School of Medicine (MEDS)

Courses

MEDS 5003. Fundamentals of Biochem. 4 Credit Hours.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 5004. Fundamentals of Physiology. 4 Credit Hours.

Fundamentals of Physiology addresses important topics including membranes and membrane transport, excitation and contraction of skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscle, the heart and blood flow, renal physiology and lung physiology. Important medically related examples will be discussed. Course syllabus will be provided by the course director.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 5006. Microbio and Immunology. 4 Credit Hours.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 5007. Human Anatomy. 4 Credit Hours.

Human Anatomy provides instruction in gross anatomy for postbac students. Important medically related examples will be discussed. Course syllabus will be provided by the course director.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 5008. Medical Pharmacology. 4 Credit Hours.

Medical Pharmacology provides instruction in pharmacology for postbac students. Important medically related examples will be discussed. Course syllabus will be provided by the course director.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 5009. Biochemistry of Life Systems. 2 Credit Hours.

This course provides students with an understanding of the basic principles of biochemistry related to pre-health competencies tested by the MCAT. Topics related to these competencies include: protein structure and function; enzyme function and regulation; transmission of genetic information, membrane structure and composition, bioenergetics, fuel metabolism and cell signaling. NOTE: This course fulfills a requirement for students enrolled in the Basic Core in Medical Sciences (BCMS) Post Baccalaureate Program.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 5010. Special Topics in Medicine. 3 Credit Hours.

Special Topics in Medicine discusses important topics in medicine including translational research and evidence based medicine for postbac students. Course syllabus will be provided by the course director.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

MEDS 5011. The Application of Physical Principles to the Understanding and Practice of Medicine. 4 Credit Hours.

The principles of the physical world are the foundation of many diagnostic and therapeutic modalities used in the practice of medicine as well as essential physiological processes. This course is offered every fall to provide students with an understanding of the principles and applications of physical science to biological systems and medicine. The application of physical science to medicine will be subdivided into three sections: relationship to human organ function, imaging and diagnosis, and therapies. Topics in the first section include heat, electricity, sound and light waves, and fluids. The second section will describe their application to microscopy, MRI, CT, X-ray, PET and ultrasound imaging. The final section includes therapies for treating disease. The course is lecture based and includes problem solving and presentations by practicing physicians. This course fulfills a requirement for students enrolled in the Basic Core in Medical Sciences post-baccalaureate program.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 8004. Macromolecules. 4 Credit Hours.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 8010. Seminar Clinical Res. 1 Credit Hour.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

MEDS 8020. Crit Lit Clin Transl Res. 2 Credit Hours.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

MEDS 8030. Grant Writing: Clin Res. 2 Credit Hours.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

MEDS 8051. Intro to Biostatistics. 3 Credit Hours.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

MEDS 9995. Res Prjct Clin/Trnsl Med. 1 to 6 Credit Hour.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..