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Do all doctors have to get a Ph.D?
No, if you are referring to a physician, they can have a Ph.D., but usually do not and simply have an appropriate medical degree such as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) or Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. However, the recipient of a Ph.D. is known as a doctor since a Ph.D. is a Doctor of Philosophy degree but is a more research-oriented degree.
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The answer depends on what 'type' of doctor you are referring to. The short answer is NO, a doctor does not need to have a PhD. Doctors of Philosophy (PhD) are by definiti…on the true "doctors", as the word doctor comes from the latin for teache; they are usually scientists and instructors at universities. Besides these "true" doctors, our society has also used the term doctor to refer to anyone who has completed a doctorate degree in school. Thus, there are many different types of doctors, spanning many fields. Most often we associate the term doctor with certain health care professionals who have completed a doctorate level degree. Some examples of those are: Doctors of Medicine (MD) - use medications and surgery to treat almost anything Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) - in the US they are similar to MDs Doctors of Chiropractors (DC) - use manual therapies to treat the spine and neuromusculoskeletal system Doctors of Dentistry (DDS) - treat problems involving teeth and gums Doctors of Optometry (OD) - deal with issues involving the eyes Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) - deal with issues involving the feet Doctors of Veteriny Medicine (DVM) - treat animals using medicine or surgery
Munaivar is the Proper Word in Tamil to Mean tat Doctorate or PhD
I Dont think there is any difference between PHD and Doctorate. A person who has acquired a PHD or Doctorate could be called as a Doctor....
Most Chiropractors do not have a PhD (doctorate of philosophy), but most have a doctor of chiropractic degree (DC). Doctors of Philosophy (PhD) are by definition the true "d…octors", as the word doctor comes from the latin for teacher. Doctors of philosophy are usually scientists and instructors at universities. Besides these "true" doctors, our society has used the term doctor to refer to anyone who has completed a postgraduate doctorate degree in school. Thus, there are many different types of doctors, spanning many fields. Most often we associate the term doctor with certain health care professionals who have completed a doctorate level degree. Some examples of those are: Doctors of Medicine (MD), Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Doctors of Chiropractic (DC), Doctors of Dentistry (DDS), Doctors of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Doctors of Optometry (OD), etc. The complete answer to the question of whether or not chiropractors are entitled to the use of the title "doctor" will depend on which country the chiropractor has graduated from their chiropractic program. In Canada and the United States, for example, Chiropractors must have a 4 year undergraduate degree before starting chiropractic school, then they must complete a 4 year, post graduate, doctorate in chiropractic (8 years total). As such, in North America, chiropractors are indeed doctors, doctors of chiropractic. In comparison to North America, in Australia, chiropractors complete a 4 year undergraduate degree, and then a 2 year masters degree in chiropractic. As such, in Australia chiropractors are not called doctors because they do not have a post graduate doctorate degree. To further validate the use of the term doctor, at least for chiropractors in Canada, in 2005 the province of Ontario granted the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) the right to offer a professional health care degree under the Post-secondary Education Choice and Excellence Act. This decision was based on a thorough review by the government of the curriculum taught at CMCC, and the knowledge that its graduates have upon completion of the program. This degree granting right sets the program at CMCC within the hierarchy of education in Ontario as comparable to that of other primary contact health care professions, such as medicine, dentistry, and optometry.
Some people with a PhD degree prefer to be called Dr. So-and-so. Others don't care one way or the other. I would suggest if you are addressing such a person in an academ…ic, clinical, or other professional setting that you use this title unless they ask you to do otherwise. In a personal setting, such a formality is probably not necessary.
