John Nolte, PhD is professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at The University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson. He is one of only four medical school faculty members in the United States and Canada to be recognized by the Association of American Medical Colleges for their efforts to give the next generation of physicians an exceptional educational experience. He is the recipient of an Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award.
A faculty member at the UA College of Medicine since 1990, Dr. Nolte was director of the Human Neuroscience course, which UA students routinely gave the highest rating of all basic science courses in the curriculum. He now directs the Nervous System block of the College of Medicine’s new curriculum; the block is the most highly rated block in the first year of the new medical curriculum. He has received numerous UA awards for his innovative teaching, including Excellence in Innovation in Teaching (1992, 2006), Excellence in Basic Science Teaching for Medical Students (1999, 2002), and Basic Sciences Educator of the Year (1996, 1997, 1999, 2000). Dr. Nolte and has been recognized as Basic Science Educator of the Year by the graduating classes of 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2007.
He is the author of The Human Brain in Photographs and Diagrams, 4th Edition.