Human Development

Human Development

by Thad Wilson, MD PhD


Human development: take a journey through life!

The development of the human body is marked by constant change from the very beginning: a physical, social and cognitive progress, with several significant milestones. Follow Prof. Thad Wilson as he will explain the main aspects of human development.

Physiology professor Thad Wilson helps students prepare for medical board exams and has taught medical students at several universities across the US. He has also coauthored over 75 scientific articles and a textbook.

This course will address the following topics:

  • Apgar Score
  • Neurological changes
  • Milestones of various ages
  • Tanner stages
  • Common causes of death

The course not only includes high-quality video lectures, but also the possibility to access download material to support your learning process, and have content-related questions answered directly by Prof. Wilson.

Course Details

  • Videos 5
  • Duration 0:34 h
  • Quiz questions 6
  • Topic reviews 0


Your Educators of course Human Development

 Thad Wilson, MD PhD

Thad Wilson, MD PhD

Thad Wilson is a Professor of Physiology and has been teaching medical students for more than a dozen years at Colleges of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA (Drexel University); Athens, OH (Ohio University), and Indianapolis, IN (Marian University). He has worked extensively developing and improving medical curriculums, as well as serving in leadership roles as a Medical Physiology course director and Organ System team leader. Professor Thad Wilson has been awarded multiple medical school teaching awards and previously was involved in both question writing and question reviewing for national board exams in the health sciences. He currently helps students prepare for medical board exams, in addition to his teaching and scientific pursuits. Professor Thad Wilson has coauthored over 75 peer-reviewed scientific articles as well as a physiology textbook, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, which has been translated into four languages and a number of electronic formats.

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