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Norbert K. Herzog
Professor of Medical Sciences
BA, University of Calif-Los Angeles; MS, CA State University; PhD, University of Texas - Austin
School of Medicine
Herzog has 25 years of experience as a teacher, researcher and administrator. Before coming to Quinnipiac, he was a professor in the Departments of Pathology and Microbiology and Immunology as well as a scientist in the Centers for Tropical Diseases and Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas. He was selected as a member of the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers, named a UT System Distinguished Teaching Professor and admitted to The University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education. He has taught in courses including pathobiology, molecular biology, infectious diseases, biodefense, biochemistry, pathology among others. Dr. Herzog’s research focused on the role of cellular signal transduction in disease in particular the pathogenesis of arenaviruses. Most of his publications are related to the molecular characterization of cell signaling, viral pathogenesis and development of novel antivirals. He has been a member of NIH, USDA and NASA study sections. He is also co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show Medical Discovery News (http://www.medicaldiscoverynews.com). At Quinnipiac, Herzog will be coordinating the basic science block of the first year medical school curriculum and is co-coordinator of the Concentration in Medical Communication in the Scholarly Reflection and Concentration/Capstone course.