Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Summer Courses
Summer Histology 2014
Course Description

Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells, tissues and organs. In this four week course the student will understand the microanatomy of the fundamental tissues of the human body and correlate structure with function. The student's mastery of the course material is essential for future basic science training.

The first half of the course covers the microanatomy of the cell including membranes, cytoplasmic organelles, intracellular trafficking, the nucleus, the genome, cell division and cell cycle. In the second half the microanatomy and biology of epithelium, connective tissue (including blood and hemopoiesis) muscle, nerve tissue, cartilage and bone are covered. Lectures are presented in a fact-based format and supported with laboratory exercises designed to demonstrate an understanding of the ideas and concepts delivered in lecture.

Course Dates 4 Weeks (June 27th - July 25th); Lecture Hours: Friday 9am - 12pm / Lab Hours: Friday 1-3pm
Location Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harlem, NY 3rd floor
Total Course Hours 32 hours


Required Textbook

For lecture and laboratory series: Gartner, LP and Hiatt, JL: Color Atlas and Text of Histology (G&H) 6th Ed Lippincott and Wilkins 2014

Fees Tuition ($400)
Application Deadlines Tuition fee must be received before the beginning of the course..

Cheryl Delbridge, MD
Course Director & Instructor

Luis Vidal, PhD
Course Instructor

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine 
230 W 125th Street, Room 425
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 646-981-4606

Submit completed APPLICATION and fees to:
Attn: Dr. Rich - Summer Courses
230 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027

Notice: Acceptance for this course denotes acceptance as a visiting student to the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Application Click here to download an application
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