Reinventing Education in the Metaverse with HoloAnatomy® Suite 

November 29, 2022

1:00PM - 2:00PM (EST)

Microsoft Event 2022

When Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine planned its new medical education building, the administration decided that the building would not include cadaveric dissection labs. This created an opportunity for the faculty to develop a new approach to anatomy education levering Industrial Metaverse technology. Thanks to the partnership with Microsoft, HoloAnatomy Software and subsequently HoloAnatomy Neuro Software were born. 

This session will explore how mixed reality enabled a reinvention of anatomy education for better learning outcomes with CWRU Executive Director of Global Sales, Nancy Farrow, Finger Lakes Community College Associate Professor, Christine Parker, and Texas Christian University School of Medicine Founding Dean, Dr. Stuart Flynn

Discussion will cover:

  • How education is being reinvented with HoloAnatomy
  • Finger Lakes Community College and Texas Christian University experience with HoloAnatomy 
  • Advice for institutions considering reinventing learning with mixed reality. 

Microsoft HoloLens Education Industry Forum

April 20, 2022

11:00AM - 1:30PM (EST)

Celebrating the HoloLens Industry Community

This event hosted by VR/AR Association offered an education industry-specific forum to create a deeper engagement with HoloLens customers, enthusiasts, and experts. It allowed for opportunities to learn more about HoloLens best practices, core use-cases, and featured stories. 

This event featured a discussion on the 21st century Approach to Human Anatomy Education by CWRU Associate Professor of Anatomy, Dr. Sue Wish-Baratz, Finger Lakes Community College Associate Professor, Christy Parker, and CWRU Executive Director of Global Sales of HoloAnatomy, Nancy Farrow

North America HoloLens Industry Summit

January 26, 2022

8am - 1:15pm PST / 11am - 4:15pm EST

Celebrating the HoloLens Industry Community

This year's event included over 70 countries being represented and 2,500+ registrants attending.  A partnership with the VR/AR Association further extend the opportunities to learn more from Microsoft and industry leaders about HoloLens best practices, core use-cases, and featured stories. This year’s Summit highlighted even more incredible speakers, more opportunities to learn, and more opportunities to connect with your peers and professionals across industries. 

Watch the 2022 Microsoft HoloLens Industry Summit HERE.

The Future of Education: A HoloAnatomy® Suite Experience

On Thursday, May 6th, 2021, HoloAnatomy® Software Suite held an informative webinar which highlighted:
•    Increasing student engagement
•    Improving student learning outcomes
•    Helping students learn more efficiently and retain information longer

CWRU medical students are experiencing all of the above using HoloAnatomy® Software Suite, a mixed reality human anatomy application for the HoloLens. This product includes customizable 3D holographic anatomical models and many unique pedagogical tools that integrate into a cutting-edge medical education curriculum.

HoloAnatomy® Software Suite shared why and how we developed this amazing application, what is included in this product, and the research we have done to prove its efficacy in the classroom (both in-person and remotely). We also shared our success in developing a robust, engaging, and collaborative learning community.

The HoloAnatomy® Software Suite is an award-winning, 3D mixed reality educational anatomy application.  Learn about HoloAnatomy® Software pedagogically-useful tools, such as:
•    Body position adjustment (including prone and supine)
•    Custom highlighting, transparency, and labeling features
•    Inclusion of instructor notes and 2D images
•    Size scaling (up to 200%)
•    Pointer and magnification tools

Webinar recording can be made available upon request.  To request, email



Hear What Faculty Partners Think About HoloAnatomy® Software 

Did you miss our HoloAnatomy® Partner Faculty Panel?  You can hear directly from faculty who are using HoloAnatomy® Software across the country.  Hear first-hand experiences of what it was like working with HoloAnatomy® Software for the first time and how they have leveraged HoloAnatomy® Software with and without cadaver labs.

This faculty panel includes:

Kevin Kunkler

Kevin Kunkler, MD

Professor, Medical Education, Executive Director Simulation Education, Innovation, & Research

TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine

Sue Wish-Baratz

Susanne Wish-Baratz, Ph.D., MBA

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy

CWRU, School of Medicine

Christine Parker, Associate Professor, Finger Lakes Community College

Christine Parker

Associate Professor of Biology, Department of Science &Technology

Finger Lakes Community College


Boris Boyanovsky, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Biomedical Education

CHSU, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nancy Farrow, MBA/MHCA



Nancy Farrow, MBA/MHCA

Director of Global Sales, HoloAnatomy® Software Suite,
Case Western Reserve University

This event was held Thursday, March 18, 2021. A recording of this webinar can be found here.

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Microsoft HoloLens Summit: Education breakout panel discussion

In this panel breakout, you’ll get to hear from higher education peers and solution providers about the top trends, challenges, and opportunities to leveraging mixed reality within the classroom or for research. Hear about success stories from current medical institutions utilizing mixed reality in education of anatomy curriculum.

Learn how Nancy Farrow, CWRU Director Global Sales HoloAnatomy successfully implemented Mixed Reality. You will also hear from current HoloAnatomy customers Dr. Thomas Cosker, Director of Human Anatomy at the University of Oxford, Founding Dean Dr. Flynn of TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, Thayer Merritt with the California Health Sciences University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

This event was held Wednesday, January 27, 2021. A recording of this webinar can be found here.

HoloLens Summit Breakout Slide Education Panel Speakers

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Transform remote medical learning with mixed reality: A case study

​A new vision for medical education featuring Case Western Reserve University

In this webinar, Case Western Reserve University shared how it has been able to innovate and adapt their medical education by leveraging the power of mixed reality through HoloLens devices.

In this conversation, you will hear a Case Western Reserve professor and Microsoft specialists discuss:

  • How Case Western Reserve University’s medical students aren’t missing a day of anatomy class during the pandemic.

  • How students are learning twice as fast and retaining information longer.

  • The future vision for mixed reality and recommendations for other academic institutions.

This event was held Tuesday, January 26, 2021. A recording of this webinar can be found here.

Anson Ho



Anson Ho

Program Manager,

Jean Blatchford



Jean Blatchford

Senior Azure Product Marketing Manager - Mixed Reality,

Dr. Mark Griswold, Ph.D.



Dr. Mark Griswold, Ph.D.

Director of MRI Research,
Case Western Reserve University

Erin Henninger, MBA



Erin Henninger, MBA

Executive Director,
Case Western Reserve University

Nancy Farrow, MBA/MHCA



Nancy Farrow, MBA/MHCA

Director of Global Sales, HoloAnatomy® Software Suite,
Case Western Reserve University