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Dr Jenny R Skidmore Mb, ChB, PhD

Director of the Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences, Deputy Head of Medical Education

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Dr Jenny R Skidmore is Director of the Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences within Medicine at the University of Southampton.

Dr Jenny Skidmore joined the University of Southampton in 1983 as a part-time Anatomy Demonstrator having graduated from Leicester University with medical degree in 1980. She was appointed as a Lecturer in Human Morphology in 1984.

In 1996, on completion of a PhD in Neuroscience, Dr Skidmore became Admissions Tutor, Pastoral Tutor and Coordinator of the Gastrointestinal Systems Course. Later she was appointed Year 2 Coordinator for the 5 Year Bachelor of Medicine programme. Between 2004 and 2007 she joined a small team to lead a review of the first 2 years of the BM5 curriculum. The new curriculum was implemented in 2007 and in 2009 the team was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Award for this development.

Dr Skidmore is an enthusiastic anatomy teacher and in 2004 she was appointed as Director of the Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences. This group comprises teaching and technical teams with responsibility for: delivering teaching and learning in anatomy and preparing high quality resource materials/facilities for medical, physiotherapy, podiatry and archaeology students and postgraduate clinicians.

In 2010 she was elected to Council of the British Association of Clinical Anatomists.

Qualifications

MBChB, Medicine, Leicester University (1980)
PhD University of Southampton (1996)

Appointments

Lecturer in Human Morphology, University of Southampton (1984-2004)

Senior Lecturer, Anatomical Sciences, University of Southampton (2004-present)

Department(s)

Medical Education

Faculty of Medicine

  • Director of the Centre for learning Anatomical Sciences
  • Deputy Head of Medical Education
  • Chair of the Taught Programmed Assessment Committee
  • Member of Taught Programmes Management Committee

University of Southampton

  • Human Tissue Authority Designated Individual

National

  • Member of Council of the British Association of Clinical Anatomist
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  • Director of Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences
  • Chair of Taught Programmes Assessment Committee
  • Anatomy teacher – lectures, practicals and small group teaching for BM students
  • Personal tutor
Dr Jenny R Skidmore
Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, AB84, level B, South academic block, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK

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