Graduate Students

Structural Anatomy &  Rehabilitation Sciences Graduate Program

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Current Graduate Students

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Libby Bradley

PhD Candidate – Reeves Lab

Anatomy education, Cooperative-learning strategies

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Malaka ‘Graci’ Finco

PhD Candidate – PattersonMenegaz Labs

Gait biomechanics, Prosthetic and orthotic design

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Alexa Kelly

PhD Candidate – Maddux Lab

Respiratory anatomy, Biological anthropology 

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Courtney Miller

PhD Candidate – Menegaz Lab

Craniofacial anatomy, Biological anthropology

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Maureen Purcell

PhD Candidate – Reeves Lab

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE), Health disparities

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Taylor Robertson

PhD Candidate – Reeves Lab

Anatomy education, Ultrasound imaging (sonography)

Javan Stalls

MS Student – Menegaz Lab

Craniofacial anatomy, Bone biology

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Indya Thompson

PhD Student – Gonzales Lab

Locomotor anatomy, Primate paleontology

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Lyndee Ward

PhD Student – Maddux Lab

Respiratory anatomy, Geometric morphometrics

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Baonhu Tran

PhD Student – Maddux Lab

Respiratory anatomy, Biological anthropology 

 

 

Recent Alumni

PhD Graduates

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Suhhyun ‘Sarah’ Kim, DO, PhD (2022) 

Resident Physician
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Maddux Lab. PhD Dissertation:  Three-dimensional variation in maxillary sinus anatomy: Implications for health disparities in sinonasal disease.

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Ricardo Belmares, PhD (2018)

Assistant Professor of Anatomy
School of Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
El Paso, TX

Abbott Lab. PhD dissertation: Histological Investigation of Human Glaucomatous Eyes: Extracellular Fibrotic Changes and Galectin 3 Expression in Trabecular Meshwork and Optic Nerve.

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Jessica Juarez, PhD (2018)

Forensic Anthropologist
Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
United States Department of Defense
Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

Reeves Lab. PhD dissertation: Heterotopic Ossification: A Recurrence Model and Novel Approach to NSAID Prophylaxis

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Victoria Kowalewski, DPT (2016), PhD (2018)

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Carrol University
Waukesha, WI

Bugnariu Lab. PhD dissertation: The Effect of Hearing Loss on Balance

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Vuvi Nguyen, PhD (2017)

Assistant Professor of Anatomy
School of Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX

Reeves Lab. PhD dissertation: A Cadaveric Investigation of the Dorsal Scapular Nerve

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Addison Wood, DO, PhD (2017)

Resident Physician
Department of Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine
JPS Health Network
Fort Worth, TX

Patterson Lab. PhD dissertation: An Anatomical Approach to Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Extremity.

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Victor Taylor, PhD (2014)

Assistant Professor of Anatomy
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Reeves Lab. PhD dissertation: Comparing the change in force between iliotibial tract cut and gluteus maximus cut in Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

 

MS Graduates

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Clay Carey, MS (2022) 

Medical Student
Long School of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

Maddux Lab. MS Practicum: CT-based assessment of lower limb surface area, volume, and tissue composition:  Implications for ecogeographic rules of thermoregulation.

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Lila ‘Milo’ Huston, MS (2022)

Medical Student
College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX

Gonzales Lab. MS Practicum: Osteogenesis imperfecta: An analysis of inner ear development in Mus musculus (house mouse) with comments on hearing quality.

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Jacob Moore, MS (2022)

Medical Student
Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Louisana
Monroe, LA

Handler Lab. MS Practicum: Dental tissue volumes with osteogenesis imperfecta.

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Zachary Terrell, MS (2021)

Medical Student
McGovern School of Medicine
University of Texas Medical Center
Houston, TX

Patterson Lab. MS Practicum: Effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment on Parksinsonian Gait: A statistical parametric mapping analysis.

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Ashley Steele, MS (2020)

Medical Student
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of North Texas HSC
Fort Worth, TX

Menegaz Lab. MS Practicum: Craniofacial morphology of juvenile mice with osteogenesis imperfecta.

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Elizabeth Thai, MS (2020)

Medical Student
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of North Texas HSC
Fort Worth, TX

Maddux Lab. MS Practicum: Evaluating morphological variation in human nasal passages using 3D modeling.

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Jonathan Sweeney, MS (2020)

Medical Student
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of North Texas HSC
Fort Worth, TX

Reeves Lab. MS Practicum: The Cephalic vein: Anatomical study and evaluation of the coracoid process as a topographical body landmark.

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Alexandra McBride, MS (2019)

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Student
College of Dentistry
Texas A&M University
Dallas, TX

Menegaz Lab. MS Practicum: Craniofacial bone mineral density in mice with osteogenesis imperfecta.

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Elizabeth Nelson, MS (2015)

Postdoctoral Researcher
Microbial Paleogenomics Unit
Pasteur Institute
Paris, France

Kirchhoff & Planz Labs. MS thesis: Possible fluoride toxicity in North America: A paleopathological assessment and discussion of modern occurence.

 

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