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Dr. Paul Madtes

Professor of Biology

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School of Natural and Social Sciences
740-392-6868 Ext. 3202Email Dr. Madtes
Professional Experience:
  • NIH (NEI) Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston — 1980–1982.
  • NIH (NEI) Training Grant Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston — 1982.
  • NEI Staff Fellow, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD — 1983–1985.
  • Schrader Club (Chemistry Alumni — ENC) — Board of Directors — 1984–1986
  • Assistant Professor of Biology and of Chemistry, Point Loma Nazarene College, San Diego, CA — 1985–1989.
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Familial Alzheimer's Disease Research Foundation, Tulsa, OK: 1986.
  • Associate Professor of Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH — 1989–1997.
  • Adjunct Faculty, Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, IN — 1989–2006.
  • Adjunct Faculty, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH — 1990–2001.
  • Visiting Professor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH — 2001–2004.
  • Acting Chairman, Department of Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH — 1993.
  • Chairman, Department of Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH — 1993 to present.
  • Professor of Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH — 1997 to present.
  • Acting Chairman, Natural Science Division, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH — Fall semester, 2000.
  • President's Advisory Board, Master's Divinity School, Master's Graduate School of Divinity, Evansville, IN — 2002 to present.
  • Senior Science Advisor, Master's Divinity School, Master's Graduate School of Divinity, Evansville, IN — 2003 to present.
  • Ohio Health Professions Advisors Coordinator — 2008 to present.
  • MVNU School of Nursing Advisory Board, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH — 2013 to present.
  • Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (CAAHP) Board of Directors, Member-at-Large — 2013 to present.
  • Ohio Health Professions Advisors (OHPA) Coordinator – 2008-2017
  • Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (CAAHP) Board of Directors, Member-at-Large – 2013-2016
  • MVNU School of Nursing Advisory Board, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH – 2013 to present
  • Ohio Health Professions Advisors (OHPA) Vice-President – 2017 to present
Professional Organizations:
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (CAAHP)
  • National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP)
  • Project Kaleidoscope Faculty for the 21st Century
Awards and Recognition:
  • MVNU Recruitment Award — 2003
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers — 2005 edition
  • MVNU Advisor Award — 2005
  • NAAHP Travel Award — 2008
  • MVNU semester sabbatical (fall, 2009 to January, 2010)
  • CAAHP Travel Award – 2015
  • NAAHP Travel Award – 2016
  • MVNU Mini-Grant Award (joint award with Judy Madtes) – summer, 2016
  • MVNU semester sabbatical (Africa Nazarene University) – fall, 2016
  • ENC Alumni Achievement Award – 2016
  • CAAHP Travel Award – 2017
  • CAAHP Father Joseph Walter Award – 2017
Selected Publications and Presentations:
  • Madtes, Paul Jr. "Teaching Bioethics to Scientists — A Model Using Scientific Principles." Medicine and Health Care: Sources and Perspectives of Bioethics. 23rd EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON PHILOSOPHY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE: "Sources and Perspectives of Bioethics." 19 - 22 August 2009. University of Tübingen, Germany.
  • "A Life Journey into Vocation — Mentoring," given in MVNU Chapel service, Mount Vernon, OH, 22 March 2013.
  • "What is Intelligent Design," Exploring Origins:Nazarenes in Dialog Conference, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA, 23-25 January 2014.
  • "Living as a Christian in a Scientific World: Intersecting Faith and Science,"1st International Seminar in Science and Faith (1o Seminário Internacional sobre Fé e Ciência), Itaperuna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16-17 August 2014.
  • Madtes, Paul, Alan Gillen, and Frank Sherwin. (in press). Biology: Revealing Order, Complexity, and Design. Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc., Anderson, IN.
  • Finger, Reginald, Paul Madtes Jr., Cheryl Crotser. Principles of Old and New Testament Scripture for the Health Sciences. Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN, May 21, 2016
  • Selzer, Robin, Kerry Cheesman, and Paul Madtes Jr. Workshop: Research design for health professions advisors. National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) – Minneapolis, MN, June 15-19, 2016
Education:
  • Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana (1990)
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (1980)
  • M.S. in Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (1978)
  • B.A. in Chemistry, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts (1976)