Course: MD 557 - Neural Science

Students in this course learn about the nervous system through integrative study of behavior, cellular and systems neurobiology, neuroanatomy, neuroethics, neuropharmacology, neurophysiology, pathophysiology, and psychopathology. Students also learn the neurologic and mental status examinations, related interviewing, diagnostic testing and imaging. Several instructional methods support learning in this course, including lecture, online independent study modules, readings from a variety of sources, laboratory sessions, physical examination and interviewing skills sessions, simulation, team-based learning and case discussions prepared by students. (9 weeks)


Course Administration

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Cynthia Forehand, PhD
Professor of Neurological Sciences
(802) 656-8060



Director of Curriculum Management
Christian Berry, M.Ed.
(802) 656-0686