Karl jacobs

Founder – Lead Dissector – Anatomist

Karl is an accredited anatomist, presently working at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He collaborates with the Department of Medical Biology, Section Clinical Anatomy & Embryology of the University of Amsterdam.

He graduated as a Physical therapist at the University of applied science for physiotherapy, “Thim van der Laan”, Utrecht the Netherlands in 2003. As a physical therapist he has always been interested in the diagnostic assessment and orthopaedic rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders.

Since 2006, he has worked as a lecturer at the Amsterdam University of applied science and is responsible for the delivery of the dissection and anatomy program. He also lectures on anatomy in the musculoskeletal ultrasound courses at the Amsterdam Medical Centre, organised by Enraf-Nonius and SonoSkills.

As an anatomist his area of special interest is the functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, with a particular focus on fascia. He graduated with his MSc Functional and Clinical Anatomy from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) in 2017; his final dissertation was on the embryological, histological, physiological and morphological aspects of the fascial system.

Dr Shazan Chughtai

Editor – Anatomist

Shazan is an Anatomist and formerly worked as an Anatomy Teaching Fellow at the University of Birmingham. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and works as a medical doctor (General Practice) for the National Health Service England.

He graduated as a medical doctor from Queen Mary University of London, St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine. His postgraduate clinical training included the following specialities, general medicine & surgery, diabetes, hepatology, emergency medicine, upper gastrointestinal surgery, urology, stroke medicine, psychiatry and general practice.

He has always had a passion for anatomy and read for an MSc in Functional and Clinical Anatomy from the University of Birmingham and graduated with distinction. He teaches with Karl in Amsterdam and teaches on clinical anatomy courses in London.

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