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Hugo Rodriguez

Dr. Hugo Rodriguez

  

Hugo Rodriguez, M.D
Assistant Professor
Anatomy and Physiology​
Director, A-PRIME TIME Program

Degrees:

M.D.
School of Medicine
Universidad de Monterrey
Monterrey, N.L., Mexico


Family Medicine Residency
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social/Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas

CV/VITAE: rodriguez.pdf


Classes Taught:

In Biological Sciences Department:
·       Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II Lecture and Lab
·       Human Nutrition
·       Advanced Physiology Lecture and Lab


In Department of Biomedicine:
BMED 1110 Introductory Medical Physiology
BMED 1102 Introduction to Biomedical Laboratory I
BMED 2101 Gross Anatomy
BMED 3104-3108 Integrated Body systems I, II, III, IV, V
BMED 3109 Medical Syndromes
BMED 3121 Independent Research I
BMED 3122 Independent Research II


Joined UTB:

September 2002


AREA OF SPECIALITY AND RESPONSIBILITY:
Dr. Rodriguez has more than 25 years' experience in clinical practice and teaching, and he is highly committed to undergraduate education. His main interest is in evidencing teaching-learning methods useful for the positive development of graduates who will be competent at any position within the medical sciences. After graduation, these men and women will be able to think critically, analyze situations capably, and be efficient problem-solvers. Teaching is singlehandedly the most challenging and rewarding experience in Dr. Rodriguez's life. Day in and day out, his job description includes helping people make a difference not just in their own lives through education, but also helping them take steps towards a future where they too will be able to make a positive impact in the lives of others. Dr. Rodriguez is the Program Director of the A-PRIME TIME Program. A-PRIME TIME program is designed to strengthen and shorten the path to the M.D. degree for high-achieving students and to align the pre-medical and medical curricula so that students have a continuous and integrated educational experience.  The goal of the program is to develop a new model of physician education that will be widely recognized for its innovation and educational effectiveness for a 21st century Texas by reducing the time to complete an M.D. from the traditional 8-years (4 years of undergraduate study and 4 years of medical school) to as few as 6 years in an accelerated program (3 years of undergraduate study and 3 years of medical school). 


RESEARCH:
​Dr. Rodriguez’s main interest is in evidencing teaching-learning methods useful for the positive development of graduates who will be competent at any position within the medical sciences. Special emphasis in Pre-medical education research.


Previous positions and where:

Clinical Assistant Instructor. Hospital General de Zona y Clinica de Medicina Familiar # 13 Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social 

Family Physician. Hospital General de Zona, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, H. Matamoros, Mexico

Profesor de Propedeutica Medico-Quirurgica I and II. Escuela de Medicina. Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine. Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social​

Contact information

Office: BRHP 1.124
Phone: 956-882-5046
Hugo.Rodriguez@utb.edu

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