Marquette College of Health Sciences Magazine

Dean’s message

Health Sciences, 2013

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It is a pleasure to welcome you to the inaugural issue of the annual publication of the College of Health Sciences. It is my sense that you may be surprised to learn of the current level of excellence within the college and its programs, some of which have a long history at the university and others that have been […]

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An Anatomical Gift

Health Sciences, 2013

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For many aspiring doctors, the first year of medical school is their first real experience with human body dissection. But future doctors and dentists who enroll in the biomedical sciences major at Marquette have a major advantage because the program features one of the few full gross anatomy experiences for undergraduates in the nation.

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What exactly is gross anatomy?

Health Sciences, 2013

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The designation “gross” refers to anatomy visible to the naked eye and thus not requiring magnification to see. “Microanatomy,” on the other hand, refers to that which requires magnification to be viewed, as in individual cells and their components.

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Dr. Murray Blackmore’s research provides hope for spinal cord injury sufferers

Health Sciences, 2013

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There’s a cautious optimism in the room as Dr. Murray Blackmore, assistant professor of biomedical sciences, presents his latest research findings to representatives from groups including Unite 2 Fight Paralysis, Spinal Cord Injury Sucks and the Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation.

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Alumni Voices

Health Sciences, 2013

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Alumni share their viewpoint on how graduating from Marquette’s College of Health Sciences has profoundly improved their lives as well as helping them become successful in their career.

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An uncommon collaboration

Health Sciecnes, 2013

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Discussions with neuroscientists in the Biomedical Sciences Department reveal a common thread: recognition of an unusually collaborative working environment.

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Real-world work helps residents grow

Health Sciences, 2013

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Resident. For many, the term conjures up images of overworked young medical professionals on TV shows like ER and Grey’s Anatomy, fraught with drama and filled with little substance. But for two of the top professional programs at Marquette — physical therapy and physician assistant studies — the reality is much different.

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By the Numbers

Health Sciences, 2013

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