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Teaching

Dr. Newell-Fugate teaches Physiology I (VTPP 423 section 502) in the undergraduate Biomedical Sciences curriculum in the Fall and Spring semesters.

Course Goals:

  • To understand the physiological significance of cells, organs and organ systems in maintaining homeostasis of the mammalian organism.
  • To develop critical thinking, problem solving and self-learning skills in preparation for a career in medicine/science.

Lab Goals:

  • To develop critical thinking, problem solving and scientific skills
  • To use modern physiological data acquisition equipment and apply computers in the statistical analysis of data.
  • To reinforce physiological principles discussed in lecture sessions.