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Peter Meyer

Peter Meyer


Associate Professor

Health Sciences Department

215.762.8339 P
New College Building, Room 3605

R. Peter Meyer, PhD received his BS in Biology from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio and his PhD in Anatomy from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

His doctoral dissertation examined the neural organization and axonal connections of the olfactory system in the North American opossum, using experimental neuroanatomical protocols. He joined the faculty of Hahnemann University in 1977 to continue his research interests in comparative mammalian neuroanatomy and to teach lectures and laboratories in a number of Anatomy courses. He has served as a faculty advisor for first year medical and graduate students. He has served as an external reviewer of manuscripts for publication in the Anatomical Record and is a Past President of the Humanity Gifts Registry of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Now a full-time faculty member of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Dr. Meyer continues to teach in several courses in Human Gross Anatomy to medical students, physical therapy students and physician assistant students. He also teaches graduate courses to Creative Arts in Therapy students and Anatomy and Physiology courses to undergraduate students in nursing and health professions programs.


He specializes in Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, and Neuroanatomy.