Anatomy Faculty and Staff



Rusty Reeves (2019)


Rustin Reeves, PhD  

Professor & Director
Musculoskeletal biomechanics, education science
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Elizabeth Cho, PhD

Assistant Professor
Biological anthropology, thermoregulatory anatomy, forensic sciences

Nicole Crowe, MS, PA(ASCP)CM

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
Biological anthropology, craniofacial anatomy, forensic sciences
Rehana Lovely


Rehana Lovely, PhD

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


Scott Maddux, PhD

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


Rachel Menegaz, PhD

Associate Professor & STARS Graduate Advisor
Evolutionary biology, craniofacial biomechanics


Bern Perchalski, PhD

Assistant Professor
Biological anthropology, primate evolution, locomotor biomechanics
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Armando Rosales, MD

Associate Professor
Surgical anatomy, human variation, education science


Tara Tovar-Vidales, PhD

Ocular anatomy, histology, glaucoma

Affiliated Faculty

Rita Patterson Professor Family Medicine


Rita Patterson, PhD

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


Lee Atkins, PT, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
Locomotor biomechanics, gait dysfunctions, patellofemoral pain


Melissa Henson


Melissa Henson

Operations Analyst

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Claudia Yellott

Willed Body Program Manager

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Tyler Johnson

Willed Body Program Lab Coordinator

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Grace Hallgarth

Willed Body Program Anatomical Embalmer

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Angela Schumacher

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