Faculty and Staff



Rusty Reeves (2019)

Rustin Reeves, PhD  

Professor and Director
Musculoskeletal biomechanics, education science

Nicole Crowe, MS

Instructor & Lab Manager
Biological anthropology,  pathology, histology
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Lauren Gonzales, PhD

Assistant Professor
Biological anthropology, primate evolution, sensory anatomy
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Kate Lesciotto, PhD, JD

Assistant Professor
Forensic anthropology, craniofacial anatomy, education science
Rehana Lovely

Rehana Lovely, PhD

Assistant Professor
Human variation, clinical anatomy, cardiovascular disease
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Scott Maddux, PhD

Associate Professor
Biological anthropology, human evolution, thermoregulatory anatomy
Rachel Menegaz

Rachel Menegaz, PhD

Assistant Professor
Evolutionary biology, craniofacial biomechanics

Bern Perchalski, PhD

Assistant Professor
Biological anthropology, primate evolution, locomotor biomechanics

Armando Rosales, MD

Associate Professor
Surgical anatomy, human variation, education science

Tara Tovar-Vidales, PhD

Ocular anatomy, histology, glaucoma



Affiliated Faculty

Mitzi Glover3

Mitzi Glover, PhD 

Associate Professor, TCU/UNTHSC School of Medicine
Anatomy/Medical Education
Rita Patterson

Rita Patterson, PhD

Professor, Associate Dean for Research (TCOM)
Biomechanical engineering, kinematics, motion capture

Hao (Howe) Liu, PT, PhD

Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
Locomotor biomechanics, ambulatory device design
Addison Wood

Addison Wood, DO, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor 
Musculoskeletal biomechanics, surgical anatomy

Postdoctoral Researchers


Elizabeth Cho, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher
Biological anthropology, Thermoregulatory anatomy



Sandra Clapp

Senior Administrative Coordinator                                        

Melissa Henson

Melissa Henson

Operations Analyst

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Claudia Yellott

Willed Body Program Manager

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Lezlie Kurtz

Willed Body Program Assistant Manager

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Tyler Johnson

Willed Body Program Lab Coordinator

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Angela Schumacher

Willed Body Program Anatomical Embalmer

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Grace Hallgarth

Willed Body Program Anatomical Embalmer

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Frankie Washington III

Willed Body Program Anatomical Embalmer


Contact us

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

Phone: 817-735-2414
Fax: 817-735-2126
E-mail: mellisa.henson@unthsc.edu

This page was last modified on November 15, 2022