School of Pharmacy
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mellon Hall 418D
Education:CAGS, School Psychology, Duquesne University, 1987
Ph.D., Social Policy and Research, University of Pittsburgh, 1980
M.S., Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 1979
M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 1978
M.A., Sociology/Social Psychology, Duquesne University, 1972
Vincent Giannetti is a Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences in Pharmacy at the School of Pharmacy where he teaches courses in Social and Behavioral Pharmacy, Health Care Ethics, Substance Abuse, Behavioral Health, and Psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Giannetti has taught Organizational Behavior and Health Care Systems in the School of Business Administration and Stress and Health in the Masters of Liberal Studies Program. He has offered numerous continuing education programs at Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh in addition to other organizations.
Dr. Giannetti has published articles concerning substance abuse, mental health, health care ethics and behavioral health. He is the co-editor of two books regarding brief psychotherapy in the Applied Clinical Psychology Series published by Plenum Press. He also contributed chapters to these texts regarding brief approaches to substance abuse counseling and mental health policy and published three additional chapters in textbooks regarding health care ethics, medication problems among the elderly and contemporary workplace issues. His current research is focused upon adherence, quality of life and health outcomes. He is a licensed psychologist and a licensed clinical social worker in Pennsylvania and holds graduate degrees in the fields of psychology, public health, and social work.
Dr. Giannetti has maintained a practice as a psychotherapist providing assessment and counseling services as well as consultation to both human service agencies and corporations.