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Yasmin Carter Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Translational Anatomy at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is the Founding Director of the Innovations Lab at UMASS Medical School, a ‘maker-space’ dedicated to creative and out-of-the-box thinking in medical pedagogy. You can find her on twitter at @akhenisis. Dr. Carter completed her Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, her Master's at the University of Manitoba, Canada and her undergraduate studies at the University of Bristol England. Her postdoc at the Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon in Bone Imaging utilized the Canadian Light Source Synchrotron - a type of particle accelerator.
Human Gross Anatomy, Anatomical Dissection, Bone Biology, Computated Anatomy. Her interests focus improving the educational experience for undergraduate and graduate medical students and hence their patients. This includes work on using anatomy as a keystone for teaching transgender healthcare content and best practices to medical students and professionals. More specifically, her work is largely focused on reducing prejudice and increasing access to healthcare for gender non-conforming people. Her current areas of research interest are: bone biology and human osteology; successful incorporation of technology into education; anatomy of gender.
Dr. Carter currently serves on the Committee for Early Career Anatomists (CECA) of the American Association of Anatomists (AAA) and the Career Development Committee (CDC) of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA). Dr. Carter serves as a core anatomy faculty member in both the lab and lecture hall in the Development, Structure, and Function (DSF) course for first-year medical students; she is the Faculty Director of the LGBT Optional Enrichment Elective, and Faculty in the Population Health Clerkship. She also lectures in Anatomy for Forensic Anthropologists, at Boston University School of Medicine and is a Course Author for the “Complete Anatomy” app by 3D4medical.
She lives with her giant Alaskan Malamute, in the Victorian home she is currently renovating. 
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Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014–2015 Department of Medical Imaging, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. Focal Project: “Incorporating Clinical Imaging into the Undergraduate Curriculum”

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