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Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr James Ohman

Dr James Ohman

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Biography

Senior Lecturer in Palaeoanthropology, Liverpool John Moores University, School of Natural Sciences & Psychology, Jan 1999 - present.

Research Associate, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Department of Physical Anthropology, 1993 - present.

Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences (Biological Anthropology, Kent State University, United States, - 1993.
M.A. in Anthropology, Kent State University, United States, - 1984.
B.Sc. in Geology, University of Minnesota, United States, - 1980.

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/James_Ohman
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Academia.edu: https://ljmu.academia.edu/JamesOhman

Degrees

1993, Kent State University, United States, Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences (Biological Anthropology
1984, Kent State University, United States, M.A. in Anthropology
1980, University of Minnesota, United States, B.Sc. in Geology

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Palaeoanthropology, School of Natural Sciences & Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 1999 - present
Lecturer in Palaeoanthropology and Functional Morphology, Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Liverpool, 1996 - 1998
Research Associate, Department of Physical Anthropology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1993 - present
Research Associate, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Maxillofacial Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, 1993 - 1996

Publications

Journal article

Gomez-Olivencia A, Quam R, Sala N, Bardey M, Ohman JC, Balzeau A. 2018. La Ferrassie 1: New perspectives on a “classic” Neandertal Journal of Human Evolution, 117 :13-32 >DOI

Ohman JC, Lovejoy CO, White TD, Eckhardt RB, Galik K, Kuperavage AJ. 2005. Questions about Orrorin femur [1] (multiple letters) Science, 307 :845

Ohman JC, Lovejoy CO, White TD. 2005. Questions about Orrorin femur SCIENCE, 307 :845-845 >Link

Gonzalez S, Jiménez-López JC, Hedges R, Huddart D, Ohman JC, Turner A, Pompa y Padilla JA. 2003. Earliest humans in the Americas: new evidence from México. J Hum Evol, 44 :379-387 >Link

Ohman JC, Lovejoy CO. 2003. Asymmetry in the humeri of tennis players: Wolffs Law' or not? AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, :161-161 >Link

Ohman JC, Wood C, Wood B, Crompton RH, Günther MM, Yu L, Savage R, Wang W. 2002. Stature-at-death of KNM-WT 15000 Human Evolution, 17 :129-141

Turner A, Gonzalez S, Ohman JC. 2002. Prehistoric human and ungulate remains from Preston Docks, Lancashire, UK: Problems of river finds JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 29 :423-433 >DOI >Link

Lovejoy CO, Meindl RS, Ohman JC, Heiple KG, White TD. 2002. The maka femur and its bearing on the antiquity of human walking: Applying contemporary concepts of morphogenesis to the human fossil record AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 119 :97-133 >DOI >Link

Ohman JC, Lovejoy CO. 2001. The shape of a long bone's shaft: bending stress or growth plate form? AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, :115-115 >Link

Latimer B, Ohman JC. 2001. Axial dysplasia in Homo erectus JOURNAL OF HUMAN EVOLUTION, 40 :A12-A12 >Link

Ohman JC, Lovejoy CO, Simpson SW, Latimer BL. 2000. Skeletal variability and functional morphology. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, :242-243 >Link

Ohman JC, Mensforth RP. 1998. Rethinking the evolution of the human hand American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 26 :172-173 (abstract)

Lawrence-Tayler JP, Ohman JC. 1998. Hand positions in human climbing American Journal of Physical Anthropology,

Ohman JC, Wood C, Wood B, Crompton RHC, Günther MM, Yu L, Savage R, Wang W. 1997. Body size and shape of KNM-WT 15000 Abstracts, Theoretical Anthropology Group Annual Conference 1997, :29-30 (Abstract)

Ohman JC, Mensforth RP, Latimer B. 1997. Age-related osteopenia in Gorilla gorilla and Pan troglodytes American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 24 :181-(abstract)

Gallagher A, Ohman JC. 1997. Is there an empirical basis for ecogeographical patterning in Homo sapiens? Abstracts, Theoretical Anthropology Group Annual Conference 1997, :29-(Abstract)

