Departments & Divisions
Currently seeking M.S. students.
Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy
As a classically trained Anatomist, Dr. Nation teaches various basic science disciplines to future health care professionals, including gross anatomy, histology, neuroanatomy, and embryology. She teaches Medical, Dental, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy, and Masters of Anatomy students. As an educator, she works diligently to adapt the content and presentation of the material according to the student’s career path and goals. In addition to her educational commitments, Dr. Nation also has a particular interest in research projects involving anatomical variations and conducting medical education research including the integration of new educational tools into the current curriculum.
Nation HL, Kaliski D, Ortiz A. Narrated dissection videos and peer-mentoring to enhance anatomy performance of under-represented minority students in physical therapy education, submitted to Anatomical Sciences Education, [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 8]. Anat Sci Educ. 2020;10.1002/ase.1971. doi:10.1002/ase.1971
Nation HL, Jeong SY, Jeong SW, Occhialini AP. Anomalous muscles and nerves in the hand of a 94-year-old cadaver—A case report, Int J Surg Case Rep 2019, 65:119-123
Kinsman BJ, Nation HL, Stocker SD. Hypothalamic Signaling in Body Fluid Homeostasis and Hypertension Current Hypertension Reports 2017 Jun;19(50).
Nation HL, Nicoleau M, Kinsman BJ, Browning KN, Stocker SD. DREADD-induced activation of subfornical organ neurons stimulates thirst and salt appetite Journal of Neurophysiology 2016 Feb;115(6):3123-3129.