an@tomedia

A New Approach TO Medical Education: Developments In Anatomy

Content Developers

About the Principal Authors

Norman Eizenberg (Monash & Notre Dame Universities, Australia) Project Leader

Dr. Eizenberg (MBBS, FRACS Hon.) is Associate Professor in the Centre of Human Anatomy Education, Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology as well as in the Department of Surgery, Monash Medical Centre. He is also a general medical practitioner and Head of Clinical Teaching in the  Melbourne Clinical School at The University of Notre Dame. Dr. Eizenberg has coordinated anatomy teaching programs (to medical students and surgical trainees) for more than 20 years as well as being an anatomy examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. His major areas of research are in medical education and anatomical variations. In 2000, Dr. Eizenberg was awarded the Universitas 21 teaching fellowship for 'Educational Innovation'. In 2005, he received a 'Meritorious Service Award' from the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons and in 2015 an 'Outstanding Service Award' from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, where he was also made an Honorary Fellow.

Christopher Briggs (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Dr. Briggs (DipEd, BSc, MSc, PhD) is Associate Professor in Anatomy and Neuroscience at The University of Melbourne. He is also a forensic anthropologist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Dr. Briggs has coordinated anatomy teaching programs (to medical, physiotherapy & science students and surgical trainees) for more than 20 years and is an anatomy examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. His major areas of research are in functional & applied anatomy and forensic anthropology.

Priscilla Barker (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Dr. Barker (B.App.Sci (Physio), PhD) is a higher education worker in Anatomy and Neuroscience. She is also a qualified physiotherapist. Dr Barker has lectured in and coordinated anatomy teaching and dissection programs at Melbourne and Monash Universities. Her major areas of research are in musculoskeletal anatomy and biomechanics of the spine & pelvis. In 2005, Dr. Barker was Spine Journal's 'Young Investigator of the Year'.

Ivica Grkovic (University of Split, Croatia)

Dr. Grkovic (MD, MSc, PhD) is Professor and Head of Anatomy. He is a qualified medical practitioner and has postgraduate degrees in radiological anatomy and neuroscience. Dr Grkovic coordinates anatomy teaching programs for medical and health science students. His major areas of research are in the autonomic nervous system and neurobiology.

Anatomedia authors

 

Contributing Authors

Alex Pitman, Craig G Adams, Michael Murphy, Priti Pandey, Yousef Sadeghi

 

Content Contribution

Henoh Dolezal, Zdenek Dubrava, Jeremy Grummet, Marius Fahrer, Gerard Ahern, Nicolas Smoll

 

Dissection

Priscilla Barker, Matt Jackson, Katharine Guggenheimer

 

Digital Imaging

Stuart Thyer, Priscilla Barker, Emily Brink, Diana Keshtiar-Hegazy, Belinda Robinson, Henoh Dolezal, Jacinta Le Page, Kate Hatzopoulos

 

Illustration

Priscilla Barker, Sian M Fairbank, Quang Minh Phan, Diana Keshtiar-Hegazy, Ivica Grkovic, Belinda Robinson, Victoria Newman

 

Photography

Stuart Thyer, Michelle Gough, Gavan Mitchell, Nathan Jacobs

 

Software Development

Flash Programming

Daniel Robertson (DJR Interactive),

Hugh Campbell (Highbrow Interactive)

Graphic Design

Gavin Leys

Server Side Programming

David Vasjuta

Audio/Video Engineering

Russell Evans

Gavin Neubauer

VR Object Photography

David Adam

 

CD-ROM Credits

Gavin Leys, Daniel Robertson, Russell Evans, David Adam, Gordon Yau, Ric Canale, Matthew Riddle, Chris Hanger, Cathy Garrivan, Kate Sumner, Daniel Jones, Ashley Freeman, Tina Bryant, Katharine Guggenheimer, Sarah Williamson, Jacinta Le Page

 

Consultants

Clinical Consulting

G Ian Taylor, Maurice Brygel, Jeremy Grummet, Peter Danne, Finlay Macrae, Joe Tjandra, Mathew Lynch, Karl Alexander, Jeff Wassertheil, Gerry Ahern, Mahadev Krishnan, Dinesh Sivaratnam, Paul Sparks, Stephen Parnis, Afif Hadj, John Beynon, Robert Heng, Peter Dwyer, Helen O'Connell, Tony Costello, Anna Rosamilia, Don Murphy, Paul Rosenberg, Fiona Stewart, John Crock, Robert Marshall, Vernon Marshall, Andrew Rotstein, Geoffrey McColl, Martin Richardson, Christen Barras, Warren Rozen, Adina Kleiner, Tony Penington, Paul Soeding, Hiroo Suami, Wei-Ren Pan, Marinis Pirpiris, David Birks, Peter Burke, Vijayakumar Kandasamy, Chris Moss, Hugh Weaver, Pierre Chapuis, Ali Mirjalili, Juliusz Buras, Mohammad Satari, Lois Comber, James D Cameron, Sankar Sinha, Mauro Vaccarezza, Steve Alatakis, Timothy Buckenham, Deryck Foulner, Craig Hacking, Gabes Lau, Dzung Vu, Anthony Buzzard, Pam Craig, Bruce Rigg, Julia Buras

