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College of Medicine Division of Anatomy


  • More than 2,500 students enrolled in Anatomy courses each year, including:
    • 1,800 undergraduate students
    • 80 graduate students
    • 92 physical and occupational therapy students
    • 110 dental students
    • 450 medical students
  • More than 30 graduate students pursuing PhD and MS degrees in Anatomy and graduate students from other programs who are seeking a Graduate Minor in Anatomy.


  • Educational Scholarship/Research focuses on the creation and evaluation of the effectiveness of educational tools for the anatomical sciences, including:
    • Online histology
    • Web-based multimedia tools for asynchronous learning
    • Anatomical Informatics - organize datasets of images to create 3-D embryological and anatomical models and simulations
    • Learning style influence in Anatomy education
  • Biomedical Research


  • Outreach programs offer continuing education for practitioners and residents, as well as training for paramedics, and provide laboratory experiences to high school students interested in health careers.