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About Susan T. Hingley

Dr. Hingley is a professor of microbiology with the Department of Bio-Medical Sciences. She teaches basic science lectures in virology, bacteriology and mycology for the DO program and the biomedical sciences program. Dr. Hingley is co-course director for the Reproductive Genitourinary and Obstetrics/Gynecologic Medicine (RGU/OB-GYN) course in the DO program. In addition, Dr. Hingley has developed case scenario exercises to supplement microbiology lecture material for the DO program.


Present Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Bio-Medical Sciences


2010 - 2011 Changes in expression of genes associated with Alzheimer’s disease and β-amyloid processing due to infection of neuronal cells Chlamydia pneumoniae and/or herpes simplex virus type 1
CCDA Pilot Research Project
2008 - 2011 Entry Mechanisms of Mouse Hepatitis Virus, an animal model for multiple sclerosis
Health Research Formula Fund
2007 - 2008 Development of a real-time PCR assay for the investigation of viral entry mechanisms
CCDA Pilot Research Project
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - Present Member, PCOM Curriculum Committee
2013 - Present Vice Chair, PCOM IRB
2012 - Present Member, PCOM Academic Appeals Committee
1996 - Present Member, PCOM IRB
2012 - 2013 Member, PCOM Self Study Committee on Organization, Administration and Leadership
2012 - 2013 Member, PCOM Self Study Steering Committee for Accreditation
2007 - 2013 Member, PCOM Admissions Committee
2003 - 2009 Member, PCOM Research Committee
1998 - 1999 Secretary, PCOM Faculty Senate
1996 - 1999 Chair, PCOM Research Committee
1994 - 1999 Member, PCOM Research Committee
Member, American Society of Microbiology
Member, American Society of Virology
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  • The Infectious Process
  • Life Stages: Clinical Geriatrics and Pediatrics
  • Clinical and Basic Neuroscience
  • Musculoskeletal Skin
  • Reproductive Genitourinary and Obstetrics/Gynecologic Medicine
  • Gastroenterological Sciences
  • Cardiovascular Renal and Pulmonary Medicine
  • Cellular and Molecular Basis of Medicine


1987 PhD, Temple University ‐ Microbiology

Contact Information

P: 215-871-6854


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