Tag: medicine

Medical Mercy: Ethics and the Underprivileged

On September 19, 2013, Dr. David H. Beyda gave a presentation for the inaugural HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) distinguished speakers series at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Beyda is a Pediatric Critical Care Specialist at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, […]

The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona (UA or U of A) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located about one mile northeast of downtown Tucson, Arizona. The UA offers 334 fields of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees. The university maintains a complete list of colleges and schools […]

Career-of-the-Month: Psychologist & Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists are medical doctors; psychologists are not. The suffix “-iatry” means “medical treatment,” and “-logy” means “science” or “theory.” So psychiatry is the medical treatment of the psyche, while psychology is the science of the psyche. (Psyche is an ancient Greek term for the totality of the human mind, both conscious and unconscious.) Psychologists are […]

Career-of-the-Month: Pharmacist & Pharmacologist

Pharmacist – Pharmacists are experts in medicine and its side effects. Pharmacists give medicine to people when a doctor says that they need it. They sometimes help doctors choose which medicines to give patients. Pharmacists also warn doctors if they have asked their patients to take any medicine that might hurt them. Sometimes pharmacists mix […]