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Gross and Developmental Anatomy Essentials
For Healthcare Professionals: A USMLE® and COMLEX® Guide
A textbook guide of Gross and Developmental Anatomy for the basic sciences and the USMLE® and COMLEX® exams.
Gross and Developmental Anatomy Essentials provides an excellent overview of the basic topics and principles of gross and developmental anatomy relevant for clinical practice. The content is presented at an appropriate, concise, but comprehensive level that is essential for students in medicine and other healthcare professional training programs. The text emphasizes the critical information regarding structure and function which are foundational for application of gross and developmental anatomy to clinical practice. This book provides an excellent source for reviewing the essentials of gross and developmental anatomy necessary for board examinations across the healthcare professions. In addition, Gross and Developmental Anatomy Essentials provides an excellent, supplemental study source for healthcare students in the various pre-clinical curricula.
Jack Wilson, PhD
Dr. Jack Wilson received his PhD from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is a Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, where he has taught all the disciplines of Anatomy for 45 years. He has received over 70 teaching awards and written 45 published papers, abstracts and books. Dr. Wilson has been active in teaching USMLE Step 1 review courses for Anatomy for over 25 years. Students have consistently recognized his ability to present Step 1 Clinical Anatomy in a concise way for success on Step 1.
Angela Cantrell, PhD
Dr. Angela Cantrell (Ph.D) completed her doctorate in Neuroscience at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and postdoctoral training in Neurophysiology at the University of Washington. Dr. Cantrell is currently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Anatomy & Neurobiology and Medical Education at the University of Tennessee Health Science. She was recently appointed as the Assistant Dean for the Preclinical Curriculum in the College of Medicine. At UTHSC, Dr. Cantrell has been involved in Medical Education for the past 20 years and has served as both instructor and course director for multiple anatomical sciences course for medical, physician assistant, nursing, and dental students. She has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards including Outstanding Course Director, Outstanding First Year Lecturer, Golden Apple for Excellence in Teaching and SGAEC Excellence in Teaching and was selected for membership in Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Cantrell has been involved in Step 1 Board Prep for the past 5 years with Becker USMLE and Medical School Companion.