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The A&P Professor Podcast
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Content updates and teaching advice for teachers of human anatomy & physiology (A&P) from professor, author, and mentor Kevin Patton. 

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Dec 12, 2019

A brief preview of the upcoming full episode. Host Kevin Patton reveals upcoming topics (therapy to grow brain cells, smelling without olfactory bulbs, flashcards on steroids) Plus word dissections and a book club recommendation (The Body —A Guide for Occupants), and more!

00:19 | Topics
02:02 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
02:43 | Word Dissection
13:45 | Sponsored by HAPS
14:21 | Book Club
19:06 | Sponsored by AAA
19:44 | Staying Connected

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Upcoming Topics

2 minutes

  • Something Smells Odd
    • People who can smell just fine but whose MRIs show that they don't have olfactory bulbs
  • Revisiting the topic of making new neurons in the adult human brain.
    • Gene therapy for repairing brain injury
  • Flashcards
    • Their hidden powers
    • Beyond the basics

Episode 58

Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

0.5 minute

The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you power up  your teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program. Check it out!

NYCC Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

Word Dissection

11 minutes

  • anosmia
  • cribriform plate
    • ethmoid bone
  • polydendrocyte
    • oligodendrocyte
    • NG2 cell (NG2 glia)
  • flashcard


Sponsored by HAPS

0.5 minute

The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Don't forget the HAPS Awards, which provide assistance for participating in the HAPS Annual Conference.

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Book Club

4.5 minutes

Bryson's The Body

Sponsored by AAA

0.5 minutes

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