Kristjan Thompson, PhD

Thompson, KristjanEducation

  • BS, Exercise/Sports Science, Elon University
  • PhD, Anatomy and Cell Biology, East Carolina University

Research Interest

Dr. Thompson’s current research emphasis is on development of curricular materials for gross anatomy medical education, anatomical variations in human gross anatomy, and medical education curriculum reform.

Selected Publications

  • Kristjan L. Thompson, Julian L. Gendreau, Jarred E. Strickling, and Henry E. Young. (2019) Cadaveric Dissection in Relation to Problem-Based Learning Case Sequencing: A Report of Medical Student Musculoskeletal Examination Performances and Self-Confidence. Anatomical Sciences Education, 12: 612-626. doi:10.1002/ase.1891
  • Gail Elizabeth Elliott and Kristjan Louise Thompson. (2013) A Previously Undocumented Pre-Aortic Pathway of the Thoracic Duct: A Case Report. International Journal of Anatomical Variations 6: 221-224. ISSN: 1308-4038
  • N. T. Boaz, A. H. Martin, K. Thompson, C. Ferreira, L. Forrest.  (2011)  Structure and Functional Significance of the Transverse Vesical Fold. Clinical Anatomy 24: 62-69. doi: 10.1002/ca.2105

Professional Involvement

  • American Association for Anatomy (AAA)
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
  • International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)

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