A.B. Classical Languages, College of the Holy Cross, 1967 -- Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, 1969 -- Pre-doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, Dartmouth Medical School, 1969-1970 -- Harvard Medical School, 1970-1971 -- Research Assistant, Maine Medical Center Research Department, 1971-1974 -- Ph.D. in Physiology, Dartmouth College, 1979 -- Postdoctoral Fellow, Maine Medical Center Department of Research, 1978-1980 -- University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1980-present (Assistant Professor, 1980-1984 -- Associate Professor, 1984-1990 -- Professor, 1990-present -- Physiology Department chairperson, 1988-2002, 2007-2012).
Dartmouth College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
College of the Holy Cross
Dartmouth Medical School
Maine Medical Center
Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology and pathophysiology; evolutionary biology; evolutionary medicine.
My current research interest is medical student beliefs in evolution and human origins. Data from seven  consecutive UNECOM classes has been gathered and presented as posters, and manuscript(s) are being prepared for eventual publication.
Erythrocyte development and deformability; the physiological basis for osteopathic manipulative procedures
Norton, J.M. A visual model for teaching ventilation-perfusion relationships. Advances in Physiology Education 24(1):38-42, 2000.
Norton, J.M. Toward consistent definitions for Preload and Afterload. Advances in Physiology Education 25:53-61, 2001.
Hartman, S.E., and J.M. Norton. Interexaminer Reliability and Cranial Osteopathy. Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine, 6(1):23-34, 2002.
Hartman, S.E., and J.M. Norton. A review of King HH and Lay EM, "Osteopathy in the Cranial Field," in Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine, 2nd ed. Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine, 8(2):24-28.
Norton, J.M. A functional model for the rib cage of Deinonychus antirrhopus. (Manuscript re-submitted after review to the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology)
Norton, J.M. Medical student beliefs in human origins. FASEB J. 2008 22:575.1
Other Scholarly Activity
Norton, J.M. Results of a limited survey of PowerPoint usage among medical, graduate and undergraduate science faculty. Presented at the 8th Annual IAMSE Meeting in New Orleans, LA, July, 2004.
Norton, J.M. Osteopathic medical student acceptance of