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Medical Physiology

I. Overview

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Start DateNovember 10, 2014
End DateMarch 6, 2015
Credit Hours4.0

The Medical Physiology course examines the physiological function and regulation of major organ systems and their components in the human body. Topics include membranes and transport mechanisms; skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle; and the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, and endocrine systems.

Instruction is composed of lectures, problem-solving and case-study sessions, and clinical correlation sessions taught by practicing physicians. The course emphasizes mechanistic and integrative functions of normal physiology, and explores abnormal function that occurs in many human diseases.

II. Contact Information

George DeMartino, Ph.D.
Course Director
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Office: ND 12.124AA
Telephone: (214) 645-6024
Mail Code: 9040
Fax: (214) 645-6019
Alexis Bulin
Course Administrator
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E-Mail: (Contact)
Office: ND 13.120
Telephone: (214) 645-6048
Mail Code: 9040
Fax: (214) 645-6049