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John R. Martin, III, Ph.D.


Associate Professor and Director

School of Medicine 
Schwitalla Hall, M306
314-977-8037


Education:

Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2001
M.S., Saint Louis University, 1996
B.A., Saint Louis University, 1993


Teaching Responsibilities:

Medical Courses:
Advanced Dissection for Neurosurgery Residency (NS-402) 2017
Basic Clinical Neuroscience Module, Course Director (NSCI-201) 2008-present, faculty member 2002-present
Introduction to Clinical Anatomy Module (A-100) 2002-present
Endocrine and Reproductive Module (ENDR-200) 2003-present
Cell and Molecular Biology Module (CMB-100) 2007-present

Graduate Courses:
Human Systems Neurobiology, Course Director (ANAT-5300) 2002-present
Human Embryology, Course Director (ANAT-5200) 2002-present
Human Histology and Ultrastructure (ANAT-5100) 2002-present
Human Gross Anatomy (ANAT-5000) 2013-present

Service Courses:
AHP Neurosciences, Course Director (ANAT-4300) 2002-present
Human Gross Anatomy for AHP (ANAT-4000) 2002-present
Human Gross Anatomy for Physician Assistants (ANAT-5050) 2013-present

Faculty Appointments:

Professor
Department of Surgery
Center for Anatomical Science and Education
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2018-present

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Center for Anatomical Science and Education
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2010-2018 

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Center for Anatomical Science and Education
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2004-2010

Instructor
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
2001-2004


Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications:
  • Andrey Frolov, Yun Tan, Mohammed Waheed-Uz-Zaman Rana, and John R. Martin, III, “A Rare Case of Human Diphallia Associated with Hypospadias,” Case Reports in Urology, vol. 2018, Article ID 8293036, 6 pages, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8293036.
  • Brown, M.E., Martin, J.R., Rosenbluth, J. & Ariel, M. (2011).  A novel path for rapid transverse communication of vestibular signals in turtle cerebellum. J. Neurophysiol. 105, 1071-1088. 2011.  
  • Martin, J. and Ariel, M.: Localization of GABA markers in the turtle's basal optic nucleus. Brain Res. 1066: 109-119, 2005.
  • Martin, J., Kogo, N., Fan, T.X. and Ariel, M.:  Morphology of turtle accessory optic system.  Visual Neuroscience, 20:639-649, 2003.
  • Weber, A.E., Martin, J., Ariel, M.:  Connectivity of the turtle accessory optic system. Brain Research, 989:76-90, 2003.
  • Gastard, M., Jensen, S.L., Martin III, J.R., Williams, E.S., Zahm, D.S.:  The caudal sublenticular region/anterior amygdaloid area is the only part of the rat forebrain and mesopontine tegmentum occupied by magnocellular cholinergic neurons that receives outputs from the central division of extended amygdala.  Brain Research, 957:207-222, 2002.
  • Zahm, D.S., Jensen, S.L., Williams, E.S., Martin, J.:  Direct comparison of projections from the central amygdaloid region and nucleus accumbens shell.  European Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 11:1119-1126, 1999.
  • Martin, J, Kogo, N, Ariel, M:  Morphology of basal optic tract terminals in the turtle, pseudemys scripta elegans.  Journal of Comparative Neurology, 393:267-283, 1998.
Peer Reviewed Abstracts:
  • Sagittal Craniosynostosis and Related Cranial Anomalies: Genetic Insights Olatunde, J., Frolov, A, Tersigni-Tarrant, M., Martin, J.R. (2018) Experimental Biology Annual Meeting of the American Association of Anatomists
  • Situs Inversus Totalis in a 96-Year-Old Female Cadaver: Genetic Insights Jenkins, M., Frolov, A., Tan, Y., Daly, D., Lawson, C., Martin, J.R. (2018)  Experimental Biology Annual Meeting of the American Association of Anatomists
  • Complete Bifid Penis in a 84-Year-Old Cadaver  Martin, J.R., Tan, Y., Rana, W.M. (2017)  Experimental Biology Annual Meeting of the American Association of Anatomists
  • An additional approach in preserving the medial and lateral pectoral nerves in modified radical mastectomy Tan, Y., Rana, W. M., Watson, J., Cooper, M. H., Martin, J. R. (2008),  25th Anniversary Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, M-021.
  • Maternal carbon monoxide exposure and its effects on fetal cleft lip and palate development O'Brien, S. A., Carstens, M. H., Martin, J. R. (2008).  25th Anniversary Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, M-021.
  • Neurogenesis in the turtle cerebellum Martin, J. R., Chanasue, L., Ariel, M. (2008).  Abstract Viewer/Intinerary Planner Society for Neuroscience.


Professional Service:

St. Louis Anatomical Board, Secretary, 2013-present
Missouri State Anatomical Board, Vice President, 2013-present


Associations:


American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA), 2007-present 
American Association of Anatomists (AAA), 2014 - present
Association of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Neurobiology Chairpersons (AACBNC), 2016 - present


University Service:

Committee Member, Learning Environment Committee, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2018
Committee Member, Curriculum Committee, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2018
Chairperson, Student Progress and Program Planning (SPPP), Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2018
Committee Member, Preclinical Coordinating Subcommittee, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2017 - present
Committee Member, Continuing Medical Education Committee (CME), Saint Louis University, School of Medicine 2015 - present
Committee Member, Graduate Academic Affairs Committee (GAAC), Saint Louis University, 2015 - present
Committee Member, Annual Body Oversight Committee, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2014 - present
Committee Member, Student Progress and Program Planning (SPPP), Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2011 - present
Participant, School of Medicine Chorus, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2017 - 2018
Committee Member, Proto-Curriculum Committee, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2017
Member, LCME Work Group: Curricular Affairs, 2017
Committee Member, Secretary, Graduate Programs Academic Council (GPAC), Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2010 - 2015
Committee Member, Faculty Senate, Saint Louis University, 2008 - 2014

Honor and Awards:

Nominated Finalist, Outstanding Lecturer in a First Year Course, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2018
Distinguished Teacher's Award, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2017
Faculty Excellence Award, Saint Louis University, Student Government Association, 2015