Review Team

TeachMeAnatomy seeks to create the most comprehensive anatomy resource; covering all aspects of anatomy as well as many related topics in medicine and surgery. To do this, TeachMeAnatomy relies on the knowledge and expertise of our contributors and reviewers.

This review team was created in January 2018 – and it is important to note that not all content on the site has been reviewed by them. As such, any errors or omissions should in no way be attributed to our reviewers.

With thanks to:

Kostis Gyftopoulos MD, PhD – Urologic Surgeon, Professor in Clinical and Surgical Anatomy, University of Patras Medical School, Rion, Patras, Greece

Joyce El-Haddad, B.Med.Sc – Joyce holds a medical science degree and is currently completing a Masters of Research in anatomy at Macquarie University, Australia. Joyce is also involved in dissection and teaching anatomy and physiology at Macquarie University.

Lynn Copes, PhD – Lynn studied evolutionary anthropology at Columbia University (BA, 2005) and Arizona State University (MA, 2006; PhD, 2012). Her research interests focus on the evolution and development of the cranial vault in human ancestors and the building and maintenance of a competent skeleton in modern humans. She currently teaches gross anatomy to medical, physician assistant, anesthesia assistant, and nursing students through the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University in North Haven, Connecticut.

Daniel Mercer, B.Sc (Hons) – Daniel is an anatomist with specialist interests in medical education, comparative anatomy and neuroscience.  He has numerous years dissection experience, and works as an NHS neuro-ophthalmology clinical practitioner, where he combines clinic time with lecturing undergraduate, postgraduate and medical students.

Laurence Hodierne, BSc BMBS FHEA – Laurence studied biomedical science at Keele University before completing his medical degree at the University of Nottingham. After a thoroughly enjoyable time teaching anatomy at the University of Leicester, he has returned to clinical medicine as an anaesthetic trainee in the East Midlands.

Harriet Bell BSc. MBChB – Harriet is a junior doctor working in the West Midlands. She graduated with first-class honours in Biomedical Science with anatomy specialism from the University of Sheffield before completing her medical degree at Keele University. She has a keen interest in anatomy and medical education.

Matt Gray, MRCS MBBS BSc (Hons) – Matt is a surgical trainee in the UK. He completed a BSc in Anatomy in relation to medicine (University of Leeds) followed by his MBBS (Newcastle University). He has an interest in medical and surgical education, anatomy and collaborative research.

Elspeth Murray, MBChB, MRCS – Elspeth is a LAS CT2 working in General Surgery in the Borders General Hospital. Her interests include teaching, global health and expedition medicine.

Jennifer O’Neill, BSc (Hons), DipHE (Med Sci), LLB (Hons) – Jennifer is an anatomist with special interest in head and neck anatomy, medical education and clinically applied anatomy. She has numerous years dissection and teaching experience in the UK and overseas.

Lucy Pigott, MBChB – Lucy is currently an FY2 based at Southampton General Hospital. IShe trained at University of Edinburgh, qualifying with a MBChB. Since then she has moved back down South to be closer to home. She enjoys teaching and hopes to contribute more to medical education in the future and is an aspiring paediatric surgeon. In her spare time, Lucy has a tendency towards extreme sports and can be found rock-climbing, kitesurfing or skiing depending on the season.

Rocky Cheung, BSc (Hons), MSc – Rocky is an anatomist with an immense interest in developing innovative teaching practices in anatomy education. He completed his undergraduate and master degrees in human anatomy at the University of Liverpool and Edinburgh respectively. He has years of experience in dissection and also worked as a MRI technician. He is currently doing a PhD in anatomy education at the University of Hong Kong looking at the effectiveness of 3D printed anatomical models. He also teaches dissection and prosection classes to undergraduate students.

Despoina Sperdouli and Myrto Tragoulia-Panani – Medical students at the University of Patras Medical School. They have developed a special interest in Anatomy, assisting at the Anatomy Lab and providing comprehensive anatomical drawings.