Dr. Erin Amerman, Florida State College at Jacksonville
Dr. Erin Amerman is an anatomy and physiology professor and author who currently teaches at Florida State College at Jacksonville. She received her first textbook publishing contract in 2003 at age 25. In 2004, her first book, Exercises for the Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory, was published with Morton Publishing Company. One year later, she signed a second textbook contract with Pearson to author a two-semester anatomy and physiology classroom text, Human Anatomy and Physiology. To date, she has authored six textbooks, all of which are in at least their second edition. Dr. Amerman’s books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies across continents. She has also authored, produced, and narrated a variety of media applications. Dr. Amerman has a baccalaureate degree in cellular and molecular biology from the University of West Florida and a doctorate in podiatric medicine from Des Moines University. She has been teaching and developing curricula for courses such as human anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and microbiology since 1999. When not teaching or writing, she is working with animals –– having founded Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary in 2016. Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary has grown to become the largest bovine sanctuary in the country.