Title: Professor & Chair Department: Legal Studies in Business Office: Alter Hall 464 Phone: 215.204.8135 E-mail: email@example.com
Research Interests: law and anatomy, the intersections of law and medicine
Dr. Hodge’s Website, Curriculum Vitae
Samuel D. Hodge, Jr. is a professor and chair of the Legal Studies Department at Temple University where he teaches both law and anatomy. He also serves as the Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.
Sam has been named one of the most popular continuing legal education instructors in the country and he lectures frequently to attorneys, judges, physicians and governmental agencies on medical/legal issues. He has received multiple teaching awards including being named a Temple University Great Teacher and his Anatomy for Lawyers course was the recipient of the ACLEA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Continuing Legal Education. Sam’s interactive teaching style has received national media attention including stories in The New York Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Philadelphia Inquirer, National Public Radio and television.
He is also a skilled litigator who enjoys an AV pre-eminent rating and was named a Top Lawyer in Pennsylvania in 2013. Sam is the co-author of The Forensic Autopsy,ABA (2014), The Spine, ABA (2013), Clinical Anatomy for Attorneys, ABA (2012), and the award winning book, Anatomy for Litigators, ALI-ABA (2007). He also wrote Law for the Business Enterprise, McGraw Hill (2011), Law in American Society, McGraw Hill (2008), and Thermography and Personal Injury Litigation, Wiley Law (1987). He has co-authored several of the annual supplements to Orthopedic Disability and Expert Testimony, Wiley Law, and has written chapters in litigation texts on how to examine and cross-examine the medical expert. Other writing endeavors include the authoring of over 150 articles in a variety of medical and legal journals. Professor Hodge is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law and the Graduate Division of the Law School. He is a member of the American College of Legal Medicine and has been awarded a certificate in Anatomy and Law from Temple University School of Medicine.
I teach both law, forensic medicine and anatomy courses and I have taught at all levels of University instruction as well as in Paris, Rome, and Tokyo. I teach the largest class at the University as part of an initiative to put senior faculty in contact with new students with classes of 400 to 600 students. Over the years, I have taught more than 22,000 students.
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