Allison Nesbitt, PhD


Dr. Nesbitt is a biological anthropologist and anatomist whose research focuses on the morphology of the human skull and anatomy education for health profession students. Her basic science research explores the changes in the cranium and dentition over time. To study the evolutionary and developmental changes of the human skull, Dr. Nesbitt uses 3D models created from CT scans, geometric morphometrics and multivariate statistics. Her education research projects include the impact of anatomy outreach and pre-matriculation programs on students, humanism in the anatomy lab and anatomy teaching best practices.

Academic Information

Assistant Professor
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