Apr 19, 2023
Dr. Amanda Meyer is a senior lecturer in the School of Human Sciences at the University of Western Australia in Perth. She teaches gross anatomy, neuroanatomy and histology and she is a reviewer of, and mentor for, the university’s Associate Fellowship and Fellowship of Higher Education Academy applications.
Dr. Meyer is a member of the School of Human Sciences Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. She is also a founding member of the Global Neuroanatomy Network and, among many other responsibilities, an Editorial Board Member of the Anatomical Sciences Education journal.
Dr. Meyer is one of several anatomists who are promoting wider acceptance of the law of NOMENS. The acronym NOMENS stands for Non-Original Malappropriate Eponymous Nomenclature and it asserts that no phenomenon should be named after its discoverer.
NOMENS Land: The place of eponyms in the anatomy classroom
By Margaret A. McNulty, Rebecca L. Wisner, Amanda J. Meyer
Medical Eponym Library
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Intro and Outro music "Vicious Pen" courtesy of Moby Gratis