Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues (8th Edition – Global) – eBook

For courses in human biology

eBook details

  • Author: Michael D. Johnson
  • File Size: 45 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 640 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 8th edition (global)
  • Publication Date: January 27, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01B7OIHK2
  • ISBN-10: 1292166278
  • ISBN-13: 9781292166278

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Michael D. Johnson

Michael D. Johnson

Dr. Michael D. Johnson earned his B.S. degree in Zoology from Washington State University after which he moved East to earn a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Michigan.  After finishing a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School he joined the faculty of West Virginia University, where he remained for most of his career.

From 2001 to 2006 Dr. Johnson resided within the Sultanate of Oman, where he served as Founding Dean of a new medical school being built in academic partnership with West Virginia University.  Following a brief interval back home at West Virginia University, in 2008 he moved to Qatar to take the position of Associate Dean for Premedical Education at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.  He returned to the USA in 2011 to focus on writing and on researching subjects of interest in Human Biology.

Dr. Johnson received a number of teaching awards throughout his career, including the West Virginia University Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award and the Distinguished Teacher Award of the School of Medicine.  He's a member of the National Association of Biology Teachers, the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, American Physiological Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Through his teaching, his etextbook, and his online blog, award-winning teacher Michael D. Johnson sparks interest in human biology by connecting basic biology to real-world issues that are relevant to your real life. Using extensive online support and a storytelling approach, Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues, 8th Edition (global) in PDF not only demystifies how the human body works but also drives you to become a much better, more discerning consumer of health and science information. Every chapter opens with Johnson’s popular ‘Current Issues’ essays, and within every chapter, “Blog In Focus” references directs students to his frequently-updated blog for breaking human biology-related news.

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