R. Shane Tubbs, MS, PA-C, PhD, is Professor of Anatomy at St. George’s University, Grenada, adjunct faculty at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, WA and has honorary professorships at Dundee University, Dundee, Scotland, and Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. He is the Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President of the Seattle Science Foundation in Seattle, WA. Dr. Tubbs is also an honorary faculty at National Skull Base Foundation. Dr. Tubbs’ research interests are centered around the so-called “reverse translational anatomy research” where clinical problems are identified and solved with anatomical studies. This investigative paradigm has resulted in over 1,200 peer-reviewed publications. He sits on the editorial board of over 10 anatomical journals and has reviewed for over 100 scientific journals. He has been a visiting professor to major institutions in the US and worldwide. Dr. Tubbs has authored over 20 books and over 50 book chapters. His textbooks include The Chiari Malformations, Gray’s Anatomy Review, Gray’s Clinical Photographic Dissector of the Human Body, Netter’s Introduction to Clinical Procedures, Anatomy for Plastic Surgery of the Face, Head, and Neck, Nerves and Nerve Injuries volumes I and II, A History of Human Anatomy, and Bergman’s Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation. He is an editor for the 41st edition of Gray’s Anatomy and is the editor-in-chief of the journal Clinical Anatomy.