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Dr Hannah Shaw  -  PhD

I graduated from Cardiff University in 2004 with 1st class honours degree in Anatomical Sciences, and the Fritz Jacoby prize.  Following this I remained within Cardiff to pursue a PhD funded by the Anatomical Society (AS) supervised by Prof Mike Benjamin, Dr Rob Santer and Dr Alan Watson.  During this time I was the first student member to serve on the Council of the society.  The study focussed on the structure, development and pathology of entheses, focussing principally on the calcaneal (Achilles) tendon.

During my PhD I spent a month in the AO research institute in Davos, Switzerland working with Dr Stephan Milz.  

After completing my doctoral degree in 2007, I was appointed as a Professional Tutor specialising mainly in anatomical education.  In 2010, I was part of the first cohort to complete the postgraduate ‘Anatomy Training Program’ co-ordinated by the Anatomical Society and the American Association of Anatomists.  I am also currently a member of the Anatomical Society, where I serve on the Education Committee, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).