Human Development

Human Development

by Thad Wilson, 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 explains 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 option to access download material to support your learning process.

Course Details

  • Videos 5
  • Duration 0:34 h
  • Quiz questions 13
  • Articles 6


Your Educators of course Human Development

 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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Human development
By Michael T. on 12. May 2018 for Human Development

It was concise and direct and I liked it very much.

By ANDRES R. on 19. July 2017 for Human Development

It was a precise course overview of human development, and it is really useful to start learning pediatrics basics.