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Endocrine Physiology, Fifth Edition

Endocrine Physiology, Fifth Edition

5th Edition
By Patricia Molina
ISBN10: 1260019357
ISBN13: 9781260019353
Copyright: 2018

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Program Details

Chapter 1 General Principles of Endocrine Physiology
The Endocrine System: Physiologic Functions and Components
Hormone Chemistry and Mechanisms of Action
Hormone Cellular Effects
Hormone Receptors and Signal Transduction
Control of Hormone Release
Assessment of Endocrine Function
Chapter 2 The Hypothalamus and Posterior Pituitary Gland
Functional Anatomy
Hormones of the Posterior Pituitary
Chapter 3 Anterior Pituitary Gland
Functional Anatomy
Hypothalamic Control of Anterior Pituitary Hormone Release
Hormones of the Anterior Pituitary
Diseases of the Anterior Pituitary
Chapter 4 Thyroid Gland
Functional Anatomy
Regulation of Biosynthesis, Storage, and Secretion of Thyroid Hormones
Diseases of Thyroid Hormone Overproduction and Undersecretion
Evaluation of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis
Chapter 5 Parathyroid Gland and Ca2+ and PO4− Regulation
Functional Anatomy
Parathyroid Hormone Biosynthesis and Transport
Parathyroid Hormone Target Organs and Physiologic Effects
Calcium Homeostasis
Diseases of Parathyroid Hormone Production
Chapter 6 Adrenal Gland
Functional Anatomy and Zonation
Hormones of the Adrenal Cortex
Hormones of the Adrenal Medulla
Chapter 7 Endocrine Pancreas
Functional Anatomy
Pancreatic Hormones
Diseases Associated with Pancreatic Hormones
Complications of Diabetes
Chapter 8 Male Reproductive System
Functional Anatomy
Gonadotropin Regulation of Gonadal Function
Gonadal Function
Physiologic Effects of Androgens at Target Organs
Neuroendocrine and Vascular Control of Erection and Ejaculation
Diseases of Testosterone Excess or Deficiency
Chapter 9 Female Reproductive System
Functional Anatomy
Gonadotropin Regulation of Ovarian Function
Ovarian Hormone Synthesis
Ovarian Cycle
Endometrial Cycle
Physiologic Effects of Ovarian Hormones
Age-Related Changes in the Female Reproductive System
Contraception and the Female Reproductive Tract
Diseases of Overproduction and Undersecretion of Ovarian Hormones
Chapter 10 Endocrine Integration of Energy and Electrolyte Balance
Neuroendocrine Regulation of Energy Storage, Mobilization, and Utilization
Electrolyte Balance
Neuroendocrine Regulation of the Stress Response
Appendix Normal Values of Metabolic Parameters and Tests of Endocrine Function
Table A. Plasma and serum values
Table B. Urinary levels
Answers to Study Questions

About the Author

Patricia Molina

Birthdate and Birthplace: 1/4/59 San Salvador, El Salvador Citizenship: US Languages: English, Spanish & French Education: Undergraduate: Universidad del Valle, Guatemala (BS) Graduate: Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala (MD) LSUMC, New Orleans (PhD) Internship: Hospital General San Juan de Dios Post-Doctoral: Vanderbilt University Awards and Honors: Outstanding Graduate Student, LSUMC, New Orleans 1989. Honorary Consul General of El Salvador, New Orleans 2001-2006. Academic, Professional, and Research Appointments: 1997-Present, Associate Professor of Physiology, LSUMC, New Orleans, LA 1996-2000, Guest Scientist, Medical Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 1996-1999, Chief of Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 1992-1996, Research Assistant Professor of Surgery and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY 1990-1992, Research Instructor, Department of Surgical Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. 1987-1990, Graduate Student, Department of Physiology, LSUMC, New Orleans, LA 1986-1987, Graduate Student, Department of Physiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, ALA. 1985-1986, Research Associate, Research Department, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala 1983-1984, Rotational Clerkship, Hospital General San Juan de Dios, Guatemala Membership in Professional Organizations: American Physiological Society Shock Society American Association for the Advancement of Science International Society for Neuroimmunomodulation Teaching Experience 1988-1989, Nursing Physiology-Renal Physiology, muscle and parturition lectures, LSUMC, New Orleans. 1989, Allied Health Physiology-Renal physiology and acid-base lectures, LSUMC, New Orleans. 1991, Preceptor for 1st and 2nd year medical students; Introduction to Biomedical Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. 1992-1996, Preceptor for Minority High School Summer Research Program, SUNY, Stony Brook. 1993-1996, Preceptor for Undergraduate (EUREKA) and medical students (MD with distinction program), SUNY Stony Brook. 1994-1996, Introduction to Metabolic Research. Summer lecture series, Division of Surgical Research, SUNY Stony Brook. 1996, 1st year Medical Nutrition Course; Vitamin and Women’s Nutrition. 2000, Introduction to Clinical Medicine; GI; Back to Basics. Drs. Cassidy & Bagwell, 2nd year medical students 2000, Graduate Cell Biology Course. Signal transduction and Cell signaling Conrad Hornick, Course Director. 2001, Medical Physiology; Endocrine Physiology. Course Director; H. Miller 2001, Alcohol Research Center Training Program, Alcohol and trauma, Gregory Bagby, Program Director 2001, Allied Health Physiology; Introduction to Endocrine & GI physiology, Gregory Bagby, Course Director.