The 1st Doctor after the 1st ever battle with the Cybermen in The Tenth Planet declared "This old body of mine's wearing a bit thin". He returned to the TARDIS where he re…generated. The 2nd Doctor was forced to regenerate by the Time Lords at the end of The War Games. The 3rd Doctor had his body destroyed by radiation after defeating the spiders in Planet of the Spiders. The 4th Doctor fell from the top of a giant satellite dish at the Pharos Project in Logopolis. The 5th Doctor got Spectrox poisoning and lost some of the antidote and only had enough to save his companion (Peri) and so regenerated at the end of The Caves of Androzani. The 6th Doctor bashed his head at the start of Time and the Rani, although this was not played by Colin Baker (6th Dr). The 7th Doctor was shot in the heart in an alley in San Francisco in the 1996 TV Movie. However it was the damage caused by surgeons trying to save him, not understanding his Time Lord physiology, that stopped his second heart and killed him. The 8th Doctor's regeneration happened during the time war when he tried to save a woman who refused his help. He stayed, and crash landed on Karn. The Sisterhood of Karn resurrected him temporarily, allowing him to make a choice and control his next regeneration. He chose to become the War Doctor. The War Doctor, like the first doctor, seemingly died when his body wore out. This is shown soon after he meets his future selves, 10 and 11, and finds a different answer to his former actions in the Time War. The 9th Doctor sucked the entire vortex out of Rose causing the regeneration. The 10th Doctor got a huge dose of radiation but managed to see all his old companions before regenerating. The 11th Doctor also seemed to die of old age, lasting longer than the previous incarnations had with similar fates, but then was apparently granted a new regeneration cycle by the Time Lords, presumably because he is the key to their return.
A PhD is is considered to be the highest academic degree one can achieve so the PhD is higher.
PhD? Wow! You'd get a job anywhere. However, microbiology is more of a research field. So, if you're into that kind of thing, I guess you're set. A PHD in India is not recogni…zed abroad, the quality of research in India is quite poor except for top rated institutions like IIT. http://www.thehindubusinessline.in/2011/01/10/stories/2011011050700800.htm
The answer depends on your needs. MD = Medical Doctor (Physician) Medical doctors have an overall knowledge of medicine and the human body and pharmacology (effects of drugs… on humans). MDs can specialize to one of dozens of branches of medicine which range to cover every conceivable part of the human body, the psyche, and general medicine (Family doctor). MDs also have 11 years of schooling after high school. Four years of college, four years of medical school and a MINIMUM of 3 years residency (working in a hospital as a doctor in training). Depending on the specialty, some doctors have 8 years residency. Finally, in order to maintain the M.D. title, doctors must take and pass a certain amount of continuing education courses every few years. PhD = Doctor of Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy is a title earned by many years of study in one of hundreds of fields of study. The PhD can be in any science from sociology to archeology, from mathematics to physics, from quantum mechanics to physiology. A psychologist is a PhD who has studied human psychology and is able to help with mental issues as long as there are no physical causes to the psychological issues his patient is suffering. A Psychiatrist is an MD who has specialized in the human brain and human psychology. Psychiatrists are able to treat physical ailments such as chemical imbalances that cause psychological issues in their patients. Psychiatrists cannot necessarily perform surgery on the brain. For that you would need a surgeon who is also a neurologist. DDS = Doctor of Dental Surgery (Dentist) A DDS is a person who studied specifically about dentistry. A DDS has general knowledge of human physiology, but their course of study about anything other than their specific field of study is limited to about the level of the first year of medical school. OD = Oculus Doctor (Optometrist) - Not to be confused with Optician or Ophthalmologist. ODs are specifically trained on the eyes, specific procedures, diagnosing and identifying eye diseases and other issues as well as the ability to prescribe corrective lenses (glasses and contacts lenses) Opticians are the ones that will fit your glasses and make sure they meet the requirements of the prescription the Optometrist or Ophthalmologist issued. Opticians are generally trained in their craft, but they do not have to be a doctor of any kind nor is there a specific criteria to call oneself an optician. Ophthalmologists are MDs that have specialized in the human visual system from the eye ball to the brain. For eye surgeries other than lasic procedures and other approved services one needs to go to an ophthalmologist. Other types of doctors DC = Doctor of Chiropractic DO = Doctor of Osteopathy (MD training, but use holistic approach) ND = Naturopathic Doctor (Holistic Medicine) - some call it quackery DMD = Doctor of Dental Medicine (equivalent to DDS) DVM = Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Animal doctor) Like an MD, these doctors take extensive training courses in the physiology of animals and there are specialties such as large animal veterinarians who specialize in horses, cattle and other large animals. DPT = Doctor of Physical Therapy PharmD = Doctor of Pharmacology (Pharmacist) JD = Juris Doctor (Laywer) some argue that this is a type of PhD, but this is a specific distinction. Most lawyers do not call themselves Doctor unless they have another type of doctorate (PhD) or Medical training, but they have the title on their degrees.
