Susan Standring, PhD, DSc is Emeritus Professor of Anatomy at King’s College London and Anatomy Development Tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng).
As a neuroscientist, she worked on the biology of repair in the peripheral nervous system and is a past president of the Peripheral Nerve Society. As an anatomist, she has taught medical and dental students and surgical trainees for 40 years and has championed anatomy as a fundamental component of medical and dental curricula throughout her career. Dr. Standring is the past president of the Anatomical Society and is the current editor-in-chief of Gray’s Anatomy, now in its 41st edition. She is a Trustee of the Hunterian Collection at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was formerly a Trustee of the Damiliola Taylor Trust and of Changing Faces.
Dr. Standring is a Fellow of King’s College London and an Honorary Fellow of RCSEng. She was awarded the prestigious Wood Jones Medal of RCSEng for her outstanding contribution to anatomy teaching in 2013.