Graduation Rates, (Poster presented at annual AACP meeting, Grapevine, TX., July 2014)
  • A. Kibbe, H. Jacobs, H. Grabowski, Release of Drugs Under the Influence of Sodium Laurel Sulfate in Enteric Coatings. (Poster presented at the 1st Annual School of Pharmacy Poster Fair, Spring 2013 (2nd place))
  • A. Kibbe, H. Jacobs, C. Davidson, Chewing Gum as a Pediatric Dosage Form for Acetaminophen. (Poster presented at AAPS Annual Meeting, November, 2011)
  • A. Kibbe, A. VanWert, H. Jacobs, C. D’Ippolito, E. Thudium, Meclizine as a liquid dosage form intended for pediatric use. (Poster presented at AAPS Annual Meeting, November, 2011)
  • A. Kibbe, A. VanWert, H. Jacobs, J. Bohan; B. Beidel, Lisinopril as a liquid dosage form intended for pediatric use. (Poster presented at AAPS Annual Meeting, November, 2011)
  • M. Marquette, K. Pidcock, M. Knabb, H. Jacobs, Targeting Helicobacter pylori with Antibodies: Exploring Drug Delivery with Polymer Beads, Masters of Science in Biology Thesis, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, (2004).
  • M. Marquette, K. Pidcock, M. Knabb, H. Jacobs, Targeting Helicobacter pylori with Antibodies: Exploring Drug Delivery with Polymer Beads. (Poster presentation at Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) annual meeting, Washington, D.C., April 2004)
  • PHA 311: Pharmaceutics I with 3 – three hour labs (fall semester)
  • PHA 312: Pharmaceutics II with 3 – three hour labs (spring semester)
  • PHA 313: Pharmaceutical Calculations: 1 hour lecture, 2 – one hour discussion (fall semester)
  • PHA 411: Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics: (responsible for 2/3 of the curriculum (Biopharmaceutics and basic Pharmacokinetics) fall semester)
  • Member of the SOP Curriculum Committee
  • Member of the University Honors Committee 

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