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Is it possible to connect every component of the anatomy field? We believe so. AAA members include anatomists as well as:
  • Physical therapists
  • Educators
  • Cell biologists
  • Developmental biologists
  • Physical anthropologists
  • Veterinarians
  • And many others working in the anatomical sciences
“The option to have a membership combined between both societies (AAA & SCGDB) is the perfect match, combining my research (craniofacial development) and my teaching (mainly human anatomy and development) interests. ”
Janine M. Ziermann, Ph.D., Member since 2012
Assistant Professor, Howard University College of Medicine

Did You Know? 

1 in 4 members lives outside the United States, representing 57 countries on 6 continents.

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Our global membership is comprised of scientists and educators who research and study everything from humans to fossils to fish. We are that “one place” you can turn to, time and time again, to grow your career, keep informed, build relationships, and challenge your perceptions.


We are #forAnatomy.

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