Faculty Profile

Nancy Norton, MD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Pathology

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NancyNorton, MD

Nancy Norton, MD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Pathology

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Dr. Norton received her M.S. in Microbiology from Arizona State University in 1984 and her M.D. from Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in 1999.  She completed an Internal Medicine Residency with an additional year as a Resident in Pathology at Marshall University in 2003 at which time she became board certified in Internal Medicine.  She joined the faculty of the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in 2003 as an Assistant Professor of Pathology and advanced to an Associate Professor in 2009.  Her teaching, clinical care and research cover a broad range of responsibilities.  Currently, she is the Course Director of the Disease and Therapeutics IV course for second year medical students.  She also lectures extensively in other second year courses. Her clinical activities involve performing all bone marrow biopsies at one affiliated hospital. 

Dr. Norton’s research interests include bacterial infections, vaccines, genomic analyses of the genes of the Streptococcus pneumoniae, especially those genes that code for penicillin resistance, and pathogenesis of infection.