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Dr. Lynn John Romrell

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Professor and Associate Dean for ...

Florida State University
600 W College Ave
Tallahassee , Florida 32306
United States

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Background

Employment History

  • Professor , Department of Biomedical Sciences
    Florida State University
  • Executive Director, Anatomical Board
    State of Florida
  • Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Executive Director, Anatomical Board
    State of Florida
  • Chairman
    Anatomical Board
  • Executive Director
    Anatomical Board
  • Associate Dean for Medical Education and Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology
    University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Professor and Associate Dean
    Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Chair of the Anatomical Board and An Associate Dean
    University of Florida
  • Anatomy Professor
    University of Florida
  • Anatomy Teacher
    University of Florida

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, Anatomical Board
    State of Florida
  • Board Member
    Anatomical Board

Education

  • Ph.D.
57 Total References
Web References
Palm Beach Times Health & Nature Headlines - University of Florida Health Reasearch News
www.thepalmbeachtimes.com, 14 Dec 2006 [cached]
August 2005 - UF News: Gene therapy works in mice to prevent blindness that strikes boys - UF News: Statement issued by Lynn J. Romrell, Ph.D., Executive Director, Anatomical Board of the State of Florida
Sticker Shock Stuns Body Donors In Florida: From The Tampa Tribune
www.tampatrib.com, 16 Jan 2005 [cached]
Although three-fourths of the states pick up the tab for body donation, Florida pays nothing, said Lynn Romrell, longtime executive director of the Anatomical Board of the State of Florida, the Gainesville-based clearinghouse for bodies.
"The state provides no funding to defray costs," said Romrell, also a 30-year professor at the University of Florida's medical school.
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Romrell said the state receives 400 to 500 cadavers a year, about half of what it needs.
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Romrell said memorial ceremonies are important for University of Florida medical students, as well.
Students Pay Tributes
"Some of the students go back to the cadaver lab, after the tables are closed, and place flowers on the tables," he said.
IAMSE Web Seminar
www.iamse.org, 1 Jan 2002 [cached]
Lynn J. Romrell, Ph.D. Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology Associate Dean for Medical Education University of Florida College of Medicine
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Lynn J. Romrell, Ph.D. is a Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Executive Director, Anatomical Board of the State of Florida. He has been Associate Dean for Medical Education at the University of Florida College of Medicine since 1988. Dr. Romrell's research is in the field of genetic control of events in spermatogenesis, and he is author of numerous peer reviewed articles, abstracts and chapters. He has also co-authored seven books and two computer programs in the fields of anatomy and histology. Dr. Romrell is recognized as an outstanding teach having been selected as the Basic Science Teacher of the Year in the College of Medicine in 1978-79, 1996-97 and 1999-2000, and co-recipient of Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Basic Science Course by each graduating class from 1993 to 2000 and again in 2002. In 2001, Dr. Romrell was inducted into the University of Florida College of Medicine Society of Teaching Scholars. In 1996, he was the recipient of the Professional Achievement Award given by Idaho State University's College of Arts and Sciences. He also currently serves as a representative on the USMLE Step 1 Anatomy Test Committee for the National Board of Medical Examiners, 1995-1998 and 1999-2001.
As Associate Dean for Medical Education, Dr. Romrell has responsibility for the administration of the educational programs for the four years of medical school.
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Drs. Watson and Romrell have recently published a paper in Academic Medicine entitled: "Mission-Based-Budgeting: Removing a Graveyard. Dr. Romrell also has interest in medical informatics and has served on local and national task forces concerned with the use of computer technology in medical education
Defiant MOSI plans to open cadaver exhibit over state's objections
www.wfts.com, 18 Aug 2005 [cached]
"The intent and educational value changes dramatically once you put a body into a sensational pose," offered the Anatomical Board's chairman, Dr. Lynn Romrell.
Citylink
www.clinkonline.com, 26 Aug 2001 [cached]
Dr. Lynn Romrell, director of Florida's Anatomical Board, doesn't understand why these bodies can be donated under the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act and not be subject to the laws that govern burials and cremations.
He acknowledges, however, that the process of donating under this act does gives the organization, as well as the client, more control.When a person makes a donation, that designation prevents the intervention of family members.
Because cryonics is treated differently than burials or cremations, Romrell says, there isn't much oversight of these organizations.When donations are made under the Anatomical Gift Act, it's up to states to determine when or if there will be any oversight.Aside from a few states that require bodies to be cremated in a specified amount of time, most states have few laws governing donations.
A 1993 meeting of the CryoCare Foundation illustrates some of the obstacles facing cryonics.The foundation was established to offer cryopreservation with assistance from BioPreservation, which provided remote standby, transport, perfusion and cooldown capability, and CryoSpan, which managed long-term maintenance of stored patients.
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