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PROF. ANTHONY O. NWAOPARA
Professor
H.O.D
 

INTRODUCTION

To produce graduates of Human Anatomy who can apply their knowledge towards discerning relevant solutions for the numerous challenges affecting humans from an anatomical perspective.

 

To unlock the potentials in the study of human Anatomy as well as the dynamic nature of its applications, which hitherto, appears to have been restricted to structural descriptions.



OBJECTIVES

The Bachelor degree programme in Human Anatomy is designed to produce functional graduates that are employable either by government, private establishments or self-employed. We have taken into consideration, the pressing need to refocus the curricular in other to meet with the needs of our immediate environment as well as the need to check the intractable problem of unemployment, poverty, and brain drain.

 

The programme is designed to attract a lot of research opportunities for the students. Thus, the students shall be provided with adequate and intensive training in Cell and Molecular Biology, Physiology, Biochemistry, and other relevant courses in the Natural Sciences.

 

Specifically, the Human Anatomy courses provide the undergraduate students with the basic knowledge of several sub-disciplines of Anatomy, including, Museum and Mortuary Science, Genetics and Teratology, Anthropometry, Comparative Anatomy, Basic Histopathology, Radiological Anatomy, Anatomical and Histological Techniques. Core courses in other areas of biomedical sciences were included to ensure a broad area of knowledge upon which the students can build a research career.

 In the bid to achieve these noble objectives, we have laid down standards via the incorporation and subsequent review of mechanisms that will stand the test of time.



ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

B.Sc. Anatomy is a four academic sessional program with each session      divided into two semesters.  All courses offered in the Department are core courses and must be passed by the student who intends to graduate from the department.

ORGANISATION OF PROGRAMME

A program of study is provided leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Human Anatomy that may be awarded only as with Honours or as pass degree.

Instruction for the program is organized into courses and each student is required to register for not less than 18-credit units and not more than 24 credits per semester.  There are four levels of course organization numbers.

     100            -           199

     200            -           299

     300            -           399

     400            -           499                                

The first digit indicates year of study, the two middle digits indicate area of study while the last digit indicates the semester in which the course is offered. Course numbers are prefixed by a three character discipline code e.g. BIO, ANA, CMT, MAS, GES, PSC.

The normal period of the Bachelor’s degree in anatomy is four academic sessions while the maximum period shall be 50% above the number of academic sessions.

    100 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE

                         COURSE TITLE

 UNIT

CMT 101

General Chemistry I

3

MAS 101

Elementary Mathematics

3

MAS 102

Elementary Mathematics (Calculus)

3

PSC 101

General Physics I (Mechanics and Properties of Motor)

3

PSC 102

General Physics II (Vibrations, Mechanical Waves and Thermal Physics)

2

PBT 101

General Botany I

3

AVB 101

Principles of Animal Biology

3

GES 101

Use of English and Library

2

GES 102

Philosophy and Logic

2

 

TOTAL

24

    

 

    SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE

    COURSE TITLE

UNIT

CMT 111

General Chemistry II

3

CMT 112

Experimental Chemistry

2

MAS 112

Experimental Mathematics (Statistics for Physical Sciences and Engineering)

3

PSC 111

General Physics III (Electricity and Magnetism)

2

PSC 112

Experimental Physics

2

PBT 111

General Botany I

3

GES 111

Nigerian Peoples and Culture

2

GES 112

History and Philosophy of Science

2

GES 113

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

2

 

TOTAL

21

 

 

200 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE

    COURSE TITLE

        UNIT

ANA 201

Gross Anatomy of  Upper Limbs

2

ANA 203

Gross Anatomy of  Lower Limbs

2

ANA 205

General Embryology

2

ANA 207

General Histology: Cell and Basic tissue

2

ANA 209

Dissection of (Upper and Lower) Limbs

2

ANA 211

Histology Practical

1

PHS 201

General Principles/ Cell Physiology

2

PHS 203

Blood and Body Fluids

2

PHS 205

Excitable Tissue, ANS and Intro to CNS

2

BCH 201

Introduction  of  Structure and Chemistry of Biomolecules

2

BCH 203

Biophysical Biochemistry and Bioenergetics

2

BCH 297

Experimental Biochemistry

1

 

TOTAL

22

 

 

 

    SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE

    COURSE TITLE

  UNIT

ANA 202   

    

Gross Anatomy of Thorax

2

ANA 204

Gross Anatomy of Abdomen, Pelvis and Perineum

3

ANA 206

Systemic Embryology I

2

ANA 208

Systemic Histology I

2

ANA 210

Gross Anatomy Practical (Dissection and Osteology)

2

ANA 212

Histology Practical

1

PHS 202

Cardiovascular Physiology

3

PHS 204

Respiratory Physiology

2

PHS 206

Renal Physiology

2

BCH 202

Metabolism of Biomolecules

2

BCH 204

Introduction  to Biotechnology

2

PHS 214

Experimental Physiology

1

 

