Contact details

Bequeathals, Donations, Administration
Bequeathals Officer/Administration:
Tel: 01782 734690/4668
Fax: 01782 734637

Anatomy Facility and Surgical Training Enquiries
Paul Clews: Anatomy Manager
Tel: 01782 733936
Fax: 01782 734637

Postgraduate Anatomy and Surgical Training Courses
Jenna Goode: Administrator – Postgraduate Anatomy & Surgical Training
Tel: 01782 733658

Teaching Course/Research Enquiries
Mr Luke Welsh: Director of Anatomy
Tel: 01782 734694
Fax: 01782 734637

Postal Address
School of Medicine
David Weatherall Building
Keele University

Staff details

Luke Welsh, Director of Anatomy (HTA Designated Individual)
Luke trained in Biomedical Sciences and Anatomy at Edinburgh University and gained laboratory research experience at Charles River Laboratories. Luke is involved in all aspects of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate anatomy, neuroanatomy, embryology, histology and teaching support to medical, health professional and bioscience students. Luke is also the co-director of the intercalated MMedSci degree and unit lead for Year 2, Unit 2 (Movement).

Dr Rachael Quinn, Anatomy Teaching Fellow
Rachael completed a degree in Anatomy and Human Biology at Liverpool University before completing a PhD in molecular physiology. During this time Rachael worked both as an anatomy demonstrator and lecturer. Rachael is involved in all aspects of anatomy, neuroanatomy, embryology, histology teaching to medical, health professional and bioscience students.

Steven Buddle, Anatomy Teaching Fellow
Steven trained in Biomedical Sciences at Sheffield and Anatomy at Edinburgh University. He is involved in all aspects of teaching anatomy, neuroanatomy, embryology and histology.

Dr Ashley Stephen, Anatomy Teaching Fellow
Ashley completed an undergraduate degree in Forensic Anthropology before attaining a PhD in Anatomy, Biomechanics and Motion Analysis at the University of Dundee. Ashley is involved in all aspects of teaching anatomy, neuroanatomy, embryology and histology.

Paul Clews MBIE, (HTA Person Designated) Anatomy Manager
Paul has been involved in the development of the Anatomy Facility and Medical School since it was opened in 2003 for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching. Paul has helped to establish protocols and procedures for the mortuary facility, developing new embalming and specimen preparation methods and designing equipment to provide a first class learning environment. In 2013 the Keele Anatomy and Surgical Training Centre was opened and Paul played a pivotal role in the development of this first class facility.

Richard Fairweather MBA, MBCS, (HTA Person Designated) Anatomy Office Manager
Richard has been with the Anatomy Department since early 2016, initially to develop Surgical Training courses. Alongside Paul Clews, Richard now manages the administration function of the Anatomy Department, and oversees the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Surgical Training facilities.

Jenna Goode, Administrator – Postgraduate Anatomy & Surgical Training
Jenna is the key contact for Surgical Training Course enquiries, and is involved with the development, preparation and set-up for Postgraduate Surgical Training Courses. If you are thinking of running an Anatomical/Cadaveric Training Course, please contact Jenna to discuss your requirements and to obtain a quotation.

Tracey Walker, (HTA Person Designated) Anatomy Administrator
Tracey is a point of contact for people wishing to donate their bodies for medical teaching and research.  Tracey also liaises with families reporting a bereavement; providing advice, support and assistance.

Brian Millward, (HTA Person Designated) Senior Anatomy Technician (Part-time)
Heavily involved in the day to day running of the facility and preparation for practical teaching classes. Brian is a point of contact for the families and liaises with them and co-ordinates the funeral arrangements.

Mike Proctor, (HTA Person Designated) Compliance and Regulatory Officer (Part-time)
Mike is responsible for the preparation and implementation of documentation ensuring compliance with HTA, HSE and other regulations. He is involved in the planning, set-up and running of the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Surgical Training Courses.

Zakee Hayat, (HTA Person Designated) Anatomy Technician
Zak was formerly an apprentice in the Anatomy Department and has now become a valuable member of the team. His training involved courses to advance his skills and he has obtained qualifications to develop his knowledge. He is involved in setting up and ensuring the smooth running of the numerous practical classes in the facility. He also assists in maintaining the specimens so that they can be used over a long period of time.

Mark Amison, (HTA Person Designated) Anatomy Technician
Mark has previously worked at the R.S.U.H. Mortuary for a number of years and has extensive knowledge of post-mortem examinations. He is part of the team involved in the set-up and running of the Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching courses and also the Postgraduate Surgical Training Courses.

Tom Lovelock, (HTA Person Designated) Learning Technology Officer
Tom is based in the Anatomy Suite to develop and provide support for all aspects of AV and IT used in the suite. He has a varied background, with over eight years of experience supporting AV in higher education.

Part-time teachers of anatomy and clinical contributors

Mr Mike Mahon, Part-time Teacher of Anatomy, Histology, Neuroanatomy and Embryology
(Ex-Director of Anatomy at Keele 2002-2012. Ex-HTA Designated Individual: see below)
Contact for Anatomy, Histology, etc., related web pages, IT and online resources. Mike is also the co-director of the intercalated MMedSci degree.

Professor Peter Willan, Surgeon & Freelance Anatomist
(Birmingham Medical School graduate and NHS surgeon. Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Formerly examiner for Royal College of Surgeons of England and Licensed Teacher of Anatomy)
Wide experience of all aspects of undergraduate and postgraduate anatomy to medical, dental and other courses and professions through work at University of Manchester as Senior Lecturer then abroad as Professor of Anatomy.

Dr Menos Lagopoulos, Part-time Lecturer, (Ex-Director of Anatomy, 2012-2018, Ex-HTA Designated Individual) Menos came to Keele in 2012 after leading up anatomy classes at Hull/York Medical School and teaching anatomy at St Georges, London, and Leeds University. He is also an experienced examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Professor Rob Kirby, (Hospital Dean UHNM, consultant surgeon)

Dr John Delieu, Part-time Clinical Tutor, (Sheffield University graduate in Anatomy and Cell Biology and NHS Nurse. Associate Member of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Examiner for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and representative for IQA in Basic Sciences, also College Clinical Educator).
Has experience in teaching all aspects of undergraduate and postgraduate anatomy to medical, and other courses and professions through work at Bangor University as Senior Lecturer and DI, and as Honorary Lecture in Anatomy at the Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry (RJAH), previously Licensed Teacher of Anatomy.

Dr John Miller, General Practitioner

Contributions to clinical, surface and living anatomy.

Other contributors to anatomy and clinical anatomy teaching on an ad-hoc basis include:
Dr Monte Gates (Life Sciences), Mr Vinay Jasani (Surgery, UHNM), Dr Alex Clark (Radiology, UHNM), Mr Charles Wynn-Jones (Orthopaedic Surgery), Kim Major (Physiotherapy) and UHNM SHOs, Registrars and F2 doctors.

Histopathology Teaching in the Medical School Campus site is augmented via the valuable contributions from UHNM Pathologists Dr Mark Stephens, Dr Daniel Gey van Pittius, Dr Lisette Hammond and Dr Nikki Kuiper, whilst Dr Stanislaw Glazewski (Life Sciences), Professor Rosemary Fricker (Life Sciences) contribute to Neuroanatomy classes.