Anatomy & Neurobiology


The Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology demonstrates a commitment to the education of our students through substantial contributions to medical and graduate courses.  We support NEOMED’s mission in the community through a variety of educational outreach programs.

Graduate Programs

Faculty in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology are adjunct faculty within the College of Graduate Studies for several graduate program courses.

New Graduate Program in Modern Anatomical Sciences

Our Modern Anatomical Sciences programs are designed to provide students foundational coursework in the basic sciences coupled with clinical and research training in imaging.

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Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

Graduate students gain valuable experience working alongside world-class faculty, who are supported by grants and research dollars from major public and private funding agencies.

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Outreach Programs

We strive to stimulate intellectual curiosity by engaging our students and the community in educational initiatives such as the Anatomy Academy, Brain Bee, and other outreach activities.

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Teaching & Curriculum

We endeavor to equip our students with the foundational knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary for success in their future endeavors.

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Debbie Heeter
Business Manager
Phone: 330.325.6636

Department Chair

Hans Thewissen, Ph. D., Ingalls-Brown Professor of Anatomy

Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology

College of Medicine at NEOMED