Teaching medical histology at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine: Transition to virtual slides and virtual microscopes†
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The Anatomical Record Part B: The New Anatomist
Volume 275B, Issue 1, pages 196–206, November 2003
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Blake, C. A., Lavoie, H. A. and Millette, C. F. (2003), Teaching medical histology at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine: Transition to virtual slides and virtual microscopes. Anat. Rec., 275B: 196–206. doi: 10.1002/ar.b.10037
The authors are reproductive biologists and members of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology and Anatomy at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, where they currently teach medical histology. Dr. Blake, Professor, is currently President-Elect of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine and Secretary-Treasurer of the Association of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Neurobiology Chairpersons. He was given the Teacher of the Year Award by the first-year medical students in 2000, 2001, and 2002. His research interests are in reproductive neuroendocrinology. Dr. LaVoie, Assistant Professor, also was recognized for her excellence in teaching with the prestigious String of Pearls Award from the first-year medical students. Her research interests focus on ovarian follicular development and function. Dr. Millette, Professor, is the Course Director of Medical Microanatomy and former Head of the Curriculum Committee of the School of Medicine. His research interests are in cell–cell interactions within the testes.
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