​Anatomical Gift Program hosts tour at the Gerald L. Francis Center

LIFE@Elon members toured the anatomy space in the Gerald Francis Center on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Janet Cope, professor of physical therapy education, Dr. Cynthia Bennett, assistant professor of physician assistant studies, Gytis Balilionis, anatomy laboratory coordinator, and Dianne Person, director of the Anatomical Gift Program hosted 30 LIFE@Elon members and guided them through the anatomy educational spaces of the Gerald Francis Center. 

The tour was scheduled in response to a request from many LIFE@Elon members to hear more about the role that anatomic donors play in the lives of Elon students. The sessions included a brief informational presentation about the curricula of Elon’s Physician Assistant Studies and Doctor of Physical Therapy programs, a  tour of the lab facilities and a question-and-answer session with the anatomy professors of both departments. 

The main informational session was followed by a luncheon that included questions, answers and a discussion with first-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students and first-year students in the Physician Assistant Studies Program.

For additional information about LIFE@Elon, please contact Kathryn Bennett, LIFE@Elon Coordinator, by email at kbennett9@elon.edu or by phone at (336) 278-7431 or for information about the Anatomical Gift Program, contact Person by email at dperson@elon.edu or by phone at (336) 278-6564