Dr. Marsha Singer is a clinical assistant professor and associate director of the
Master of Science program in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology. She has been
teaching the course entitled "Integrating Seminar in Clinical Health Psychology" since
2001. She also coordinates the practicum experience for the second year MS in Counseling
and Clinical Health Psychology students.
Prior to joining PCOM's faculty, Dr. Singer worked for 13 years at Virtua Memorial
Hospital Burlington County where she was a member of the Psychiatry Department and
associate director of the Family Practice Residency Program. Dr. Singer taught behavioral
medicine, biopsychosocial theory, and counseling skills to resident physicians and
medical students. She provided consultations for the medical staff and treated patients
in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She also served as adjunct assistant professor
for the University of Medicine and Dentistry-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, earning
a teaching award for her efforts.
Dr. Singer's main professional interest is clinical health psychology. She is very
interested in the role of cultural, spiritual and other psychosocial factors in health
behavior and patient attitudes. She is also interested in the role of family members
as social supports in medical and mental health settings. Dr. Singer is a licensed
psychologist in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and maintains a clinical practice in
addition to her work at PCOM.