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Dr. Siobhan Cooke Directs Human Anatomy Course

Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Siobhán Cooke has been named the course director for the seven-week Human Anatomy course taught to first year medical students in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Designed to provide a comprehensive regional approach to the human body, this course includes lecture, cadaver dissection with emphasis on the three-dimensional relationships of anatomic structures, clinical correlations, medical imaging sessions, and team-based learning small group activities.  The course is an important component of the Scientific Foundations of Medicine curriculum and is taught by faculty in the Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution with guest lectures by faculty from the clinical departments.    Collaborative learning and professionalism are key elements of this foundational course.  Post docs and PhD student teaching assistants also provide lecture and laboratory instruction.  Dr. Gabriel Bever is the Assistant Director of the course.