Frank P. Facione, Ph.D., R.Ph.

Administration - Faculty

Frank P. Facione, Ph.D., R.Ph.

Associate Professor, Clinical and Administrative Sciences,
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Wayne State University, Michigan
B.S. in Pharmacy
M.S. in Pharmacy Administration
Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Administration

Fields of Interest:
Legal and Ethical Issues Relating to the Practice of Pharmacy
Reimbursement for Pharmaceutical Care
Healthcare System Issues

Contact Information:
Office Phone: 502-413-8643
Cell Phone: 502-368-0871
Office Fax: 502-515-4669


Dr. Facione began his career in academia at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI in 1973 as an Instructor in Pharmacy while a graduate student in pharmaceutical administration. Upon completion of his Ph.D. in 1982, he was promoted to Assistant Professor of Pharmacy and served as Director of Admissions and Coordinator of Student Affairs for the Faculty of Pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy and Health Professions at Wayne State. He served in these capacities until July 1990 when he resigned to engage in full time parish ministry in Detroit and later in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Facione was ordained to the priesthood in 1974 for the Old Roman Catholic Church in North America after completion of a Licentiate in Theology.

Dr. Facione joined the College of Pharmacy of Sullivan University in May 2007 bringing some 50 years of professional and academic experience. He has numerous presentations and publications related to professional and ethical issues in pharmacy. He has practiced in both community and hospital settings and maintains licensure in Michigan and Kentucky. While at Wayne State, he served as Chair of the Internship Commission of the Michigan Board of Pharmacy as well as Chair of the Advisory Committee to the Board of Pharmacy on Administrative Rules. Dr. Facione is a Brother of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Initiated in 1960 and has served in various capacities for the Fraternity including Editor of its publication, The Mask of Kappa Psi from 1971-1974.

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