Samuel Pope Ph.D., J.D., is an assistant professor of Immunology and microbiology in the Marian University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He has taught at Osteopathic Medical schools for over 5 years.
Dr. Pope earned his bachelor of arts from Miami University, Ohio with a major in Microbiology. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati. After 5 years of practicing law, he pursued and obtained his Ph.D. from University of Cincinnati in the department of molecular genetics, microbiology, and immunology.
Dr. Pope began teaching microbiology laboratory to medical students during his Ph.D. studies. However, his first tenure track appointment was at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. He then taught at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Pope is actively involved in disaster response. He is a member of the Medical Reserve Corps. He also serves on the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology’s vaccines and biothreat committee. Dr. Pope is a question writer for NBOME. Dr. Pope’s research interests include the immunologic impact, and mechanisms, of exosomes, and collaborations in the area of deregulated Th-2 responses. Dr. Pope has also received an award for teaching excellence 2010.