Sir Thomas Myles Lecture

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.