Phillip Pearson , PhD
Associate Professor, Anatomy
Dr. Pearson attained his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at the University of Tennessee-Memphis in 1999. Dr. Pearson published several research papers on the reorganization of the cerebral cortex after traumatic limb amputation as a basis of phantom limb representation.
He completed post doctoral fellowships at the Department of Anesthesiology and Palliative Care at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (MD Anderson Hospital), Howard University Department of Anatomy and Proteomics, Inc. where he examined the cellular basis of neuropathic pain.
In addition to his research projects, Dr. Pearson also worked at Howard University as a gross anatomy and embryology instructor. He then moved to AT Still University (Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine) as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy where he taught gross anatomy and embryology. Most recently, Dr Pearson has worked at Saba University School of Medicine as an Associate Professor for the past six years continuing to teach gross anatomy and embryology.