Guinevere Granite, MS, MA, PhD

Director of Human Anatomy; Associate Professor

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Research interests

Anatomical variations; bog bodies; Advanced Surgical Skills Exposures for Trauma (ASSET) Study Research


Guinevere Granite received her BA in Anthropology from Kenyon College (2005), her MS in Forensic Science from the University of New Haven (2006), and her MA (2009) and PhD (2012) in Physical Anthropology from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Currently, she is the Director of Human Anatomy and an Associate Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology in the Department of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Granite also has dual appointments in the Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics department as well as with the Graduate School of Nursing (GSN) at USUHS. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor teaching Anthropology in Forensic Investigations at the University of Maryland, Global Campus (UMGC). In 2017, she received the Professional Achievement Award from UMGC and was featured on the Smithsonian Channel documentary Secrets: Bog Bodies (Season 4, Episode 7). In 2019, she founded the Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) at USUHS and serves as the American Association of Medical Colleges GWIMS Representative. Also, in 2019, she received the Dean’s Faculty Impact Award. Since 2018, Dr. Granite has served as a Board Member on the Maryland State Anatomy Board. In 2021, she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and received the Dean's Faculty Teaching Award. In 2021, she also received a Research Infrastructure & Services USU Intramural Research Award to enhance the traditional anatomy education method of cadaveric dissection to a blended education framework involving computer-based, virtual reality and augmented reality 3-D learning methods in addition to cadaveric dissection. She served as the Co-Chair for the Education Committee of the Faculty Senate in 2021 to 2022, as well as the Executive Curriculum Committee School of Medicine Chair Representative. In 2022, she was elected as Faculty Senate President Elect, received the Outstanding Pre-Clerkship Faculty Award from the USUHS School of Medicine Class of 2023, and received the Outstanding Civilian Teaching Award from the USUHS School of Medicine Class of 2022. In 2023, the Outstanding Pre-Clerkship Faculty Award from the USUHS School of Medicine Class of 2024, the GSN Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Contributions, and the Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award from the American Association for Anatomy. She is currently serving as the Faculty Senate President. Her research interests include Human Anatomical Variations, Northern European Bog Bodies, and Advanced Surgical Skills Exposures for Trauma (ASSET) Study Research.

Education/Academic qualification

Physical Anthropology, PhD, Ph.D., University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Physical Anthropology, Master, Master of Arts, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Forensic Science, Concentration: Advanced Investigation, Master, Master of Science, University of New Haven


Anthropology, Bachelor, Bachelor of Science, Kenyon College



  • RD Surgery
  • L Education (General)
  • U Military Science (General)
  • QM Human anatomy


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