Samuel Spadone

Samuel Spadone, DPM
 
Assistant Dean for Institutional Research and Program Integrity
Phone: 215-625-5239
 
Educational Background:
 
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA
Bachelor of Science with Distinction (Management)
 
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Chicago, IL
Candidacy for Doctor of Psychology
 
Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
 
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics
 
Professional Memberships:
 
American Statistical Association
American Podiatric Medical Association
Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association
 
Board Certification(s):
 
American Board of Podiatric Medicine
 
Awards:
 
Outstanding Faculty Service Award
Who’s Who Among American Teachers
Wall Street Journal Award
 
Accomplishments:
 
Identified and characterized differential grade inflation between preclinical and clinical science curricula
 
Introduced computer administered year-end comprehensive exams
 
Introduced computer administered practice board exams
 
Refined incentive-response model to reduce cost of incentive program by more than twenty-five percent without loss of efficacy
 
Developed a logistic regression model of candidate success on national board examinations that resulted in a significant increase in first-time pass rates amount TUSPM students when used to inform admissions decisions
 
Developed new physical diagnosis curriculum for first and second year students
 
Benchmarked TUSPM curriculum against peer and aspirant institutions, then planned and implemented curriculum change incorporating substantial elements of the allopathic training model