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The A&P Professor

92 EpisodesProduced by Kevin PattonWebsite

Explore human anatomy and physiology (A&P) teaching and learning with host Kevin Patton. An experienced professor, textbook author, and mentor, Kevin is a recognized leader in A&P teaching. The A&P Professor updates science content and provides practical teaching advice. Want some ideas to superchar… read more


Episode 34 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

Host Kevin Patton previews the content of the upcoming full episode, which focuses on powering up how we do dissection activities.


There's more... a few content updates... plus feedback from listener Mindi Fried,  some word dissections and a recommendation from The A&P Professor Book Club.

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1 minute

  • Summer Neuroscience Workshop
  • Ganglion cells in the retina
  • Powering up our dissection activities
    • Dissection lists
    • Pre-dissection activity


4 minutes

  • Mindi Fried weighs in on the value of preview episodes. 
  • As we approach the anniversary of this podcast, let's hear what you think!
    • podcast@theAPprofessor
    • 1.833.LION.DEN (1.833.546.6336)

Word Dissections

6 minutes

  • Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN)
  • Melanopsin
    • Rhodopsin
    • Photopsin
  • Circadian

Book Club

3 minutes

  • The Physician (The Cole Trilogy Book 1) by Noah Gordon
  • Book details:
  • Historical fiction
  • Story of a European who studies medicine under Persian physician Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

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