Educational Affairs Committee

Responsible for planning the education/teaching content of the Annual Meeting, providing content for education/teaching tools on the website, reviewing applications for Education Research Scholarships, and carrying out other education-related projects.


  • Contribute to agenda item discussions during conference calls (about 4 per year).
  • Identify symposia topics of interest for possible presentation at the Annual Meeting.
  • Attend EAC meeting held during the Annual Meeting.
  • Review symposia proposals and make selections based on diverse membership interests.
  • Develop website content, workshops, webinars, etc., to increase the quantity and quality of educational resources available.
  • Review and score applications and select recipients for certain awards. 


  • Be a member in good standing
  • Provide a CV and brief synopsis of why you are interested in serving on this committee and how you might contribute to addressing its responsibilities
  • Additional information, such as a letter of reference, may be requested



NameCompanyThru Date
Jennifer DennisKansas City University12/31/2024


NameCompanyThru Date
Jessica ByramIndiana University School Medicine12/31/2024
Troy CamarataBaptist University College of Osteopathic Medicine12/31/2024
Cheryl HillUniversity of Missouri - Columbia12/31/2023
Wendy Lackey-CornelisonUniversity of Toledo12/31/2023
Janelle MapesPacific Northwest University of Health Sciences12/31/2023
Amanda McBrideCooper Medical School of Rowan University4/1/2025
Kathryn MooreUniversity of Utah12/31/2025
Haley O'BrienUniversity of Arizona - Tucson12/31/2024
Dana PetersonDrexel University12/31/2024
Ramaswamy SharmaUniversity of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio12/31/2023
Sakshi SinhaMcMaster University12/31/2025


The committee shall hold about 4 conference calls per year and meet during the Annual Meeting and at other such times as the business of the Association may require.


The Committee Chair makes a report to the Board at the spring and fall meetings.


  • The committee shall consist of at least 10 members, along with the Program Co-chair and a Committee for Early Career Anatomists (CECA) member serving ex-officio. One position is reserved for a student member.
  • Members serve for 3 years; the chair serves for 2 years in this capacity. The term follows the calendar year, beginning January 1 and continuing through December 31 in the year of expiration.

Application Process

  • Applications are solicited annually through a Call for Volunteers
  • Applications are reviewed and scored by the committee chairs and members; scores, demographics, needs of the committee, and comments from the reviews are taken into consideration when choosing new members
  • New committee members are chosen, and then reviewed by the Nominating Committee
  • The new committee members are approved by the full Board of Directors
  • After Board approval, notifications are sent out. Feedback is given if requested by the applicant