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Staff and demonstrators of the Human Anatomy Teaching Group


Anatomy teaching and research in the Department of PDN is supported by the following members of staff:

University Clinical Anatomist

Cecilia Brassett

PDN profile, Cambridge MSK Sciences

University Clinical Anatomist

Helen Taylor PDN profile, Cambridge Breast Unit

Human Anatomy Technical Coordinator

Isla Fay, LinkedIn

Bequeathal Secretary

Lynn Haythorpe Donating a body for anatomical education, training and research

Senior Teaching Technician

Maria Wright Prosection at University Library exhibition

Assistant Teaching Technician

Darren Broadhurst

Apprentice Technician

Jack Goode Cambridge Regional College Apprenticeships


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In addition, the following demonstrators and lecturers provide teaching in practical dissection and applied anatomy sessions:

Senior Anatomy Demonstrators

Mr Humphry Adair formerly Consultant General Surgeon, Ipswich Hospital
Dr Richard Adams University Lecturer, PDN
Dr Clare Baker Reader in Comparative Developmental Neurobiology, PDN
Mr Jeffrey Brain formerly Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Lead for Neonatal Surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Professor Andrea Brand

 Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology, PDN

Professor Sarah Bray Professor of Developmental Biology, PDN
Mr Ashley Brown formerly Consultant General Surgeon, Southend Hospital
Dr Clare Burdett BHF Clinical Research Training Fellow
Professor Graham Burton

Mary Marshall and Arthur Walton Professor of the Physiology of Reproduction, Director of Centre for Trophoblast Research

Mr Tom Carr

formerly Consultant Urological Surgeon, Southend Hospital, Essex

Major Matthew Chauviere General Surgeon, USAF at RAF Lakenheath
Mr Jai Chitnavis Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cambridge Knee Clinic
Captain Matthew Connor ENT Surgeon, USAF at RAF Lakenheath
Dr Richard Dickinson formerly Medical Director and Consultant in General Medicine and Gastroenterology, Hinchingbrooke Hospital
Professor Richard Dyball formerly Professor of Anatomy, St George's Medical School, and Senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology; Director of Studies in Anatomy, Clare College, Cambridge
Dr Steve Edgley

Reader in Neuroscience, PDN

Ms Emily Evans medical artist and illustrator, Anatomy Boutique
Mr John Fergus formerly Consultant Urologist and General Surgeon, Northampton General Hospital
Mr Christopher Fowell Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, CUH
Mr Mike Gaunt Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Spire Cambridge Lea and Cambridge Nuffield Hospitals
Mr Roger Gray Consultant ENT Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital; Bye-Fellow, Murray Edwards College
Mr Adrian Harris Consultant in Laparoscopic and Upper GI Surgery, Hinchingbrooke Hospital
Dr Sue Jones Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience, PDN
Dr Karuna Katti Former Professor of
Anatomy and Head of Department, Tagore Medical College,

Chennai, India

Professor Roger Keynes Professor of Neuroscience, PDN
Major Richard Knight Urological Surgeon, USAF at RAF Lakenheath
Mr Andrew May formerly Consultant General Surgeon, Colchester Hospital; Anatomy Supervisor, Pembroke College
Dr Michael Moore formerly Lecturer and Head of Anatomy Section, University of Aberdeen and Demonstrator in Anatomy, Cardiff University
Professor Michael Nicholson Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Mr Donald Parsons formerly Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Medical Director, Bedford Hospital. 
Dr Jon Perry Consultant Radiologist
Mr Timothy Philp formerly Consultant Urological Surgeon at University College London Hospitals and Institute of Urology, and Whipps Cross Hospital
Professor David Riches Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, University of London; Director of Studies in Medicine, Tutor and Fellow, Gonville & Caius College
Mr Nicholas Sarkies Consultant Ophthalmologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Mr Adrian Savage formerly Consultant Surgeon in General Surgeon and Coloproctology, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley
Mr John Scott formerly Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bedford Hospital
Dr Paul Schofield Reader in Biomedical Informatics, PDN
Mr Kevin Sherman formerly Clinical Director of Orthopaedics and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Mr David Skipper formerly Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Bedford Hospital
Mr Andrew Thurston formerly Consultant Urologist, West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust
Mr Timothy Vaughan-Lane formerly Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hinchingbrooke Hospital; Bye-Fellow, Murray Edwards College
Mr Bob Whitaker formerly Consultant Paediatric Urologist, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Fellow, Selwyn College, Instant Anatomy

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Previous Senior Demonstrators who have participated in our anatomy teaching programme include:

