Dr Joy Balta is a Lecturer in Anatomy and coordinates the Masters in Human Anatomy programme at the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork, Ireland.

Joy joins me for a chat about his recent PhD thesis and publications on the different embalming techniques that are used across anatomy education for undergraduate and postgraduate training.


Here are the links to the papers and Masters in Human Anatomy we discussed on the podcast:

A pilot study comparing the use of Thiel- and formalin-embalmed cadavers in the teaching of human anatomy

The utility of cadaver-based approaches for the teaching of human anatomy: A survey of British and Irish anatomy teachers

Assessment of Thiel-Embalmed Cadavers as a Teaching Tool for Oral Anatomy and Local Anesthesia

Assessing radiological images of human cadavers: Is there an effect of different embalming solutions?

MSc in Human Anatomy at University College Cork


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