Body Temperature Regulation
Body Temperature Regulation

Body Temperature Regulation

by Thad Wilson, PhD

Deepen your knowledge of the physiology of the human body’s temperature and its regulation.

Prof. Thad Wilson will provide you with the most important and exam-relevant facts about body temperature evaluation, circumventricular organs (CVOs) and the blood-brain barrier.

The download material and quiz questions will help you to be thoroughly prepared for USMLE.

Course Details

  • Videos 6
  • Duration 0:25 h
  • Quiz questions 25
  • Articles 3


Your Educators of course Body Temperature Regulation

 Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad E. Wilson is a Professor and Director of Education in the Department of Physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He has been teaching medical students for more than 15 years at Colleges of Medicine in the USA: Philadelphia, PA (Drexel University); Athens, OH (Ohio University), Indianapolis, IN (Marian University), and now Lexington, KY (University of Kentucky). He has worked extensively developing and improving medical curriculums, as well as serving in leadership roles directing Medical Physiology and various organ system courses. Professor Thad Wilson has been awarded multiple institutional and national medical school teaching awards and previously was involved in both question writing and question reviewing for national board exams in the health sciences. Professor Thad Wilson has coauthored >85 peer-reviewed scientific and educational articles as well as a physiology textbook, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, which has been translated into seven languages, is in several electronic formats, and is currently in the 2nd edition.

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Good class
By Alejandro Sebastián D. on 17. March 2020 for Body Temperature Evaluation

I am from Peru, and Dr. Wilson's class seemed very good to me, very concise and the key points incredible, very satisfied with the presentation.

great explanation, especially if you have costanzo based lessons
By Sören H. on 05. March 2018 for Hyperthermia (Heat Stroke): Causes & Symptoms

really thorough explanation - finally i understood the problem with the set point great explanation of the influence that prostaglandin has!