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About Emranul Huq

Dr. Huq currently teaches gross anatomy and histology in the pre-clerkship Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) program at PCOM South Georgia. He received his PhD in Physical Anthropology from the State University of New York-Stony Brook. While at graduate school, he started to teach anatomy and has been continuously teaching anatomy to both graduate and undergraduate students since 2008. Prior to joining PCOM South Georgia, Dr. Huq had taught in the pre-clerkship MD programs at the Saint James School of Medicine and most recently at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine. He was the course director for Human Gross Anatomy at the Saint James School of Medicine and the module lead for the longitudinal Language of Medicine module at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine.

Dr. Huq’s research interests include comparative musculoskeletal functional anatomy and evolutionary biology of humans and primates. He has mentored student research projects in osteoarthritis, sickle cell anemia, scoliosis, knee replacement surgery, and the use of bio-synthetic materials in bone replacement surgery. Dr. Huq has published on topics in musculoskeletal anatomy as well as anatomical variations in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Anatomy and American Journal of Physical Anthropology.


Present Associate Professor of Bio-Medical Sciences, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Bio-Medical Sciences


2012 - 2013 Physiological, histological and mechanical characteristics of selected epaxial muscles in primates
The L. S. B. Leakey Foundation
Doctoral Research Grant
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Honors and Awards

  • Turkana Basin Institute Graduate Fellowship, SUNY-Stony Brook - 2006-2011
  • Gold Medalist, University of Dhaka - 2003


  • Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Foundations in Reproductive and Genitourinary Medicine


2013 PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook ‐ Physical Anthropology
2005 MA, University of Chicago ‐ Physical Anthropology
2003 MSS, University of Dhaka ‐ Anthropology
2002 BS, University of Dhaka ‐ Anthropology

Contact Information

P: 229-668-3203


Scholarly Articles (4)

Conferences and Presentations (4)