22268-Byram, Jessica

Jessica Byram, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Phone 317-278-2414
MS 5025H
Indianapolis, IN


Jessica Byram received her MS in Human Biology from the University of Indianapolis and her PhD in Anatomy Education at Indiana University School of Medicine. 

She is Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology at Indiana University School of Medicine, where she teaches human gross anatomy to medical and undergraduate students, and histology and embryology to graduate students. She is director of the Education Track PhD in Anatomy & Physiology. She also mentors MS and PhD students pursuing anatomy and medical education research. 

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Education
    2017 PhD Indiana University
    2013 MS University of Indianapolis
    2010 BA Metropolitan State College of Denver
  • Research

    My research thus far has examined professional identity formation (PIF) across the medical education spectrum, from undergraduate medical education to residency. I am also interested in professionalism education and perspectives of professionalism in medical students. 

  • Professional Organizations
    American Association of Anatomists
    American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA)
    Central Group on Educational Affairs
  • Awards
    Org: Dept. of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
    Desc: Shellhammer Teaching Award
    Scope: Department

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