Amy Hunter

Course Leader (Anatomy, Embryology)

Qualifications & Further Awards/Achievements

  • 1996 BSc. Hons Anatomy 1st Class, Edinburgh University
  • 2009 B.Ost with Distinction from British School of Osteopathy
  • 2014 PGcert. In Higher education from University of Greenwich



After graduating from Edinburgh, I was offered a post in the anatomy department where I created an ontology of human embryological developmental anatomy. I practice Osteopathy in 3 clinics in Sussex, and I also demonstrate cadaveric dissection to Osteopaths at Brighton and Sussex Medical

School. Since joining the ESO in 2011, I have taught Anatomy to the 1st and 2nd years which I’ve really enjoyed and have developed a series of video lectures to help students with their self-directed study.


Professional Interest/Publications

Hunter, Amy, Matthew H. Kaufman, Angus McKay, Richard Baldock, Martin W. Simmen, and Jonathan B. L. Bard. “An Ontology of Human Developmental Anatomy.” Journal of Anatomy 203, no. 4 (October 2003): 347–55.



Personal Interests

Organising the Brighton Mini Maker Faire which is a fun and family friendly annual festival of creativity and innovation- basically people showing off stuff that they have made and inspiring other people to get making Stuff! Wild camping in remote places.