With its unrivaled art program and accessible writing style, McKinley et al.’s Human Anatomy 5th edition stands apart from other anatomy textbooks. High-quality pictures paired with brilliantly rendered illustrations assist college students visualize, perceive, and respect the wonders of human anatomy. The authors incorporate their over 70 of teaching expertise into student-friendly Learning Strategies, Clinical View boxes, and progressive question sets that inspire students to internalize and apply what they have learned.
Elizabeth E. Pennefather-O’Brien acquired her undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and her MA and PhD degrees in biological anthropology from Indiana University, Bloomington. She is a full-time lecturer at Medicine Hat College in Alberta, teaching anatomy and physiology to nursing and paramedic students. She has additionally taught physiology and biology for non-majors. Elizabeth is active in a number of professional organizations including the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and the Faculty Association at Medicine Hat College. In 2012, Elizabeth was 1 of 5 inaugural recipients of the College Sector Educator Awards bestowed by the Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE).