John T. Hansen, PhD 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 PhD 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 last 14 years as Associate Dean for Admissions. Dr. Hansen’s medical research has encompassed the study of peripheral and central dopaminergic systems, neural plasticity, and neural inflammation. He has received a NIH Research Career Development Award, numerous teaching awards, and in 1999 was bestowed the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award given annually by the Association of American Medical Colleges to nationally recognized medical educators.
Dr. Hansen is author of over 110 medical research publications, book chapters, and books. He is Co-Editor of the Clinical Anatomy journal; the lead Consulting Editor of Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy; the author of Netter’s Clinical Anatomy, 4th Edition, Netter’s Anatomy Flash Cards, and Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book; and the co-author of Netter’s Atlas of Human Physiology.
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