No. Medical doctors in the USA (e.g. physicians) receive the professional training degree of MD or OD (Osteopathic Doctor). In contrast, a PhD is a higher academic degre…e based on philosophy, or research. A PhD does not prescribe medicine. A medical doctor may have a PhD, especially those that perform medical research, but most do not. If an individual has both an MD and a PhD they would list them in that order after their name (PhD listed last as it is the highest degree). A medical doctor holds a Doctor of Medicine diploma. Both Ph.D. and MD are doctorate degrees, so they're equal.
A PhD is just one example of a doctorate. A PhD is a 'generic' doctorate which is earned after 3-5 years of dedicated research and a publishable dissertation. PhD stands fo…r "Doctor of Philosophy" (Philosophy being generally the unknown - regardless of subject). Other doctorates are MD (Medical Doctor), DPH (Doctorate in Public Health), DCS (Doctorate in Computer Science) and many more. In some countries DSc or ScD (Doctor of Science), is a regular doctorate but in other countries it may be a special 'higher degree' that is given to honor many years of outstanding work.
The doctorate is the highest level of educational attainment. There are a number of types of doctorate degrees. Academic and Professional. Some academic Doctorates would incl…ude: The PhD Doctor of Philosophy (gr. - Philos - Love, Sophos - Wisdom) (can be taken in almost any field EdD - doctor of education ScD - doctor of sciencePsyD - doctor of psychology Academic Degrees require advanced graduate research in the specialized field, and the writing of a doctoral dissertation (a published scholarly work) the premise of which is then "defended" before a panel of professors working in the general field of research. Some professional Doctorates would include: Medical doctor (MD)Dentist (DDS), or (DMD)Chiropractor (DC)Podiatrist (DPM)Optometrist (OD)Veterinarian (DVM) Professional doctorates, have their practice regulated by the various States, and require on average four years of graduate study at a specialized professional school, or university, and then from one to five or six years of post-graduate experience in a clinical setting. All the above are doctoral degrees.
A doctoral degree is a general degree type from which many specific programs of study fall. Some of those programs may fall under the PhD category, or EdD, DSW, PsyD, which ar…e known as Academic Doctorates. MD, DO, DC, DPM, etc. are "professional doctorates". In the US, Physicians are addressed as "doctor" 24/7, whereas academic doctors are properly addressed as "doctor" only in the academic environment. Addressing a professional as Mr or Miss can be taken as rude. However, this protocol varies depending on the culture in which one lives: In Latin cultures, any profession gets a title; for example, a notary public in Mexico, is introduced as "Notarius" Vasquez, and lawyers as, "Abogado" Lopez. In the UK, Physicians graduate with Bachelors in Medicine, but may be addressed "Dr. so and so", whereas Surgeons lose the title Doctor, and are introduced as Mr. or Miss, etc. in deference to the old tradition from which Surgery arose, i.e., barbers. In Russia, people apparently call Physicians "Dr" when trying to be especially polite and it's not that important, nor rude to address a physician as Mr. or Ms., etc. In Germany, if you are a Physician, and hold an academic and educational title, as, e.g, MD, Phd and Prof, then one is addressed using all of the above, and they sign letters as; "Herr Prof. Dr. Dr. Ernst Klaus".
She a forsenic scentist rather than doctor of philosophy. Update: A PhD isn't confined to the study of the subject of philosophy. "Abby has been shown to have skills in tr…aditional forensics, computer forensics, and hacking. She has implied that she has a PhD in chemistry..." Given the character it wouldn't be a surprise if Abby simply prefers to drop the honorific "Doctor". She also thinks of the rest of the NCIS team as family - I imagine Obama's wife and kids probably don't address him as "Mr President" unless they are being extremely ironic. also "Abby graduated with full honors from LSU with a triple major in sociology, criminology and psychology. She earned her master's degree from Georgia State University in criminology and forensic science." Source of quotes: Wikipedia Just for trivia's sake: Pauley Perrette graduated with honors in sociology, psychology, and criminal science. She started her Master's at Georgia State in Criminal Science but didn't complete it.