Ohman JC, Krochta TJ, Lovejoy CO, Mensforth RP, Latimer B. 1997. Cortical bone distribution in the femoral neck of hominoids: Implications for the locomotion of Australopithecus afarensis American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 104 :117-131

Ohman JC, Lovejoy CO. 1996. Humeral and femoral structural allometry in hominoids American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 22 :179-180 (abstract)

Lovejoy CO, White TD, Cohn MJ, Ohman JC, Meindl RS. 1996. The Maka femur: A case study in the application of analytical paradigms dictated by new developments in morphological ontogeny American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 22 :152-(abstract)

OHMAN JC, SLANINA M, BAKER G, MENSFORTH RP. 1995. THUMBS, TOOLS, AND EARLY HUMANS SCIENCE, 268 :587-589 >DOI >Link

Ohman JC, Slanina M, Baker G, Mensforth RP. 1995. Thumbs, tools, and early humans Science, 268 :587-589 >DOI

Ohman JC, Slanina ML, Baker G, Mensforth RP. 1995. Thumbs, Tools, and Early Humans Science, 268 :586-589

Ohman JC. 1995. Computed software for a new noninvasive method of estimating long bone cross sectional geometric properties American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 20 :163-164 (abstract)

Ohman JC, Richstmeier JT. 1994. Perspectives on craniofacial growth Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 21 :489-499

Ohman JC. 1994. Comparison of torsional strength measures in hominoid humeri and femora: The polar moment of inertia versus median area American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 18 :155-(abstract)

Latimer B, Ohman JC, Lovejoy CO, White TD, Suwa G. 1994. Australopithecus humerus from Maka, Ethiopia American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 18 :126-127 (abstract)

Wells NA, Ferber CT, Ohman JC. 1993. Discriminant function analysis of fish-bearing deposits in the Eocene Green River Formation of Utah and Wyoming Palaios, 8 :81-100

Piraino DW, Ohman JC, Richmond BJ, Kvach DJ, Schils JP, Behlobek GH, Recht MP. 1993. Solid bone model reconstruction for surgical planning and three-dimensional trabecular architecture evaluation Radiology, 189(P) Supplement :387

Ohman JC, Krochta TJ, Latimer B, Lovejoy CO, Mensforth RP. 1993. Cortical distribution in the femoral neck of hominoids American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 16 :153-(abstract)

Ohman JC. 1993. Computer software for estimating cross sectional geometric properties of long bones with concentric and eccentric elliptical models Journal of Human Evolution, 25 :217-227

Mensforth RP, Ohman JC, Latimer B. 1993. Osteoporosis related thoracolumbar vertebral compression fractures Calcified Tissue International, 52 :176-(abstract)

Lieberman JM, Ghanayem AJ, Ohman JC, Wilber JH, Motta AO, Orlando P. 1993. Effect of laparotomy and external fixator stabilization on pelvic volume in unstable pelvic fractures Radiology, 180(P) Supplement :259

Latimer B, Ohman JC, Mensforth RP. 1993. Cancellous bone mineral density gradient of the human vertebral column Calcified Tissue International, 52 :168-(abstract)

Ohman JC, Latimer B, Mensforth RP, Lovejoy CO. 1992. Humeral and femoral cross sectional geometric properties in hominoids: Implications for A.L. 288-1 American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 14 :128-(abstract)

Mensforth RP, Latimer B, Ohman JC. 1992. Factors involved in the differential thoracolumbar distribution of osteoporosis related vertebral compression fractures American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 14 :122-(abstract)

BRADRICK JP, SMITH AS, OHMAN JC, INDRESANO AT. 1990. ESTIMATION OF MAXILLARY ALVEOLAR CLEFT VOLUME BY 3-DIMENSIONAL CT JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 14 :994-996 >DOI >Link

Bradrick JP, Smith AS, Ohman JC, Indresano AT. 1990. Estimation of maxillary alveolar cleft volume by 3-D computed tomography Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 14 :996-996

Kenn R-W, Huber RM, Ohman JC, Geissler K, Wilker D, Pfeiffer KJ. 1989. Dreidimensionale Rekonstruktion von Weichteilgewebe aus CT-Scnitten Zentralblatt Radiologie, 138

