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Faculty Teaching in the Physiology Department:

Members of the Physiology Department faculty are actively involved in the teaching mission of Emory University.  These efforts include coordinating and lecturing in the newly revised medical school course, Foundations of Medicine (Healthy Human and Human Disease), the Allied Health Physiology course given to students in the Allied Health Programs of the Medical School, and numerous graduate courses in the Graduate Division of Biomedical and Biological Sciences.

The Foundations of Medicine (Healthy Human) course is presented to the first year medical students during the first 11 weeks.  It is divided into 7 two or three-week modules.  The Physiology faculty is involved in the following modules:

       Neural Function:
           Director:      Ron Abercrombie
           Lecturers:    Shawn Hochman, Donald Humphrey, Martin Pinter, Pete Wenner, Marie-Claude Perreault

       Exercise and Movement:
           Director:      Wylie Nichols
           Lecturers:    Ron Abercrombie, Douglas Eaton, Wylie Nichols, Jeff Sands

       Endocrine Control:
           Lecturer:     John White

The Foundations of Medicine (Human Disease) includes organ/system based modules that continue for 11 months.  The Physiology faculty lecture in the following modules:

       Pulmonary:                          Ron Abercrombie
       Renal and Genitourinary:    Douglas Eaton, Jeff Sands
       Endocrine:                           John White
       Neuroscience:                      Ron Abercrombie

The Allied Health Physiology course provides the fundamentals of systems physiology in a one semester course to the students in the Allied Health Programs at Emory.  This course is directed by Ron Abercrombie and the following Physiology faculty members contribute to the lectures, small groups, and assessment:

       Allied Health Physiology:
           Lecturer:    Inyeong Choi

The Physiology faculty contributes to the success of Emory’s graduate programs by mentoring Ph.D. students, by contributing to program administration, and by directing and lecturing in the following graduate school courses:

       IBS 555 - Introduction to Biological and Biomedical Sciences
           Lecturer:     Wylie Nichols

       IBS 526 - Systems Neuroscience
           Lecturers:    Shawn Hochman, Marie-Claude Perreault

       NS 551 - Techniques in Neuroscience
           Director:     Marie-Claude Perreault
           Lecturer:     Shawn Hochman

       IBS 514 - Developmental Neuroscience
           Lecturer:     Pete Wenner

       Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Course 542 (Neuroscience I)
           Lecturer:     Donald Humphrey