Tracy L Kivell
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- An interactive method for teaching anatomy of the human eye for medical students in ophthalmology clinical rotationsTracy L Kivell
Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0383, USA
Anat Sci Educ 2:173-8. 2009..Students and clinical faculty feedback reveal high levels of satisfaction with the presentation of anatomy and its scheduling early during the ophthalmology clerkship...
- Independent evolution of knuckle-walking in African apes shows that humans did not evolve from a knuckle-walking ancestorTracy L Kivell
Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0383, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:14241-6. 2009....
- New primate carpal bones from Rudabánya (late Miocene, Hungary): taxonomic and functional implicationsTracy L Kivell
Department Anthropology, University of Toronto, 19 Russell Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2S2, Canada
J Hum Evol 57:697-709. 2009..These are the first carpal bones described from Rudabánya and from this taxon, and they add to our understanding of the evolution of arboreal locomotion in late Miocene apes...
- Teaching the anatomy of oncology: evaluating the impact of a dedicated oncoanatomy courseJunzo P Chino
Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:853-9. 2011..We developed an anatomy-focused educational program for radiation oncology residents integrating cadaver dissection into the didactic review of diagnostic, surgical, radiologic, and treatment planning, and herein assess its efficacy...
- Frequency and timing of scaphoid-centrale fusion in hominoidsTracy L Kivell
Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, 100 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3, Canada
J Hum Evol 52:321-40. 2007..A more definitive answer to the question of the functional significance of scaphoid-centrale fusion will have to await more detailed analyses of great ape wrist kinematics...
- Knuckle-walking in Sivapithecus? The combined effects of homology and homoplasy with possible implications for pongine dispersalsDavid R Begun
Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, 19 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Hum Evol 60:158-70. 2011....
- Hand and foot pressures in the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) reveal novel biomechanical trade-offs required for walking on gracile digitsTracy L Kivell
Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University, Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708, USA
J Exp Biol 213:1549-57. 2010..This research demonstrates several novel biomechanical trade-offs to deal with complex functional demands on the mammalian skeleton...