John T. Hansen

John T. Hansen PhD, Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Associate Dean for Admissions, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York.

Hansen is Professor and Associate Chair for Medical Education in Neurobiology and Anatomy, and Associate Dean for Admissions at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Hansen received his Ph.D in Anatomy from Tulane University and has held faculty appointments at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Rochester. He previously served as the Kilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Chair of Neurobiology and Anatomy and for the 15 years as Associate Dean for Admissions. Prof. Dr. Hansen, whose research has encompassed the study of peripheral and central dopaminergic systems, neural plasticity and neural inflammation, also is a recipient of a NIH Research Career Development Award. He has received numerous teaching awards and was the recipient of the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award given annually by the AAMC to nationally recognized medical educators. Professor Hansen is author of over 100 research publications, book chapters, and books. He is co-editor of his professional journal Clinical Anatomy, the lead consulting editor of Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy, author of Netter’s Clinical Anatomy , Netter’s Anatomy Flash Cards, the Essential Anatomy Dissector, Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, and co-author of Netter’s Atlas of Physiology and the TNM Staging Atlas for medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists.

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