Assistant Professor, Anatomy


(989) 774-6565

College of Medicine 2427
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859


Karen Poole, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Anatomy in the Foundational Sciences Division of the CMU College of Medicine. She joined CMED after a postdoctoral position teaching medical anatomy at Stony Brook University. Her research focuses on the anatomy and evolution of ornithischian dinosaurs, with a focus on changes in osteology associated with shifts in gait.


  • Graduate School: Ph.D. (Biological Sciences) George Washington University