Anatomy and physiology: from science to life

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Wiley, Feb 17, 2006 - Medical - 1057 pages
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Written by a team of highly acclaimed authors, Anatomy & Physiology: From Science to Life arms readers with the knowledge and detail they'll need to move forward in their allied health careers. Instead of focusing on memorization, this book integrates text and illustrations that emphasize critical thinking, conceptual understanding, and relevant application of knowledge. It also effectively blends the use of print and media to bring the content to life. Readers will find that the material is presented in a more conceptually, relevant manner than other books in the market.

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I have read this disaster cover to cover. The layout makes no sense. It is densely packed text with two columns (both necessary to read), but sometimes there are four inch margins on the bottom. The ... Read full review

Contents

fyat1 PROLOGUE Chapter 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN BODY
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Basic Life Processes 9 Homeostasis 10 Body Fluids
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Gail W. Jenkins is a popular Professor of Biology at Montgomery College in Maryland, where she teaches human anatomy and physiology as well as general biology and microbiology. She received her bachelor's degree in botany from the University of California in Davis, with a minor in medical technology and completed a graduate biological sciences instructor credential program. Her master's degree in biological sciences was from California State University in Sacramento, where she focused on anatomy with research in neuroembryology conducted at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington.

Gail is passionately devoted to assisting students in the learning process and in their preparation for health science vocations. She was the recipient of the Montgomery College Outstanding Faculty Award in 1999 and the 1997 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning from the University of Texas. At Montgomery College, Gail is Course Coordinator of the human anatomy and physiology curriculum, course curriculum liaison to college Health Science programs, and has served as the Chair of the Department of Biology, Physical Education and the Health Science; Chair of the Faculty Council (the faculty governance organization); Phi Theta Kappa Advisor, mentor for adjunct science faculty through the college Center for Teaching and Learning, and co-developed the Physical Therapist Assistant Program and Associate of Science Degree in Science with concentrations in the Life Sciences, Physics, and Mathematics.

Gail is Treasure and member of the Executive Committee of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and has been an active participant in annual and regional conference planning. Gail founded and directed a program at Stanford University's Department of Anatomy to integrate human cadaveric materials and medical imaging into pre-health science curricula, co-founded the Northern California Society of Anatomists, developed a hospital laboratory work/learn internship program for health science students, was a Federal Liaison Officer in Washington D.C. working with Congress for higher education funding, and served as an educational consultant to Stanford University's Advanced Media Research Group and to several publishing and software companies.

Christopher P. Kemnitzis an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Superior in Superior, Wisconsin, where he teaches human anatomy and physiology as well as human biology. He received his bachelorís degree in biology from Carroll College and his Ph.D. in Biology from Marquette University. Although his degree is in biology, Chrisí area of specialization is in neurophysiology. Chris did his postdoctoral work while on active duty with the United States Army where he received two commendation for his research on human performance.

Chris has always been interested in teaching and his current area of research focus is in science and nursing education. Currently, he is pursuing a second bachelorís degree in nursing to enhance his teaching and advisement skills as the primary health science advisor for his campus. Since coming to the University of Wisconsin-Superior in 1997, Chris has become involved in application of problem-based learning strategies as a method of teaching applied critical thinking skills in both the classroom and online environments.

Gerard J. Tortora is Professor of Biology and former Coordinator at Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ, where he teaches human anatomy and physiology as well as microbiology.† He received his bachelor's degree in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and his master's degree in science education from Montclair State College.† He is a member of many professional organizations, such as the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), National Education Association (NEA), and the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB).†

Above all, Jerry is devoted to his students and their aspirations.† In recognition of this commitment, Jerry was the recipient of MACUB's 1992 President's Memorial Award.† In 1996, he received a National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) excellence award from the University of Texas and was selected to represent Bergen Community College in a campaign to increase awareness of the contributions of community colleges to higher education.† Jerry is also†the author of several best-selling science textbooks and laboratory manuals, a calling that often requires an additional 40 hours per week beyond his teaching responsibilities.

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