Center for Anatomical Sciences

The Center for Anatomical Sciences (CAS) is dedicated to the education and training of medical, allied health, and graduate students in the anatomical sciences at UNT Health Science Center.

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Our mission

To provide quality educational and outreach activities, and create opportunities for scholarship in the anatomical sciences and allied fields.


The CAS faculty have extensive backgrounds in anatomy, biological anthropology, evolutionary biology, histology, neuroanatomy, and embryology, in addition to education and K-12 science outreach.

Opportunities for students

The CAS graduate programs (M.S. and Ph.D.) provide opportunities for our graduate students to pursue research in structural anatomy and biomechanics as applied to biological anthropology, evolutionary biology, rehabilitation sciences, orthopedics, and/or the scholarship of anatomy education.

Outreach programs

We are a major player at the health science center in providing quality outreach programs for students and teachers in the Fort Worth ISD and surrounding Tarrant county area.


Our center maintains a state-of-the-art human anatomy laboratory as well as a bio-skills research facility for education and training of local residents and clinicians in new ultrasound, orthopedic, and surgical techniques.


Contact us

Center for Anatomical Sciences
University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Phone: 817-735-2037
Fax: 817-735-2126


This page was last modified on January 4, 2018