TOTAL

24


    300 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE

    COURSE TITLE

UNIT

ANA 301

Gross Anatomy of Head, Neck and Back

3

ANA 311

Gross Head, Neck and Back Practicals (Dissection and Osteology)

2

ANA 303

Neuroanatomy (Gross, Histology & Embryology)

4

ANA 313

Neuroanatomy Practicals

1

ANA 305

Systemic Embryology II

1

ANA 307

Systemic Histology II

2

ANA 309

Human Genetics

2

PHS 301

Physiology of CNS and Special senses

2

PHS 311

Reproduction/Endocrinology

2

PHS 313

Nutrition and Metabolism

1

BCH 301

Nutrition & Nutritional Biochemistry

2

BCH 324

Neuro-Chemistry

2

 

TOTAL

24

 

    SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE

    COURSE TITLE

      UNIT

ANA 302

Radiological Anatomy

2

ANA 304

Research Methodology in Anatomy

         3

ANA 306

Museum Techniques

2

ANA 308

Reproductive Techniques

2

ANA 310

Stereology and Biological Morphometry

2

ANA 312

Histochemistry and Cytochemistry

2

BCH 323

Immuno-Chemistry

2

COM 300

Biostatistics

3

PHM 300

Introductory Pharmacology

2

 

TOTAL

20

 

    400 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE

    COURSE TITLE

        UNIT

ANA 401

Advanced Developmental Anatomy

3

ANA 403

Advanced Gross Anatomy

3

ANA 405

Sport Anatomy

3

ANA 407

Surface anatomy and Anthropometry

3

ANA 409

Mortuary Science

2

ANA 411

Introduction to Histopathology

2

ANA 415

Seminar

2

 

TOTAL

18


   SECOND SEMESTER

 

COURSE

    COURSE TITLE

   UNIT

ANA 402

Human and Comparative Anatomy

3

ANA 404

Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archeology

2

ANA 406

Microscopy  and  Histological Techniques

3

ANA 410

Cell and Molecular Biology

3

ANA 499

Research Project

6

 

TOTAL

18

 

 

 

 



ACADEMIC STAFF

NAME

STATUS

QUALIFICATION

SPECIALIZATION

1.  Prof. A.O. Nwaopara

HOD/Full time/Professor

BSc 1997  MSc 2004, PhD 2010

Surface Anatomy/ Neuroanatomy

2.  Prof. P.U. Nwoha

Professor

 

BSc 1978  MSc 1984, PhD 2001

Neuroscience

3.  Prof. F.I. Duru

Professor

MBBS, 1987, MSc 2001, PhD 2006

Reproductive Biology/Andrology

4.  Dr. G.I. Eze

Senior Lecturer

 

MBBS, 1994, MSc 2004, PhD 2014, FWACP 2007

Pathology

5.  Dr. A. Adelosoye

Senior Lecturer

MBBS, 2003, MSc 2010, FWACP 2014

Family Medicine/

Imaging Science/ Reproductive Biology

6.  Dr. K.A. Iteire

Lecturer I

 

BSc, 2008, MSc 2012, PhD 2016

Histology/Toxicology/Biometry

7.  Dr. B.C. Nnamani

Lecturer II

 

BSc 2006,

MBBS, 2014, MSc, 2009

Neurodevelopment/GIT

8.  Mr. O.S. Ogunmodede

Assist Lecturer

B.Tech 2009, MSc 2013

Reproductive Biology/Human and Pathogen Genomics

 

NON TEACHING STAFF

NAME

DESIGNATION

QUALIFICATIONS

 

DUTIES

 

1. Margaret O. Olaolu

Administrative Officer

B.Ed (2002), B.Sc (2007)

 

 

2. J.N. Ibeh

Technologist

 

 

Supervise activities and training of junior staffs

3. O.B. Waibi

Adjunct Principal Laboratory Supervisor

 

Primary School Leaving Certificate,

Nigeria Institute of Science & Technology

Supervise activities and training of junior staffs

 

4. J. Onyenmeren

Technologist II

BMLS 2011

Assist in Histology practical sessions

5. A.M. Adebayo

Laboratory Assistant

 

O’Level 2010

Mortuary assistant

6. O. Akintola

Laboratory Assistant

O’Level 2010

Assist the Laboratory Scientist in cleaning of the lab and equipments

7. A.L. Oluwole

Mortuary Attendant

O’Level 1989, 1991

Mortuary assistant

8. O.O. Ajayi

Mortuary Attendant

O’Level 2002

Mortuary assistant





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Anatomy Department

University of Medical sciences

Laje Road, Ondo City

Ondo State.

Nigeria.





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