44839-Cale, Andrew

Andrew S. Cale, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

MS 5035
Indianapolis, IN


Andrew Cale is an Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Physiology at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he teaches human gross anatomy and neuroanatomy to medical, health professional, and graduate students. In addition to his teaching, he performs educational research focusing on anatomy education, metacognition, educator development, and science communication. He received his PhD in Anatomy Education from Indiana University and his MS in Modern Human Anatomy from the University of Colorado.

Key Publications

2023      Cale AS, Hoffman LA, McNulty MA. Promoting metacognition in an allied health anatomy course. Anatomical Sciences Education. 2023 May;16(3):473-85.

2023.    Cale AS, Byram JN, Organ JM, Schmalz NA. “A whole new perspective on how the body fits together”—An evaluation of a cadaver laboratory experience for high school students. Anatomical Sciences Education. 2023 Mar;16(2):291-304.

2022      Sanders KA, Philp JA, Jordan CY, Cale AS, Cunningham CL, Organ JM. Anatomy Nights: An international public engagement event increases audience knowledge of brain anatomy. Plos one. 2022 Jun 9;17(6):e0267550.

2020     Cale AS, Hendrickse A, Lyman M, Royer DF. Integrating a cadaver review session into the existing regional anesthesia training for anesthesiology residents: an initial experience. Medical Science Educator. 2020 Jun;30:695-703.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Education
    2023 PhD Indiana University
    2018 MS University of Colorado
    2013 BS University of California, Davis
  • Research
    Andrew's research interests include anatomy education, metacognition in both students, educators, and clinicians, educator development, and science communication.
  • Professional Organizations
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Association of Anatomists
    American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA)
    International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)
  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: Lieber Memorial Associate Instructor Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2023-02-06
    Org: American Association for Anatomy
    Desc: American Association for Anatomy Student/Postdoctoral Education Research Poster Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2022-04-24
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: David B. Burr Educational Fellow Award
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2021-05-31
    Org: Master's in Modern Human Anatomy Program
    Desc: Excellence in Teaching Award
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2018-05-21

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