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Dr. Paul Madtes Jr.

Professor of Biology

Contact Information

School of Natural and Social Sciences
740-392-6868 Ext. 3202Email Dr. Madtes Jr.

In The News

  • Couts, Sponseller, others honored by MVNU

    MOUNT VERNON — Dr. LeeAnn Couts was named Faculty Member of the Year, while Jared Sponseller was tapped as Staff Member of the Year during Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual University Dinner, Monday, Aug. 26.

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Professional Experience

  • Ohio Health Professions Advisors (OHPA) Vice-President, 2017-2019
  • MVNU School of Nursing Advisory Board, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH, 2013-2019
  • Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (CAAHP) Board of Directors, Member-at-Large, 2013-2016
  • Ohio Health Professions Advisors (OHPA) Coordinator, 2008-2017
  • Senior Science Advisor, Master's Divinity School, Master's Graduate School of Divinity, Evansville, IN, 2003-present
  • President's Advisory Board, Master's Divinity School, Master's Graduate School of Divinity, Evansville, IN, 2002-present
  • Visiting Professor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, 2001-2007
  • Acting Chairman, Natural Science Division, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH, 2000
  • Professor of Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH, 1997-present
  • Chairman, Department of Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH, 1993-2016
  • Acting Chairman, Department of Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH, 1993
  • Adjunct Faculty, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, 1990-2001
  • Adjunct Faculty, Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, IN, 1989-2006
  • Associate Professor of Biology, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, OH, 1989-1997
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Familial Alzheimer's Disease Research Foundation, Tulsa, OK: 1986
  • Assistant Professor of Biology and of Chemistry, Point Loma Nazarene College, San Diego, CA, 1985-1989
  • Schrader Club (Chemistry Alumni — ENC), Board of Directors, 1984-1986
  • NEI Staff Fellow, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 1983-1985
  • NIH (NEI) Training Grant Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1982
  • NIH (NEI) Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1980-1982

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 Global Scholars

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

Publications and Presentations

  • Madtes, Paul Jr. and Jay Wile, "Discovering Design with Biology," Berean Builders Publishers, Anderson, IN, 2022
  • 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
  • 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
  • "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.
  • "What is Intelligent Design," Exploring Origins: Nazarenes in Dialog Conference, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA, 23-25 January 2014.
  • "A Life Journey into Vocation — Mentoring," given in MVNU Chapel service, Mount Vernon, OH, 22 March 2013.
  • 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.
  • 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

FROM THE
FACULTY.

"(MVNU professors) feel a great weight of responsibility to get it right for the students who enter our community each year."

John Ballenger - Director of the Writing Lab, Assistant Professor of English