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Robert M. Wiprud, M.D.

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Associate Professor
Department of Humanities in Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine

8441 State Hwy 47, Suite 4100

Bryan, TX 77807
Phone: 979-436-0540
Fax: 979-436-0084
Email: wiprud@medicine.tamhsc.edu

Director of Family Practice
Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine Course Coordinator, Working with Patients and Second-Year Preceptor Program
College Station Clinic

Education

College of Great Falls, B.S., Summa Cum Laude, 1972 - 1976
Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, M.D., 1980

Specialty Training

Flexible Medicine Internship, Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, 1980-1981
NAMI Flight Surgery Training, 1981 - 1982
Family Practice Residency, Naval Hospital, Bremerton, 1984-1985

Professional Appointments

Senior Staff Physician, Scott & White Clinic, College Station, Texas, 1988-Present    
Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, Assistant Professor, 1988 - 2006
Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, Associate Professor, 2006 - Present
Course Director, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, 1988 - 2006
Staff, St. Joseph Regional Health Science Center, Bryan, Texas, 1988-present
Courtesy Staff, College Station Medical Center, College Station, Texas 1988-present
Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Temple, Texas, 1988 - Present

Licensure and Board Certifications

Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
Texas Controlled Substances Registration Certificate
Drug Enforcement Agency Controlled Substances Registration Certificate
American Board of Family Medicine; re-certified 2000

Honors and Awards

Chief Resident, Naval Hospital, Bremerton, 1985-1989
Best Clinical Professor Family Medicine, 1998
Distinguished Teaching Award, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center
College of Medicine, 2002
Texas Super Doc, 2005

Selected Publications

Edwards J, van Walsum K, Sanders C, Fossum T, Sadoski M, Bramson R, Wiprud R. "Attitudes of Veterinary Medical Students and Medical Students Toward Collaborative Learning: An Experiment". Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, Spring 2004; 31(1): 76-78.

Sanders C, Sadoski M, Bramson R, Wiprud R, van Walsum K. "Comparing the Effects of Physical Practice and Mental Imagery Rehearsal on Learning Basic Surgical Skills by Medical Students". American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 191(5): 1811-1814, July 2004.

Wiprud RM. 30 standardized hospital admission orders. Family Practice Management 2001; 8[9]:49-51.

Street RL, Jr., Cauthen D, Buchwald E, Wiprud RM. Patients' predispositions to discuss health issues affecting quality of life. Family Medicine 1995; 27[10]:663-670.

Peer Reviewed Abstracts

Wiprud, R, English, M, Bramson, R, Heads, A, "An Innovative Formative Evaluation of History and Physical Exam Skills". 32nd Annual STFM Predoctoral Education Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, February 2006.

Bramson R, Wiprud R, van Walsum K, Sadoski M, Edwards J, Sanders C, "A Reliable Rating Scale for Evaluating Basic Surgical Skills". 2004 Annual Meeting of Southern Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Savannah, Georgia, April 2004.

Sanders C, Sadoski M., Bramson R, Wiprud R, van Walsum K, "Teaching Surgical Skills to Medical Students Using Mental Imagery and Physical Practice". Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, March 2004.

van Walsum K, Edwards J, Sanders C, Sadoski M, Bramson R, Wiprud R, Fossum T. "Cognitive and Affective Predictors of Surgical Skill in a Collaborative Learning Environment". Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2003.

Edwards J, Sanders C, Sadoski M, van Walsum K, Bramson R, Wiprud R, Fossum T. "The Effect of Imagery Rehearsal on Medical Student Learning of Basic Surgical Skills in a Collaborative Environment". Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2003.

Sanders C, Edwards J, Sadoski M, van Walsum K, Bramson R, Wiprud R, "Imagery vs. Text Study in Learning Basic Surgical Skills as Measured by Checklist and Rating Scales". 2003 Annual Meeting of The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology and The Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Anaheim, California, March 2003.