Johnson KK, Stears JC, Rubinstein D, Davids J, Burke M, Ohman JC. 1989. Three dimensional imaging in the evaluation of spine fractures Radiology, 173(P) Supplement :492

Ohman JC, Latimer B, Tuy HK, Krochta TJ, Williams LJ. 1988. Thoracic and lumbar vertebral dimensions from CT three-dimensional imaging Radiology, 169(P) Supplement :256-(abstract)

Latimer B, Ohman JC, Lovejoy CO. 1987. Talocrural joint in African hominoids: Implications for Australopithecus afarensis American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 74 :155-175

Ohman JC, Latimer B. 1986. A re-evaluation of phalangeal curvature measures in hominoids American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 69 :247-(abstract)

Ohman JC. 1986. The first rib of hominids American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 70 :209-229

Ohman JC. 1986. A statistical method for the stratigraphic correlation of tephra beds, based upon major and minor element composition of glass from electron microprobe analysis Geological Society of America: Absracts with Programs, 18 :317-(abstract)

Ohman JC. 1983. A change in the morphology in the cervico-thoracic region of the vertebral column in hominid evolution American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 60 :233-234 (abstract)

Conference publication

Burrell CL, Dove ER, Emery MM, Ohman JC. 2015. Teeth versus bones: A review of biological age from dental development and long bone diaphyseal growth in subadult human remains AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 84th Annual Meeting of the American-Association-of-Physical-Anthropologists 156 :96-96 >Link

Rennie SR, Clegg M, Ohman JC. 2015. Hips don't lie: A multivariate approach to hominid sex determination from the pelvis AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 84th Annual Meeting of the American-Association-of-Physical-Anthropologists 156 :265-266 >Link

Dove ER, Burrell CL, Ohman JC, Irish JD. 2015. A (w)hole new idea: Using nutrient foramen location to identify relative growth and the center of ossification in juvenile tibiae AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 84th Annual Meeting of the American-Association-of-Physical-Anthropologists 156 :123-123 >Link

Ohman JC, Jiménez-López JC, Pompa JA. 2002. New evidence from Mexico about early human presence in the New World Primer Simposio Internacional El Hombre Temprano en América y sus Implicaciones en la Cuenca de México Programa :12

Ohman JC, Wood C, Wood B, Crompton RH, Günther MM, Yu L, Savage R, Wang W. 1998. Stature estimates for KNM-WT 15000 Raath MA, Soodyall H, Barkhan D, Kuykendall KL, Tobias PV. Dual Congress 1998 (International Association for the Study of Human Palaeontology; International Association of Human Biologists) :85-(Abstract)

Gallagher A, Ohman JC. 1998. The empirical basis for ecogeographical patterning in Homo sapiens: A re-evaluation of the evidence Raath MA, Soodyall H, Barkhan D, Kuykendall KL, Tobias PV. Dual Congress 1998 (International Association for the Study of Human Palaeontology; International Association of Human Biologists) :p. 80-81 (Abstract)

Davenport CAL, ohman JC, Borrini M. Changing Impact Angles: The Mechanics Involved in Blunt Force Cranial Trauma and Their Importance in Investigating Curb-Stomping Cases American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting. 2017., :115-116

Chapters

Kenn R-W, Huber RM, Wilker D, Izbicki JR, Ohman J, Pfeifer KJ. 1990. Problems in three dimensional reconstruction of abdominal CT scans Arenson RL, Friedenberg RM. S/CAR 90 Computer Applications to Assist Radiology :556-561 Symposia Foundation

Thesis/Dissertation

Ohman JC. 1984. Morphological Variation in the Cervico-Thoracic Region of the Vertebral Column in Modern Humans, Extant Apes, Fossil Hominids, and With Reference to Mammalia in General

Engagement & Impact

Public engagement:

St Catherine's C.E. Primary School, Greenstone Avenue, Horwich, Bolton BL6 5SJ, Mad Science Day 2017, Lecture and demonstration of human osteology, Primary School Children, 25, Invited Speaker 10/02/2017