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
Kirsten BrownGeorge Washington University12/31/2022


NameCompanyThru Date
Keely CassidyUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center4/30/2022
Jennifer DennisKansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine12/31/2022
Gary FarkasUniversity of Miami12/31/2021
Haviva GoldmanDrexel University12/31/2021
Kelly HarrellVirginia Commonwealth University12/31/2022
Cheryl HillUniversity of Missouri - Columbia12/31/2023
Wendy Lackey-CornelisonWestern Michigan University12/31/2023
Olusegun OyedeleUniversity of British Columbia12/31/2023
Marc PizzimentiUniversity of Iowa12/31/2021
Joan RichtsmeierPennsylvania State University4/30/2024
Ramaswamy SharmaUniversity of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio12/31/2023
Theodore SmithTouro University California12/31/2021


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 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.

Appointment Process

  • Recommendation for appointment of members to fill vacancies on the committee is made by the committee following review of interested applicants.
  • Approval of the recommended committee members is confirmed by the Executive Committee and the membership at the Annual Meeting.
  • 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.