Educational Consulting

Cyril Driver, David M Kennedy

Editorial Consulting

Marius Fahrer, Colin Wendell-Smith, Gerry Ahern, Jenny Hayes, Claude Fahrer, Agron Mataj, Toma Stanicic, Michelle Machado, Tracy Morrison, Tina Bryant, Colin McHenry, Nilay Yalcin, Jacinta Le Page, Galaxy Wong, Justin Adams, Paul McMenamin, Michelle Lazarus, Quentin Fogg

Evaluation

David M Kennedy, Gregor Kennedy

Terminology Editor

Christopher Briggs

 

Special Thanks

Provision of images

Jim de Jong, Robert Heng, Olivia Morris, Michael Fanatzis, Sean Mackay, Barry O'Reilly, Afif Hadj, Martin Richardson, Rathan Subramaniam, Andrew Rotstein, Andrew Bonollo, John Gelman, Simon Knight, Fred Daniel, David Webb, Bill Fleming, John O'Donnell, Simon Banting, Robert Gibson, William Edwards, Andrew Beischer, Phillip Slattery, John Crock, John Vrazas, Monica Pahuja, Ray Crowe, John K Stanley, Tony Sobol, Ryan Jefferies, Andrew Tan, Timothy Buckenham

Isolated dissections

Scott Robbins, Erica Livett, Marius Fahrer, Lea Goh, Simon Rosalie, Balvindar Kaur, Priscilla Barker, Christopher Briggs, Lauren Richardson, Kimberly Norton-Old, Katharine Guggenheimer, Jacinta Le Page, Monty Frankish, Lily Shelton

Research assistance

Fiona Lee, David Topchian, Tina Bryant

Administrative assistance

Julie Carter, Sarah Williamson, Michelle LeRoux

Prototype design (1997)

Darren Williams, Richard Fox, Kerry Butcher, Peter Blecher, Dan Eaves

 

Grant Acknowledgements

CUTSD (Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development; formerly CAUT)

The University of Melbourne (T&L(M&ET)C; Teaching and Learning Multimedia and Educational Technology Committee)

Faculty Information Technology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne

 

Acknowledgements

an@tomedia™ was developed in Anatomy and Neuroscience, The University of Melbourne, Australia.

Learning Environments, Information Services, The University of Melbourne

Department of Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Department of Radiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Diagnostic Imaging, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute

Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine

The Visible Human Project (National Library of Medicine)

Biomedical Multimedia Unit (The University of Melbourne)

Cardiology Unit, Monash Medical Centre

The Radiology Department, Ballarat Health Services

Department of Radiology, Western Hospital

Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy & Pathology, The University of Melbourne

 

Awards

Awarded 'Best CDROM' for an@tomedia™: Back & Abdomen at the 1999 ASCILITE (Australian Society for Computers In Learning In Tertiary Education) Awards.

Awarded 'Best paper' for 'An evaluation of design factors in interactive multimedia' (D. Kennedy, N. Eizenberg, G. Kennedy) at the 1999 ASCILITE conference (Brisbane).

Awarded "Best General Multimedia" for An@tomedia: Back & Abdomen CD-ROMs at the 2003 ATOM Awards (Australian Teachers of Media).

Awarded "Best Tertiary Teaching & Learning Resource" for An@tomedia: General Anatomy CD-ROM & Book at the 2008 AAEEP (Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing) Awards .

Awarded "Best teaching & learning package in tertiary education" for "An@tomedia: General Anatomy CD-ROM & Book" by Australian Publishers Association in 2008.

International finalist for "Best multimedia" for "An@tomedia: Pelvis CD-ROM" by British Medical Association in 2008.

 

Atom Awards, 2003
ATOM Awards, 2003

 

Anatomedia development team, 2001

 

 

Matthew Riddle (programming)Gavin Leys (graphic design)Stuart Thyer (photography & digital imaging) Stuart Thyer (photography & digital imaging) Chris Briggs (author-systems) Chris Briggs (author-systems) Priscilla Barker (digital imaging & author- dissection) Priscilla Barker (digital imaging & author- dissection) Daniel Roberston (chief programmer) Daniel Roberston (chief programmer) Gavin Leys (graphic design) Ric Canale (multimedia) Norm Eizenberg (project leader & author- regions) Matthew Riddle (programming) Ivica Grkovic (author- imaging) Daniel Jones (testing)