Author: Sobrasua E.M. Ibim & Andi Ogude, Andi Ogude
Anatomy and Physiology: Students Companion is a textbook suitable for high school and college adoption that satisfies the two-semester course requirement. Students interested in nursing, pharmacy, dental and other premedical professions may find this book very useful. Beginning at the cellular level, the textbook discusses the anatomy/morphology, structure and functional relationships of the various systems of the human body including the skeleton, muscle, circulation, digestion, respiration, immune, integument, nerves, endocrine, defense, cardiovascular, excretion and reproduction. The systems are organized into units that reflect levels of organizations, movement-support, integration-coordination, transport, absorption-excretion and continuity of life.
Sobrasua E.M. Ibim has taught anatomy and physiology and general biology for over 13 years. Dr. Ibim attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for his post-doctoral training in tissue engineering, specializing in the synthesis of biodegradable polymers for bone tissue regeneration, as scaffolding devices for cell culture and as devices for musculoskeletal delivery of drugs/bioactive controlled substances. He received a Ph.D. in biology from Clark Atlanta University, Georgia; an M S. In veterinary science from Tuskegee University, Alabama,. a B.Sc. in Agriculture from Fort Valley State University, GA. He has several publications in reputable journals including Biomaterials, Alcohol and Toxicology Journals