Professor Leslie Klenerman (1929-2015) Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic and Accident Surgery, University of Liverpool
Mr Peter Ellis Consultant ENT Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Dr Richard Hesketh Research Fellow at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK-CI)
Mr Tazi Husain formerly Consultant Urologist, Bedford Hospital
Mr Guy Kenyon formerly Consultant Surgeon in Otolaryngology, Barts Health NHS Trust, London
Mr Lee Van Rensburg Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Mr Theo Welch formerly Consultant General Surgeon and Consultant in Accident & Emergency Medicine, Northwick Park Hospital, London, and Medical Missionary in Chiangmai, Thailand
From the USAF at RAF Lakenheath
ENT Surgeons Lt Col Dr Robert Eller, Major Joe Rohrer
General Surgeons Major Ryan Earnest, Major Brent Izu, Major Justin Olsen
Urological Surgeon Major Adam Walker
Academic Visitors
Professor Lance Nash American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, St Maarten
Professor Rosa Mirapeix Department of Morphological Sciences at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

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Junior Anatomy Demonstrators

The following hold Junior Clinical Fellow positions in different specialties at Addenbrooke's Hospital and assist at anatomy teaching sessions around clinical duties, comprising supervision of cadaveric dissection and clinically applied anatomy teaching. Support is given by the clinical anatomists and senior demonstrating staff.  Demonstrators are expected to achieve a high level of anatomical knowledge. They also produce prosections or work on teaching and research projects.

Department of ENT Dr Olivia Kenyon, Dr James Thompson, Dr Kate Wallwork
Department of General Surgery Dr Nicholas Chilvers, Dr Waleed Moussa, Miss Ruth Townend
Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Dr Theresa Kleverlaan
Department of Plastic Surgery Dr Cameron Clarke, Dr Tom Hughes
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics Dr Raashad Hasan, Dr Michael Robinson
Department of Urology Dr Rory Thompson

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Teaching at the Radiology Stations in Applied Anatomy sessions is provided by Specialist Trainees in Radiology, Addenbrooke's Hospital. We acknowledge the invaluable assistance provided by Dr Justin Cross, Consultant Neuroradiologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital and Dr Tom Turmezei, Radiology Fellow (Musculoskeletal) at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, who have been instrumental in supplying radiological material for these sessions.

2015-16 Dr Saqib Butt, Dr Nick Heptonstall, Dr Falak Masood, Dr Amreen Shakur
2014-15 Dr Flora Daley, Dr Ines Harper, Dr Thais Minett, Dr Jan Smith, Dr Tim Sadler, Dr Tingting Zhang
2013-14 Dr Shayan Ahmed, Dr Mark Beveridge, Dr Karen Eley, Dr Rahela Islam, Dr Samir Khwaja, Dr Eva Serrao

Dr Amir Helmy, Dr Simon Hilliard, Dr Grigoris Makris, Dr Arunthathi Pushparajasekaran, Dr James Tanner

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Collaborators in Anatomical Research

Mr Ahid Abood Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Mr Jai Chitnavis Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cambridge Knee Clinic
Professor Jonathan Brown Consultant Gastroenterologist, Gloucester Royal Hospital
Dr Jamie Mackay Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine
Dr Matthew Mason University Physiologist, PDN
Mr Vijay Santhanam Consultant Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital
Dr Teresa Tiffert Senior Lecturer, PDN
Dr Tom Turmezei Radiology Fellow (Musculoskeletal) at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

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Previous Junior Anatomy Demonstrators

2016-17 Dr Metin Buldu, Dr Dimitris Challoumas, Dr Lucy Grant, Dr Thomas Lloyd, Dr Jessica Lunn, Dr Nalin Nagrath, Dr Fidel Peat, Mr Adam Pilarski, Dr Naim Slim, Dr Alexander Walker, Dr Wen Peng Yong
2015-16 Dr James Black, Dr Emily Hesketh, Dr Niroshan Kumar, Mr John Lawrence, Dr Amoolya Mannava, Dr Dhan Palihawadana, Mr Mrinal Singh, Mr Charles West
2014-15 Mr Matthew Bence, Dr Sam Chan, Dr Roy Chaudhury, Dr Roddy McDermid
2013-14 Dr Matthew Jaring, Mr Alexander Rothnie, Dr Tim Sadler
2012-13 Mr Anant Patel, Mr Mark Phillips, Mr Paul Meredith

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Previous Apprentices - Anatomy Teaching Technician

2014-16  Joseph Perfitt  Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities, Education Science