Jessica Juarez

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Jessica K Juarez, M.A.

Ph.D. Candidate
Center for Anatomical Sciences
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Ft. Worth, TX 76107



M.A., Anthropology, University of Cincinnati (2009)

B.S., Forensic Sciences, Baylor University (2007)


Personal Bio

Jessica K Juarez is currently a PhD Candidate in her 4th year in Structural Anatomy & Rehabilitation Science at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Jessica’s academic career includes degrees in Forensic Science (B.S.) and Anthropology (M.A.).  Her Masters work concentrated on blunt-force cranial trauma patterns and the application of physical anthropology in a forensic context.  Between her Masters and PhD she taught undergraduate courses at The University of Texas at San Antonio and the Alamo Colleges.  Courses taught include Forensic Anthropology, General Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Human Origins, Human Populations, and The Human Skeleton.

Currently an ORISE research participant, Jessica is completing her dissertation at the US Army Institute of Surgical Research in San Antonio, TX.  Her research has focused on developing a treatment model for trauma induced, primary and recurrent heterotopic ossification.

Long-term, Jessica’s career goals are focused in human skeletal trauma analysis in a forensic setting as well as anthropological, anatomical and orthopaedic education and research endeavors.



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