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  • John Norton, MD

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    Director of Medical Psychiatry Inpatient Unit
    Phone: (601) 984-6925


    • BA - Biology summa cum laude, North Park College, Chicago, IL, 1981
    • MD - Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, 1986


    • Transitional internship in Medicine, Neurology and Family Medicine, West Suburban Medical Center , Oak Park, IL, 1986-87
    • Residency, psychiatry, Brown University, 1987-90 
    • Residency, neurology, Brown University, 1990-93 
    • Staff psychiatrist, Attleboro Community Mental Health, 1991-92
    • Staff psychiatrist and neurologist, Southern New England Physicians Association, 1992-95 
    • Fellowship in epilepsy and EEG, Brown University, 1993-94  
    • Staff psychiatrist and neurologist, Independence Regional Hospital, Independence, MO, 1994-95  
    • Assistant professor, neurology and psychiatry, University of Kansas Medical Center, 1996-97
    • Director, geriatric neuropsychiatry, Charter Hospital, Overland Park, KS, 1996-97 
    • Assistant director, Neurology Residency Training Program, University of Kansas Medical Center, 1997-98 
    • Assistant director, UMMC Psychiatry and Neurology, Medical Director Psychiatry Medical Inpatient Unit, 1998-2001
    • Associate professor, Psychiatry and Family Medicine; assistant professor, Neurology, UMMC, 2001-present 
    • Board certifications
      • Psychiatry, November 1993
      • Neurology, April 1993
      • Geriatric psychiatry, 1995