Albert I. Wertheimer, Ph.D., MBA, is a professor of pharmacoeconomics and the director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Health Services Research at the Temple University School of Pharmacy in Philadelphia. He has previously held professorships and other faculty and administrative positions at the Medical College of Virginia, St. Joseph’s University, the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, and the University of Minnesota. Dr. Wertheimer is a Director of Lannett Company, a manufacturer and distributor of generic pharmaceuticals, and from 1997 to 2000, he was Director of Outcomes Research and Management at Merck & Co., Inc. He is a licensed pharmacist in five states, and is a member of several health associations, including the American Pharmacists Association and the American Public Health Association. Dr. Wertheimer has a B.S. degree in pharmacy from the University of Buffalo, an M.B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo, a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical administration from Purdue University, and he held a post doctoral fellowship at the University of London’s St. Thomas’s Medical School.