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Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science

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Author: Mullins, David F.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 400

Release Date: 06-09-2005

Details: Product Description Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science is a comprehensive book for the study of pathology and microbiology written for mortuary science students, as a resource for educators, and as a reference for funeral directors and embalmers. The book is designed around the current American Board of Funeral Service Education's Curriculum Outlines for pathology and microbiology. Quick reference appendices provide a review of pertinent anatomy and physiology. Case studies in chapters that discuss specific diseases allow learners to review the postmortem condition of human remains in relation to the disease. About the Author David F. Mullins, Ph.D. attended Purdue University, and holds a bachelor�s degree from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He also attended Mississippi State University, where he obtained both a Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration and a Ph.D. in Sociology. Dr. Mullins began his career as a firefighter and EMT in aircraft crash rescue, where he also trained in hazardous materials management and mass fatality response. Dr. Mullins has sold cemetery property and served the community as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both small and large funeral homes. In 1996, Dr. Mullins started teaching Funeral Service Technology. He helped write the Mississippi Model Curriculum in Funeral Service Technology, and he served on both an ICFSEB National Board Exam item writing team and an ABFSE Curriculum Subcommittee. In 2002, Dr. Mullins was honored by the Lt. Governor by being named faculty honoree for the Mississippi HEADWAE award. Dr. Mullins received the ABFSE Graduate Scholarship several times, and he was named Outstanding Doctoral student by the Alpha Kappa Delta international sociology honor society. Currently, Dr. Mullins is Vice President for Institutional Research, Advancement, Technology, and Accreditation at East Mississippi Community College.

Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 8.0 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English