James Jackson Nora, MD

James Nora

Title: Physician, Writer, Educator
Company: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States

James Jackson Nora, MD, Physician, Writer, and Educator at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical education.

A graduate of Harvard University, Dr. Nora earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1950 and then an MD in 1954. He then proceeded to complete an internship at the DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital, a residency in pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, and a fellowship in cardiology at the aforementioned hospital. After completing another fellowship in genetics at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Dr. Nora earned a Master of Public Health from the University of California Berkeley. In the following years, he was certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Medical Genetics, and the American Board of Cardiology.

In 1965, Dr. Nora accepted a position as a professor of pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine. There, he unearthed a newfound passion for education alongside his better-known passion for medicine. Later, from 1971 until 1993, he demonstrated excellence as a professor of genetics, preventive medicine, and pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Since 1993, Dr. Nora has upheld the title of professor emeritus in recognition of his myriad accomplishments. A veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, he maintains affiliation with the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, as well as the American College of Cardiology, for which he is a fellow. As a testament to his success, Dr. Nora is featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the West, and Who’s Who in the World.

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