Congratulations to our GMS faculty Drs. Cathy Costello and Vickery Trinkaus Randall.
Students can choose from the following elective courses taken with graduate students in GMS.
GMS OH 740 Microbiology, 2nd semester
The overall goals of this course are to provide students with: (1) a basic background in microbiology, including the nomenclature, structure, physiology, genetics, mechanisms of pathogenesis, and clinical manifestations associated with the major pathogenic microorganisms (bacteria, fungi and viruses); (2) an understanding of how the basic principles of microbiology are integral to effective diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious disease, and (3) a basic background in immunology including the functions and disorders of the immune system.[ 4 cr.] This course is taken with the DMD I students.
GMS PA 600 INTRODUCTION TO PATHOLOGY
Lectures and discussion sessions presenting the basic morphologic and functional changes of major disease processes: cell injury and death, inflammation, cell and tissue response to microbial organisms, atherosclerosis, cancer, etc. [4cr]
GMS PM 730 – INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY
Principles of pharmacology are covered and several major classes of therapeutic agents, with attention to their mechanisms of action. [4cr]
GMS MS 700 BIOSTATISTICS
This course introduces the concepts and techniques of biostatistics .[2cr]
GMS CI 670 BIOSTATISTICS WITH COMPUTING
This course is designed for students with no prior experience with statistics who want to utilize computer software in performing statistical analysis. Topics include the collection, classification, and presentation of descriptive data; the rationale of hypothesis testing; t-tests and chi-square tests; correlation and regression analysis; sample size calculations, and analysis of contingency tables. Computer Laboratory course. [4cr]
GMS MA 640: The Cultural Formation of the Clinician: Its Implications for Practice
This course will provide a context for exploring and reflecting on one’s own cultural formation in relation to such topics as gender, sexual orientation, race, class, religion, body size, and other areas where there are the greatest risks for health disparities through unexamined bias. [3cr]
GMS MS 610: Ethico-legal Issues of Bioscience
This course examines evolving ethical and legal issues in medicine and genetics. [4cr]