Basic Science

Students may purchase study textbooks online through WUHS (Belize’s) Online University Bookstore at very competitive prices. Furthermore, all medical equipment and school supplies such as dissection kits, lab coats, scrubs, Video CD’s and more may be ordered at the Online University Bookstore.
We strongly encourage all students to purchase their books at our online bookstore to have them delivered directly to the campus without a hassle carrying them with you.
Please Note: Washington University Health and Science (Belize) reserves the right to change the book list at any time, therefore to prevent unnecessary expenditures, we suggest that students should purchase their books for one semester only.

MD1 – Semester I

ANATOMY

Required
Tank, Patrick W. PhD. “Grant’s Dissector (Tank, Grant’s Dissector) 16th Ed.”
ISBN: 9781496313805
Moore, Keith, et al. “Clinically Oriented Anatomy, 8th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496347213
Agur, Anne M.R., & Arthur F. Dalley. “Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 14th Ed
ISBN: 9781469890685
Recommended
Moore, Keith, et al. “Essential Clinical Anatomy, 5th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451187496
Chung, Kyung W., et al. “Board Review Series: Gross Anatomy 8th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451193077

BIOCHEMISTRY

Required
Lieberman, Mark PhD, et al. “Mark’s Basic Medical Biochemistry: A Clinical Approach 5th Ed.” Michael A. Lieberman PhD
ISBN-13: 978-1496324818
Recommended
Harvey, Richard A. “Lippincott’s Illustrated Review Biochemistry 7th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496344496

EMBRYOLOGY

Required
Tom Salder; Langman’s Medical Embryology, 12th.ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451191646
Recommended
Dudek, Ronald W. PhD. “Board Review Series: Embryology; 6th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451190380

HISTOLOGY & CELL BIOLOGY

Required
Ross, Michael H. PhD, Wojciech Pawlina MD. “Histology: Text and Atlas: with Correlated Cell and Molecular Biology, 7th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451187427
Gartner, Leslie P. PhD, James L. Hiatt PhD. “Color Atlas and Text of Histology 6th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451113433
Recommended
Gartner, Leslie P. PhD, James L. Hiatt PhD. “Board Review Series: Cell Biology and Histology 7th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451189513

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

Required
Springhouse.Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy 3rd Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781788458

MD2 – Semester II

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

Required
Fadem, Barbara. “Behavioral Science in Medicine 2nd Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781609136642
Recommended
Fadem, Barbara. “Board Review Series: Behavioral Science 7th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkin
ISBN-13: 978-1496310477

NUTRITION

Required
Hark, Lisa PhD RD, and Gail Morrison MD. “Medical Nutrition and Disease: A Case-Based Approach 5th Ed
ISBN: 9781118652435

NEURO-ANATOMY

Required
Siegel, Allan PhD, Hreday N. Sapru PhD. “Essential Neuroscience, 3rd Ed.”  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451189681
Haines “Neuroanatomy In Clinical Context, 9th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451186253
Gould, Douglas J. PhD, and Jennifer K. Brueckner-Collins PhD. “Sidman’s Neuroanatomy: A Programmed Learning Tool, 2ndEd.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781765688
Recommended
Gould, Douglas J PhD., and James D. Fix PhD. “Board Review Series: Neuro-Anatomy 5th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkin
ISBN: 9781451176094

PHYSIOLOGY

Required
Rhoades, Rodney A. PhD, and David R. Bell PhD. “Medical Physiology: Principles for Clinical Medicine, 4th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781609134273
Recommended
Costanzo, Linda. “Cases and Problems: Physiology 4th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451120615
Board Review Series – Physiology Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 6th
ISBN: 9781451187953

MD3 – Semester III

MEDICAL ETHICS

Required
Jorde, Lynn B. PhD, et al. “Medical Genetics 5th Ed.”
ISBN: 9780323188357
Recommended
Dudek, Ronald W. PhD. “Board Review Series: Genetics.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781799942

MEDICAL GENETICS

Required
Lynn B. Jorde PhD, John C. Carey MD MPH, Michael J. Bamshad MD; Medical Genetics 4th Ed. With online access;
ISBN: 978-0323053730
Recommended
Board Review Series Genetics; Ronald W. Dudek PhD; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 978 07817-9994-2

IMMUNOLOGY

Required
Doan, Thao MD, et al.  “Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Immunology,  2nd Ed.”, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451109375

MICROBIOLOGY

Required
Engleberg, N. Cary MD, et al. “Schaechter’s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease, 5th. Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781787444
Recommended
Hawley, Louise MD, et al. “Board Review Series: Microbiology 6th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451175349
Harvey, Richard A. PhD, and Cynthia Nau Cornelissen PhD. “Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Microbiology, 3rd Ed.”Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608317332

PATHOLOGY I – GENERAL

Required
Strayer, David S. MD Phd, and Emanuel Rubin MD. “Rubin’s Pathology: Clinicopathologic Foundations of Medicine, 7th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451183900
Agosti, Yasmeen MD, and Pamela Duke MD.  “Med-Maps for Pathophysiology.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781777551
Recommended
Fenderson, Bruce A. PhD, et al. “Lippincott’s Illustrated Review of Rubin’s Pathology.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608316403
Schneider, Arthur S. MD, and Philip A. Szanto, MD. “Board Review Series: Pathology 5th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451115871

MD4 – Semester IV

EPIDEMIOLOGY & BIOSTATISTICS

Required
Fletcher, Robert MD MSc, and Suzanne W. Fletcher MD MSc. “Clinical Epidemiology: The Essentials 5th Ed.” LippincottWilliams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451144475

PATHOLOGY II – SYSTEMIC

Required
Strayer, David S. MD Phd, and Emanuel Rubin MD. “Rubin’s Pathology: Clinicopathologic Foundations of Medicine, 7th Ed.”Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451183900
Agosti, Yasmeen MD, and Pamela Duke MD.  “Med-Maps for Pathophysiology.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781777551
Recommended
Fenderson, Bruce A. PhD, et al. “Lippincott’s Illustrated Review of Rubin’s Pathology.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608316403
B Schneider, Arthur S. MD, and Philip A. Szanto, MD. “Board Review Series: Pathology 5th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451115871

PHARMACOLOGY

Required
Golan, David E. MD PhD, et al. “Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathologic Basis of Drug Therapy, 4th .” Lippincott Williams& Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451191004
Recommended
Rosenfeld, Gary C. PhD, and David S. Loose PhD. “Board Review Series: Pharmacology 6th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451175356
Whalen, Karen. “Lippincott’s Illustrated Review: Pharmacology, 6th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451191776

MD5 – BRIDGE TO CLINICAL MEDICINE PROGRAM

INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL MEDICINE

Required
AGABEGI, “Step Up To Medicine 4th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496306142

PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS

Required
Bickley, Lynn MD. “Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking with E-book, 12th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469893419

REFERENCE TEXTBOOKS

Recommended
“Stedman’s Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing 7th Ed.” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608316922
“Stedman’s Online Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451127645


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