Kevin Petti, Ph.D., is a U.S./Italian citizen, college professor, textbook coauthor, and president-emeritus of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society. Dr. Petti teaches anatomy and physiology, human dissection, and health science at San Diego Miramar College. He also teaches study abroad to Italy for San Diego State University, focusing on anatomy as a science and its influence on the Renaissance masters. He speaks internationally about the connection between art and anatomy in Italy at conferences, museums, and universities. The Italian government invited him to their Cultural Institutes in Los Angeles and New York; and The University of Palermo, Sicily, hosted Dr. Petti for a week in their seminar series celebrating its 210th anniversary.